Quality Assurance And Regulatory Affairs Specialist resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional in quality assurance with over 5 years of experience monitoring and coordinating quality assurance responsibilities such as techniques, evaluations, questionnaires, supervisory, audits and maintaining high quality standards in fast- paced production environments. Improved quality procedures and trained new staff on policies to ensure the safety of final products. Detail-oriented Quality Assurance Technician adept at reviewing materials and finished items for compliance with specifications and standards. Skilled in reporting and problem- solving with a history of making a positive impact on operations.

  • Knowledge of
  • HACCP, SQF, and GFSI
  • Internal Auditing
  • Allergen Control and Recall Training
  • Microsoft Word and MS Excel
  • Analyzing Information
  • Problem Solving
  • Material inspection
  • Routine Inspection
  • PPE Use
  • Friendly, Positive Attitude
Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Specialist, 02/2023 - Current
Albertsons Company Inc. North Bend, OR,
  • Lead food safety, quality, and regulatory initiatives for the facility
  • Prepare for CFIA audit
  • Achieved Halal, Organic, and SQF certifications
  • Completed application process for Health Canada site license with Foreign Site Reference Numbers for Natural Health Products
  • Completed documentation to satisfy import and export requirements by regulatory bodies
  • Ensures that Production employees have received adequate good manufacturing practices and technical training and that all staff are following all procedures and guidelines
  • Conduct Mock recall exercise.
Quality Assurance Technician, 02/2019 - 01/2023
Dixon Valve Twinsburg, OH,
  • Assists in the implementation, review, maintenance, and validation of the HACCP and SQF Systems (GMPs, Prerequisite Programs, Policies, SOPs, etc.)
  • Monitors and verifies food safety programs and takes appropriate action to ensure the integrity of HACCP and SQF systems
  • Compliance with all CFIA CVS requirements and Provide assistance to CFIA inspection staff when carrying out SIP tasks
  • Conduct mock recalls and traceability’s exercises
  • Conduct training for new QA techs and provide refresher training for existing QA Techs to achieve superior results in employee performance with GMP and technical training on HACCP/SQF functions
  • Follow up with implemented programs (GMPs, Good Hygiene Practices, HACCP, Allergen Control, Cleaning and Sanitation, Pest Control, Equipment Calibration, Organic Certification, etc.) to ensure compliance by all employees and other personnel in the manufacturing facility
  • Lead and support internal and external audits (SQF, audits requested by customers, CFIA, HACCP, Gluten Free, Organic, Halal, etc.)
  • Perform internal monthly audits (shipping, receiving, production areas and GMP) and complete reports
  • Conduct pre-shipment review and CCP's, Validation studies
  • Responsible for maintaining the verification schedule and ensuring verification compliance including record reviews, on-site observations, interviews, etc
  • Maintain and ensure that daily documentation is complete, correct and put away
  • Investigate and responds to customer complaints, implement changes (if necessary) and write corrective actions for complaints
  • Recognized areas of possible risk and designed innovative solutions to ensure adherence to legal and professional standards
  • Work with suppliers regarding complete CAR (Corrective Action Report)
  • Addressed non-conformance issues, pausing production to correct errors
  • Managing the hold and release program
  • Identifies trends related to food safety (foreign material, Holds, deviations, etc.) and communicates findings to management
  • Ensure the facility is in compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements (CFIA, Health Canada, etc.)
  • Ensures that products manufactured in the department meet the regulatory and customer requirements
  • Participates and/or assigns employees to work on new product development and plant trials
  • Ensures that products manufactured in the department meet the regulatory and customer requirements
  • Contact supplier for information and control of certificates of Analysis (CoA) and Letters of Guarantee
  • Completing pre-op inspections, post-sanitation checks, and release lines for production after Metal Detector and X-Ray checks.
Quality Control Technician, 06/2018 - 01/2019
Summer Fresh Salads City, STATE,
  • Ensure that all the packaging labels are printed with all the required information before the packaging of the product
  • Inspected items and compared them against standards to meet regulatory requirements
  • Performed hourly checks on the finished product to determine the quality
  • Approve lines with visual inspection as well as with swap technique (ATP Machine)
  • Documented and executed detailed test plans and test cases and summarized and logged audit findings for reporting purposes
  • Collaborated with production staff to improve processes, reduce defects, and optimize quality
  • Performed routine maintenance and calibration on testing equipment
  • The determined root causes of deviations and non-conforming results and implementing appropriate corrective and preventive actions throughout the product development process
  • Inspected raw materials and finished products to verify quality and disposed of items that did not meet safety requirements
  • Reports to QC supervisor daily
  • PH tests before the approval of the product to pack
  • Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment
  • Check the soap and sanitizer concentration daily.
Advanced Diploma: Food Science and Technology, Expected in 04/2018
Centennial College - Scarborough, ON
Bachelor of Science: Biotechnology, Expected in 05/2015
Punjabi University - Patiala, Punjab

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  • Centennial College
  • Punjabi University

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