Summary

An experienced Food Safety & Quality Assurance professional with seven years of  rich experience in FSMS / HACCP  Implementation, Auditing, Training & Development, FSSAI ( Food Safety Standard Authority of India ) licensing and Importing. Looking for a company which will challenge my food safety and business excellence skills and allow me to continue to develop my knowledge and potential 

Certification and memberships 

  • Certified Lead Auditor on ISO 22000:2005 ( Food Safety Management System )
  • CIEH Certified HACCP - Level -3 Program ( in Catering)
  • Member of International Food Safety Quality Network (IFSQN)
  • Developed white paper on "Traceability in Distribution Operations" 
  • Foodsafetyforumblog author 

Achievement 

ImpelPro SCM Solutions Pvt Ltd.,

  • Successfully achieved Yum ! international audit certification 
  • Consistently maintaining Distribution food safety quality audit score above 93% for last two calendar years 
  • Developed and implemented food safety management system 
  • Developed business excellence model. 

 Mirah Hospitality Food Solutions Pvt Ltd., 

  • Developed food safety management system 
  • Trained more than 150 +  production staffs on subject of food safety and  good manufacturing practices 
  • Designed posters on the subject  of food safety and good manufacturing practices 
  • Developed food safety audit checklist 
  • Developed and initiated  supplier  assassessment program 

Chef on Wheels  ( Manipal Servicecorp Facility Management Pvt Ltd )

  • Implemented and achieved ISO 22000:2005 certificate for their catering division located at Manipal Institute of Technology

Skills 

  • Leadership 
  • Food Safety Management System
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
  • Auditing / Inspection
  • Business Excellence
  • Cold chain & distribution Management 
  • Training & Development 
  • FSSAI - Licensing & importing 
  • Knowledge on Occupational Health Safety,  & Environmental Management System
  • Knowledge on BRC 
  • Good communication skill in both forms
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications 

Work History

Work History
Jan 2016 - Present

Manager- Quality Management System

ImpelPro SCM Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India.                                                      Customer & Brand: KFC & Taco Bell. 
  • Performed Distribution Food Safety & Quality Audit
  •  Trained shop floor & executive employee on food safety, GMP, HACCP, FSSAI. distribution & cold chain management 
  • Co-ordinated with Import suppliers on product labelling development & pre-document verification 
  • Developed and implemented food safety management system 
  • Developed and implemented standard operating procedure 
  • Involved &  handled  FSSAI licensing & renewal of the distribution centers 
  • Involved  & handled  product approval licensing & NOC for the imported proprietary food products 
  • Developed and implemented business excellence Model 
  • Developed and audited supplier performance 
  • Involved in operations start-up for the new projects to develop and implement food safety management system 
  • Developed and ensured company/client - food safety & quality procedures are followed and documented correctly at all times 
  • Worked closely with operations & key account manager on food safety & quality issues.
  • Ensure compliance with FSSAI - condition of license at all times 
  • Periodically conducted as-is-study to verify the process compliance and change as required 
  • Developed and implemented various MIS report to showcase of performance of supplier, transporter, and distribution centre quality compliance 
Dec 2013 - Dec 2015

Assistant Manager-Quality Management System 

ImpelPro SCM Solutions Pvt Ltd- Bangalore, India                                                        Customer & Brand: KFC & Taco Bell. 
  • Performed Distribution Food Safety & Quality Audit
  • Trained shop floor & executive employee on food safety, GMP, HACCP, FSSAI. distribution & cold chain management 
  • Co-ordinated with Import suppliers on product labelling development & pre-document verification 
  • Developed and implemented food safety management system 
  • Developed and implemented standard operating procedure 
  • Involved &  handled  FSSAI licensing & renewal of the distribution centers 
  • Involved  & handled  product approval licensing & NOC for the imported proprietary food products 
  • Developed and implemented business excellence Model 
  • Developed and audited supplier performance 
  • Involved in operations start-up for the new projects to develop and implement food safety management system 
  • Developed and ensured company/client - food safety & quality procedures are followed and documented correctly at all times 
  • Worked closely with operations & key account manager on food safety & quality issues.
  • Ensure compliance with FSSAI - condition of license at all times 
  • Periodically conducted as-is-study to verify the process compliance and change as required 
  • Developed and implemented various MIS report to showcase of performance of supplier, transporter, and distribution centre quality compliance 
Oct 2012 - Nov 2013

Senior Executive - Quality Assurance 

Mirah Hospitality Food Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India                                             Customer & Brand: Rajdhani, and Manchester United Sports Bar 
  • Developed - quality & food safety audit checklist
  • Handled- 36+ restaurants to ensure quality assurance & food safety compliance are followed at all times. 
  • Involved in new project development to design and qualify kitchen
  • Co-ordinated & performed periodic Microbiological and Chemical analysis of Food  & Raw materials
  • Trained operations & kitchen employee on personal hygiene, cleaning & sanitation,  GMP, food safety,  cross contamination, thawing, cooling and service. 
  • Verified and qualified pest control agency
  • Verified and reviewed - pest control agency performance
  • Developed and implemented sanitation standard operating procedure (SSOP) 
  • Initiated  weekly digest on the subject of FSSAI , and food safety to create awareness among the restaurant employees 
  • Ensured FSSAI - condition of license  are met all time across 36+ restaurants.
  • Involved  & handled  FSSAI licensing & renewal of  36+ Restaurants 
Jan 2012 - Jul 2012

