Ami Patel - Profile
Overall 21+ years of Experience in Food Industry at various levels
- B.Sc. Microbiology, M.L.T. (Gujarat University)
- Bachelor in Science, (Microbiology with Chemistry) (Gujarat University).
- Pursuing MBA (Entrepreneur).
- L.A. ISO 22000 – 2005 from Conducted by B.I.S. and certificate issued by I.R.C.A. Moody Group.
- L.A. ISO 9001-2008 from I.R.C.A. Tata Projects. Intertek Systems.
- Quality Evaluation Laboratory on subject of “ASTA Analysis Method for Spices” at “Spices Board” Cochin
- Quality Evaluation Laboratory on the subject of “Physical & Chemical Parameter checked in Spices” at “Spices Board” Cochin.
- EIA (Export Inspection Agency.) License holder for Black paper export (IPQC) in entire west zone.
- “Pesticide Residue Analysis by different methods” at CFTRI, Mysore.
- Processing and Value Addition to Fruits & Vegetables by CFTRI, Mysour.(Dehydration of Fruits & Vegetables, Jams, Jellies and Marmalades, Fruit Pulps/ Juices, Squashes, Crushes, Nectars & Syrups, RTS Fruit Beverages, Fruit preserves and candies, osmo-air dried products, Tomato ketchup / sauce, pickles & chutneys.)
- Total Quality Management By A.M.A. Ahmedabad
Kitchen Xpress Overseas (Ramdev Exports), India as a Assistant Factory Manager since last almost 5 years (September 2008 to Present)
(Kitchen Express Overseas as a leading company in Exports more that 750 verity of foods to South Asian Food Products in U.S., U.K & European Countries, Australia, Malaysia, China and many more countries. they also have BRC Certification. I also handling plant operation, production planning and also make sure Quality and Hygiene product should be deliver. I am also responsible to increase productivity by all means.I also conducting training program during my various job. Supervisors and Workers training about Personal / plant / online process Hygiene, GMP, GSP, GLP FIFO – LIFO System, CIP System, etc.
Vadilal Ice-Cream Ltd. work as a Senior Microbiologist for more than 5 years.
- I am FSMS Team Leader & in my leader ship we got ISO 22000/ BRC / HACCP Certification from GL group of company (Humbarg, Germany), with 9 clusters, 450 products in one premise. Ensure that the FSM system is operating and maintained in the company as per the standards. Implemented and strictly (follow ASTA method (American Std.), for Analysis purpose. Also implemented P.F.A. and Agmark codes for Local Market..
- Key person R & D to improve self by developing new preservative Technique and new Sterilization Methods (Gas Sterilization, Ozone Sterilization, Steam Sterilization and Dry Heat Sterilization.) also only person behind developing new products & recipes.( fish curry, Rasam masala, mix Pickle, Khakhra)
- Key person to Ensure that the FSM system is operating and maintained in the company as per the standards. Managing Laboratory functions (physical, Chemical, Microbiological and Analytical Analysis). Monitoring Product Cleaning Dept, Activity of Grinding Dept, Sterilization and Fumigation work. In production I monitor Raw to finished product like ready to cook (Instant mix), Spice and Spice Bland, Namkeen & Khakhra (Ready to eat Snack), Pickle, Cooking Paste and Chutneys.
Creata Ice-Cream:- as a Lab. In-charge for 4 years
- Vadilal Ice-Cream is leading Ice-Cream Manufacturing Company in India. It a key export company in mango pulp frozen fresh fruit and vegetables and Ready to eat products (ethnic food) all over the world.
- In this company I perform Microbiological and Chemical analysis for Milk base products Chocolates, Oil & Fates and stabilizers.
- Developed and Monitoring CIP system and strictly follow GMP.
- I actively involved in mango pulp frozen fresh fruit and vegetables and Ready to eat products in their Dharampur Fruit Processing Unit.
- Key person to design and establish Microbiological LAB as per ISO norms.
- Creata Ice-cream is Ice-cream Manufacturing unit doing job work for Hindustan Lever Ltd (Quality walls Ice-Cream)
- Follow the rules and regulation of Hindustan Lever Ltd
- Maintain good quality & hygiene condition in all ice-Cream products and Plant.