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#1259 - Quality Assurance Technician 
Fuji Food Products, Inc. - 
Santa Fe Springs, CA




Leading Nationwide Food Manufacturer and Distributor in Santa Fe Springs seeks:


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.


  • 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 employees.
  • 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 Logs.
  • 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 management.
  • Execute USDA inspector requests.
  • 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 ( 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.

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 employees.

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Knowledge of HAACP: 3 years
  • Knowledge of GMP's Preferred: 1 year
  • Knowledge of USDA/FDA Controlled Operations: 3 years


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