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QA/QC/RA Manager(Food and Beverage)

Candidate: 52662
Available: Available
Location: Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Gender: Female
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QA/QC/RA Manager
R40000- R50000
1 Calendar Month
Asian
40
52662
Bachelors
Technology - Food Technology
National Diploma - Food Technology:Chemistry 1, Microbiology 1 & 2, Physics, Quantitative Methods 1, Food Technology 1, 2 & 3, Analytical Chemistry 2, Biochemistry 2, Food Process Engineering 1 & 2, Food Quality Assurance 1, Food Chemistry 3, Entrepreneurial Skills 1, Food Microbiology 3, Final Year Project: Development of Fish Biltong
Bachelor of Food Technology:Food Microbial Assurance 4, Food Technology 4, Food Project 4 (Module A & B) ,Entrepreneurial Skills 2, Food Product Development 4, Food Components 4, Food Analysis 4, Research Methodology 1, Final Year Project: Stabilization of Aroma Chemicals using an Antioxidant Blend
Grade 12:Senior Certificate with Matric Exemption
ISO 9001, MS Access, MS Word, ISO, Syspro, Windows, E-Mail, Internet, Windows (basic), ISO 2000, MS Excel, MS Explorer, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, Microsoft, ISO 14001
Manufacturer of flavours and food ingredients: QA Manager From 2017-02 To Current
Duties
  • Similar to duties at Unique Flavors (mentioned above).
  • More staff reporting to me – 5 people
  • Total management of FSMS of 2 production sites: Centurion and Midrand.

Flavour Manufacturing: QA/Technical Manager/ Customer Liason From 2016-03 To 2017-02
Duties
  • Managing the companies entire Quality Management Food Safety System.
  • Everyday overall running of Quality Control of liquid and powdered Sweet and Savoury Flavours.
  • Chairing and minute all Food Safety meetings & Management Review meetings.
  • Drawing up requested documentation or reports for customers (e.g. CoA’s, specifications etc.) if requested.
  • Dealing with Kosher & Halaal applications and audits.
  • Internal auditor for the companies QMS.
  • Managing the HACCP system – writing up, updating and/or implementing PRP’s, policies, procedures etc.
  • Reporting to management on a weekly basis with issues
  • Liason with customers. 
  • Participate and direct SABS Audits
  • Implement new procedures and training of staff.
  • Maintain and handle all NCR’s, on hold and rejected products.
  • Follow up on Corrective Actions.
  • Ordering lab consumables, arranging calibration & services of Lab equipment.
  • Responsible for advising the company on relevant legislation pertaining to food safety, labeling and distribution.
  • Ensure compliance to relevant legislation. 
  • Handling Customer complaint investigations and feedback. 
  • Handling yearly supplier evaluation questionnaires with buyer.
  • Handling yearly customer surveys recording/tracking.

Restaurants: Regulatory Manager From 2012-02-01 To 2013-07
Duties
  • Liaise with Product and packaging managers on grocery and restaurant Innovations teams during innovations process to ensure regulatory compliance of all products, packaging, labelling innovations and marketing claims.
  • To ensure that all products manufactured by or for Nando’s are compliant to latest published legislation, standards on label compliance & product ingredients.
  • To sign off all products, packaging, labelling specifications for regulatory compliance.
  • To respond to all regulatory queries & challenges from enforcement agencies & consumers.
  • To liaise between digital mall, customer & suppliers on customer complaints & to resolve these issues timely & effectively.
  • To create a database of all relevant food regulations for all markets Nando’s restaurants & Grocery are trading in.
  • To create a database& proactively maintain & upkeep formulation, recipes, nutritional information, product claims & related data for all Nando’s products (Technical Specs).
  • To complete records of allergens & Nutritional database for all products (consumer info)
  • To manage an up to date database of all product endorsements and religious certifications (Kosher & Halaal) with records with records of all certifications.
  • To represent Nando’s on all relevant Food Regulatory bodies and councils.

Food and Beverage: Technical Manager From 2011-09 To 2012-01
Duties
  • Overlooking the daily running of the quality department.
  • Maintaining the Quality Management System
  • Implement HACCP – writing up PRP’s, policies, procedures etc.
  • Reporting to management
  • Liason with customers (Pick ‘n Pay, Spar, numerous others)
  • Drawing up requested documentation or reports for customers (e.g. CoA’s, specifications etc.) if requested.
  • Overlook new trials that will be done in production, as well as R&D
  • Overlook development of new prospective projects.
  • Participate and direct Customer Audits (FSA/PnP, QPro)
  • Implement new procedures and training of staff.
  • Maintain and handle all NCR’s, on hold and rejected products.
  • Follow up on Corrective Actions.
  • Managing the Budget for the QA department.
  • Ordering lab consumables, arranging calibration & services of Lab equipment.
  • Responsible for advising the company on relevant legislation pertaining to food safety, labels and distribution.
  • Ensure compliance to relevant legislation & overlooking artwork changes.     

