Leading Nationwide Food Manufacturer and
Distributor in Santa Fe Springs seeks:
QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN, 2ND Shift
The QA Technician is responsible for the control of product quality,
quantity, and safety while following cGMP, HACCP, FDA and USDA guidelines.
This position is responsible to interface and interact with the USDA
Inspector on the daily basis to ensure compliance. One must have the
ability to monitor the critical control points (CCP) set in the Company’s
HACCP plan and to enforce prompt and necessary corrective actions.
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- High School diploma or 3
years’ experience in a FDA or an USDA quality control environment.
- A working knowledge of HACCP,
GMP, SSOPs and FDA, USDA principles FSSC 22000 clauses is preferred.
- HACCP certification a plus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Monitor product processes
from raw material to finished product stages and ensure compliance
with FDA and/or USDA regulation.
- Perform corrective actions
when HACCP critical limits are exceeded.
- Ensure proper dating of raw
material and its condition/quality.
- Ensure that proper rotation
of all materials first in/first out (FIFO) is followed by production
- Ensure all the employees
follow GMP inside the Production area.
- Maintenance and verification
of daily Production and Sanitation records, including
- Rice Logs - Type of rice,
cooking time, cooling time, and rice cooling temperature.
- Avocado Logs - Batch number
and the start/finish time.
- Hold and Release Logs - Date,
time, items, actual weight, stated weight, and net weight.
- Metal Detector Logs - Date,
start time, finish time, description, SKU#, and calibration size.
- Sanitation Logs - ATP
inspection, daily pre-op, daily sanitation, processing sanitation.
- Package Weight monitoring
- Temperature Logs.
- Ensure that all employees’
record real-time data or any other appropriate information requested
on the forms.
- Report all manufacturing
defects and rejections in the facility to the related department or
- Execute USDA inspector
- Responsible for collecting
samples for product retention.
- Evaluate finished products
prior to release, including: inspection for correct packaging, coding,
labeling, and product formulation.
- Organize quality control and
batch records for the QAQC Supervisor.
- Execute any other
investigation or projects given by the QAQC or R&D Manager.
ABOUT US: Fuji Food Products
(www.fujifood.com) is a leading manufacturer and nationwide distributor of
fresh savory foods. We are the largest manufacturer and distributor of
packaged sushi in the country. Under recognized brands such as Fujisan, and
Okami, among others; our products include salads,
sandwiches, wraps, platters, rice bowls, organic edamame, spring rolls, veggie
burgers and other appetizing grab-and-go meals and snacks. These fresh
healthy products can be found in airports, convenience stores, major
grocery stores, club format stores and other retail locations across 45
states. The Company has three production facilities and 7 major
distribution centers. All corporate manufacturing facilities are fully
USDA, FDA and GFSI certified. We recognize that our success depends on the
loyalty and commitment of individual employees who work together as a team
to accomplish goals. We offer employees a safe, friendly, team-oriented
environment where employees can learn, grow and succeed at meeting
challenging yet realistic performance objectives in a supportive environment.http://www.fujifood.com/contact.html.
EEO EMPLOYER/VET/DISABLED : We appreciate your
interest in Fuji Food Products, part of the Meruelo
Group. We are an equal opportunity employer. The Company will provide equal
employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant's
race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin,
age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal
or state law. We also prohibit harassment of applicants and employees based
on any of these protected categories. When completing this application, you
may exclude information that would disclose or otherwise reference your
race, religion, age, sex, genetic information, veteran status, disability,
or any other status protected by federal or state law. If you have any
questions or need assistance or any accommodation in completing this
application, please contact your local Fuji Food Products HR Department at
BENEFITS: We offer competitive
pay; Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; voluntary coverage (STD,
LTD, Critical Illness, Accident); an Employee Assistance Program (EAP); a
401k retirement savings plan; Sick, Vacation and Holiday Pay, plus a great
working environment, a culture of trust and growth opportunities for our
Job Type: Full-time
- Knowledge of HAACP: 3 years
- Knowledge of GMP's Preferred:
- Knowledge of USDA/FDA
Controlled Operations: 3 years