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Food Safety Manager

Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Posted:
May 09, 2019

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ZUBAIR RANA,

**** *** ******** **. *.E

Calgary, AB, Canada. T2Z 4X1.

403-***-****. ac9b1w@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Profile:

Enthusiastic and organized professional with over 15 years’ experience in food safety Audits (SFCR,HACCP, FSEP, CCP’s, and HLIS), Import/Export Auditor, enhanced feed ban control program, enforcement, compliance, Canadian Federal Acts and Regulations. Extraordinary talents in Enforcement policies of Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), CFIA Feed program, Feed Facility Inspection processes and Rendering process industry. Able to understand and synthesize business needs ranging from technical aspects of logistics and marketability; achieve practical, actionable programs that support business objectives. Exceptional leadership skills with a proven track record of securing high-profile partnerships, and key innovations to deliver outstanding results that surpass established goals. In my career, I want to be able to continually increase my knowledge and expertise to ensure compliance and Enforcement of standards and to promote success for my employer.

Core competencies:

China/Japan International Food Safety Auditor

Recalls/Export Compliance program.

Enforcement/Compliance Verification System (CVS),

Investigations/Acts and Regulations

Decision making and problem Solving

Management and leadership Skills.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Nov 2013 – Dec 2018: Acting Supervisor, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, (CFIA), Cargill Foods, High River, Alberta, Canada.

Developed an Audit team under my supervision at (CFIA) and delegated them minister’s power for cost controls pertaining to incoming materials through verification and audit processes. By using my exceptional analytical skills, I review and verify all wastage reports and provide feedback to management and stakeholders on trend analysis to control cost and budget.

As a certified International Food Safety Auditor for Canadian food Inspection Agency (CFIA) I carried out specific auditing at various points of the production process, that includes but not limited to customer order that physically matches to the dispatched load ensuring up counts and down counts are action accordingly to the written program.

Lead 08-member food safety audit team to success by overseeing daily activities as recruiting, training, developing and discipline to ensure a high standard of service delivery.

Responsible for the development of the incoming materials control department for Canadian food Inspection agency (CFIA) as per Canada 13 Federal acts and Regulations. On weekly basis, review, verify and control all material movement, transactions, and reports, including receipt, issuance, usage and wastage as per agency policies.

Conduct Monthly food safety audits by utilizing system reports and onsite verification, and enforces efficient control measures by implementing corrective actions as required for non-compliance.

Developed and enforces standard operating procedures (SOP’s) regarding material planning processes and monitors incoming raw material processing, purchasing, shipping, and storages as per Acts and Regulations.

As a member of the CFIA Audit team, helped Cargill Food establishment approved for Beef exports to China, Japan and USA.

Conduct Monthly Food Safety Audits on different food producing establishment for Regulatory requirements.

Liaison with Inspection Manager, Veterinarian in charge (VIC) and Regional Director on issues regarding to the daily operation of the establishment.

Responsible for carrying out FSEP Audits at the establishment and reviewing of their HACCP program and respective CCP’S.

Collaborated daily with Cargill export department to Establish streamlined processes to organize, monitor and execute exports, freight, price quotes, expedites, price lists, sample requests, forecasts, and shipment consolidation charts.

Interfaced externally with Clients, Freight Forwarders, and Customs Brokers from multiple firms and discuss the shipment requirements of products, and Operational requirements to manage International Business.

Coordinate with the establishment for prompt export of beef products to international countries with, expedited emergency air freights to meet client product demands, issued purchase orders to global affiliates, problem trouble-shooting and effective resolutions of nay un foreseen issues

Implemented Quality Control Certification Compliance Requirements with improved efficiency of daily tasks and improved goals met.

Overcame product export barriers to export products via cross border in a quicker, more efficient manner

As a CFIA export inspector issue Corrective Action for non-compliance and evaluated problematic obstacles encountered. Implemented focused, pro-active processes and solutions which improved daily department functions and goals.

Responsible for scheduling of 40 inspectors, Phoenix management, Pay center issues, managing leave and MRRS system.

