Food Processing Specialist
(Bilingual, French & English)
Bilingual food process specialist with 7+ years of experience in managing multiple projects within the food industry. I am looking forward to using my background to successfully plan and monitor engineering operations at industrial scale. I am goal-oriented and dedicated to timely deliver the highest quality of services with a complete focus on teamwork, safety, environmental, and health issues.
August 2017-Oct. 2019 Production coordinator
ANORKA FOOD INDUSTRIES L.L.C, a division of HAMWI International, Dubai (UAE), Production of instant mixed powder coffee, ready-to-drink iced coffee.
Under the production manager, Using the production software, I scheduled and coordinated workflow between departments to make sure processes run reliably and efficiently. Maintained an up to date materials and parts inventory, expedited machines repair which allowed us to cut downtime. I compiled reports to track progress which permitted a timely exploitation of existing equipment and personnel. Beside ensuring optimal production quality, I was actively involved in new product development to guarantee satisfaction to all our customers.
April 2016-May 2017 Technical and production director
AFRIFOOD S.A., a RABOBANK Investment Program
Cereals farming and processing, Bafoussam (Cameroon)
Integrated production system in order to support lean manufacturing and optimize production cost. Greatly improved savings and final customer acceptance by developing a total quality management policy as well as occupational health and safety program in accordance with regulations. Sought potential opportunities for growth and innovation through in house and outsourced research and development. Managed capital resources to conduct expansion and diversification program by building infrastructures, acquiring and commissioning new equipment, issuing bill of materials, hiring and training personnel.
April 2014-March 2016 General Manager
AFRIFOOD S.A., Bafoussam (Cameroon)
Successfully launched the new brand Great Valley through active marketing and aggressive sales policy, achieving local products top position.
Developed large scale cereal farming by defining strategy and monitoring the activities of the various departments in accordance with the guidelines of the board of directors. Tied technical international partnership with major European an Asian development agencies. Developed a goal-oriented organization by fostering continuous improvement in performance and quality. Performed multi million USD fundraising operations and generated win-win relationship with indigenous populations. Compiled and prepared monthly and annual reports with failure analysis and recommendations for the board and other partners.
Dec.2012-March 2014 Engineer in charge of production
AFRIFOOD S.A., Bafoussam (Cameroon)
Drafted specifications and participated in process development and plant design with our technical partners. Assisted in new equipment installation and commissioning, operator training and developed standard operating procedures. Planned and monitored production. Performed process capability analysis and identified areas of productivity improvement. Established good manufacturing practices across the facilities. Participated in costing evaluation and was involved in competition survey.
August 2012-Nov. 2012 Trainee Project Analyst
responsible for small and medium size projects
COMMUNITY CREDIT OF AFRICA, fast growing retail and investment bank in Cameroon
Performed feasibility analysis of projects bidding for funding in order to select those with relevant socio-economic impact. Assessed viability of selected projects through business plans analysis and resilience testing.
Assured timely completion by performing field control missions to evaluate milestones achievements. Prepared performance reports and recommendations for the department manager.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
2018 Hygiene and Safety Update
Internal Training, Dubai (UAE)
2001-2004 Master of Engineering,
Agro-food process engineering
ENSAI, University of Ngaoundere (Cameroon) (Centre of Excellence for teaching and research in Agro-Industrial Sciences in Cameroon and the Sub-region of Central Africa)
1999-2001 University Diploma in Technology,
IUT, University of Ngaoundere (Cameroon)
SOFTWARE Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project
2018 English: Fluent, IELTS :7.5, French: Native, TEF
2006 Intensive English course
American Language Center, Yaounde (Cameroon)
Think Research Corp.
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