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QA Manager, Had Faced 30 External Audits -Brc, Iso, Haccp, Halal

Gandhidham, Gujarat, 370205, India
$ 35000
May 20, 2010

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To: The Concerned Person

A well experienced in Quality Assurance Department in Processing & Food Industry, qualified with Doctorate Degree in Food Microbiology from Bhavnagar University, Gujarat, having an experience nearly 7 years, in Quality Departments and wide range of food industry.

Proven Leadership Skills, which involves managing, training, developing and motivating teams to achieve the objectives for Success. Practical analyzing, designing and problem solving skills to maintain high quality standards in the production. Having good ability to handle the projects.

Achievements / Skills:

Aware of ERP system Orion 10.6

Had faced 30 External Audits which includes BRC, ISO, Organic, Halal, Kosher, Tesco, USFDA, NABL and many Customer Audits such as Tesco, Burger king, Heinz, Unilever, Loblaw, Yum, SGS etc

Had worked in all the departments of an Industry such as QC, QA, R & D, Production, Planning, Costing, Purchase, Engineering – Multitasking Personality

Well trained in Total Quality Management / System implementation

Presently working as “Senior QA Executive” from May 2009 onwards in an esteemed organization operating in whole Middle East, African continent & European countries, who are in Tomato processing (Ketchup / paste), Mayonnaise, Hot sauce, Dressing with Brand name “DELICIO”, “BARKA” & “KHABURAH”

I thank you in advance for your consideration and attention to the enclosed.

Hoping for the positive response

Best regards

Dr. Nitin Mirchandani

00968 97309467

00968 97248426


Sadhu Vaswani Kunj,

House No. – 148, 6/B ADIPUR,

Near Aerodrum Road,

Kutch – 370 205 (Gujarat),

Phone No. 09879483196

Email :


 To obtain a Responsible Position in an Organization where my Personal Skills, Knowledge and Achievements will provide me the Opportunity to be a Successful Professional and will quench my thirst of success.


 Son of Late LAXMAN N. MIRCHANDANI (B.E. in Electronics) who had worked in the Research Department of BHABHA ATOMIC RESEARCH CENTER (BARC).


 Presently persuading Ph.D. in Food Microbiology from Bhavnagar University under Dr. Y. A. Shalat (Head of Microbiology Dept., Sir P. P. Institute) since Oct – 2006, Registration No. 1111

Topic: “Study of Microbial Flora from Industrially Processed Foods in Relation to Standard Quality through Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Hygiene Practices”

 Completed Post Graduation – M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology and Laboratory Technology from Shri Aditya Vikram Birla Post Graduate Institute, Tuberculosis Research Centre (TRC – Amargadh) affiliated to Bhavnagar University, with 63.71% in First Year and 66.71% in Final Examination. Completed in July 2004.

 Completed Graduation in Microbiology (Principle Subject) from Tolani College of Arts and Science, Adipur, GUJARAT UNIVERSITY with 64% in F.Y.B.Sc., 66% in S.Y.B.Sc., and 65% in T.Y.B.Sc. Completed in June 2002.

 Completed SSC from Pune Board with First Class.

 I have completed my primary education in English Medium in Mumbai.


 Working on ERP Orion 10.6

 Had faced 30 different types of External Audits which includes BRC, ISO, Organic, Halal, Kosher, Tesco, USFDA and many customer audits such as Tesco, Burger king, Heinz, Unilever, Loblaw etc..with good results.

 Had worked in All the departments of an Industry such as QC, QA, R & D, Production, Planning, Costing, Purchase, Engineering – Multitasking Personality

 Having good hold on all the technical aspects related to Food Processing.

 Have good knowledge of Machineries related to Food Processing.


 Working as “Senior QA Executive” in Tomato Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Dressing & Sauces Manufacturing & Exporting industry since May. 2009 onwards, with AATCO LLC, (BRC / HACCP/ISO/YUM/HALAL) certified company, Sultanate of Oman with brand name “DELICIO”.

Reporting to : General Manager

Key Role : To ensure that product which is manufactured by the organization is fit for human consumption and meets both external and internal requirements, including legal compliance and customer expectations

Job Responsibilities:

Since maintaining quality demands adaptation to customer expectations, need to employ a variety of measures to place quality in the heart of an organization. These include Management Systems such as ISO/BRC/HACCP etc, philosophies such as Total Quality Management, and methodologies such as Continuous Improvement.

