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Food Safety Assurance Manager

Houston, TX
September 23, 2021

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Aung Si Thu

***** ********* ****, *** ***

Houston, TX 77094

Tel: 832-***-****, E-mail:

OBJECTIVE Coordinates and directs the development, execution, and monitoring of food safety programs, policies, and documentation. Communicate food safety initiatives. Ensure internal programs align with current food safety standards (SQF, GFSI). Seeking a management position with an organization where I can utilize my skills and experience to improve operations, increase profitability, and enhance growth.

QUALIFICATION FSPCA Preventative Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) certification

By Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance

HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) Certification

By International HACCP Alliance

Seafood HACCP certification

By the Association of Food and Drugs Officials

SQF training, SQF Practitioner certificate

Food Manager Serv Safe License

By National Restaurant Association

Food Safety Manager certification

By National Registry of Food Safety Professionals

Good Manufacturing Practices Internet Training course completion

By Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University

Internal Auditing-Basics and Advanced

By Alchemy Academy

SUMMARY OF 10 years as Food Safety team leader in the food industry with comprehensive knowledge of state and local food safety requirements.

EXPERIENCE 7 years as Quality Management team leader providing training and conduct inspection comply with state and local food regulations.

7 years as HACCP lead to prepare the documents and train the employees

COMPUTER Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)


EXPERIENCE Quality Assurance Manager Apr 2021- present

Hartybake LLC, Atlanta, GA

Ensure adherence to food safety & quality management systems and health and safety


Manage team of QA & QC technicians.

Monitor all operations that affect quality.

Coordinate and run all customer, regulatory and SQF audits and report all findings to the

management team for corrective actions.

Determine, negotiate, and agree on in-house procedures, standards, and specifications with management team.

Write and Implement policies and procedures to be in line with SQF, FSMA and must be able to identify gaps in these areas.

Assess and ensure customer requirements are met.

Perform all validations and verifications of the FSMS (Food Safety Management System).

Responsible for product holds and inventory of products on hold.

Environmental, Allergen & Sanitation monitoring (quarterly, weekly & daily swabbing of designated areas).

Submit environmental and finished product samples to third party lab for microbial, quality indicator, shelf life and water activity testing,

Train employees on-site according to companies training matrix.

Resolve and record customer complaints in company software program.

Coordinate recalls and bi-annual traceability studies with recall team.

Daily assembly order and weekly log reviews.

Responsible for nutritional and ingredient specifications on new or R&D items.

Food Safety/Quality Assurance Manager

JFE Franchising Inc., Houston, TX Oct 2013-April 2021

Manage Food Safety Standard Operating Procedures and perform or oversee periodic audits to evaluate adherence to Company policies and standards

Ensure compliance with applicable state and federal regulatory requirements governing sanitary food handling practices, equipment, labeling, nutritional information, and allergens

ROLES AND Provide food safety support and guidance for retail operations, store design, marketing RESPOSIBILITY operations, and facility maintenance

Oversee approval process for new suppliers and audit operations of existing vendors as needed

Provide operational support and recommendations related to food product recalls

Coordinate communication on food safety matters with all areas of the business

Manage all HACCP-based programs

Coordinate the food defense program

Maintain data and analyze statistics for variances and trends

Work with store design and construction teams to ensure regulatory compliance and adherence to Company food safety standards

Interact with federal, state, and local regulators

Manage food safety training

Perform other duties as required and/or assigned

Employee must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

Prolonged walking or standing for 8 hours or more

Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, reaching, balancing, pushing, pulling (e.g. product or material weighing 40 lbs. or more)

Available to manage critical food safety issues after hours and on weekends and holidays.

Occasional overnight evaluation of operations.

Travel within parameters of Company which may include overnight stays

Assistance Manager, JFE Franchising Inc., Columbus, OH Jan 2012- Oct 2013

Sushi chef, Detroit area, MI Dec. 2005-Dec 2011

Support Manager, Wal-Mart Store, Bemidji, MN Aug. 2005- Dec. 2005

Department Manager, Wal-Mart Store, Bemidji, MN Sept. 2004- Aug. 2005

Sales Associate, Wal-Mart Store, Bemidji, MN Jun. 2003- Sep. 2004

Aung Si Thu

18325 Kingsland Blvd, Apt 935

Houston, TX 77094

Tel: 832-***-****, E-mail:

EDUCATION Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN December 2004

Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S)

Major: Computer Information Systems

Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies 1996

Informatics Computer Centre, Myanmar

International Higher Diploma in Computer Studies 1995-96

NCC Education & Training

Manchester, United Kingdom

International Diploma in Computer Studies 1995

NCC Education & Training

Manchester, United Kingdom

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