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Manager Food Safety

Location:
Herndon, VA
Posted:
December 27, 2020

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LAURA

SPRAKER

F OOD E NGINEER

PERSONAL PROFILE

Versatile food engineer with extensive experience in food safety, quality management systems, and

compliance (HACCP, FSMA). Highly effective at

working independently, as part of a team, and

managing people. Specialized in control and analysis during food production, including RtE products, dairy products, bakery, and massive production

restaurants. Experienced in data analysis, problem- solving, and continuous improvement tools.

SKILLS

- Food Processing GMPs, HACCP, Process

Improvement and Internal Audit

- Quality Assurance, Document Control and

Implementation

- Microsoft Office, DaX, VBA, Data Analysis

- Risk Management, Crisis Management, Consumer

Complaints and Engagement

CONTACT DETAILS

Cell: 202-***-****

adizj9@r.postjobfree.com

2320 Water Promenade Av, Herndon VA, 20171.

LinkedIn: @lauraspraker

WORK EXPERIENCE

QA SUPERVISOR

Nestle Oct 2019 to Oct. 2020

- Developed a group of 9 technicians in different laboratory environments

- Led internal audits for refining and microbiological lab, and ensure gap closure by implementing CAPA analysis

- Successfully carried out hiring and on-boarding of two technicians

- Carried out performance tests on benchmarking laboratory procedures to validate current procedures

QA TECHNICIAN - INTERNSHIP

Cava Foods May. 2018 to Dec. 2018

- Operated factory environmental monitoring and control system, enforced GMPs, and updated and improved upon operator training procedures contributing to a 18% improvement in employee retention

- Verified risk and crisis management documentation for production plant and distribution center

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY

Project Management MPS. Cum. GPA 3.95

2018-2020

ANTIOQUIA UNIVERSITY (COLOMBIA)

Bachelor of Science in Food Engineering. GPA 3.68

2009-2015

CHARACTER REFERENCES

Sarah Ludowise

QA Manager, Nestle

Mobile: 262-***-****

Amber Bayse

QA Manager, Nestle

Mobile: 540-***-****

QA MANAGER - CONSULTANT

Aymara Bakery Jan. 2015 to Jun 2015

- Developed HACCP plan in 4 months, ensuring compliance with Colombian regulatory agencies

- Implemented steps 1 through 4 of HACCP principles by leveraging a team of 2 interns and 2 supervisors

- Supported development of three new products for direct pipeline with R&D Department allowing for 3% expansion in market share

CERTIFICATION AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

- PCQI Certified (Nov. 2020)

- HACCP, ISO 22000, PASS 220 and Internal Audit certification (Aug. 2012)

- WoW Courage Award (2019), Golden Cone Award -Courage (2020) SENSORY AND R&D - INTERNSHIP

Fabrica de Licores y Alcoholes de Antioquia Jun. 2014 to Dec 2014

- Updated sensory training program for alcoholic beverage internal laboratory

- Supported develop of three new products for direct pipeline with R&D department that expanded market share in 3%

- Created and implemented widely-used Excel tool using VBA codes to determine the necessary proportion of rum needed for a new Solera product PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Nestle Jan. 2020 to Jun. 2020

- Lead a cross-functional team during the commissioning of new equipment for a molded bar product

- Managed teams of up to 40 employees in an operational environment, on 4 different shifts.

- Monitor training progress and completion for new equipment while coordinating management of change for the production line

QA SPECIALIST

Nestle Jan 2019 to Oct 2019

- Developed cross-functional projects in three production lines that provided a 13% reduction in consumer complaints (CPM).

- Participated in internal audits for GMPs and compliance validations for CP and CCPS.

- Lead quality efforts on moulded bars and drumsticks platforms through CAPA analysis and continuous improvement tools.



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