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Manager Quality

October 02, 2016

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M.Sc Industrial Fisheries, CUSAT

Sreepadmam, Nayanar Road, Ponnium West (PO), Thalasserry- 670641, Kerala, India

Phone # +971-*********, +919*********

E-mail:,, Skype: jideshbabu

Profile summary and Skills

Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Production, Processing, Procurement, Quality Inspection of seafood items both fresh and frozen, HACCP, Export Sales, Export price negotiation, Market information of seafood products, QMS, Research, PhD, Marketing Strategy.

15 year proven track record on all sections of Seafood Export Oriented Operation, Quality Assurance, production, Inspections, Third party audits, Management and Export Sales.

Current Job Status

• Currently in Dubai for visit/job (Quality Assurance and Sales) Doing part time PhD. School of Industrial Fisheries, Cochin University of Science and Technology, from October 2013.

Positions Held and Responsibilities Undertaken

• M/S Siam Canadian Foods Ltd. India (November 2010 to November 2015)

Sales Manager West coast and Senior Quality Control Inspector and Sourcing Seafood. Reporting to South Asia Manager, Thailand.

Dual role as Senior Sales/Marketing (Procurement and Sales) of frozen seafood from India. (November 2010 to November 2015)

Work assigned in Quality Assurance is: Quality assessment of seafood, seafood factory inspection as per buyer requirement, HACCP, Supply chain management of seafood export and export documentation

Work assigned as part of Sales: Export sales, Sales Negotiation, price and market information, Source seafood items from India and inform seasonal variation of seafood landing both sea caught and aquaculture also support with market information of seafood from other countries Yemen, Oman, Africa, Vietnam, China and Maldives.

• Own Company with Partners - Exporting chilled Tuna and Fresh fish from India to EU. 2011- 2015.

• Selected as Technical Officer in Export Inspection Agency India, Under Ministry of Commerce and Industry (2013).

• M/S Serah Fishing Company, Republic of Yemen.(October 2009 to October 2010)

Manager In charge/Production Manager/Marketing /Export Documentation

Processing and freezing all type of fish for Export. Worked in all section of seafood industry (Export/ Import/ Production/ Human Resource/Supply chain management).

• M/S Ensis Fisheries Pvt Ltd. Maldives (August 2007- August 2009)

Production Manager, Quality Assurance Manager and Management Representative (MR)

Dealing with certificate requirement of the factory and implementation of procedure, target setting and analyzing for the company for vendor audits, Buyer audits, FSMS and ISO audits and BRC.

Dealing with costumer specification, new product development (NPD) and costumer complaint and recall procedures(Supply chain management)

Dealing with ISO 9001:2000 related issue for the ISO approval of the factory.

Approved Quality Controller by the competent Maldives Food and Drug Authority (MFDA).

Liaison with new buyers for the technical specification of the product.

Given intensive basic food and hygiene training, HACCP (ISO 22000),GMP, SOP, SSOP and its CCP requirement to the production workers, supervisors and Asst. Managers.

• Production Manager and Quality Controller - Products includes fresh tuna loins, frozen tuna steaks, Cooked and frozen encrusted seared tuna saku loins (NPD), Fresh and Frozen Reef fish.

• New Project - Target given to increase the production quantity and set up production line without congestion, quality bottle necks and backflow, improve the Quality of the product yield and capacity for both fresh and frozen products, target within 6 months. Achieved three-fold production within 2 months and frozen Tuna steak production four-fold(Existing buyer USA). Standardized Production line, which is now smooth without any congestion. Currently the company is in number one position in Maldives.

• Processed Tuna Steaks and Seared Tuna Cooked For Jana Brands, USA. (New Product Development (NPD) for Frozen Tuna steaks for USA market)

• Responsibities include:-

Achieving the monthly targeted export for fresh and frozen products.

Production planning and assigning duty for the Online Quality controllers and supervisors.

Controlling the receiving quality of fresh whole tuna (CCP) and its utilization and maximizing yield.

Producing maximum quantity of finished products within the limits of food safety, EU and USFDA regulation Standards.

• M/S Musallam Trading Est. Republic of Yemen (December 2005 - July 2007)

Plant Manager, Export Import Executive and Quality Assurance Manager

Company deals with shrimp processing, freezing and Export, Aquaculture of shrimps, Export of Coffee beans to USA, import of Milk powder from Denmark and food essence from Malta.

Import of aquaculture farm consumables from Thailand, China, Vietnam and Taiwan.(Feed,Utilities etc.)

Responsibilities assigned as Export and import documentation, marketing of Seafood and liaison with the costumer, Bank related; LC opening, Costing of seafood and farmed shrimp items etc.

• Revised HACCP for factory and assisted in implementing Shrimp Aquaculture National Residue Monitory Plan (NRMP) for the country Yemen and for the company. Made complete plan for monitor the different type of residue from Soil, Water, feeds and products for Heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Hg, As, Cr) residues of pesticides (Organochlorine, Organophoporous and Carbamates) and industrial pollutants such as PcBs, PcPs, PAHs. All results are analysed for compliance with the EU standards of Assisted FAO & UNDP Consultant for Ministry of Fish wealth, Republic of Yemen in developing a National Regulatory System incorporating EU/US/Codex and other regulations and guidelines for adoption by all seafood firms in Yemen. (June 2007).

• Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO),Maldives.(August 2004-August 2005)

Quality and Production in charge

The state held premier company in Maldives. Experienced in different aspects of tuna freezing. Brine factory freezing, onboard freezing and Quality control. Trained in Tuna canning company . Conducted training for the local fisherman on the quality awareness and importance in hygiene onboard and using ice (Sea water) to improve the seafood quality and safety of the seafood and histamine analysis. Documenting all EU related approval documents and calibration of the laboratory equipments used in the processing and lab analysis.

• M/S Kishore Kumar & Co. Pvt. Ltd.Cochin, Kerala. (December 2001-August 2004)

Senior Quality control inspector

Company is reputed seafood buying company buying all types of seafood export to EU countries.

Responsibilities included: - Sourcing, Price information, raw material availability information, Quality inspection of various seafood products export to EU countries (British Seafood, Vision Sea food, Seagull etc. were the UK based customers). Expertise includes conducting final product inspection and decision making regarding product suitability for export to major EU countries. Products included Shrimp (farm and Wild), Squid, Cuttlefish, octopus, Fishes. Wide exposure to variety of food safety aspects of marine products, processing techniques (IQF, Block freezing, cooked and blanched product).

• International Freezefish Exports, Aroor, Kerala. (April2001 to December2001)

Junior QC Technologist

Factory deals with all type of frozen fishes, shrimps, Squid, Cuttlefish and octopus, Factory have two Units in same campus; One EU approved factory and other non EU Factory. Duty assigned to do the production quality control, Microbiological and Chemical analysis.

• Choice Canning Company, Unit III, EU No.694 (May 2001)

Online Quality Controller

In Plant training for IQF cooked/blanched (Tasty Choice) Shrimp product, HACCP, CCP, GMP, SOP, SSOP, raw material treatment, online inspection, Temperature check, Glaze check USFDA standards. Time period – 2 months.

Training and certification

• Trained for HACCP implementation and Audit & GMP in seafood industry (ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 22000).under UNDP Project. (June 2007)

• Training attended for EU Fisheries standards conducted by Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Maldives.(November 2007)

• Assisted FAO & UNDP Consultant for Ministry of Fish wealth, Republic of Yemen in developing a National Regulatory System incorporating EU/US/Codex and other regulations and guidelines for adoption by all seafood firms in Yemen. (June 2007).

• HACCP audit and new procedure implementation and renewal of documents and procedure.(2007)

• Well conversant with traceability and product recall procedures for the value added and fresh frozen product for US and EU markets.(2008)

• Worked for pioneer project in Republic of Yemen for Aquaculture National Residue Monitoring Plan (NRMP) for shrimp farm, to attain EU approval for the country and to get our own shrimp farm approval lead by an FAO consultant.(2006)

• Maintained effective island sanitation program for employee health and hygiene by inspecting the in-coming food articles and improving the sanitary measures.(2005)

• Quality Control of different sea food products, Sea food processing, organoleptic inspection,(2002-2004)

• Raw material receiving, online inspection and Final product inspection prior to export. (2002)

• Worked in shrimp cooking and blanching factory as Quality control technologist.(2001)

• Trained for Statistical package “R” Research kills and Data Analysis from School of Management studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology under the Annual Research Methodology Course (Series 1): Research Skills & Data Analysis Using “R”. May 2016.

• Trained for Statistical package SPSS from School of Industrial Fisheries, CUSAT in 2015

• Trained for Modern Statistical Tool in Fisheries, Application of SYSTAT-13 from School of Industrial Fisheries, CUSAT in 2015

• Attended National Seminar on Seafood Safety and Trade 2015 and 2016, trade related issue and food safety.

Educational Details

Masters In Industrial Fisheries from School of Industrial Fisheries, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, Kerala, India, in 2001.

Bachelors’ degree in Botany from Govt. Brennen College, Thalassery, Kerala, India - University of Calicut in 1997.

Higher Secondary (A level) - Central Board of Secondary Education in Science stream, from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in 1994, Mahe Pondicherry, India.

Matric (O Level) from Central School of Secondary Education, Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya in 1992, Kannur, Kerala, India.

Diploma in Computer Applications. MS Office applications in 1998, from Iris InfoTech, Thalassery, Kerala, India.

Contact & Personal Details

Contact Phone No. : ++971-*********, ++91-984******* (What’s APP Only)

E-mail :

Skype : jideshbabu

Address for Communications : Sreepadmam, Nayanar Road, Ponnium West (PO), Thalasserry- 670641, Kerala, India

Marital status : Married

Passport Details : J9636513, Date of Expiry 11/09/2021

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil and Arabic (Beginier).

Date of Birth, Age & Sex : 05.09.1976, 40 Years, Male

Nationality : Indian


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