To handle all the External Audits such as ISO, BRC, HACCP, HALAL, YUM etc

setting QA compliance objectives and ensuring that targets are achieved;

promoting quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization;

liaising with customers' auditors and ensuring the execution of corrective action and compliance with customers' specifications;

Ensure that all inspections and tests of raw materials, In process and Finished Products are complied with standards.

Conducting and maintaining the HACCP activities in the company

Ensuring On-line Quality Control Operations.

Ensure that the sanitizing facilities are provided and are effective.

Ensure the Inspection of in-coming, in-process and finished goods as per specifications.

Enforce current good manufacturing practices (GMP’s) and all relevant company policies and food safety regulations.

Maintain all the relevant documents related to Audits – Internal & External.

Assisting the HTL in defining, documenting, deploying, implementing , auditing and maintaining the QMS and FSMS

Investigation and managing food safety incidents within the company, in coordination with HTL and Safety Officer

To work with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements from external suppliers - RM & PM

Ensuring compliance with legal requirements.

considering the application of environmental and health and safety standards

Reviewing of all the documents as per Schedule

identifying relevant quality-related training needs and delivering training

Writing technical and management systems reports

To handle customer complaints and address any daily issues with other staff or corporate headquarters.

To educate the sales and marketing departments regarding the specific requirements of clients/certification.

To follow the Company's Strategy & Vision to achieve the Goal in concern with the Senior Management.

Previous Experience:

 Worked in Capital Foods Exportts Pvt. Ltd., Kandla Special Economic Zone, as QA Executive in Quality Assurance Dept. from October 2005 to May 2009. The company manufactures Condiments, RTE & Frozen products (BRC/ HACCP/ ISO 22K/Organic/Halal/Kosher) certified company.

Reporting to : General Manager & QA Corporate Manager

Job Responsibilities:

To face all External Audits such BRC, ISO 22k, HACCP, Organic Certification, Kosher, Halal etc…

To conduct Internal Quality Audits, Mock Recalls, HACCP trainings, Plant Audits, Hygiene Audits etc as per the schedule.

To handle all the documentation of Food Safety Management System.

To conduct Internal Training related to FSMS, HACCP, GMP, GHP, ISO etc,

Responding to Consumer complaints and manage the quality related issues of the Consumer Complaint Program. Quality investigation, root cause analysis, corrective / preventative action.

Conducting supplier quality audits.

Maintaining Data Analysis & Trend Analysis of all the CCP’s & OPRP’s.

To assure the Quality of all the Raw Materials, Packing Materials and Finished Products. Accountable for the quality assurance of all materials and products used and manufactured in the facility.

To do the follow up of all the other QA members, Microbiologist & QC Chemist.

To solve all the Technical & Production Problems immediately on the shop floor in concern with senior chef.

Responsible for ensuring compliance to company, customer and regulatory agency quality requirements.

Generation and distribution of COAs to the buyers as per there requirement.

To communicate with all the other Dept. if there is any Internal Quality issues.

To do the Internal Validation and Verification of all the Process of CFEPL.

Entire Calibration checks.

To make SOP’s & Recipes of all the products in concern with Senior Chef and to get the approval from the Technical Director.

Member of HACCP Team, Validation Team & NPD.

Quality system design, development, implementation, and continuous improvement.

 With SGS India Pvt. Ltd. (MNC Survey Company) situated at Ahmedabad, GIDC, Vatva as a Microbiologist in Agricultural Department and was also trained for Quality Assurance Coordinator from 14th February, 2005 to 1st June 2005.

Job Responsibilities:

To do the Microbiological Analysis of all the Samples, which includes Pharmaceutical products, Food Products, Agricultural Products, Water Medicines.

To maintain all the documents related to microbiological lab.

To maintain the stock of all the laboratories (Chemical & Microbiological).

To handle the customer problems and there follow ups for the results.

To do some routine chemical analysis.

Calibration of all the instruments.

Making SOP’s & formats for NABL.

To Face the NABL & TQM Audit.

To daily check all the routine works of all Chemists & Administration dept.

 As a Lecturer in Tolani College of Arts and Science – Adipur, in Microbiology Department from 20th June 2004 to 12th February 2005.

Job Responsibilities:

To take the lectures related to Microbiology which includes : Genetics, General Microbiology, Fermentation, Instrumentation, Immunology, Biochemistry etc

To take the Practical’s daily of all the above mentioned subjects.