Responsible for managing financial and physical resources according to the collective agreement and successfully diffuse escalated situations and grievances according to CFIA policies.

Ensured meat facility operators were familiar with the provisions of The Meat Facility Standards; Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) based principals and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).

Monitor humane handling of Animals, verify establishments written program relating to humane handling and issue Corrective action request for non – compliance.

Monitor food producing establishments Sanitation program, water potability program, microbiological testing, Quality control program, Pest control program and use of approved Chemicals as per Health Canada approval.

Inspection of food producing equipment’s, heavy machinery and other equipment’s related to food producing, rendering and any movement of equipment’s from or to the plant should be approved by CFIA.

Work closely with the Plant establishment and Regulatory department for the implementation of Canadian Acts and Regulations.

Complete weekly work schedule for meat inspection staff and recommends major issues or concerns regarding veterinary assistants scheduling to the Regional Director.

Conduct different pilot programs at CFIA to improve the delivery of importing country requirements.

As acting supervisors, developed standard operating procedures for new legislation, and did performance reviews of inspector’s and help them in creating vision and strategy, upholding integrity and respect, and achieving set goals.

Adapt Leadership role while performing Acting supervisor duties as set out within federal public service context, including valuing diversity, promoting the bilingual character and upholding the values and ethics of the public service.

Make decisions as per regulation on corrective Action requests and implement strengthen Federal acts and regulations.

Schedule staffing, monitor leave and Grant EDP as required in Phoenix.

Established positive working environment among peers and settle grievances as per collective agreement.

Nov 2004 - 2013: Meat Hygiene Inspector/Acting Supervisor, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, (CFIA), Cargill Foods, High River, Alberta, Canada.

As a federal Government employee, responsible for the implementation and monitoring of the Compliance Verification System (CVS), Corrective action Required (CAR) and sampling plan at the Cargill Foods establishment.

Experienced in collecting and preparing samples for testing. Conducted inspection and monitored tests as a part of High Line speed (HLS), FSEP/MCAP/HACCP programs at

the establishment to monitor the assured quality level of processing and packaging.

Implemented departmental food safety programs, recommended code of practice for the care and handling of animals, animal health programs, import requirements and Acts on meat inspection rules and regulation Acts.

Followed and implement the sanitation and standard operating procedures for the rendering facility.

Inspection of different kinds of records like exports verification papers, processing, storage, distribution, international tallow (for insoluble impurities) transportation records and any corrective action records.

Ensured that the sampling protocol for the tallow derived from the SRM meets the international regulatory requirement for insoluble impurities.

Partnered with meat facility operators in the implementation of effective food safety export and import process control systems.

Act as or partner with the "Designated Trainer" for entry level meat inspectors, assist in supervising their development and training in meat facilities, provide written performance evaluations and make recommendations that improve the branch training program.

September 1998 to November 2002: Business Manager/Marketing Analyst for Alfasan International, The Netherlands.

Responsible for the registration and regulatory affairs of veterinary pharmaceuticals produced by this company, with the Ministry of Health, Canada.

Responsible for supervision of direct reports which includes interviewing, hiring, training, goal setting, evaluating performance, prioritization of work, salary administration, career development, and compliance with personnel, financial and safety policies.

Maintained a high level of professional expertise by staying up-to-date on new information related to our portfolio of products, therapeutic areas and Industry's trends.

Persuaded health care professionals to prescribe promoted drugs by communicating the value of our products and by establishing privileged relationships with them.

Identify, planned and implemented continuing Medical Education events to meet the information needs of the targeted customers and delivered the key selling messages of our promotion.

Further developed my leadership and management skills through direct dealing with the federal government on issues concerning international regulations for the registration of pharmaceutical products.

Technical Product analysis for Export Licenses, Tariff Codes for entire veterinary pharmaceutical product line. Applied, and successfully obtained Export Licenses, facilitated, corrected, and improved International Exports with added speed and efficiency.

Implemented Domestic and International Marketing Programs in partnership with external Distributors and internal Corporate Staff to achieve sales and profit objectives to meet projected goals.

