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Food Safety, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, HACCP, ISO standards

Fereej Ibn Dirhem, Qatar
May 22, 2020

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PASSPORT : L1475050

CONTACT : 974-********


Reliable and responsible individual with three years’ experience in the field of Quality Assurance, expertise in Food Safety with an associated engineering degree in Food Technology. WORK EXPERIENCE

Working as QUALITY ASSURANCE CONTROLLER at GWC Logistics, Qatar from 29/04/2018 to till date

Handling the division of Contract Logistics with involvement of departments: Operations, Customer Service & Inventory

Draft quality assurance policies and procedures

Interpret and implement quality assurance standards

Evaluate adequacy of quality assurance standards

Devise sampling procedures and directions for recording and reporting quality data

Document internal audits and other quality assurance activities

Investigate customer complaints and non-conformance issues

Collect and compile statistical quality data

Analyze data to identify areas for improvement in the quality system

Develop, recommend and monitor corrective and preventive actions

Prepare reports to communicate outcomes of quality activities

Identify training needs and organize training interventions to meet quality standards

Coordinate and support on-site audits conducted by external providers

Evaluate audit findings and implement appropriate corrective actions

Monitor risk management activities

Responsible for document management systems

Assure ongoing compliance with quality and industry regulatory requirements

Handling the customer audit based on Food Safety and Hygiene

Organize Quality Improvement Plan for the organization Worked as QUALITY ASSURANCE ANALYST at P M FOODS, Thrissur (Kerala – India) from 02/05/2017 to 20/04/2018

Lead the food safety team to achieve the ISO 22000:2005 certification to the company

Inspecting raw materials and finished products including packaging bags, pallets, forklifts, aprons, tools, maintenance tools as per HACCP and QMS on a monthly basis implement food safety policies and record

Conducted daily audits to check the wastage levels, adherence to safety norms and quality norms and GMP at the shop floor

Identify current industry and regulatory standards and best practices

Manages and completes all investigation relating to manufacturing and packaging department

Participate in writing and updating of QA documents, procedures, instructions flow 2

diagrams, graph, charts, forms, specifications including process and product

Supervises the activities of the department including customarily and regularly directing, advising, and managing direct subordinates

Coordination with supply chain team on RM/PM receipt & Daily dispatches WORKED AS OFFICER- IN PROCESS - QUALITY CONTROL at ACCELERATED FREEZE DRYING COMPANY PVT LTD.

(AMALGAM) at Alappuzha (Kerala- India) from 07/11/2016 to 21/03/2017

Introduce, develop and execute preventive measures & precautions which ensures the predefined quality of products including incoming and finished

Manage the quality control activities in production line

Conduct root cause analysis sessions in order to facilitate and initiate corrective and preventative actions with manufacturing and packaging

Leads root cause analysis and investigation activities in the plant

Manages the housekeeping team and daily ensures whether the cleaning schedule has been properly maintained including record verification of plant

Promote quality awareness and improve existing quality systems

Inspecting raw materials and finished products HACCP and QMS on a monthly basis and report to the QA Manager

Ensure all local and federal laws relating to quality management and HACCP are adhered to as a part of quality assurance

Creates detailed trend analysis reports showing product complaints by category and product

Manage and ensure shipment checklist

Comply with Health, Safety and Environment regulations and working practices WORKED AS FOOD SAFETY TEAM LEADER and QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER at KALBAVI CASHEWS, MANGALORE (Karnataka – India) from 04/01/2016 TO 02/11/2016

Lead the food safety team to achieve the scope extension (for almonds and raisins) in the Surveillance 1 Scope extension Audit of FSSC 22000:2013

Head of value addition and R and D department and introduce flavored dry fruits into Market

Reports to management on issues relating to food safety, quality and legal compliance Support documentation and minutes of Food Safety and related meetings

Food safety: CCP, PRP and OPRP records reviewing, equipment checks inside this facility

Identify the root cause analysis and corrective action plan for the customer complaints

Provide orientation training programs which empowers the hygiene aspect for the FSMS team

Manage and Verify food safety records and documents for FSSC 22000:2013

Assists in formula audits, documents audit results, and provides input and recommendations for necessary corrective action as needed

Support the Purchasing department to conduct Supplier site inspections and report writing

Arrange and Conduct Management Review Meetings and other grievance meeting

Supervises the activities of the department including customarily and regularly directing, advising, and managing direct subordinates



Excellent knowledge in Computer programming including MS WORD, MS EXCEL, MS POWERPOINT, MS VISIO, MS 365


Food Safety Management System (ISO 22000:2018) Internal Auditor Training

Integrated Management System (ISO 9001/ 14001/ 45001) Internal Auditor Training

FIDI Training covering EU GDPR regulations

Attended three days in plant training conducted in Milma Industry, Alappuzha

Attended three days in plant training conducted in Nadukkara Agro Processing Factory,


Attended basic level of HACCP training


Efficient in leading a team

Energetic and enthusiastic and good communication skills

Planning and Manages task without giving up

Adaptability to work in demanding and tough situations ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

B tech in Food technology with aggregate 74% (Thangal Kunju Musaliar institute of science and technology at Kollam in the academic year 2011- 2015

12th with aggregate 88% from Nirmala HSS-Aluva (state) board in 2011

10th with aggregate 90% from Nirmala HSS- Aluva (state) board in 2009 PERSONNEL INTERESTS

Reading books specially thrilling and detective stories

Internet surfing

Listening music



Father’s Name : G. Suresh Kumar

Permanent Address : Sreepadam, West Kadungalloor, Kunnil Road, Aluva, Ernakulam- 683110, Kerala

Nationality : India

Gender : Female

Marital status : Single

Languages known : English, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada DECLARATION

I hereby declare that the particulars furnished above are true and correct to the best of my 4

Knowledge and belief. I hope you would consider my talent and skill for the job. Place: QATAR KEERTHI S KUMAR

Date: 21/05/2020


References are available on request


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