Address: ***, ******'s Flats, Christian Medical College & Hospital,
Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Pin code - 141008
FOOD TECHNOLOGIST/QA PROFESSIONAL
Seeking challenging and rewarding assignments in the realm of
Quality/Production in Food, Beverage and Diary Industry that provides
opportunities to learn and contribute for professional and personal growth.
. Diligent and detail oriented Food Technologist with an experience in
Product Development, Process Improvement, Quality Assurance etc.
Experience of having worked as a Product Development Technologist with
Scheff Foods Ltd, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
. Possess knowledge in Food Safety Management, Food Bio-processing, Food
Hygiene, Brewing, Distilling and Industrial Biotechnology.
. Understanding of the production, packaging, storage and quality testing
of milk and milk products.
. Adept in instilling multi-skill aptitude among workmen for performance
enhancement; well versed in concepts and application of Food Safety, GMP,
BRC, FSA and HACCP & ISO procedure/system and statutory norms applicable
for the food industry.
. Focused and hardworking professional equipped with thorough knowledge and
technical understanding coupled with an analytic bent of mind and
confident to take challenging assignments.
Product Development . Food Safety Management . Quality Assurance. Project
Execution . Cross Functional Coordination
Product Development Technologist - Apr'10- Jan'12
Scheff Foods Ltd, Birmingham, United Kingdom
. Diligently handled interpretations to customer briefs and also worked on
new innovation projects.
. Overseen the implementation of standard quality norms and ensured
adherence to various rules and regulations laid.
. Provided support to the wider NPD Team, managed and maintained NPD
process from conceptualization to the final implementation; having good
product formulation skills, project planning skills, timing analysis,
cost analysis, etc.
. Involved in costing, developing and issuing recipes across NPD, Process
and Production areas.
. Involved in briefing the trial requirements of the assigned Project to
the Operation Team and Production Staff.
. Monitored quality implementation in the organization from kitchen trial
till 3rd production trial runs.
. Managed in-house and outgoing sample and also prepared and maintained
. Prepared and collected various data and provided product nutritional
information via NutriCalc software.
. Prepared product specifications, ingredient declaration, product labels
and specific specifications for new products for our key customers like
M&B, Marstons, Greene King and Bay Restaurant Group. Managed
communications with product development team and analyzed issues.
. Involved in updating and managing customer product specification GS1's
Global Data Synchronization Network
. Analyzed existing key products like Chicken Achari, Chicken Makhani,
Chicken Korma, Lamb Bhuna, Lamb Dhansak, Beef rending, fish cakes,
croquettes and various pastry products and recommended various substitute
Quality Analyst - Mar'07- Sep'07
The Ludhiana Distt. Co-op. Milk Producer' Union Ltd, Verka Milk Plant,
Ludhiana, Punjab, India
. Ensured adherence to quality specifications and successfully handled
equipments calibration and record maintenance
. Involved in quality (physical, chemical & microbiological analysis)
testing of raw & processed milk and milk products.
. Performed quality and temperature checking of milk and related products.
. Ensured proper packing and labeling of milk and other milk products and
hygiene of equipments and containers.
. Lead efforts across handling the working of the entire team to ensure
smooth operations and maintenance of hygiene in the storage containers in
conformity with quality parameters
Associate CM (Collateral Management) - Oct'07- Jul'08
National Collateral Management Services Limited, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
. Initiated efforts across handling the functions pertaining to accounts
including monitoring the financial transactions.
. Diligently handled commodity funding accounts & documents and maintained
SOPs as per client delivery.
. Monitored and coordinated field controllers for the intake and dispatch
of stock commodities.
MSc (Food Biotechnology), 2009 University of Abertay Dundee, United
Project Undertaken - Worked on a six months Project on "Analyzing the
composition of mixed grain" from Scottish Crop Research Institute (SCRI),
Dundee, United Kingdom.
B.Tech (Biotechnology), 2006 Allahabad Agricultural Institute, Uttar
Project Undertaken - Completed a Five Months Project on "SSCP Analysis and
Microsatellite Genotyping for Diversity Analysis of Animal Breeds" from
National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources, Karnal, India
. "Auditing to ISO 9001" certified by British Standards Institution (BSI)
United Kingdom in September 2011
. Participated in a month training program on "Biodiversity and its
analysis using Bio-Technological tools" at National Bureau of Animal
Genetic Resources (NBAGR), Karnal, India in June 2005.
. Completed 10 days training on "Genetics" at Christian Medical College &
Hospital, Ludhiana, India in January 2005.
. Completed short term training on "Basic concepts of Microbiology and
Biotechnology" at Institute of Sugar Crop Research and Allied Industries,
Gorakhpur, India in December 2004.
. Credentials of being secured First Place for poster presentation on
"Biodiversity Conservation" at National Bureau of Animal Genetic
Resources, Karnal, India.
. Credit of winning in the sports event at the Inter-Collegiate Level.
MS Office, C language, C++, Visual Basic.Net and Computerized Accounting
Available on request