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Food Safety Quality Assurance

Location:
Moreno Valley, CA
Salary:
90,000-100,000
Posted:
January 30, 2024

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San Bernardino, CA *****

Phone: 840-***-****

Email: ad28oi@r.postjobfree.com

Mark J. Villalobos

Objective

Seek Opportunities in the Food Safety, Quality Assurance, and Sanitation.

Experience

Sep 2021- Feb 2021 Magnolia Foods, LLC Rialto & Mira Loma, CA

Director of Quality Assurance

Food safety and quality assurance experience in the Bakery and Tortilla Manufacturing Facility. Directed two manufacturing facilities. Manage Food Safety Department & Sanitation Department comprised of 25 employees. Maintained Food Safety Program, Sanitation Practices and Cleanliness $500M in sales for 10 Lines. Performed Routine Audits, GAP analyze readiness for SQF Certification. Expertise in Food Safety & Quality as SQF Food Safety Practitioner with direct responsibility for the Food Safety/Quality that includes product / package quality, cost management, safety, compliance, GMPs. In addition, main duties include overseeing sanitation/hygiene of the manufacturing process, CP, CCP, QP CQP, process controls, implementation, and development of HACCP. Expertise in Preventative Controls—PCQI Certified. Supervising managers with hands on training and development for execution of the hygiene of the facility; full compliance with SOPs and safety requirements, administrative policies; worked in tandem with preventive maintenance, ATP and Trending Analysis via MS Excel and MS Access monitoring of records, personnel development, process improvements and departmental cost performance. Use of lean six sigma techniques. Development and maintenance of Customer Satisfaction, Label Programs, Operations Programs; Maintain and streamline cost budgets to meet KPI requirements and management on a weekly basis for best practices in achieving production efficiencies.

Feb 2021-April 2014 Veg Fresh Farms, LLC Corona, CA

Director of Food Safety and Sanitation

Food safety and quality assurance experience in a food manufacturing environment. Manage Food Safety Department & Sanitation Department comprised of 31 employees. Maintained Food Safety Program, Sanitation Practices and Cleanliness $420M produce repacking plant with Sixteen Lines. Performed Routine Audits, GAP analyze readiness for BRC Certification. Expertise in Food Safety & Quality as SQF Food Safety Practitioner with direct responsibility for the Food Safety/Quality that includes product / package quality, cost management, safety, compliance, GMPs. In addition, main duties include overseeing sanitation/hygiene of the manufacturing process, CP, CCP, QP CQP, process controls, implementation, and development of HACCP. Expertise in Preventative Controls—PCQI Certified. Supervising managers with hands on training and development for execution of the hygiene of the facility; full compliance with SOPs and safety requirements, administrative policies; worked in tandem with preventive maintenance, ATP and Trending Analysis via MS Excel and MS Access monitoring of records, personnel development, process improvements and departmental cost performance. Use of lean six sigma techniques. Development and maintenance of Customer Satisfaction, Label Programs, Operations Programs; Maintain and streamline cost budgets to meet KPI requirements and management on a weekly basis for best practices in achieving production efficiencies.

Jan 2014-September 2009 CSM Bakery Products NA-USA Colton, CA

Sanitation Supervisor/Quality Assurance Supervisor

Manage Sanitation Department comprised of twenty-six employees. Maintained Sanitation Practices and Cleanliness for 1.5 million square foot plant with Eight Auto Bake Continuous Lines. Twenty-Five Flex Line Ovens, Eleven Mixing Machines. Maintained Cleanliness for 1.5M pound product output. Performed Routine Audits, GAP analyze readiness for BRC Certification. Previous role in Quality as SQF Food Safety Practitioner with direct responsibility for the Food Safety/Quality that includes product / package quality, cost management, safety, compliance, GMPs. In addition, main duties include overseeing sanitation/hygiene of the manufacturing process, CP, CCP, QP CQP process controls, implementation, and development of HACCP. Supervising personnel to complete the daily cleaning tasks; full compliance with SOPs and safety requirements, administrative policies; worked in tandem with preventive maintenance, ATP and Trending Analysis via MS Excel and MS Access monitoring of records, personnel development, process improvements and departmental cost performance. Use of lean six sigma techniques. Maintain and streamline cost budgets to meet KPI requirements and management on a weekly basis for best practices in achieving production efficiencies.

May 2008-September 2009 COTT Beverage, USA San Bernardino, CA

Quality Assurance Manager

Manage the quality department as the SQF Food Safety Practitioner with direct responsibility for the Food Safety/Quality that includes product / package quality, cost management, safety, compliance, GMPs, and executing all QA / QC protocols to ensure Plant Quality service objectives are met. In addition the main duties include overseeing the quality assurance functions, sanitation/hygiene of the manufacturing process, CP, CCP, QP CQP process controls, implementation, and development of HACCP. Supervising personnel to complete the daily QA /QC tasks; full compliance with SOPs and safety requirements, administrative policies; preventive maintenance/predictive maintenance schedule of laboratory / process equipment; monitoring of records, personnel development, process improvements and departmental cost performance. Maintain and streamline cost budgets and meet with upper management on a monthly basis for best practices in achieving production efficiencies in the areas of Food Safety/Quality, Batch process efficiency, utilization, use of lean six sigma techniques. Familiar with CIP Skids. Responsible for QA and Sanitation staff of eighteen employees.

