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Full-time
Minimum USD hourly rate: 20.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 20.00

Industry: Coordinator

Company: Bento Sushi

QUALITY ASSURANCE AND FOOD SAFETY TECHNICIAN

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 – Unit 189, 5801 W Dickens Ave, Chicago, IL 60639 | Sunday and Monday – 3:30am – 1:30pm, Thursday to Saturday – 8am – 3:30pm.

Responsibilities

The Quality Assurance Technician is responsible for ensuring food safety policies are being adhered to and product quality standards are being met in our Food Manufacturing Plant. This person acts as the main contact between regional management and Head Office QA Department, liaise with health auditors from customer, third party and government.
• Assist the front-line supervisory staff in ensuring adherence to GMP and HACCP program compliance.
• Team Lead responsibilities including shift management.
• Ensure the manufacturing processes and facilities of the company meet quality standards with emphasis on product safety, sanitation, environmental awareness, and customer satisfaction.
• Ensures product quality through random on-floor quality checks; ensure the facility meet CFIA standard by regular internal audit.
• Perform routine audits in the plant & warehouse to ensure that company standards are met.
• Responsible for Food safety and quality control training class and schedule.
• Responsible for HACCP records keeping, review, verification, and corrective actions. Updates or assists in the revisions of SOPs and specifications as required.
• Responsible for collecting and sending microbiological and chemical samples for lab test and verify that the results are comply with the standards.
• Ensure supplier information updated and the material received follow company’s QA standards. Ensure finished product specification, microbiological and chemical integrity.
• Perform audits of the factory (i.e. daily pre-operational checks, internal audits, etc.).
• Conducts in-depth investigations to assist in resolving non-compliant product or practice, in a timely fashion and applies findings to improve the process.

Qualifications
• Post-secondary education in Food Science, Chemistry, Public Health or Biological Science is considered an asset.
• Knowledge of food safety standards.
• HACCP plant experience is an asset.
• Previous leadership experience preferably in a Food Processing facility.
• Effective communication skills.
• Strong organization skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work under tight deadlines & pressure.
• Must be computer literate.

Why you should join our team:

  • Full-Time starting immediately at $20.00 per hour.
  • 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 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 www.bentosushi.com.

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; Quality Control Technician, Quality Assurance Technician, QA, QC, Food Safety, Food Technician, Food Production, Lab Technician.

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