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Food Safety Manager

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
December 31, 2019

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Zekreet, Dukhan, / Al Rayyan Municipality, Qatar 23904 / Cell: +974-******** /

Professional Summary

Experienced Food safety and quality officer with a commercial focus, specializing in helping large conglomerate succeed in their aspirations whilst keeping their customers safe. Over 6 years of progressive experience including more than 04 years in catering and restaurants (Qatar), with a Post-graduation in Food Technology and QA. Skilled in implementing food safety and quality standards in catering, restaurants and food manufacturing domains. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements


Health and safety training

Food Standards enforcement

Safety and sanitation training

Fire response safety training

Timely safety audits

Kitchen safety awareness

Food supply monitoring

Knowledgeable in HACCP, ISO 45001 & 14001

Food quality assessments

Food hygiene expert

Worker safety procedures

Food Safety Initiative Audits

Food Safety Compliance

MS Office, Excel

Internet/Mail : Microsoft Outlook

Extremely well organized and proactive

Reliable and responsible work ethic.

Ability to meet challenges

Work History

QHSE - Food Safety Officer 06/2015 to Current

Amwaj Catering Services – Doha, Qatar

Managed quality assurance program including on site evaluations, internal audits and customer surveys.

Worked with QHSE & Operations manager to resolve food safety, health and safety problems, improve operations and provide exceptional customer service.

Developed team communications and information for tool -box meetings.

Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.

To ensuring food hygiene and sanitation SOP's at all the production areas, dish washing utilities, receiving and storage area

To provide technical guidance on relevant food safety concerns and process improvements.

Deliver a continual improvement culture with the goal of zero injuries or serious accidents.

To upgrade product safety, by adapting to more stringent specifications based on internationally recognized standards.

Coordinating with the maintenance department to implement preventative and corrective maintenance for food processing equipment, machinery and production area

To maintain an accurate database of certificates and licenses and liaise with the Training& Development to ensure all mandatory training is undertaken.

To ensure all food sampling requirements are met.

Performed various administrative functions, including filing paperwork, bookkeeping and updating relevant records.

Quality Control Officer- Microbiology 11/2014 to 03/2015

Eastern Condiments Pvt. Ltd – Adimali, KL

Approved incoming materials by confirming specifications and taking measurement tests.

Coached and mentored junior employees.

Kept equipment operating and in good condition by performing quality checks and calling in for repairs when needed.

Coffee and chutney production department of 60 by supervising daily operations, providing technical support and coordinating personnel.

Documented inspection results by completing logs.

Assured consistent quality of production by implementing and enforcing automated practice systems.

Inspected products and worker progress throughout production.

Collected production samples regularly and performed detailed quality inspections.

Monitored staff organization and suggested improvements to daily functionality.

Specified quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers.

Reported all malfunctions to production executives to ensure immediate action.

Equipments used for microbiological analysis VIDAS, VITEK, TEMPO

IPQA (In process Quality control)

Microbiologist - Food Testing 12/2010 to 06/2012

Sterling Test House – Cochin, Kerala

Managed overall laboratory functions.

Microbiological analysis of food, water, spices.

(Analysis includes: TPC, E-coli, Coliforms, Salmonella, S. aureus, Bacillus, Clostridium, Yeast and Mold)

Collected food, water and air samples from various food manufacturing companies and hotels.

Ordered laboratory equipment and supplies.

Involved in NABL documentation and audit


Masters: Food Technology and Quality Assurance, 2014

College of Indigenous Food Technology (CFT-K) - Konni, KL

Graduated with 2.71 GPA

Bachelor’s Degree: Food Science and Quality Control, 2010

St. George's College Aruvithura - Erattupetta, KL

Graduated with 64% marks

Affiliations & Certifications

IMS Internal auditor ISO 9001, 14001,45001,22000

Food safety level 4

HACCP- ISO 22000-2006 FSMS

Kerala Food Technologist Association (KFTA)

Basic first aider and floor marshal


Ms. Renu Pillai (Quality Manager) Mr. Tony Thomas (Quality Manager)

Sterling test house (Neogen food) Eastern Condiments Pvt. Ltd

Poonithura, Cochin Adimaly, Kerala

Mob: +91-994******* Mob: +91-944*******

Email: Email:

Mr. Zafi Mehar (Client Supervisor FM/35) Ms. Rahna Saj House (QHSE supervisor)

Qatar Petroleum Amwaj Catering and Hospitality

Dukhan, Qatar Doha, Qatar

Mob: +974-******** Mob: +974-********

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