2001-May 2008 Telco Food Products/Best Brands Corp Colton, CA

Quality Assurance Manager

Develop the HACCP Program for Sixteen Production Lines and over 300 formulations. Oversee Nutritional Label Program, Allergen Program and Assessment, Product Specification Development; Develop Physical Contaminant Identification via X-Ray Detection, Integrated Pest Control. Perform Customer (Third Party) Audits, Walkthroughs, AIB, FDA, and Kosher Program Audits, Employee Safety Programs. Integrated Raw Ingredient Tracking Program, Product Development with such companies as Target, Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Kroger, etc. Customer Complaint Satisfaction Investigation Process for major companies as Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Target, Kroger, etc. Oversee all Sanitation Programs with development of CIP/COP Cleaning programs. Develop Critical Audit Points Presentations, Curriculum for Food Safety Meeting on a monthly basis. Develop Wastewater Treatment Program and Chemistry protocol, Slug Control Program to resolve/control through chemistry water pollutants controls and out of compliance issues. Planned resolution within a year working with local government and EPA. Recommendation to inter-department action plans to increase quality of products by auditing production process control limitation in the mixing, depositing, baking, depanning, and packing process. Laboratory sampling technique and assessment for food and quality control. Implement quality and food safety Hold and Release Programs for trace recall process in batch control. Strong Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint Presentation, SPC, with skills inclusive of building database programs.

1998–2001 ConAgra Inc. Milling/Flour Division Colton, CA

Quality Control/Sanitation Manager

Implement/develop HACCP, MSS, PM, QSE develop with Cliff Pappas at AIB.

Minimized Employee injury through program training and testing through orientation programs, audits, safety meetings, etc.

Development and implementation of LIMS based software and all Technical Software Application for establishing new criteria for SPC.

Involved in the development of Critical Control Points for Plant Process and responsible for all documentation for all audits.

Brain Storm Meetings with General Manger, Corporate Sales, and Food Safety Team to resolve issues.

State of California Pest Control Applicator license—develop IPM with implementation of use of fumigants.

Technical support for troubleshooting process and development of new products.

Manage 14-employee structure base.

1994–2001 Capitol Milling/Colton Milling Company Los Angeles, CA

Laboratory Sr. Technologist/Chemist

Oversee micro ingredient evaluation through sieve process.

Trained in AOAC grain sampling techniques, laboratory analysis for chemistry of flour for quality control.

Technical support for company for new product, stream process analysis to evaluate efficiency of milling process

Work in close relationship with Vice President and Owner of company.

Introduce and train computer database process pilot program to company and set up laboratory process at Colton Facility.

R&D baking flour samples and “X-Mill” Demo of inbound new crop wheat incorporated with existing inventory.

Must assist wherever necessary in troubleshooting milling process with Vice President, Corporate Sales VP, and Head Miller.

1993-1994 Crosby’s Fruit Juice Company Fontana, CA

Laboratory Technical Supervisor

Supervision of Laboratory Process. Development of New Recipe Production Line Process. Quality Control Limit Standardized Methods Applied, Perform Audits of Plant Process, Warehouse inventories. Quality Control Standards audited with inbound Raw Ingredients. Inspection of Sanitation Practices applied and Verification of Proper CIP Cleaning Process. Statistical Process Standards applied for Weights and Measures, Labeling Audit Program Applied. R&D and New Customer Concerns.

1989-1993 Vons/Safeway/Jersey maid Inc. Commerce, A

Laboratory Technician-Dairy Division

Analysis of Raw Milk Samples—RIA Charm Testing, State of California calibration of instrumental equipment.

Microbiological pour plating, 3M Film platting, organo-leptic evaluation.

Familiar with aseptic and sanitary sampling and swab air micro-sampling techniques.

Familiar with inoculation of culture starter batch process control for yogurt, sour creams, cottage cheese

Familiar with laboratory start up, process, and end of shift procedures.

Education

1979-1985 California State University at San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA

B.S., Chemistry/Biology

Accreditations

Expertise in Audit Compliance. Eco sure Safe Quality Food Practitioner Certification, NSF HACCP Certification, Familiarized with BRC Audits, American Chemical Society; American Institute of Baking Certifications in Food Safety, Sanitation, HACCP; State of California Pesticide Division and Applicators License; USDA grading of Wheat, Flour, and Byproducts; State of California Weigh Master Certification Program; Safeline X-Ray Technical Training Program for X-Ray and Metal Detection; Strong Computer Microsoft Skills and Education in Visual Basic Application; Waste Water Treatment Technical and Chemical Applications.

Tips

Comfortable with Spanish speaking employees, Manage and lead professionalism with passion, lead by example and respect-all levels of employees.



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