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Plant Manager Food Safety

Chandigarh, Chandigarh capital, India
As company rule
September 15, 2020

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Manufacturing Excellence Plant Operations Greenfield Project Management Process Improvement

Enterprising leader & planner with comprehensive experience of over 3 decades in spearheading manufacturing operations, increasing productivity and introducing new systems & procedures

Proficient in ensuring quality of product by using tools of Food Safety & Quality Management System as Validation, Qualification, Risk Analysis as per guidelines.

●Pioneering experience in managing and continuously improving effectiveness of processes; led continuous improvement projects as per international standards; proficient in enhancing production operations, escalating productivity & operational efficiency, improving quality and achieving cost reduction

●Directing complete operations of plants with accountability for strategic utilization& deployment of resources; developing & implementing plans and ensuring timely accomplishment of production targets; implementing measures to achieve reduction in cost and energy

●Overseeing predictive / breakdown / preventive maintenance of electrical & mechanical equipment & utilities and conducting de-bottlenecking activities for enhancing plant capacity

●Re-designing processes to enhance efficiency; implementing Value Analysis and Value Engineering initiatives to achieve standardization

●Controlling overall quality of bottling operations including raw materials such as sp juices/water/CSD/ketcup/mayonauses/SALD DRESSING/Peanut butter/Theini sauce/Humus sauce,fruit spreads etc, finished products & blends and packing materials such as Bottles, Boxes, Labels, Caps, etc.

●Driving strict adherence of the final product to quality parameters such as ISO 9001: 2000,ISO 22000:2005, TPM, TQM, Lean Manufacturing, PDCA, 5S, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Poke Yoke, etc.

●Liaising with Govt. departments such as Pollution Control Board, Electricity, Water Supply, Boiler Inspectorate, Factory Inspector, Labour Inspector, PFauthorities, etc.



Business Roadmap Strategy / Policy Formulation Start-up / Turnaround Management P&L Management

Change Management Business Process Excellence


Manufacturing New Product Development Project Management Plant Operations Machinery & Equipment Erection

Machinery Repair & Maintenance Process Re-engineering Quality Assurance (TQM, Six Sigma, GMP Implementation) Budgeting & Cost Control Purchase & Vendor Management Materials & Inventory Management Excise, Logistics & Commercial Operations Water & Energy Conservation EHS Management Govt. Liaison Team Leadership

●Overseeing production related tasks including planning, control and trouble shooting.

●Setting up production targets and achieve the same within time and cost parameters.

●Developing new process concepts for production optimization, yield improvement and developing guidelines for sequencing of manufacturing activities on the shop floor (SOP).

●Minimizing performance bottlenecks for achieving high productivity with minimum consumption of material & machine and monitoring expenses.

●Conducting Risk Analysis, compliance to different guidelines as per the norms keeping update and implementation of the same.

●Quality planning, process optimization, process standardization, trouble shooting and problem solving.

●Conducting internal quality audits in co-ordination with various departments, planning, preparation, execution & closing the same.

●Using Quality tools e.g. Food Safety & Quality Management System for effective control on the Quality Systems.

●Preparing and maintaining of working standards as per requirements and its standardization.

●Managing the maintenance of laboratory equipment used in formulation unit.

●Planning daily activities, production schedules, allocating work and conducting inspection/ tests for checking the quality of products.

●Liaising with internal and external bodies for the smooth working of operations.

●Handling routine maintenance and calibration for analytical equipment on a regular basis.

●Providing sound technical inputs and engineering support to the team from conception to completion stage of the product.

●Advance planning of procurement functions, involving cost estimation, contract negotiations & finalization for purchase of all services and goods.

●Developing a dedicated and alternate vendor source for, achieving cost effective purchases of packaging materials, apparatus & chemicals, sophisticated instruments and reduction in delivery time.

●Effectively interfacing with people at all levels, managing healthy work environment and inculcating bonded teamwork with high work ethics.

●Mentoring motivating and guiding team members to achieve the targets for the profitability of business


(technical and plant operation)look after staple food operation(Rice,Roasted peanuts,HONEY,MILLED MAIZE,



VANITA CONSULTANCY(aug.2016 toDec.2018


July’13July 2016 Dangote Industries Limited, Lagos Unit Plant Manager /GM: Plant of Tomato Paste/Cube Plant

Notable Highlights

●Spearheaded erection and commissioning of 120MT/DAY OF TOMATO PASTE including activities as:

oPlant lay out and factory lay out including floor and drainage and air flow

oCIP station tanks for acid and caustic CIP erection and commissioning

oR.O.Plant Complete Erection and Commissioning

oBOILER Erection and Commissioning

oAir Compressor, Its Utilities, Distribution

oFilling Machine and Bottling lines Erection & Commissioning

oR&D Tomato paste(Recipe designing, process designing and chilly paste (Recipe designing&process designing)

oTomato pepper stew, Tomato ketchup and Tomato chilly sauce/mayonnaises and salad dressing

oPack designing for above products 70g,50g sachets and can.

oSeasoning development of plane seasoning cube, chicken cube, vegetable cube, beef cube and there pack design.

●Achieving market requirement as supply chain target, SFC, MPS & cost optimization

Jul’12 to Mar’13 RTE Caterers & Akbar Indian Restaurants Dubai Plant Manager cum Consultant

Notable Highlights

●Successfully led the gamut of activities encompassing:

oRecipe Management

oHACCP Implementation

oR&D and Process Designing, raw fruit and vegetable processing dal processing and there frozen products

●Instrumental in participating in the development of:

oGravies by water activities based & brianies frozen chicken, maton, vegetable and fish

oTikkas (Chicken Tikka&Maton Tikka) in gas tandoor and there freezing

Sep’11 to Aug’12 Trade King L/GTDOLDWHIP Brand Ltd., Lusaka Zambia Designation production Heads

Notable Highlights

●Instrumental in commissioning while conducting research & development of;

oMayonnaise/tomato sauce/tomato puree/chillipuree/fruit puree and pulp concentrate processing and asceptic packing of products

oMineral water bottling and vinegar synthetic and natural

oR&D of fruit vinegar


Jun’10 to Sep’11 Asian Health /Asianlak& Food Limited, Ludhiana Production and R&D Head

Jan’10 to Jun’10 MASSAI Food Industries, Tanzania Production Head

Jan’07 to Jan’10 Bector Food Specialties Ltd., Phillaur, Cremica Plant Manager

May1990 to jan2007 Nestle India Ltd., Moga Production Officer

MM’YY to MM’YY Agro. Food Punjab Ltd. Food Technologist: Manufacturing &Quality Assurance

MM’YY to MM’YY Lipton India Limited Quality Control Chemist


1989 PG (Msc food Tech.)in Fruit Technology Govt. Fruit Preservation & Canning Institute, Lucknow with 1stDivision

Apr1985 B.Sc. (Botany, Zoology &Chemistry) DAV COLLEGE AMBALA,K.U.KURUSHETRA with 1stDivision

IT SKILLS: MS-Office certificate of NIIT (MS-Windows, Excel, Power Point)


Date of Birth:20th June 1964

Present Address: Kartar Nagar St.No-2, Near Baba Balaknath Mindirwali Gali Khanna, Ludhiana, Punjab-141401

Permanent Address:Village Mardanpur, P.O. Shambhu, Distt. Patiala -140417, Punjab

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