Experiences

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE  
Date Company Position Responsibilities  
Nov 2013- up to date Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Department of Food Processing Assist. Prof. Dr.

 

Researcher, Academician, Senior Consultant, Scientist and Reviewer at Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Canakkale – Turkey.
Research areas: Egg Science and Technology (Egg and Egg Products, Egg Processing), Thermal and Non-Thermal Emerging Food Preservation Techniques (active packaging, coating application, antimicrobial coating, ozone, ultrasound, electrolyzed water etc.), Food Defense, Food Safety, Quality Control and Quality Management Systems, Functional Food, Rheology and filtration, Industrial Food Production, Separation and Purification Process for Bioactive Substances of foods and eggs. Control and System Engineering for Food Industry.
July 2005

– Aug 2013

A.B Gıda San. ve Tic. A. S.

(A.B Foods Inc.)

www.abfoods.com.tr

www.lick.com.tr

www.pastorizeyumurta.com

www.yumurtaaki.com

Plant Production-R&D Manager

(Deputy Director of Factory Manager)

Production planning, SPC and Lean Six Sigma application on the processing database, manage 5S (Organization of Workplace) project in the whole plant, process control, plant engineer, process optimization, R&D specialist. Full traceability with egg and egg products. Production supervision systems with SCADA. Processing lines: Pasteurized liquid egg (whole, yolk, white and other blends-salted, sugared, stabilized, concentrated by UF and RO, ESL, scramble, functional etc.), spray dried egg powder (whole, yolk and white with different blend and mixtures-high gel, high whip, free-flowing, stabilized, functional, etc.), eggshell powder, sports drinks with different flavor (strawberry, banana and pineapple), cake products (sponge cake, cupcakes etc.), cake mixes, bread mixes, flour production and others. Development engineer, production planning of egg products (pasteurized liquid egg, frozen egg, egg powder), sport drinks and cake & pastry products (sponge cake, cake mixes-sponge cake, muffin cake, brownie cake, bread cake mixes, baking powder etc.), ice-cream cornet and waffle manufacturing, adapting the processing plant and management to quality management system. Product development and experience about food grade phosphoric acid and feed phosphate additive in processing and quality assurance side. Water (R/O) and wastewater treatment application and process design and optimization. CIP unit optimization and experiments with electrolyzed oxidized- E.O.- water (Miox-mixed oxidant solution) in order to replace hot sanitation with E.O. to save money and time in egg processing plant.

Quality Management: – Quality documentation and Certifications – Process Controls – Hygiene, food safety, occupational health and safety management, and Environmental studies. Development and production engineer, quality assurance about production of egg products (pasteurized liquid egg, frozen egg, egg powder), adapting the processing plant and management to quality management system (HACCP, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, GMP, GMP+, BRC, ISO 22000 and OHSAS 18001), HALAL and KOSHER certification, production planning, product development, Experience about baking powder, sponge cake mixes, food grade phosphoric acid and feed phosphate additive processing and quality assurance. Water (MF, UF, R/O) and wastewater treatment application and process design. Lysozyme, Scrambled Egg, Sports Drinks production. Other Experience: Hygiene Controls (warehouses, production, suppliers, distributors, sales points) – Physical, Chemical and Microbiological Laboratory • Customer Complaints • Incoming material and Process Quality Controls with Planning • Water, air and steam Quality Control • Pest Controls (IPM-Integrated Pest Management) • Adapting Preventive Maintenance Program in facility • Raw material improvements • National and International Food Regulations • Supplier Audits • Shelf Life Tests • Accelerated Shelf Life Tests • Final Product Tests • Improvement of productivity and reducing cost of processing cost on egg products • GMP+ Food/Feed Safety Assurance System • AIB Food Safety Audits experience • Tesco Audits experience • Sedex Audits experience.

Aug. 2002 –

July 2005 (Resignation as quality-R&D manager)

A.B Gıda San. ve Tic. A. S.

(A.B Foods Inc.)

www.abfoods.com.tr

International Trade Assistant
To participate in the development and implementation of export compliance processes and procedures. To handle the export documentation procedures in terms of INCOTERMS Regulations. To arrange and participate in international exhibitions throughout the world. To keep the relationships with current customers and enlarge the customer portfolio. To arrange details of shipments with forwarders, carriers as necessary for exports. Export and import cereals feed phosphate and egg products. Communicating and corporation with foreign authorities. Giving trial orders to suppliers• Preparing the contracts as per international rules • Banking operations, Letters of Credit (L/C), cash against document payments• Chartering vessels for bulk cargoes • Obtaining related official permissions from authorities such as ministry of health and ministry of agriculture• Planning every step of loading and discharging operations at ports • All import and logistics operations such as giving shipping instructions, controlling the shipping documents, giving instructions to custom agency, applying insurance policy for cargoes • Controlling the survey reports• Controlling all suppliers accounts preparing credit and debit notes• Establishing and developing contracts with potential suppliers and customers• Reporting the monthly performance of suppliers• Controlling all the import documents and related invoices that occur during the import process• Managing the whole import operation process• Preparing export documents, informing the buyers for the situation of their orders.
Aug. 2001 –

Sept. 2001

Teksut Sut Mamulleri A. S.

(Teksut Dairy Products Industry)

Intern Food Engineer Production of dairy products (milk, butter, yogurt, ayran, curd, cream, white pickled cheese, kashar cheese and various type of traditional Turkish cheeses). Company website: www.teksut.com.tr
July. 2001 –

Aug. 2001

Yuzuncu Yıl University, Department of Food Eng., Cereal Science Application Laboratory Intern Food Engineer Production and evaluate functional quality parameters of different types of biscuit, cake, and snacks. University web site: www.yyu.edu.tr
June 2001-

July 2001

Aytac Dis Tic. Yat. San. A. S.

(Aytac Food Co.)

Intern Food Engineer Production of Halal meat, and poultry products (whole and part chicken), poultry and bovine feed production, wastewater treatment. Website: www.aytac.com.tr