Highly seasoned and conscientious Food Quality Manager with the highest professional standards for safe food handlling and distribution. Skilled researcher of evolving food production trends to optimise safety and sanitation of all products. Adept multitasker able to address a high volume of customer and management projects and questions with full professionalism and accuracy.
Exceptional breadth of food industry experience
Excellent grasp of current quality assurance and control principles and programmes
Strong knowledge of new pest control techniques, food microbiology and state and federal food regulations
Superior business and technical writing abilities
Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills
High written and verbal communication abilities
June 2011 to Present Monsanto, Inc., London, England Food Quality Manager
Oversaw FSQ staff management at labouratory and manufacturing facilities.
Performed HACCP facility activity coordination on a regular basis.
Investigated and resolved a variety of regulatory queries and issues.
Supervised third-party facility inspections and follow-up actions.
Assisted in leading food safety and quality training programmes.
June 2007 to May 2011 Gloryseed Research and Development, Inc., Las Cruces, NM Food Quality Manager
Supervised SQF system development.
Enforced compliance with all testing and labelling requirements, audits, and information requests as required.
Ensured departmental budget compliance in all project implementations.
Developed facility goal objectives, operating procedures, and general policies.
Disposed of products in accordance with approved hold & release programmes.
Researched industry technical articles and publications on a regular basis.
2007 University of Durham, Durham, England Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology