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Quality assurance

Location:
North York, ON, M5M 2Z4, Canada
Posted:
March 24, 2020

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MANOCHEHR BAHMAEI

North York, ON, 647-****-*** adcfn9@r.postjobfree.com

Career Goal: Quality Assurance / Quality Control Coordinator

Profile

Several years of experience in QC/QA of food processing to manage QC (TPM, TQM, PDCA, KAIZEN, PQCDSM, 4M, 5S, 5 WHYS), HACCP program, GMP...), Organic, Halal, ISOs and 3rd party certification

Highlights of Qualifications

Manage the various QC / QA programs (HACCP, GMP, SOP, etc.)

Ensure the product complies with applicable regulations by the CFIA, customers, business, etc.

Maintains an excellent relationship with the CFIA to respond to regulatory requests (DAC, SVC, etc.)

Support / Coordinate internal / external audits (client audit / SQF, Organic certification, etc.)

Monitor CAPA: corrective / preventive measures from the third party audit or the CFIA.

Participate and perform various internal audits as needed and train internal auditors

Verification / Validation of prerequisite programs / HACCP including: CCPs (metal detector, etc.)

Establish, maintain, update, maintain and reassess the HACCP program and the SQF system

Reassess annually all programs and procedures

Manage pre-operational and operational inspections of production lines

Manage samples of equipment, environment, water, ATP, Allergen, etc.

Maintain CCPs and CPs with the HACCP team and their documentaries (keep versions up to date, etc.)

Manage non-conformities, Re-work, detentions and / or releases of products and their reports (RNC)

Manage the segregation program including control of allergens to avoid cross-contamination

Organize meetings of the HACCP / SQF team

Guide QC technicians and their development so that they master and apply HACCP / SQF programs

Perform simulations of reminders to ensure the effectiveness of the traceability system

Compile data for trend analysis (Customer complaints, etc.)

Manage customer complaints by keeping the complaints register up to date, investigations and corrective actions

Approve suppliers of raw materials / services in accordance with the approval procedure

Participate in various production, R&D, process improvement meetings, factory projects, etc.

Mobilizing, very organized, autonomous, responsible, thoroughness, precision, sense of observation, stress management, interpersonal relationships, ability to influence, receptivity and respect, ability to work as a team

Perform analytical instrumental tests (GC, HPLC, UV…)

Computer Skills: MS office (outlook, word, excel, power point)

Professional Experience

Regulatory Affairs responsible & QC Specialist – February 2019 - Present

Infinite Taste Products, Barrie, ON http://infinitetasteinc.ca/

Achievement:

•Preparing all SOP and Check lists

•CCPs yearly validation & preparation of non-announced SQF & CFIA audit (task 4000)

•Implement the approval & re-evaluation process (qualification and audits) of suppliers and ingredients of raw materials / packaging

Conduct supplier evaluation and provide labeling texts

Implement GMP in the plant

Quality Control/Assurance Manager - Savola Group (Vegetable Oil & Margarine Food processor),

https://www.savola.com/en, IRAN February 2003 – March 2013

Provided all technical information required on labels and packages

Was responsible for document control and kept all FS documentation and certifications up to date

Provided all technical information required in sourcing ingredients and suppliers

Implemented HACCP program, maintain it and ensure participants were trained for it and pre-requisite obligations

Defined commissioning, qualification, verification (CQV) protocol for new machineries.

Research and Development Manager - Savola Group (Vegetable Oil & Margarine Food processor),

https://www.savola.com/en, IRAN 2003 – 2019

Developed products based on market need, competitors’ products, existing gaps and other opportunities in the market

Led and executed R&D/ QC Labs, product development projects to develop formulation, processes and packaging

Conducted product trials in pilot plant

Made sure all formulations and processes comply with all regulations, requirements and standards.

Developed and improved analytical methods in product development projects

Re-Calculate the bill of material (BOM) of the process which leaded 11% of reductions in its annual consumption

Reduce products losses & rework by analyzing the root cause (4M & 5 Whys) in the packaging lines by 6%

Implementation and certification of HACCP for the margarine product

Achievement:

Leader of the Packaging Material Optimization Project to reduce its cost by $ 2 million / year

Update the laboratory sampling methods to decrease the test numbers / year to reduce its cost by 23%

Education

Fundamentals of Quality Assurance (Seneca college, Toronto ONT) currently

Bachelor of Chemistry, (Tehran -Iran) 1993

Assessed and Verified by University of Toronto – 2019

Other training

Professional Presentation skills 2009

Quality control in food industries 2008

Microsoft Office Programs, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word 2006

ISO 17025, ISO 22000 2009

Coaching and mentoring 2009

Food safety and tractability 2012

Improving communication & Team work 2008

Activities & interests

Traveling, swimming, soccer, music & movie

Reference available on request



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