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Part Time - Food Production Team Leader - Quality Assurance


Richmond, BC, CANADA

Hospitality and Food Service

Established in 1996, Bento Sushi is Canada’s largest and fastest growing sushi company with operations across Canada and the Northeastern United States. Today, Bento runs over 450 sushi bars and delivers sushi to over 1,000 locations from six factories.  Bento Sushi can be found in leading grocery chains, street-front locations, office towers, shopping malls, airports, colleges, universities and hospitals.  We bring together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience and talent.  Together we create exceptional guest experience serving handcrafted sushi each and every day. If you are looking to join a fun, friendly and exciting workplace environment where you can truly take pride in your work, the opportunities are endless. For more information, please visit our website at




Food Production Team Leader – Quality Assurance



Part Time - Food Production Team Leader – Quality Assurance Description 


The Quality Assurance Team Leader 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.



Food Production Team Leader – Quality Assurance Responsibilities:


  • Assist the front-line supervisory staff in ensuring adherence to GMP and HACCP program compliance.
  • 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. Compile statistical data and trend non-compliance information. 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.
  • Supervising the Sanitation team’s operations & schedule
  • Ensure supplier information updated and the material received follow company's QA standards. Ensure finished product specification, microbiological and chemical integrity.
  • Assist monthly internal audit in factory.
  • Conducts in-depth investigations to assist in resolving non-compliant product or practice, in a timely fashion and applies findings to improve the process.
  • Assist in trouble-shooting / maintenance of in-house printed labels.
  • Assist in the creation of our ingredient deck for new product developments.



Food Production Team Leader – Quality Assurance 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




  • Sunday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM
  • May be asked to fill in other days
About Bento Sushi

Bento Sushi is Canada's largest and fastest growing sushi company. Established in 1996, we have over 400 locations across Canada as well as locations in North East US. Our sushi bars can be found in all leading grocery chains, office towers, shopping malls, colleges and universities. We bring together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience and talent. Together we create exceptional guest experiences serving handcrafted sushi each and every day.

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What it's like to work at Bento Sushi

Passionate about sushi

Our team members’ creativity and passion for sushi is on display every single day and showcased during our annual Sushi Champ culinary competition. Team members in our sushi bars, factories, distribution centres, and head office are united by our values of Fairness, Integrity, Continuous Improvement, and Community Citizenship.

Handcraft your career

If you are great with people, take pride in your work and enjoy a fast paced environment, the opportunities are endless. In fact, many of our managers have started in entry level roles and have worked their way up. Join our team to deliver the best sushi in Canada and handcraft your career.

Sticking to our roots

We started small in 1996 but have grown to become Canada’s largest sushi company. We have grown but what remains the same is our commitment to be the customer’s choice for quick-service sushi, and providing an environment where our team knows we care about their personal and professional growth.

A look inside Bento Sushi

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Benefits & Perks

Why this is the place for you

With hundreds of locations across Canada, you’ll find opportunities right in your community, close to home. Combine that with flexible hours and you’re sure to find an opportunity that suits your skills and lifestyle. You can also look forward to:

  • A fun, friendly and diverse workplace environment.
  • A group benefits plan.
  • Company-sponsored parties and events.
  • Teammate recognition and appreciation programs.
  • Financial rewards through one of our many incentive programs.
  • A company that believes in promoting from within
Develop your craft

Many managers and franchisees started out in key hourly roles and have grown their careers with us. With the right attitude and our commitment to training, your opportunities are endless. With Bento Sushi, you will be able to put your skills to use and develop your craft.

  • No experience necessary as we love to train the right people!
  • Flexible schedules and shifts.
  • Training focused on practical skills and team work.
  • Making a difference for our customers—every day!

Bento Sushi Testimonials

Sam Jin
I started my work at Bento as night shift worker 15 years ago. I treat Bento as my family. The company gives me many opportunities to improve myself and use my knowledge and skill to help Bento grow into a big company today.

Sam Jin, Director of Operations, Central Ontario; with Bento since 2000

Anne Dong
At Bento, managers from all levels are kind and helpful—they are a great help to grow my career. At Bento you will surely receive excellent hands on training while having complete control of how well you can do here.

Anne Dong, Team Leader; with Bento since 2005

Takako Kato
I started my role as a sushi Chef and am now Vice President of Procurement and Supply Chain. Knowing and understanding the standards Bento has for quality, every precaution is made to select only the very best from our suppliers to maintain the highest of standards.

Takako Kato, Vice President of Procurement & Supply Chain; with Bento since 2001

Part Time - Food Production Team Leader - Quality Assurance, BENTO SUSHI, Richmond, BC, CANADA