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Food Technology & Science, Food Application, Food Safety Quality, R&D

January 31, 2019

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Ng E-Dyl

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National University of Singapore

Bachelor of Science with Merit, Food Science and Technology (graduated in July 2017) with a Minor in Public Health

2014 – 2018

CAP score of 4.37/5.0, graduated with Bachelor of Science degree (Merit)

Completed Summer Exchange Programme at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in mid-August 2016. Honed interpersonal skills and leadership skills through leading a team of 4 for a video project on Environmental Science.

Completed and passed FST5204 Evidence Based Functional Foods module under NUS Lifelong learning programme

Food Innovation Product Award (FIPA 2016) Competition 2016

Awarded First Runner-up and Most Functional Award

Represented NUS Food Science and Technology Programme and Nature’s Nest Pte Ltd food manufacturing company in FIPA2016 organised by Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association (SMFA)

Hwa Chong Junior College

Major in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Geography February 2011 – December 2013

Achieved 3H2 As (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics) in the GCE Advanced level Examination

Awarded Certificate of Distinction in the 2011 Australian Mathematics Competition Senior Division

Crescent Girls’ School January 2007 – December 2010

Achieved 8 As in the GCE Ordinary level Examination

2010: Awarded Gold Academic Excellence Award for excellent GCE O level results by the school upon graduation

2010: Awarded MOE ESIP Scholarship for attaining top 10% in cohort

2010: Awarded Silver Level, National Youth Achievement Award Singapore (NYAA)

2009: Awarded Bronze Award for exemplary conduct and attitude

2008: Awarded Certificate of Distinction in the Australian Mathematics Competition Junior Division

Nanyang primary School January 2001 – December 2006

Achieved 3 A*s and 1 As in the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE)

Distinction for 2006 International competition for The University of New South Wales 01 Jan 2006


International Flavours and Fragrances (Greater Asia) Pte Led

Quality Assurance Technologist Feb 2018 – Present

Performing formulation reviews for religious and quality (micro, heavy metals, nutritional, etc) aspects

Coordinating with internal cross-functional departments to answer customer queries, and provide and generate technical documentation required for new product launches and investigations of CAPA and RCA for quality issues on site

In charge of the verification of product specifications and documentations

Liasing with governmental bodies to ensure that New/Existing AVA, MUIS HALAL, Food Import and Export certificates and licences are renewed and attained on time

Coordinate all religious requirements (Halal, Kosher certification) for 4000 over active products and raw materials

Certified SGS ISO22000:2018 Food Safety Internal auditor & MUIS Halal Internal auditor

Attained certification for MUIS Halal Level 1 and 2 HalMQ course and MUIS Internal Halal Audit Workshop

Assist the Quality System Coordinator in ensuring Quality Assurance compliance, and maintaining FSSC22000 and ISO9001 documentations

Ensuring the implementation and execution of OPRPs and PRPs (E.g Environmental Monitoring Programme, GMP, pest control, HACCP plans) are in compliance to Food Safety and Quality AIB, ISO, GFSI standards.

Coordinating and ensuring the implementation of the Quality Assurance validation programmes (E.g. Allergens, Cleaning, CCP validations)

Conduct GMP and Halal trainings to operators, cleaners and office members

Provide support for food safety and quality internal and external supplier and customer audits

Maintaining, assigning and loading of tariff codes for products and raw materials used

Communicating with vendors and suppliers directly regarding raw material, packaging and customer complaints

Abbott Nutrition and Research Development

Intern at Product Development Department June 2017 – Jan 2018

Independently planned and performed R&D application experiments to improve existing Abbott nutrition milk products with fortification of essential minerals

Contributed significantly to the project on protein ingredient evaluation

Designing and conducting chemical and physical tests for shelf life and heat stability of Abbott products utilizing multiple different analytical equipment and sophisticated software to meet the research objectives

Conduct sensory analysis of milk samples in the product development stage

Managed the sourcing of chemicals and materials to be used for R&D experiments through liaising with external suppliers

Presented different project overviews and findings to various stakeholders and higher managers in the company

Supported and assisted the Abbott managers and scientists in performing of manufacturing plant trails and planning, execution and facilitation of company events e.g. Abbott Science Family Day 2017

CHR Hansen Singapore Pte Ltd

Intern at Natural Color Division December 2016 – January 2017

Performed natural color applications on beverage and confectionary products

Successfully created a data bank of more than 300 PI (product information) sheets using excel which significantly reduced the browsing time for readers

Compiled and maintained the color sample library and ordering of color sample stocks

Assisted senior food technologists in the planning and execution of experimental projects, generation of ideas, stability studies and customer report writing

Fuji oil Asia

Intern at Food Product Development Sector January 2015 – January 2017

Contributed significantly to the creation of new menu recipes, and improvements of existing recipes (from Fuji Oil’s patented products) for the company to market

Exploring applications of current products of Fuji Oil into menu dishes that suites and cater to market trends

Performed market research by tasting samples and modified recipes for 9 food products utilising Fuji Oil’s products

Compiled the nutritional and product costing analysis for recipes developed and improved

Assisted the master chef in the improvements, generation of ideas and execution of his projects and recipes


NUS People Ending Animal Cruelty and Exploitation (PEACE)

Vice President and Treasurer 2014 – 2015

Maintained and managed NUS PEACE Banking Account and claims

Active member in the EXCO in planning and organising key events

Supervising and overseeing the activities conducted by the 3 subcommittees under NUS PEACE

NUS Food Science & Technology Society EXCO member 2014 – 2015

Active member in the EXCO in proposing, planning and organising key events

NUS Food Science & Technology Society Treasurer 2014 – 2015

Managed Society Budget and Financial Accounts

Active member in the EXCO in planning and organising key events

Nanyang Research Programme (NRP) 2011 – 2012

Achieved Silver Award in NRP organised by NTU

Represented Hwa Chong Junior College in nationwide Singapore Science Engineering Fair (SSEF)

CIP Service Learning Project 2011

Organised Service Learning Project – mentored needy students in Zhangde primary school in PSLE

English Literature Drama & Debate Society (ELDDFS) 2011 – 2012

Achieved Bronze Award in Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) 2012 English Drama

Stage Manager for the annual 2011 Dramafest

Active member in performances and club publicity

National Pushcart Competition 2009

Represented Crescent Girls Secondary in National Pushcart Competition organised by Republic Polytechnic

Special recognition by Guest-of-Honour Ms Elim Chew as outstanding sales person.


Lab techniques: New Product Development, HPLC, GC, Titration, Distillation, Extraction, PCR, Shelf life studies experiments, Microbiology and Fermentation

IT: Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, SAP transactions, Adobe Photoshop, SPSS, Food product photography and editing

Language: Proficient in English and Mandarin (reading, writing and speaking)

Other IQ skills: Strong in problem solving and analysis, Good track record in corporate process and policy compliance

Music : Completed Grade 5 Piano Practical and Theory Examinations in 2011

EQ skills: Responsible in delivering assigned task, Diligent and meticulous, Fast and willing learner with ability to adapt, Friendly and compassionate towards people

Interests: Horse riding, Reading about Public Health and Allied Health issues with the desire of improving the overall health of the general population, Watching videos pertaining to Cooking, Health & Nutrition and Food Science, Educating myself via online courses (Eg. Edx, Coursera) on Gastronomy and Food science

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