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Minimum USD Salary: 58,000
Maximum USD Salary: 58,000

Industry: SV and Specialist

Company: Bento Sushi


Join Team Bento and be a part of our group of companies which operates more than 5600 locations globally. With operations across Canada and United States, Bento brings together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience, and talent, to create an exceptional guest experience.


  • Chicago Food Factory – 5801 W Dickens Ave, Chicago, IL 60639 | 5 days a week 40+ hours a week


As the Food Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the plant/kitchen and supervising various department Team Leaders including, Production, and Quality Assurance. This will include optimizing production with a lean mindset, productivity, maximizing yield, accurate reporting and ensuring the highest quality for our customers.

  • Monitors and guarantees that products are being manufactured in conformance with manufacturing practices and food safety practices.
  • Works closely with QA Manager, to identify departmental and kitchen issues.
  • Supervises the daily activities to assure proper Food Safety and Quality.
  • Reviews and updates work aids essential for verification of product quality.
  • Responsible for managing the overall daily production process.
  • Trains and coaches’ team to meet defined productivity targets.
  • Assists with identifying and implementing process improvement initiatives.
  • Previews production and operating reports and resolves operational manufacturing and maintenance problems, to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Develops and works with supervisors in all areas such as problem solving, setting and achieving goals, manufacturing processes, scheduling and equipment problems.
  • Training and cross training all employees on the production line, evaluate and review production staff, and recommend/initiate disciplinary actions.
  • Encourages and promotes a culture of continuous improvement and employee engagement.
  • Assists in special projects and generates summary of projects’ performance.


  • 3 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment required with a minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity or 4 years as a Lead in a manufacturing environment.
  • Equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered.
  • Quality systems experience and knowledge of statistics preferred.
  • Must be reliable, responsible with initiative to take the next level.
  • Knowledge in HACCP and Food Safety Programs, Six Sigma.
  • Computer literacy, Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good communication skills In English and Spanish
  • The location operates 7 days a week. Successful candidate must have flexible availability to work various shifts and weekends.

Why you should join our team:

  • Competitive Compensation: Starting salary from $58,000 annually.
  • Power of Collaboration: Live our core values – “Own it”, “Care about it”, “Make it exceptional”, and “Win together” – as we work together to create better food for everyone, the Japanese way.
  • Competitive Rewards: Reap the benefits of a comprehensive compensation package with a bonus plan, group health benefits, and retirement plans that recognize your outstanding contribution.
  • Ignite Your Potential: Fuel your growth with extensive training and opportunities for career advancement, empowering you to unleash your full potential.
  • Champion Diversity and Inclusion: We proudly celebrate and champion employment equity, diversity, and inclusion through our Affinity Committee, ensuring that every voice is empowered and heard.
  • Lead the Sustainability Revolution: As part of our commitment to ESG, our Sustainability Committee drives our environmental initiatives and champions sustainable practices.

For more information about Bento and our opportunities, please visit

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates elected for an interview will be contacted. Special consideration will be given to applicants with previous experience working as a; Food Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Supervisor, Operations Supervisor, Kitchen Supervisor/ Manager, Production Team Leader, Shift supervisor, Line Supervisor, Food Supervisor.

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