Management systems auditor at Sai global

  1. Margaret Balfour

    Title
    Managing Director at Integrity Compliance Solutions
    Demographic info
    Brisbane, Australia | Food Production
    Current:
    Managing Director - Training Solutions at Integrity Compliance Solutions, Principal at Diligence Systems Management
    Past:
    Lead/Verifying Auditor at SAI Global, Integrated Systems Manager at RedFlow Limited, National Food Safety Manager at Action Supermarkets (FAL), Acting Team Leader - Food Risk Management at Centre for Food Technology, Quality Assurance Manager at Unilever
    Education:
    The University of Queensland, University of Central Queensland, University of Central Queensland, Benowa State School
    Summary:
    Integrity Compliance Solutions (ICS) are an Australian owned business attracting Australia's best food safety talent: a team of 9 passionate and highly skilled food safety and food science specialists providing training and support services across Australia, New Zealand and SE Asia. ICS services industry sectors including fruit and vegetable, food manufacturing, foodservice and export markets. Our customer base includes small family-owned operations and large multi-nationals. Recognised by The Allergen Bureau, Woolworths, The Allergen Group and BRC, ICS provides public and in-house training and support solutions supported by superior customer service. Global partnerships with European experts also provide advanced solutions for supply chain management. Margaret has worked in the food industry since 1994 in Asia & Australia with experience across numerous sectors of the industry including bakery, aged care, health care, drink and beverage, high risk ready-to-eat, fresh-cut, produce, cereals and snacks, retail, food ingredient, confectionery, storage and distribution in both auditing and training activities. Margaret has expertise in the following programs ISO9001, Codex HACCP, HACCP9000, ISO 22000, BRC Global Standard Food, BRC Global Standard Storage and Distribution, Feedsafe and selected second party assessment programs (Coles, WQAv8, ALDI, Subway, Spotless & McDonalds). Margaret is a BRC Approved Training Provider (BRC Global Standard Food - Issue 5 and 6, BRC Global Standard Storage and Distribution - Issue 2). Current Qualifications include: B.App.Sc. (Hons) (Microbiology) G.C.App.Law (UQ) Lead Food Safety Auditor (Exemplar Global - Qualification Based) Lead Auditor (Coles Supplier Requirements v3) Cert IV Workplace Trainer and Assessor (TAE) BRC Approved Training Provider (Food - Issue 6) BRC Approved Training Provider (Storage and Distribution - Issue 2) Lead/Verifying Auditor (WQAv8, BRC, Coles, ALDI, SSL, ISO22000, ISO9001, Subway, HACCP, SQMS)
    Margaret Balfour
  2. Jim Thompson

    Title
    President, Concentric Management Systems, Inc.
    Demographic info
    Charleston, South Carolina Area | Management Consulting
    Current:
    Quality Conference Chair & Chair Elect - Section 1122 at ASQ, President at Concentric Management Systems, Inc.
    Past:
    Contract Consultant at SCMEP, RABQSA Accredited Lead Auditor at SAI Global, Business Management System Consultant (Contracted SME) at Cummins, Inc, Consultant at Advanced Nitriding Solutions, Quality/Process Improvement Advisor at Columbus Container Inc., Management System Consultant at Productive Resources, Expert Witness - International Trade Commission Case at Bryan Cave, Quality Systems Manager at Valeo, Quality Engineer & QMS Mgmt Rep at Cinram
    Education:
    Charleston Trident Association of Realtors, Ball State University, Purdue University
    Summary:
    I believe my purpose and key specialty is to bring differences together to achieve a common goal, to take individual perspectives and align them with the bigger achievements that benefit the larger goal. I enjoy taking the complex and making it simple through stories and real world examples. Buzzwords: process improvement, auditing & assessments, business planning, reducing variation, management software administration, supplier > employee > customer evaluation, training Motivated, high-energy, hungry, trustworthy & "plays well with others". From starting my first "Odd-Jobs Crew" at 16 to starting up my first profit and not-for-profit businesses at age 28, I know what it takes to be a business owner. I have led our consulting group through projects providing key business services from automotive, healthcare and aerospace industries to special events planning and philanthropic client needs. • President - responsible for all business processes, strategic planning & financial success • Technical Expert for development of management systems & registration to ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 17025, OHSAS 18001 • RABQSA & QMIICA accredited Lead Auditor for quality management systems; contract Lead Auditor - QCB, QMI & SAI Global Registrars • Six Sigma (6S) Certificate through Cummins, Inc. • Management system architect - software/database & organizational processes (Quality Workbench, MQ1, QSi System 9000, Gage Track + various custom IT solutions) • Tier I Automotive PSO (Process Sign-off) Lead Auditor • Audit Program Manager for Product Audits, LPAs (Layered Process Audits) & system audits for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025, Inventory & Financial Controls • Audit Program Manager for ISO/TS 16949, QS 9000, V1000 & V5000 compliance; SQA/PQA supplier quality system • Quality representative (APQP) for development of Honda, BMW, MB & Chrysler lines • Real-time SPC network system design for plant-wide monitoring of thousands of process variables (Cp/Cpk, Gage R&R, identification of preventive maintenance needs, conditions out of control, etc.) • TPS Instructor (Toyota Production Systems): Hoshin; Continuous Hoshin School (SMED, Kan Ban, AQM, PDA, JIT+); PDCA System Trainer; Problem Solving Group Leader
    Jim Thompson
  3. Evren Efe

