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Management Food Safety, microbiologist.

Baltimore, Maryland, United States
20-25 dollar per hour
October 16, 2018

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Jenny Angélica Otalora Torres

Home phone: ***-**-300-***-****



Industrial Microbiologist with experience in microbiological analysis of food, water, soil and other substrates, domain of basic biology and chemistry.

Experience in developing exploration projects in the hydrocarbon sector as environmental impact studies, management plans.

Excellent interpersonal, adaptability to work in high performance teams, leadership and management of confidential information.

Internal Auditor in ISO 17025 and Internal Auditor (HSEQ) with operational knowledge of testing and calibration laboratories, as well as in the implementation of integrated management systems ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007.


Secretaria Distrital de Salud de Bogotá.

Microbiologist 5/2011-Present

Performing Microbiological Analysis of Water, Food and Milk.

Support for Public Health Surveillance,

Indirect laboratory network monitoring and operations research.

Maintenance of strains and culture media.

Ecopetrol/SGI. Ltda.

Microbiologist 2/2011 to 4/2011

Realization of the physic-chemical component of the Aquatic Environmental Management Plan Exploratory Wells Guacharaca-1 and Cumbres-1.

Editing documents for delivery to the Ministry of the environment and support the capture of primary information in the areas of study.

Ecopetrol/Geoingenieria. S.A.

Microbiologist 3/2010 to 9/2010

Realization of the physic-chemical component of the Aquatic Environmental Integral Management Plan (PMAI) (Cicuco-Boquete-Momposina.)

Environmental Impact Studies (EIA) Guacharaca.

Environmental Guidelines for Drilling Wells (Caño South East, Puerto Gaitán Meta).

Editing documents for delivery to the Ministry and support in the primary data capture in the areas of study. Coordination of logistics for field studies.

Water and Sewerage Company

Microbiologist 6/2003 to 1/2004

Analysis and Quality Control of Water

Microbiological control of water

Implementation and creation of the laboratory manual


Graduate Certificate in Clinical Science- Clinical Microbiology

Griffith University, Brisbane Australia 2009

Bachelor of Industrial Microbiologist

Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia 2003


International Course "Conservation and Management of Microbial Collections. Corpoica, Bogota D.C 2017

Basic Course in Molecular Biology. El Bosque University, Bogotá D.C 2015

Practical theoretical course for the determination of Vibrio cholerae in water samples, National Institute of Health, Bogota D.C 2013

Internal Auditor Training in ISO 17025 NTC. International ICONTEC, Bogotá D.C 2013

Diploma in Environmental Impact Assessment and Economic Valuation of Impacts. National University of Colombia - IDEA Institute for Environmental Studies, Bogotá D.C 2012

Internal Audit (HSEQ) in Integrated Management System ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001: 2004, OHSAS 18001:2007. SGS, Bogota D.C. 2010

Certificate II in Hospitality (Operations) Southbank Institute of Technology, Brisbane Australia 2007

Internal Auditor of Quality. Sena, Bogota, Colombia 2006

Natural Resources Management. Javeriana University 2006

Diploma- ISO 9001-2000. Sena. Bogotá, Colombia 2006

Diploma HACCP. Sena. Bogotá, Colombia 2006

International Congress of Environmental Microbiologist Javeriana University, Bogota, Colombia 2001

Food safety in relation to development of biotechnology, risk assessment in the food industry. 2000


Computers: Microsoft Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.

Languages: Spanish (primary) and English (secondary)

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