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Quality Control Supervisor

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States
January 21, 2019

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Anupam Sharma

Mobile 630-***-****


To obtain a senior level quality management position in a food company committed to regulatory compliance, quality assurance, Food safety, supplements, validation, continuous improvement and operational excellence where I can utilize my experience to build quality system for the growth of company. EDUCATION:

• Masters in Science – Roosevelt University, Schaumburg, IL –Dec 2015 Biotech & Chemical Sciences 3.8 GPA

• Masters in Science – Punjab University, Chandigarh, India – Dec 2007 Bio-Informatics 4.0 GPA

• Bachelors in Medical Science – Punjab University, Chandigarh India – Dec 2005 4.0 GPA KEY COMPETENCIES:

• CAPA • Verification, Validations

• NON GMO, Gluten, Allergen Labelling • Hold, Release, Deviations

• Environmental Monitoring • Reserve Sample Handling

• Food Safety and Quality Plan • Kosher/Halal labelling

• Customer Complaints • Nutrition Calculation

• Food Safety Program • Calibration Program

• Customer audits • Supplier Approval Programs

• Industrial documentation requests • Allergen Changeovers

• Standard Operating Procedures • Biochemical tests (Water Activity/Moisture)

• Sensory training • Raw material Information

• FDA, OSHA, NPA Audits, Inspections • Shelf life, Stability studies

• Ingredient, Formula specs • QA Innovative, Cost Saving Projects

• First Production runs, Plant Trials

• First Pass Quality

• OOS Specifications

• Quality Management System



Dietary supplement (powders, liquids, solid-dose), organic/Non-GMO foods and personal care product manufacturer;

>2200 products.

Quality Control Supervisor at Now Foods 2017~ 2018

• FSMA PCQI representative for facility

• Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate activities as it relates to Quality and Food safety standards

• Prepared facility for SQF level II certification as a SQF practitioner

• Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate activities as it relates to Quality and Food safety standards

• Prepare reports reflective of performance against KPI’s

• Conducts and supervises the coordination of product sample pulled and ensures all products are placed on QC Holds and deviation process for non-conforming products and processes

• QC incoming sampling processes for new and approved suppliers, review documentation

• Metal detection on bulk as well as finished good stage

• Supervises daily checks on production floor and lead monthly internal audits

• Collaboration with Operations team for quality products and follow procedures and policies.

• Conducts QC reserve room and stability studies

• Conducts or supervises Pre-operational set up verification on production lines and operational rooms

• Employee issues –PTO, new hire training, on the job training, Corrective actions, performance review training and follow up

• Review and approve finished product label issuance to the Operations in regards to label regulations

• Monitors work for legal and regulatory compliance

• Responsible for timely response to key customer inquiries related to facility production as assigned

• Quality check for customer returns

• Daily reports about Quality, Production issues

Anupam Sharma

Mobile 630-***-****

• Reduce number of deviations by improving the processes

• Track Quality Control performance indicators

• Coordinates with manufacturing to resolve quality issues and drive quality improvement throughout the facility

• Evaluate DSS and MSS program for adequate cleaning

• Conducts material review process and ensures materials are investigated and dispositioned in a timely manner.

• Responsible for documentation and corrective actions involving Quality Systems

• Initiate and a team member of recall efforts plan

• Review and sign off on OOS investigations for analytical, micro and physical testing QA Document Control / Product Complaint/Retain room Supervisor at Now Foods 2015~2017

• Supervise QA complaints, Retain samples, operations/lab documents throughout facility and overall activities of the department

• Responsible for conducting, approving and documenting the specifications changes through change control process

• Interfaces with other departments to resolve consumer/ customer complaints

• Responsible for cGMP and on-the-job training, Annual GMP trainings of personnel

• Responsible for meeting Departmental and Corporate goals

• Member of continuous improvement team at the facility for improving the safety, quality and efficiency of the processes

• Responsible for conducting monthly internal audits with other departments throughout the facility.

• Responsible for development of SOP’s and forms, MMR, Specifications around processes for manufacturing, QA, QC, Receiving and Shipping.

• Responsible for reporting monthly trend analysis for showing customer complaints

• Ensure formal reports are completed and send to regulatory authorities

• Develop CAPA plan from audit findings, unplanned deviations

• Working knowledge of Dietary supplements and Food regulations 21 CFR Part 111, 117

• Working Knowledge of electronic records and signatures 21 CFR Part 11

• Understanding of nutritional labelling laws.

