~ Diploma in Business Administration.
~ Professional Development in Leadership as a Personal Coach.
~ Seven+ years in food manufacturing – Plant Management, Logistics, Material Handling.
~ Over years in purchasing, research and negotiation – Sourcing, Pricing, Facilitating.
~ Eight plus years in food service – Food & Beverage Management / Control, Training.
~ Food Safety Consulting and implementations since 2001
~ Industry Specialty: Meat, Seafood, Dairy, Bakery, Produce, Snack Foods, Flavours.
~ Standard Specialty: GMP, HACCP, QMP, FSEP, ISO 22000, BRC, SQF
~ Over 12 years of progressive experience in the Food Industry
~ Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology
~ Preferred Consultant by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
~ HACCP Advantage Auditor for Canadian General Standard Board
~ HACCP system implementation, development and maintenance of the program.
~ Food Safety Trainer: GMP, HACCP, QMP and Security procedures.
~ Laboratory Management
~ Product Development
~ Nutritional Labeling
~ Certified FPA Auditor
~ BRC Auditor
~ Fifteen years plus experience in the Food Industry
~ Food and Beverage Management
~ Employee Training
~ HACCP Implementation & Development
~ Quality Control
~ Sanitation Programs & Supervision
~ Efficiency & Productivity, Process improvement, Lean Manufacturing & Total Cycle Time, Variable Production Schedules.
~ Document Control
~ Cost Controls & Food Cost Variance Allowance
~ Compliance Audit Preparation
~ Canada GAP Auditor
~ Business Communications Certificate
~ National Food Safety, HACCP & Food Plant Sanitation Training
~ Development and Administration of Plant HACCP Plan
~ Quality Assurance Management
~ 15 Years plus experience in Food Industry
~ Compliance Audit preparatio
~ Bachelor of Science Degree (B.Sc. Honors From the Collegge of Physical Science and Engineering) -Area of emphasis Food Science.
~ 27 years plus experience in the Food Industry.
~ Quality Assurance, Research & Product Development & Regulatory.
~ Development & Maintenance of GMP, HACCP, BRC, SQF, Organic, Canada GAP, Gluten Free & ISO systems.
~ Label, Nutrition claims, Advertising claims, development & review.
~ Lead auditor for BRC, Canada GAP and SQF Schemes.
~ Fifteen years plus experience in R & D, Food Safety & Quality Systems.
~ Master of Science degree in Food Science & Technology.
~ Working knowledge of HACCP system from design to implementation and maintenance of the program.
~ Working knowledge of ISO9001:2000 system from design to implementation and maintenance of the program.
~ Working knowledge of Audit systems.
~ Master Pastry Chef (Qualified to train & teach apprentices)
~ Extensive experience in the Baking & Pastry Industry in Canada, Germany & South Africa
~ Quality Assurance, HACCP & Sanitation Management
~ Member of BAC (Baking Association of Canada) & CPCG (Canadian Pastry Chef’s Guild Inc.)
~ Certified BRC, FSSC 22000, Gluten-Free & IFS PACsecure Auditor
~ Conducted over 200 BRC audits in the past 6 years
~ 37 year experience in Quality Management in the Food Industry
~ Over 1700 documented Food safety Assessment/Audits since 1997
~ Allergen Control Group Gluten-free Lead Auditor Trainer
~ Conducted over 50 seminars on Food Safety including HACCP, Internal Audits, GMPs
~ MBA, University of Chicago – concentrations in Quality Management, Statistics, and Business Strategy
~ SQF and BRC certified
~ HACCP certified
~ American Society for Quality (ASQ) certified Quality Engineer
~ Twenty years plus experience in Quality Assurance in multi-site, diversified food manufacturing environments
~ Farm products and animal welfare
~ BSc degree in Agriculture, with a major in Meat science
~ Over 30 years experience in the food industry, 5 years in Retail, 5 years in wholesale,and 20 years in RTE deli manufacturing, cooked and fermented
~ Machinery and plant design
~ Pre-requisite and HACCP implementation
~ Food safety training
~ GFSI certified auditor
~ BRC, SQF Auditor
– PAACO Certified (animal welfare, poultry & red meat)
– BRC Transportation & Distribution
~ B.A. in Communication Studies
~ 3 years in purchasing of gluten free raw materials, sourcing and pricing
~ Have worked in gluten free industry for 8 years
~ Assisted in gluten free Quality Control for 2 years
~ Assisted in gluten free Research & Development for 2 years
~ HACCP team member
~ Sales and marketing of gluten free products for 6 years
~ Owner of Gluten Free Consulting
Jason Gin joined GCP Consulting in 2008 and has worked with a broad base of categories in the food and packaging industries, assisting in the development of food safety & quality management systems, HACCP plans and achieving GFSI certifications.
Product categories include:
~Fruit, Vegetables & Nuts
~Dried Foods & Ingredients
~Ready Meals & Sandwiches, RTE desserts
~Storage & Distribution
~Breakfast Cereals & Snacks
~Raw Red Meat, Cooked Meat
~Oils & Fats
~Alcoholic Drinks & Fermented/Brewed Products
~Flexible Packaging Materials
~HACCP Pre-Requisite Programs
~BRC Global Standard For Storage & Distribution
~Risk Assessments for BRC Standards
~Internal Auditor Training
~Gluten Free Certification Program
~ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems Lead Auditing
~International HACCP Alliance – Developing & Implementing HACCP Plans for the Food Manufacturing Industry
~IFS PACsecure – Industry Training
~BRC Global Standards for Food Safety Issue 7 – 5 Day Third Party Auditor
~FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food
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