I am a capable, knowledgeable, multi skilled professional with a passion for Quality. I have extensive experience in food safety and health and safety. I have implemented QMS. I have received numerous awards and a proven track record of improving audit results at units that were previously failing.

Experience

  • QA Manager

    at Primolitos

    July 2018 - at Present

    Gauteng

    Devise procedures to inspect and report quality issues FSSC Implementation and Compliance / Monitor all operations that affect quality / Document reviews Supervise and guide inspectors, technicians and other staff Incident Investigation / Safe Work Procedures Preparation of Specifications, COA’s, Declaration letters Emergency preparedness / Sensory Evaluation (Organoleptic) Customer enquiries / Root cause analysis / Training Laboratory Management / Trend Analysis Assure the reliability and consistency of production by checking processes and final output Report all malfunctions to production executives to ensure immediate action Facilitate proactive solutions by collecting and analysing quality data Keep records of quality reports, statistical reviews and relevant documentation Ensure all legal standards are met Communicate with external quality assurance officers during on-site inspections

  • Regional Compliance Manager

    at Tsebo Solutions Group

    October 2012 - June 2018

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Implementation and maintenance of the Quality, HACCP and SHEQ systems Annual review of Quality Assurance and SHEQ systems Safety Audits and Hygiene Inspections / Waste management Site Inspections/ Staff training and development Supplier audits / Record keeping / Traceability and Mock Recall Corrective Action Requests and Non-Conformance Reports Incident investigations and IOD’S Responsible for food safety at client functions and off site events

  • QC Inspector

    at IBL Woolworths

    November 2009 - September 2012

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Ensuring specifications and standards are met Non-Conformance Reports and Corrective Action Requests Compiling trending analysis reports Collection of samples for shelf life tests, and travel testing Supervision and training of DC staff / Stock control for the laboratory Supplier and Store auditing / Calibration of lab equipment Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Housekeeping

  • Assistant HACCP Coordinator

    at Ma Baker Foods

    July 2007 - October 2009

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Ensuring that all staff adhere to all the requirements for HACCP Quality Control checks, documentation, personal hygiene, raw material, final products / Non-Conformance Reports and Corrective Action Requests Calibration of lab equipment Microbial testing Staff training

Education

  • Bsc

    at Microbiology

    2003 - 2007 (4 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Bachelors Degree

    at University of KwaZulu Natal

    2001 - 2007 (6 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Languages

  • English Native