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Archie Byron Cruz

 Qatar  Male Member from 3 months

I have more than 15 years working experience in the food industry which includes, but not limited to:
– establishing/ monitoring quality and food safety management system,
– auditing food processing facilities in compliance to local and international standards,
– providing training to new employees and refresher course for existing ones.

I also have a valid Qatar driving license and transferable visa with NOC.

Personal Details

Professional Title

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Quality and Food Safety/ Hygienist

Nationality

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Philippines

Date of Birth

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1977-09-14

Gender

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Male

Professional Details

Years of Experience

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17

Expected monthly Salary (In QAR)

:

10000

Skills

HACCP ISO GMP OHS Training Microsoft Office

Education

  • University of the Philippines
     1994-1998 :  BS Biology major in Microbiology
      Grade / GPA  : 
      Qualification  : 

Experience

  • Qatar Foundation
     November 2014 – present :  Hygiene Controller
      Job Duties  : 
    Responsible for the sanitation and healthy standing of Sidra Medical & Research Center facility. 1. Develop health and safety strategies, procedures and implement to reduce health risks. 2. Resolve workplace health and safety issues. 3. Minimize environmental emissions. 4. Inform, educate and train employees about sanitation and health.
  • Yellow Cab Pizza Co.
     March 2014 – September 2014 :  Quality Assurance Assistant Manager
      Job Duties  : 
    Ensures company's Quality Management and Food Safety systems are effectively implemented. 1. Plans and leads Quality and Food Safety audit on all stores. Data gathered are analyzed to identify and suggest the necessary Corrective/ Preventive Action. 2. Ensures suppliers comply with company’s standard by providing technical data and conducting on-site audits. 3. Provide technical assistance to newly opened stores by assessing and calibrating kitchen equipment such as chillers, freezers, ovens, mixers, etc. 4. Analyze and investigate internal customer feedbacks which include data gathering, root cause analysis and identification of Corrective Action/ Preventive Action. 5. Conducts Quality and Food Safety training to staff and Management Team. 6. Translate and cascade R&D technical data into operational guidelines.
  • Manila Catering Corporation
     August 2013 – March 2014 :  Quality and Food Safety Manager
      Job Duties  : 
    Develops and ensures the effective implementation of the company's Quality and Food Safety (QFS) system in accordance to customer standards and specifications.Plans the company’s Quality Management System which is patterned from International and Local Food Safety Programs. Process control are identified and reviewed annually. 1. Analyze and investigate internal and external customer feedbacks which include data gathering, root cause analysis and identification of Corrective Action/ Preventive Action. 2. Conducts food safety, store hygiene and service quality index audit on all outlet stores/business units to ensure compliance to company’s quality system 3. Conducts internal inspection to verify compliance of established SOP and CCP. Data gathered are reviewed and analyzed. 4. Leads and monitors statutory requirements including License To Operate, HACCP Certification, and Halal Certification. 5. Audits supplier and provide recommendation to meet the company's QFS program. 6. Develops and conducts Quality and Food Safety training to staff and Management Team.
  • Red Asian Food Solutions, Inc.
     February 2013 – August 2013 :  Head - Quality Assurance
      Job Duties  : 
    Develops and ensures the company's Quality and Food Safety (QFS) system is in place and effectively being implemented in accordance to customer standards and specifications. 1. Plans the company’s Quality Management System which is patterned from International and Local Food Safety Programs. Process control are identified and reviewed annually. 2. Analyze and investigate internal and external customer feedbacks which include data gathering, root cause analysis and identification of Corrective Action/ Preventive Action. 3. Develops the HACCP program including GMP and SOP. 4. Conducts internal inspection to verify compliance of established SOP and CCP. Data gathered are reviewed and analyzed. 5. Audits supplier and provide recommendation to meet the company's QFS program. 6. In-charge of the company's Research and Development program which includes testing, recipe formulation and technology transfer. 7. Develops and conducts Quality and Food Safety training to staff and Management Team.
  • Global Shipping and Logistics, LLC
     December 2010 – May 2012 :  Quality Auditor and Safety Officer
      Job Duties  : 
    Efficiently manages Quality, Environmental, Occupational Health Safety & Food Safety related processes. 1. Advises management on safe work practices. 2. Develops policies and procedures related to Quality, Occupational Health & Safety and Food Safety and Security for review by the management. 3. Conducts Occupational Health & Safety hazard analysis and risk assessment. 4. Conducts Environmental Aspect & Impact analysis. 5. Participates in Food Safety Hazard Analysis (as a member of the Food Safety Team). 6. Prepares and conducts training on Quality, HSE, Food Safety and Food Security including Tool Box Talks to workers as per annual plan. 7. Evaluates compliance against QHSE, Food Safety, legal and other requirements. 8. Participates in IMS Audits. 9. Conducts QHSE and Food Safety Inspections. 10. Conducts Emergency Mock Drills as per the plan. 11. Monitors accidents and incidents. 12. Guides departments in investigating the root cause and corrective action(s). 13. Monitors contractor performance on QHSE & Food Safety. 14. Conducts safety meetings periodically. 15. Conducts safety inductions for visitors, contractors etc. 16. Spearheaded the BRC: Storage and Distribution Certification.
  • MacroAsia Catering Services
     October 1998 – May 2010 :  Quality and Technical Services Assistant Manager
      Job Duties  : 
    Develops and ensures effective implementation of system for Quality Assurance, Laboratory Management and Food Safety Management and are working in accordance to globally accepted standards and specifications. Also ensures accurate documents are generated by the QFS laboratory. Formulates experimental designs in analyzing quality & food safety related issues to come up with concrete solutions and constantly improve the HACCP and Quality Management System. 1.Designated as the company’s Management Representative, HACCP and HALAL Coordinator: a. Ensures that the QMS, HACCP and Halal Systems are fully developed, documented, maintained and updated at all times. b. Leads the ISO, HACCP and Halal teams in reviewing company’s food safety program including CCP, SOP, GMP and HCCP monitoring. c. Inquires, implements and constantly monitors compliance to statutory requirements set by the governments (BOQ and OMA). 2. Detects and analyzes cause of NC’s and other defined problem and recommend corrective and preventive actions to be taken. 3. Prepares appropriate methods for handling request and feedback (e.g. complaint – hazard, foreign matter) from airline customers. 4. Conducts verification of housekeeping activities to ensure maintenance of hygiene standards. 5. Establishes and updates Laboratory Management System ensuring compliance to all regulatory requirements (ISO 17025 compliance). 6. Responsible for the strategic planning for QTS department (e.g. budget, projects, KPI’s). 7. Supervise the activities of the Quality and Food Safety Section and Mainstores (Materials Control) Sections. Also monitor the department’s budget on a monthly basis.