    Title
    General Manager at SAI Global
    Demographic info
    Turkey | Food & Beverages
    Current:
    General Manager at SAI Global
    Past:
    Food Audit and Certification Manager at Intertek, Lead Auditor for Food Safety and Quality Management Systems at SGS, Assistant Chief Quality and R&D at ATYS Merko Gıda San Tic AS, Microbiology Responsible at Unifo Gıda San Tic AŞ
    Education:
    Ankara Üniversitesi
    Summary:
    BRC ATP, ISO 22000 lead auditor tutor, BRC food,IFS, ISO/FS 2000, ISO 9001, ISO 22716 auditor. I performed audits in domestic market and abroad like Israel, South Africa, UK,Poland,Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Egypt,Bulgaria.First approved IFS auditor in Turkey(2005).Globally approved auditor for big retailers. 13 years in food industry, 8years of this was in certification sector.Multinational company and managerial experience.BRC ATP, ISO 22000 lead auditor tutor, BRC food,IFS, ISO/FS 2000, ISO 9001, ISO 22716 auditor. After working in different food producing companies for five years in different positions, I worked as auditor and trainer for four years in SGS.I was transferred to Intertek in 2008 to establish the food audit and certification department.My responsibilities included establishing and managing the team, developing and maintaining business.I also performed audits and realised internal and external trainings.Since September the 3rd I have been working in SAI Global as GM in the new local office.
    Evren Efe
  4. Rhonda Stevens

    Title
    Integrated Management Systems Lead Auditor (Safety, Quality, Environment) at SAI Global
    Demographic info
    Brisbane, Australia | Human Resources
    Current:
    Integrated Management Systems Lead Auditor (Safety, Quality, Environment and HSQF) at SAI Global
    Past:
    Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor at Compliance Australia Certification Services, Work, Health & Safety Consultant (Queensland and NSW States) at IPA, Safety & Compliance Officer (Safety Compliance & ISO 9001 Management Systems Establishment Project) at Wippells Group, (Quality, Safety, Environment and Training & Development) Systems Coordinator / Project Officer at Department of Transport and Main Roads, Classified Registry Supervisor at Department of Defence of Australia, Australian Regular Army at Australian Army
    Education:
    Central Coast NSW, Post Secondary
    Summary:
    KEY SKILLS: ___________________________ • Certification Audits for ISO 4801 & 18001 Safety, 1400 Environment, 9001 Quality and HSQF • Effective application of management systems within commercial environments • Solid understanding of workplace injury & compensation practices • Adaptability and creative responses to setbacks and obstacles • Motivation to work towards goals • Professional and confident approach • Strong relationship building skills • Field operational experience PERSONAL BEHAVIOUR: ____________________________ • Ethical – fair, honest and discreet • Open-Minded – willing to consider alternative ideas or points of view • Diplomatic – tactful in dealing with people • Perceptive – aware of and able to understand situations • Versatile – able to readily adapt to different situations • Tenacious – persistent and focused on achieving objectives • Decisive – able to reach timely conclusions based on logical reasoning and analysis • Self-Reliant – act and function independently while interacting effectively with others • Collaborative – effectively interacting with teams and the larger business community QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE: ____________________________ • Advanced Diploma in Occupational Health & Safety • Diploma of Business • Diploma of Business Management • Diploma of Human Resources • Diploma of Government (units) • Cert IV Occupational Health and Safety • TLIF6307A Administer the Implementation of Fatigue Management Strategies • TLIF1007C Apply Fatigue Management Strategies • Q-COMP Registered Rehabilitation and Return to Work Coordinator • General Safety Induction (Construction Industry) • QGC Upstream Projects Site Induction • Registered and Qualified RABQSA ISO 9001 QMS and 14001 EMS Lead Auditor • Comcare Accredited Course for Health & Safety Officers • Justice Department Mediation Training • Communications Intelligence Security Officer Course and Sanitisation Training
    Rhonda Stevens
  5. Saeid NIKDEL

    Title
    Management Systems Lead Auditor at SAI Global
    Demographic info
    Sydney, Australia | Construction
    Current:
    Management Systems Lead Auditor at SAI Global
    Past:
    Freelance Management Systems Auditor at International Standard Certification (ISC), QHSE Manager / Senior Engineer at General Mechanic Co., Steel Structures Factory Manager / Act at General Mechanic Co., Quality Assurance Officer at General Mechanic Co.
    Education:
    Azad University- Iran
    Summary:
    A Quality, Safety and Environmental Management System Professional with over 15 years’ experience in the construction and manufacturing sectors. I worked for a top tier company which established several major projects such as High-rise buildings, Airports, Dams, Tunnels, Road and Rail works in the Middle East (U.A.E and Iran). I have extensive experience in developing, implementing and maintaining of Integrated Management System within several projects based on ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 / AS 4801. Also I have conducted audits against ISO standards for couple of well-known CBs within several Manufacturing, Construction, Mining and Engineering Services companies.
    Saeid NIKDEL