Food Products Supplier: Inventory Accountant From 2009-04 To 2009-08
Duties
  • Daily auditing of all the physical material movement transactions on the factory floor and compare with SYSPRO transactions 
  • Drawing a daily report of all the discrepancies and report to senior management for corrective action.
  • Draw the inventory report of the top 16 raw materials and packs + plus top 10 warehouse finished goods and compare to daily morning counts.
  • Drawing a daily variance report which will be circulated to management and all warehouse custodians will investigate and give feedback daily
  • Identify bottlenecks in the system and on weekly presentation to management and suggest process optimization.
  • Reporting to the Financial Manager on reports generated and costs incurred from investigations.

Food and Beverage: QA Manager From 2009-09 To 2011-08
Duties
  • Overlooking the daily running of the quality department.
  • Maintaining the Quality Management System
  • Implement HACCP – writing up PRP’s, policies, procedures etc.
  • Reporting to management on a weekly basis with issues
  • Liason with customers (Pick ‘n Pay, Checkers)
  • Drawing up requested documentation or reports for customers (e.g. CoA’s, specifications etc.) if requested.
  • Overlook new trials that will be done in production, as well as R&D
  • Overlook development of new prospective projects.
  • Participate and direct Customer Audits (SAFSIS/PnP)
  • Implement new procedures and training of staff.
  • Maintain and handle all NCR’s, on hold and rejected products.
  • Follow up on Corrective Actions.
  • Managing the Budget for the QA department.
  • Ordering lab consumables, arranging calibration & services of Lab equipment.
  • Responsible for advising the company on relevant legislation pertaining to food safety, labels and distribution. Ensure compliance to relevant legislation & overlooking artwork changes.             
  • Equity Superintendent – in charge of completing documentation for government as the only upper management Representative that falls as the highest equity member in the staff.

Food and Beverage: QA Manager From 2008-08 To 2009-04
Duties
  • Manage QA Lab, make QA decisions with situations within factory.
  • Implement and maintain the QM Systems according to HACCP 22000, AIB, Nestle & Yum standards.
  • Co-ordinate internal audits, deal with all necessary corrective actions.
  • Participate and direct customer audits.
  • Dealing with all customer queries & complaints.
  • Ordering consumables and non-consumables for the company.
  • Decision making on a managerial level with regards to company issues.
  • Sending out monthly reports to customers upon request.
  • Responsibility over QMS document changes according to customer requirements or Standards set. 
  • Drawing up CoA’ for customers.
  • Overlooking any new trials in production.
  • Customers that Mullins Co-Manufacture for: Nestle, Kraft, Nando?s, KFC, McDonalds, Ital Pizza, Anat’s etc - job entitles me being in close contact with all customers and deal with their respective internal auditors.

Food and Beverage: Regulatory Controller From 2007-11 To 2008-07
Duties
  • Supervise QC Lab, assist with trouble shooting
  • Monitor Raw Material information (regulatory)
  • Manage Customer Requests
  • Action Customer Complaints
  • Maintain KosherHalaal Certification of raw material & finished goods
  • Accessing SymCom effectively - SAP R3
  • Assist with ExternalInternal Audits
  • Collating data and statistically analysing results (monthly rejects, no. of samples analysed)
  • Providing analytical services to R&D
  • Ordering Superior grade of Lab consumables
  • Prepare and issue of Product Specs and CoA’s

Food and Beverage: Quality Assurance and Quality Control From 2001-12 To 2007-10
Duties
  • Updating the system on Quality Control non-critical tests and new standards received from R&D
  • Updating Kosher and Halaal Certificates
  • Capturing Certificates of Analysis, Material Safety Data Sheets and Product Specification Sheets which are received from suppliers.
  • Sending Kosher Submissions to the Beth Din in Johannesburg
  • Completing Product Data Sheets
  • Continuos liaison to suppliers and customers
  • Sending Export Documentation to customers
  • Ordering laboratory consumables for the companies departments
  • Upon request issuing the customer with Product Data Sheets, E-numbers information, Kosher & Halaal certificates, Certificates of Analysis and other important information.
  • Internal Auditor for: ISO 9001, ISO14001, HACCP, OHSAS
  • Incident Investigator 
  • Safety, Hygiene, Environment and Quality Inspector (SHEQ)
  • Emergency Care Practitioner - level 1 (First Aider)
  • Quality Analyst, Quality Assurance\Controller, Quality Administrator
  • Training Officer
  • Junior Developer
  • Microbiological Sample

 

Quality Assurance and Quality Control
December 2001 - March 2005

  • Quality Control/Assurance of snack dustings; flavours; topnotes; raw materials; Imana soya minces, soups and cubes; Imana brumpets, muffin mixes and biscuits; Flavourcraft’s finished products.
  • Salt and Fat analysis
  • Reworking Failed and redundant product - product development
  • Testing of topnotes and aroma chemicals
  • Moisture analysis
  • Refractive Index, Specific Gravity and sieve analysis
  • Auditing (GMP, Factory audits)
  • Development of new standards for comparison of products
  • Application of Alternative raw materials samples into recipes
  • Cooking up products for taste panels
  • Administration - insertion of Certificates of Analysis results
  • Sensory and colour analysis
Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Edenvale
English
Afrikaans,Zulu
Yes
Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs)
Yes
Married
Available
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