Regional - Quality Assurance Executive 

Radhakrishna Foodland Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India.                                                      Customer / Brand: Mcdonald's,  Pepsico and Subway 
  • Ensured  quality and food safety compliance of four distribution centers 
  • Implemented distribution quality management process & food safety management program
  • Conducted periodic quality audit to verify adherence of distribution quality management process & food safety management program 
  • Trained warehouse employee and executive on food safety and  food safety quality management program 
  • Organized various training on occupational health & safety.
  • Developed & implemented standard operating procedure.
Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Quality Assurance - Management Representative 

Chef On Wheels ( A Manipal group of companies), Bangalore, India                        Brand: Institutional Catering -MIT & Manipal Hospital.   
  • Developed and implemented food safety management system 
  • Developed & implemented HACCP system 
  • Developed & implemented standard operating procedure 
  • Trained operations & kitchen staffs  on various topics like food safety, good manufacturing practices, quality assurance, personal hygiene. 
  • Involved in new project site designing and  kitchen qualifying 
  • Organized management review meet and follow up on action  plan decided 
  • Co-ordinated & performed periodic microbiological and chemical analysis of food  & raw materials
  • Monitored pest control program on various location and taken appropriate corrective action.
  • Reviewed and approved sanitization & housekeeping chemical 
Aug 2008 - Dec 2010

Microbiologist & Chemist 

Global Aquatech, Bangalore, India  
  • Tested water quality as per ISI 10500 
  • Tested Water quality as per ISI 14543 
  • Performed line clearance procedure to ensure cleaning and sanitization of plant 
  • Operated 4,000l/hr reverse osmosis unit 
  • Co-ordinated and performed periodic microbiological and chemical analysis of raw and processed water 
  • Developed and maintained test report and documentation for ISI audit and inspection 

Education

Education
Jan 2006 - Jul 2008

M.Sc., Biotechnology 

University of Madras 

 Grade:II

Jan 2003 - Dec 2006

B.Sc., Biochemistry

University of Madras 

Grade:I

PERSONAL DOSSIER 

Language:         English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi,

Date of Birth:   24/05/1986

Marital Status: Married 

Passport No :  H1942422

ADDRESS

No: 425, 3G Cross, East NGEF, New BDA Layout, Kasturi Nagar,Bangalore-16, Karnataka, India.

PARTICIPATED TRAINING, SEMINAR & WEBINAR 

Training & seminar: 

  • Participated food safety seminar in bangalore conducted by NSF & BRC 
  • Trained on production and quality control of Rabies and DTP group of vaccines
  • Completed Entrepreneurship skill development programme on Biotechnology –MSME Development Institute, Chennai
  • Participated in “ Six Sigma” Training program by internal trainer
  • Participated in “Food Safety Act-2006 Basic awareness program” conducted by TUV Nord
  • Undergone  one day store operations training program in  KFC and Taco bell at Bangalore

Webinar: 

  • Participated webinar on “BRC Global Standards – Introducing the Global Market programme” conducted by BRC.
  • Participated webinar on “Food Sampling Procedures as per FSSAI ” conducted by Food Safety Helpline 
  • Participated webinar on "Food labelling standard in Korea" conducted by Chemlinked Food portal
  • Participated webinar on "7 steps to compliance with FSSAI" conducted by Equinox
  • Participated webinar on “Discussion on ‘FSSAI’s Draft Regulations for Nutraceuticals & Health Supplements and Others” Conducted by Food Safety Helpline
  • Participated webinar on  “GMO & Food Safety” conducted by Food Safety Friday
  • Participated webinar on “Intro to cGMPs: The Building Blocks for GFSI compliance" conducted Trace again 
  • Participated webinar on “ TACCP principles in Managing food safety" conducted by Food Safety Friday
  • Participated webinar on“ Basic Food Safety Hygiene practices for the Catering industry” conducted by Food Safety Friday
  • Participated webinar on “ Root cause Analysis” conducted by Food safety Friday
  • Participated webinar on "Supply chain Risk Assessment" conducted by Food safety Friday
  • Participated webair on " Effective Complaint Management" conducted by Food safety Friday
  • Participated webinar on “ USFDA’s Food safety and Modernization act” conducted by Food safety Friday
  • Participated Webinar on “Conquering HACCP/HARPC Plan Manager The power of automation” conducted by Safety Chain.
  • Participated webinar on “ Regulation of health claim on Food Australia/ New Zealand” by Food Safety Friday
  • Participated webinar on “ Consumer product handling of temperature controlled products" conducted by Partnership of food safety education.