Dynamic Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager, Lead Auditor and Trainer, Worked in Cooperation with Major Business in the GCC
12 years’ experience in food safety and quality management, BRCGS food safety, and ISO 22000 lead auditor, Sami was able to work with major business in the middle east such as Almarai, Lactalis, McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, and others.
At the moment, Sami is working at Al Wazeen food industries (Ornua Saudi), a major dairy solution in Saudi Arabia. Al Wazeen is a joint venture between Local Business (25%) and Ornua (75%), which is the major dairy export in republic of Ireland. At Al Wazeen, Sami helped the business in obtaining BRCGS of food safety certification, scoring AA, to be one of few companies certificated for the standard in Saudi Arabia, beside achieving compliance with major dairy business such as Almarai, Lactalis, and NADEC. In the same time, Sami is taking the responsibility as the H&S lead of the business, building a world class health and safety system, allowed the business in Saudi, to be ahead of other business in the Ornua Group across the globe.
At Al Wazeen, Sami was able to support the business in achieving compliance with SFDA, resulting an A+ score in resent applied program of factories evaluation. Adding to that Sami helped the business in achieving environmental compliance with PME.
Before that, Sami worked in Del Monte Saudi Arabia, the leader of fresh cut solution in the Middle East, during his time in Del Monte, Sami help the business to achieve compliance with leading food service business in the GCC, such as McDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Herfy, Kudu, Maestro Pizza, YUM, Domino’s Pizza…etc.
During his 12 years’ experience, Sami was able to work with internationally recognized standards as BRCGS for food safety, FSSC 22000, HACCP, beside many customer standards.
Sami passed many trainings as BRCGS Lead auditor course, ISO 22000 lead auditor course, Advanced HACCP, IOSH working safely, Risk Assessment, Accident Investigation and many others.