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Food Safety Quality

Location:
San Bernardino, California, United States
Posted:
April 07, 2018

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Claude Pagou

**** **** ***** *: 909-***-**** x **35 - C: 747-***-****

San Bernardino, CA 92405 Email: ac42d6@r.postjobfree.com

Quality Assurance Management

A top-performing and highly educated Quality Management professional credited with combining leadership, successful management strategies, development expertise, and strategic planning methods to deliver substantial budget control, financial management, and coordination of capital spending in highly competitive business markets. Strong work ethic that includes motivating employees, proactively hiring, training, and termination procedures. Highly informed in environmental safety requirements, and operating within the confines of company policies and procedures.

Areas of Expertise

PQCI Certification

Food Safety Programs

HACCP Specialist

SQF Practitioner

Employee Engagement

Biochemistry/Microbiology

Maintain Quality Assurance

GFSI, BRC, FSSC22000

Team Management

Computer Excellence

Increased Productivity

Financial Management

Lean Management

Black Belt Certification

Recruiting Teams

Key Skills Assessment

Strategic Key Performance – Increase productivity, environmental awareness, and ensure customer satisfaction in a fast-paced production company.

Team Management – Committed to quarterbacking internal teams through the exchange of knowledge, experience, and goal sharing to optimize strategies and ensure quality and operational procedures are met.

Professional Experience

MIZKAN AMERICA, INC. Rancho Cucamonga, CA Sep 2017 –Present Quality Assurance Manager

Ensure consistent production of safe quality product by following corporate and government guidelines. Supervise Quality Assurance Associates and, Maintain Quality Management system, Food Safety, and BRC Programs Which assure a foundation for product excellence and provide a basis for long term continuous Improvement. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the area of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity and Growth.

Provide leadership to the plant in areas of food safety and product quality

Manage Internal and External Auditing of Quality System

Oversea the resolution of non-conforming area.

Audit plant sanitation process through environmental testing, product testing and physical inspections

Assure that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) are consistently and effectively followed; ensure pest control program compliance

Enforce company policies, Establish Performance Standards and Evaluate employee Status.

Monitor to ensure that Hazardous Analysis for Critical Control Point (HACCP), Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s), allergen programs, formulation and finished product consistently meet specification.

Formulate, direct and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures for the quality assurance department.

Provide technical support to customers and assist in the resolution of problems.

CROSSROAD FARM DAIRY, Indianapolis IN Dec 2013 –Sep 2017 Plant Quality Assurance Manager

Ensure consistent production of safe quality product by following corporate and government guidelines. Supervise Quality Assurance Associates. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the area of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our customer 1st strategy.

Provide leadership to the plant in areas of food safety and product quality

Serve as liaison for governmental inspections

Participate in corporate regulatory compliance inspections and audits.

Audit plant sanitation process through environmental testing, product testing and physical inspections

Assure that Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) are consistently and effectively followed; ensure pest control program compliance

Ensure thorough and effective annual training of Safe Quality Food (SQF) and government regulation.

Monitor to ensure that Hazardous Analysis for Critical Control Point (HACCP), Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s), allergen programs, formulation and finished product consistently meet specification.

DIAGEO GLOBAL SUPPLY, Plainfield IL Aug 2011 – Dec 2013

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Collaborate with the Quality and Food Safety Manager in leading the cross functional team for development, implementation and sustainability of the Plant HACCP plan and prerequisite programs.

Monitor methodology abiding by company packing, materials and finished goods specifications.

Oversee testing results on shipping products are recorded and issued to proper departments and staff.

Direct compliance measures for food regulations and standards, and company compliance standards.

Collect environmental samples to test for plant organisms, and document results.

Control clean up inspections and validations ensure that plant is environmentally compliant to human safety.

FLEISCHMANN'S YEAST, Memphis, TN Oct 2003 - Aug 2011

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Champion process improvements and resolutions of any food safety issues, developing immediate strategies to eliminate and remedy any possible violation issues. Direct the raw and packaging materials and finished goods ensuring they meet company and environmental specifications.

Manage, audit, and oversee HACCP program compliance internally and audit external suppliers.

Develop and coordinate with department heads the reporting of capital spending for food safety projects.

Collect environmental samples for monitoring safety, in alignment with RCA and corrective action programs.

Supervised crew, providing assistance, direction, and communicating operation priorities and procedures.

Promoting a food safety team by championing the best practices, and rewarding accountability measures.

Education & Training

Doctorate Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

( Forthcoming 2020)

Doctorate Environmental Engineering, Warren National University, Cheyenne, WY

M.B.A. - Operations Management, University of Phoenix, Memphis, TN

M.S. - Biochemistry / Microbiology, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina, Faso

B.S. - Biochemistry, University of Yaoundé', Cameroon

Skills & Distinctions

Education, experience and accomplishments in:

Quality Management

Leadership

Strategic planning,

Communications

Coaching

Mentoring

Maintaining quality and safety

Lean management: Six Sigma Back Belt Certify

Recruiting, hiring, training

Technical expertise

Financial management



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