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Summary

Versatile and resourceful Senior Management professional with over 7 years of experience in the areas of food manufacturing, quality assurance and food & technology science in the Food Processing industry HACCP verification member & a strong analytical thinker with detail-driven managerial abilities and adept at generating synergic advantages of multiple projects with minimum turnaround time Skilled in introducing innovative methods into the manufacturing process and utilising food manufacturing knowledge, strategic insight and sharp planning skills to manage technical & business operations and meet top line and bottom line objectives Proven expertise in installation & commissioning of start-up projects for food manufacturing with thorough knowledge of manufacturing & selling laws, as well as the formalities to obtain ISO certifications Recognized for hands on experience in implementing & maintaining Quality Management Systems, Food Safety and achieving product quality through effective process interventions Implementing and executing successful strategies leading to business excellence and improved work ethic, culture & performance An excellent communicator, proficient in English, Dutch & French and a top negotiator with the ability to work under pressure in fast-paced, time sensitive environments. Proven ability to interact effectively with people of diverse nationalities and comfortable working in a multi-cultural set-up

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Production Supervisor
    Since September 2013
    Supervising production, warehouse and shipping. Identifying and estimating quantities and supplies to be ordered Determine and document any areas that may need improvement Ensure that all procedures within the company conform to health and safety regulations, financial policies and legislation such as equal opportunity First spokesman and solution finder for upcoming hazards Assisting the Quality department through cGMP standards Assisting human resources by conducting intake and exit interviews Reconciliation through SAP from used materials Technical responsible maintenance and engineering department Adapted a successful change management policy

Past Experience

  • Quality Assurance Manager/Plant Manager
    January 2012 --- September 2013
    Review business statistics Determine and document any areas that may need improvement Review the current policies and improvise plans to improve upon the existing quality standards Review and analyze the effectiveness of the modifications made Ensure that all procedures within the company conform to health and safety regulations, financial policies and legislation such as equal opportunity Educate the sales and marketing departments regarding the specific requirements of clients Adopting measures to reduce product and service costs Implementing all policies of quality assurance control to meet customer expectations Streamlining the smooth functioning of quality systems

  • Instructor
    September 2011 --- December 2011
    Handling administrative & production activities of the factory and ensuring efficiency of products through quality testing post production process Identifying and estimating quantities and supplies to be ordered Analyzing individual units through case studies and developing manuals Maintaining thorough knowledge of equipment operation and training operators ensuring production effectiveness Accountable for conducting Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) verification and assisting factories in acquiring food safety management system certifications & food clearance documents Assisting factories in obtaining ISO-22000 certificates Evaluating health and safety practices against standards

  • Production and technical responsible/manager
    June 2009 --- September 2011
    Implement and control the production schedule Manage human and material resources to meet production targets Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations Ensure implementation and adherence to health and safety procedures Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management Determine and implement improvements to the production process Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement

  • Internal Specialist
    January 2002 --- June 2009
    Accountable for project management, production management and quality assurance Evaluated the functioning of new machines Maintained comprehensive technical knowledge pertaining to the operational aspects of machines and assisted the work personnel in resolving flaws Trained operators in manufacturing and assured quality Ensured smooth functioning of projects and provided assistance to operators Attained ISO-22000 & renewal BRC certifications for the factory Analyzed information on health practices and introduced new products Responsible for inventory control, budgeting and maintained quality management systems

  • Service Engineer/Sales Executive/General Manager
    April 2000 --- January 2002
    Handled a team of 3 personnel Responsible for general office management, sales forecasting, human resources management, client negotiations finances and after sales service Ensured effective maintenance of metalworking machines and trained operators

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Quality SystemsQuality Control (QC)Food SafetyQuality Management SystemStart-ups in Food ManufacturingTraining and DevelopmentFood & Technology ScienceISO-22000 & BRC CertificationsCodex Alimentarius StandardsGood Manufacturing Practices (GMP)HACCPFood MicrobiologyCost Control & Yield ManagementTechnical Manuals DevelopmentAuditing Food HygieneHygiene ConsultationProduction ManagementQuality Assurance (QA)ManufacturingProcess improvementFood ProcessingProcurementTraining

Area / Region

Wevelgem, België

Others

Driving License
  • No