Saptagiri Gajji

  • Hyderabad Telangana
Saptagiri Gajji

Food safety Quality and Compliance

Education

Education
Jun 2003 - May 2005

M.Sc

Osmania University

 Biochemistry

Work History

Work History
Feb 2015 - 2015

Assistant Manager Food Safety and Quality

SMART FBO
  • Food Regulatory Compliance
  • Developing Food Safety Management Plan(HACCP)
  • New Food Product Approval and looking at Varient Requirements
  • FSSAI(Food safety Standards and Authority of India) food safety compliance and regulations
  • Dealing National International FBOs(Food Bussiness Operators) for Various food imports and compliance with Regulatory bodies
  • HACCP
  • ISO22K
  • GMP Audits and Gap analysis
  • FMCG Food Retail Audits and  Gap Assesments 
May 2009 - Feb 2015

Qa Auditor

ALFOAH LLC
  • Develop new, and modify existing, products and processes.
  • Receive and analyze test results from both internal and external labs on various products.
  • Coordinate the holding or release of product based on product test results.
  • Monitor and track consumer complaints by product line.
  • Coordinate and manage information from production facilities.
  • Prepare Certificates of Analysis and other paperwork needed for customer sales orders.
  • Assist with shelf life testing and studies.
  • Work around and with dates and date products, as assigned.
  • Handles confidential information with discretion.
  • Make sure that hygienic condition, storage and procedures are maintained during the processing and packaging of food.
  • Compared products with those of other brands and participated in surveys which provided information to management about new products.
  • Select products from suppliers.
  • Address issues of safety and quality.
  • Carry out process support and development, new product development, and quality control.
Feb 2009 - May 2009

Food Regulator

Ruci&Idoni(I Gourmet Stores)

Gourmet Retail Staple Food Sourcing

Specification Bench Marking

Retail Food safety Inspection

Vendor Developments for Staple food supply

Sep 2006 - Jan 2009

Senior Associate

Reliance Retail Limited
  • Worked as a In charge for QA/ vendor packer operations in Hyderabad,Banglore and Cochin ( Staples- pulses rice wheat and Spices- FV)
  • Implementation of QA SOP/GMP in the both Vendor packing unit and Processing centers
  • Production planning and Execution in the vendor locations- (Total nine vendors in both states.)
  • Implementation of Food safety in Vendor packing units
  • Vendor developments and vendor Audit system
  • Implementations of GMP/GHP Standards at Retail Fresh Stores
  • Training on GMP&FOOD SAFETY at vendor packers
  • Implementations of PFA and local food sanitary guides lines in Vendor packer and Fresh stores
  • Attending Market complaints and reporting to immediate manager
  • PM developments for Staples
  • Participated in discussion with Specification benchmarking for Pulses, Rice and its derivatives Wheat products and spices.
  • Customer Complaints and addressing the issue at shop floor
  • Coordinating the PCB (Pest control board) at vendor packer.
  • Implementation of ISO/HACCP System in vendor/processing centers.
  • Vendor Audit Check list to develop the vendors
  • IPQP (Incoming Product Quality plan) including Raw material and Packing material and Barcode stickers.
May 2005 - Sep 2006

Senior Executive Agri Commodity Testing&Certification

NCMSL(National Collateral Management Services Pvt Ltd)
  • Laboratory set up in Jodhpur (Rajasthan) for testing and Grading of Guar gum and Guar seed good knowledge about the pre shipment inspection for NCDEX Lots
  • Laboratory set up at Unjha (Gujarat) for testing and Grading of Cumin seed (Jeera), Mustard seed and certified the lots as per the NCDEX Specification
  • Stetted up a laboratory in Mumbai for testing and grading of Lemontur, Maharashtra laltur, Soya bean and Urad certified the lots as per the NCDEX Specification.
  • Having Capability for analysis of all agri commodities like Wheat, Chili, Chana, paddy, all type of oil seeds
  • Participated in Marine food Inspection for Quantity and Quality checking on behalf of Kenara Bank
  • Participated in Cargill operations and worked as a Field officer In Maharashtra and Gujarat for pre shipment inspection of Wheat.

 

May 2002 - Apr 2003

QC Chemist

Dr Reddys Laboratories
  • Obtained and prepared samples to study at processing period from raw materials to completed products.
  • Prepared solutions for laboratory usage.
  • Analyzed and recorded test results as required.
  • Deftly maintained testing equipment in suitable working order.
  • Performed safety checks regularly.
  • Assisted in writing test results, and reviewed them as needed.
  • Provided guidance to laboratory technicians.
  • Performed other lab-related duties as assigned.

Skills

Skills

HACCP LEVEL -III

Certified HACCP Level-III in Food Manufacturing System(Dubai/SGS)

INTERNAL AUDITOR

Certified Internal Auditor(Dubai)

CFTRI(Mycotoxin analysis)

Sound Knowledge onLatest Food Techniques and Analytical instruments

Had Short time Course in CFTRI for Mycotoxin analysis in food and feet

GC,HPLC,MSLC Operations

Marine food inspection

On behalf of Canara bank  3 rd party Audit for 

Rubber Board of India

Had a Training in Rubber Board for Checking Different Qualities in Rubber

Portfolio

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