Resolved Technical, Pricing, Sales and Product Availability issues via applied analytical and problem-solving skills in cooperation with Managers,

Helped coworkers obtain export data needed from unresponsive Suppliers. Managed internal and external data submissions.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS:

As a certified International Food Safety Auditor for Canadian food Inspection Agency (CFIA), I carried out specific auditing at various points of the production process, that includes but not limited to customer order that physically matches to the dispatched load ensuring up counts and down counts are action accordingly to the written program.

Developed and enforces standard operating procedures (SOP’s) regarding material planning processes and monitors incoming raw material processing, purchasing, shipping, and storages as per Acts and Regulations.

Canadian Federal Acts and Regulations, CFIA International FSEP Auditor, Compliance Verification System (CVS), Manual of procedures (MOP), SRM procedures, High line speed policies (HLS), FSEP/HACCP CCPs, Corrective actions for failed presentation tests, Research findings, different type of Sample testing as required, Import and export regulations, Animal disease surveillance, Animal Health Risk Analysis.

Significant experience in development of FSEP program and implementation of Regulations and Auditing food processing facilities.

Development and Implementation of Foreign Animal Disease programs at different establishments.

Exceptional customer service skills that surpassed customer expectations. Adopt Professionalism in dealing with clients and external stakeholders in keeping in mind agencies values and Ethics.

Adapt Leadership role while performing Acting supervisor duties as set out within federal public service context, including valuing diversity, promoting the bilingual character and upholding the values and ethics of the public service.

Extensive experience in project management, documentation, training and delivering of the project to the stakeholders in a given time period. Evaluation of project effectiveness and rendering of technical expertise as required.

Experience in financial management systems, researching and analyzing issues and developing solutions to support the development and delivery of programs. Also write reports, correspondence and fluent in giving presentations.

Experience in using different computer software such as Microsoft office, GCMS/FOSS, Excel spreadsheets, Outlook, People Soft, and PowerPoint, to enter, edit, compile data in spreadsheets and database systems and prepare reports and presentation material.

Experience in International business and trade, International business analysis, and organizing seminars, workshops and trade events.

Exceptional ability to build productive relationships with colleagues, clients, and vendors across all functional and technical disciplines, providing focused project management, and accurate and detailed business and system analysis.

Excellent research skills, including experimental design, basic statistics, and scientific writing. Exceptional histo-pathological techniques; broad base of knowledge regarding veterinary surgeries and pharmaceuticals; proficient in calculating dosages for prescriptions and basic statistics for research.

Highly skillful in extracting information from the Internet, preparing memos for correspondence, identification of research and operational issues and prompt decision making skills.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelors of Management.

University Of Lethbridge, AB, Canada.

Master of Science (Hons), Food Safety. CGPA: 3.45/ 4.00 (Canadian Approved).

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

HACCP/FSEP Courses Completed:

Level -2 Delegation as HACCP Auditor

C – 24 – Delegation.

Occupational health and safety

Protecting and Giving Access to Information.

Workshops:

Workshops on Leadership and communication Programs developing leadership competencies, team facilitation, diversity, ethics, philanthropy, presentation skills, business writing, visual design, and interpersonal skills.

"Maximizing profits in business" and management strategies and policy workshops.

Interests:

Interests in traveling and Visiting numerous places like Belgium, Holland, Britain and the Middle East for extended trips. This helps me to increase my understanding of different cultures and societies.

Sports: Working out at the gym and participate in sports such as basketball and table tennis

Hobbies:

Surfing the internet for cultural, technological and academic information.

Reading: favorite topics history and technology.

References:

Betty-Jean (B.J.) MacKay,

Manager – CFIA

17 Thorne Ave, Dartmouth, NS, B3B2E7

ac9b1w@r.postjobfree.com

Telephone 902-***-****

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Government of Canada.

Dr. Chander Deol

Manager – CFIA

ac9b1w@r.postjobfree.com

Telephone 403-***-****

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Government of Canada.



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