 Worked with VIFOR INDIA PVT. LTD., {a company making Ampoules of “Sterilised Water for Injections”, B. P. ( 5 ml & 10 ml ) situated at Kandla Special Economic Zone, Gandhidham}, in Quality Control Department, as a Q. C. Chemist from 1st July 2004 to 12th February 2005.

Job Responsibilities:

To do the Chemical & Microbiological Analysis of all the Water Samples.

To maintain all the documents related to microbiological lab.

To maintain the stock of all the laboratories (Chemical & Microbiological).

To handle the customer problems and there follow ups for the results.

To do some routine chemical analysis.

Calibration of all the instruments.

Making SOP’s & formats for GMP & GHP.

 Worked in TUBERCULOSIS RESEARCH CENTRE (TRC – Amargadh) during the whole M.Sc. course as Microbiologist in Pathology Department for 2 years from Aug 2002 to Jun 2004.


 Regularly worked at TUBERCULOSIS RESEARCH CENTRE (TRC – Amargadh) during the whole M.Sc. course in Mycobacterium Culture Laboratory and all Pathology Department for 2 years.

 1 month training in Pathology Department and Blood Bank at Sir. T. Hospital, Bhavnagar, during M.Sc. – 1st Year.

 2 month training in Microbiology Department of GUJARAT CANCER AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE (Ahmedabad), during dissertation in M.Sc. – 2nd Year.

 Attached with QSS Survey Company for NABL Audit and ISO 17025 for 8 months as a Private Consultant.



At : Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute. (GCRI) – Ahmedabad in 2004.

Guided by :

Dr. Parijath N. Goswami – M.D. (Microbiology)

Dr. Madhulika Mistry – M.D. (Path. And Bact.)

B. To Study the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in different types of Fresh Green Leafy Vegetables in Gujarat.

At: Capital Foods Exportts Pvt. Ltd., KSEZ – Gandhidham.

Guided by:

Dr. Y. A. Shalat – Head of Microbiology Dept.

Ms. Jacinta – Corporate QA Head, Capital Foods - KSEZ



22nd Annual Conference of Gujarat State T.B. Association, organized by K.J. Mehta T.B. Hospital; and TUBERCULOSIS RESEARCH CENTRE (TRC – Amargadh) At – Songadh on 26th – 27th April – 2003 as a DELEGATE.

 PRESENTED (During Post Graduation)

1st Year – 1. Hemolytic Disease of New Born (HDN), 2. Microbial Metabolism

2nd Year – 1. Salmonella Species, 2. Automation in Diagnostic Microbiology.


 Can face and conduct audits of HACCP, ISO 22k, BRC, NABL, Organic, Halal, Kosher etc.

 Can handle entire Quality Department with proper co-ordination with all the other dept.

 Having good communication skills, Creativity skills, Vocabulary Power and Management Abilities.

 Having good technical knowledge of Retorting & Freezing of Food Products

 Having expertise in all the branches of MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY like Bacterial Culturing, Mycological Culturing (of all the clinical specimens and food specimens), Stool Examination, Semen Analysis, Hematology, Special Hematology, Clinical Pathology, Serology, Biochemistry, Histopathology etc.

 Can handle all the routine and advanced instruments with experienced skills like anaerobic Culturing, Bactec – 9050, Dynatech Immunoassay System (Fully Automated Elisa Processor and Reader), Laminar Air Flow, Bayer RA-50, Freezing Microtome, Electrophoresis, Thermo-Cycler, UV Detector.

 Can perform all the Microbiological tests such as TPC, YMC, All routine Bacterial Culture identification, all routine fungus identification in which the test sample can be related to human body as well as agriculture items. (Milk, Water, and all other eatable things Condiments, RTE & Frozen)

 Having Basic Knowledge of DNA Extraction, Purification & Amplification from Agricultural products.

 Can Address and convince masses by convenient English language.

 Having knowledge of needful computer application.

 Having good experience of making SOPs and have excellent knowledge of GMP.

 Having Knowledge of ISO & IEC 17025 Guide & NABL Accreditation related to Laboratory.


 English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sindhi.


 Playing Cricket (College Team Captain for 3 years), Football (Front player in College), Volleyball, Chess, Carom etc.


 Intelligent, Hard Working, Confident, Positive Attitude, Honest and many more


 Name

 Birth Date :

: Dr. Nitin Mirchandani

29th May, 1980.

 Sex : Male.

 Marital Status : Married.

 Nationality : INDIAN.

 Passport No : G7298997

 Current Salary : 10 lacs/annum

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