• Knowledge of system and equipment validations and their qualification

• Project Manager for Electronic Document System, ETQ from start to finish

• Responsible for training program of SOP and other trainings of entire location

• Oversee Pest Control Program and Calibrations for scales and metal detector

• Knowledge of Calibration program for critical control instruments throughout facility like metal detector, chart recorders, scales, calipers, testers

• Responsible for implementing the master sanitation schedule for operations in blending, packaging and sanitation rooms and also validating the effectiveness of sanitation program

• Conduct testing to increase the shelf life of personal care and food products based on stability data

• Responsible for management of Pest Control Program and trend analysis

• Improve processes to prevent cross contamination across the facility from receiving to shipping

• Responsible for reviewing the documentation received from suppliers and vendors for raw materials and contract manufacturers.

• Participates in internal, external audit inspections like NPA-UL, SQF, Halal, Kosher, Organic and customer audits. JOHN B. SANFILIPPO &SON, INC (FISHER NUTS)

Raw and Roasted nuts (Treenuts, Peanuts, snack food manufacturing, chocolate enrobing >2000 products Technical Services and Regulatory Compliance Supervisor 2014 ~ 2015

• Utilizes and maintains the Product Vision nutritional database. Establishes and maintains communication with purchasing and vendors to ensure accurate information of ingredient information

• Calculates the nutrition content of the product depending upon the type of product.

• Labelling of products based on Non-GMO Project, Gluten labelling, Prop65, NAFTA Agreement, OSHA

• Handles various customer specification databases (Target, Us Foods, Wegmans, Walmart, Supervalu, Safeway, Trader Joes, Sysco, Trace Gains)

• Assists department manager in the label artwork review and approval process.

• Formulates different product specifications and procedures based on nutrition Anupam Sharma

Mobile 630-***-****

• Conducts different types of tests like water activity, moisture, salt analysis, brix and send samples to outside labs and generate specs accordingly

• Verifies everything on the basis of regulatory aspect before the product gets to the final production on floor

• Maintains up to date knowledge of government regulatory and legislative activities established by federal and state agencies in the area of food labeling and compliance.

• Assists department manager with nutrition and labeling questions from customers and consumers. Provides guidance on labeling claims and requirements including allergen statements

• Verifies product labels for non-compliance

• Develops processes to improve response time to internal and external requests for technical information

(specifications, NLEA/ingredient information)

• Generate NLEA for the products sold for Foodservice items. QA Packaging Supervisor at John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. 2012 ~ 2014

• Coordinate and carry out total production quality audits and carry out corrective actions of all non-conformities.

• Managing employees working as Quality Technician in processing and Packaging floor.

• Through knowledge of Processing and Packaging operations

• Conduct pre-operational inspections on production lines

• Resolving customer complaints and take necessary corrective action.

• Member of the Internal Quality Audit Team and participate in monthly plant audit.

• Conduct new employee training programs.

• Preparation of process flow charts, check lists & formats for QC inspection.

• Collaboration with different departments within the company to resolve different issues

• Provides assistance as a sensory analyst to test sensory attributes of different products

• Conducting all the First Production Runs of new products and sending out samples to customers.

• Documenting and updating the QA procedures, policies and maintaining records.

• In absence of Manager, take care of all departmental responsibilities when called for.

• Has worked Quality initiative project like reducing stale complaints, checking oxygen level /freshness in bags.

• Led all customer driven food safety and quality initiatives as a part of Continuous improvement program.

• Led 5 log pathogen reduction validation of oil roasters from Diebel labs

• Conducted post launch product Quality Monitoring to ensure adherence to specification. COMPUTER SKILLS:

• Platforms: Windows (all version), Apple OS.

• Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Manufacturing software QAD, LIMS through lab vantage, Product Vision, Oracle R12, Discoverer, Sharepoint, Smartsheet, Oracle Doc Center, Trace Gains, ETQ CERTIFICATIONS:

• HACCP, HARPC • Flavor Labelling by Flavor University FONA

• AIB Labelling for FDA Food products • Certified Internal Auditor from AIB

• SQF • FSMA Certified from AIB

• PCQI • Kaizen training


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