Resume

Sign in

Food Safety and Quality assurance supervisor

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
August 05, 2020

Contact this candidate

Resume:

Professional Summary

Dedicated and Decisive FSQA professional skilled in leading fast paced detailed environment. Food Safety supervisor with over 4 years’ experience in IQF Frozen manufacturing and Bakery industry including record keeping, scheduling, government regulation and cost reduction. Advanced HACCP certified with in depth knowledge of GMP’s and SSOP’s. Demonstrated ability to train and motivate team members to achieve FSQA objectives.

Skill Set

Experienced in quality personnel scheduling

Knowledgeable of quality control standards

Cross functional team management

Safety Oriented

Experience in assisting Customer Claims and Complaints

Document Control

Product Inspections

Well Versed with SAP ECC 7.0 PP/MM modules and Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Office

Excellent in Communication, Presentation, and Interpersonal Skills.

Experience in GFSI audit Schema (SQF, BRC)

Education

•M.S. Information Sciences, Andhra University, India.

•B.S Computer Applications, Nagarjuna University, India.

Certifications

•Advanced HACCP Certified

•Certified SQF Practitioner.

•Certified FSVP (Foreign Supplier Verification Program) through FSPCA

Experience

Quality Assurance and Sanitation Supervisor

Blencor LLC, Sealy TX 77474. 5/19-6/20

Product: IQF Fruits and Vegetables

This role ensures to help and supervise in achieving daily activities for production and in successfully implementing the SQF Code.

Trained QA and Sanitation teams regarding food safety, quality, and their daily activities.

Support the Food Safety and Quality team in the risk analysis evaluation, HACCP plan implementation, and traceability of the finished product, Food Defense, Food Fraud, SQF, Customer Complaints, Continuous Improvement, Internal and Regulatory Audits and Reviews).

Directed the inspection of incoming ingredients including random sampling of products and compliance with ingredient specification.

Acted as technical liaison of Quality Assurance department in the absence of QA Manager externally with vendors and manufacturers and internally with production, R&D, procurement.

Ensured proper and timely Finished product testing through third party lab and hold the non-conforming product.

Responsible for Product Release.

Oversee label verification program to ensure correct labels are used during manufacturing process.

Periodically verified the efficiency and effectiveness of the HACCP and food Safety Plan of competence (for example through traceability Exercise).

Participated in Internal audits and mock recalls while ensuring compliance to internal quality policies and applicable regulations through audits, observations.

Cooperate with the Quality Manager to determine and implement corrective actions

Responsible for QA Hold and Release.

Manages the root cause analysis for Non-Conformities and consumer complaints

Support facility with required certifications: Organic.

Controls availability and conformity of recorded statements reported in the weekly/monthly quality reports.

Support the production department for all quality matters related to the production process.

Cooperates with technical production department to pursue an ongoing quality improvement.

Provided Pest control Support while working with pest control provider to ensure corrective actions are closed out in timely manner.

Supervised sanitation department to make sure facility is properly cleaned and sanitized as per Master Sanitation Schedule.

Audit the Sanitation program and all SSOP’s to ensure compliance with FDA and GFSI requirements.

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Rich Products (Twin Star Bakery), Missouri City TX 77489 8/2016-5/19

Product: Pre-Decorated Cakes, Desserts and Nut free Cookies.

This role ensures to lead the Internal Auditing and obtain the BRC certification for the plant which assures to maintain the Quality Standards of the plant on a regular basis. It also ensures to comply with all the business standards of the external manufactures of the plant on a regular basis.

Ensuring that the QA department is efficiently scheduled staffed and trained to handle daily, weekly, monthly responsibilities.

Trained in Alchemy Systems.

Training new hires on Food Safety/ GMP/ HACCP/ Allergen Control / Food Defense / Cross contamination, Nut Free policy and other programs related to Quality System programs

•Revised existing and implemented new food safety and quality procedures

•Ensured the implementation, delivery and continuous improvement of developmental programs and performance management processes and succession strategy.

•Work with various internal databases to manage company formulas, mixing instructions and other pertinent product information.

•Work with cross functional teams at different stages of development to support commercialization product launches.

•Reviewing product information to ensure compliance with internal and customer specifications and requirements.

•Reviewing R&D formulas against the BOM.

•Reviewing all the labels.

•Working closely with production supervisors, R&D, operations manager to eliminate any food safety or Quality issues before production run.

•Reviewing Daily Production records.

•Interfaced with customer, corporate and third party Audits

•Experienced with customer first production requirements - Walmart brand, Target, Wakefern, Albertsons etc.

•Established Document Control in the company to ensure it is compliance with BRC Standard.

•Implementing Hold and Release Policy.

TECHNICAL RECRUITER

Cyber Space Technologies 4/2014 -06/2016

Technical placement recruiter candidates with IT background. Duties include collaboration with hiring managers to understand, assist and execute hiring strategies, development of job descriptions and pre-qualification inquiries.

•Represented qualified candidates for technical positions like software development, business analysts etc.

•Worked closely with client managers to continuously adjust recruiting priorities in light of changing market conditions.

•Duties include sourcing, internal and external job postings, screening, scheduling, interviewing, selection, reference checking, offer negotiations, closing, and post hire follow-up. Responsible for activity reporting on candidate pipeline, bench management, direct hire placements, and vendor management.

•Employed candidate sourcing methods such as cold calling, internet recruiting, and internet posting of ads, networking, and utilization of candidate referrals.

•Responsible for Vendor ship and recruitment with State Government Agencies.

•Focused on compensation analysis and retention to support recruiting success as well as maximizing cost efficiency

•Use tools like MS Office and C-Pal to track and manage applications, contacts, and schedules.



Contact this candidate