Basic Info

Essam Elsisi

11 years

Cairo, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Laboratory Manager at The Coca Cola Company

Experience Details

Laboratory Manager

Quality

Manager

Responsibilities
Leading Cairo Concentrate Plant Quality, Safety and Environment Laboratory, double reporting to site Quality, Safety and Environment Manager, and regional Laboratory Director

Key Achievements
- Hired 11 permanent/temporary associates, exported 2 to other functions, and engaged 7 in short/long-term assignments and global teams
- Responsible for the performance management, career, development and coaching of 8 direct reports
- Extended the scope of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from 1 to 8 methods in 2 years. Adding 8 more in 2016/2017
- Established the Sensory Program in 2013. Leader of the program since then
- Established the Sensory Laboratory with a capital investment of more than $ 75K
- Certified Sensory Program Trainer. Trained/qualified 15+ other Program Leaders and 60+ Panelists
-Implemented sensory methods in ingredients/products testing, troubleshooting, and investigating customer complaints
- FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management Systems auditor/lead auditor
- Team member, food safety management system team. Completed a number of food safety risk assessments
- Achieved 250+ hours of auditing as an internal auditor
- Competent user of SAP QM module. Currently developing other SAP QM module Power Users
- Planned for and executed more than $ 400K capital projects in the laboratory in the last 5 years
- Established 4 laboratories in Cairo Concentrate Plant – Microbiology, Sensory, Packaging, and In-Process Control
- Upgraded the laboratory capabilities and introduced new analytical methods and technologies
- Expanded the scope of the laboratory services to include analytical methods validation, water testing, and shelf-lives extension


Company Details

The Coca Cola Company (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

May 2011 to present (5 years 7 months)
Laboratory Analyst at The Coca Cola Company

Experience Details

Laboratory Analyst

Quality

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsibilities
Member, Cairo Concentrate Plant Quality, Safety and Environment Laboratory, reporting to Laboratory Manager

Key Achievements
- Conducted chemical, instrumental, physical, microbiological, and sensory analysis of ingredients, beverage bases and concentrates
- Experienced in Fourier-Transform Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Particle Size Analysis by Laser Diffraction, Ion Chromatography, High performance Liquid Chromatography, and Spectrophotometry
- Experienced in Membrane Filtration and Pour Plate microbiology test methods, and In/Out and Triangle sensory evaluation techniques
- Conducted physical inspection of packaging materials
- Competent user of SAP QM Module. Approved test reports and took usage/release decisions
- Monitored the quality of raw/treated water and air inside the production centers
- Supported Process Quality Assurance decisions regarding non-conforming materials and customer complaints
- Supported the process equipment commissioning and manufacturing processes validation
- Played the role of Laboratory Quality Manager responsible for the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 implementation
- Looked after the laboratory document control program, corrective and preventive actions, management reviews, and proficiency testing
- Looked after the Instruments’ Calibration Program. Monitored the chemicals and supplies and handled the Procurement Program
- Empowered warehouse operators to conduct physical inspection and sampling of incoming materials
- ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System team member
- Internal Auditing Team member
- 5S and GLP champion. Contributed to OE and laboratory continual improvement initiatives


Company Details

The Coca Cola Company (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

May 2008 to Apr 2011 (2 years 11 months)
Process Monitoring and Control Analyst at The Coca Cola Company

Experience Details

Process Monitoring and Control Analyst

Quality

Entry Level

Responsibilities
Member, Cairo Concentrate Plant Process Quality Assurance, reporting to Process Quality Assurance Manager

Key Achievements
- Conducted quality checks and approved batch records
- Empowered production technicians to conduct in-process quality checks
- Monitored the effectiveness of the Process Equipment Cleaning and Sanitation Program
- Reviewed packaging materials specifications and approved their inspection reports


Company Details

The Coca Cola Company (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

Jun 2007 to Apr 2008 (10 months)
Teaching and Research Assistant at Chemistry Department, American University in Cairo

Experience Details

Teaching and Research Assistant

Education/Teaching, Training/Instructor

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsibilities
Responsible for teaching practical courses and conducting research experiments

Key Achievements
- Prepared and conducted the laboratory experiments of Biochemistry, Clinical Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry courses
- Conducted weekly troubleshooting, problem solving and advising sessions for undergraduates
- Installed and commissioned new analytical and research instruments


Company Details

Chemistry Department, American University in Cairo (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Education, Research

N/A

Sep 2006 to Jun 2007 (9 months)

Achievements


- Hired 11 permanent/temporary associates, exported 2 to other functions, and engaged 7 in short/long-term assignments and global teams
- Extended the scope of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation from 1 to 8 methods in 2 years. Adding 8 more in 2016/2017
- Established the Sensory Program in 2013. Leader of the program since then
- Established the Sensory Laboratory with a capital investment of more than $ 75K
- Certified Sensory Program Trainer. Trained/qualified 15+ other Program Leaders and 60+ Panelists
- FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management Systems auditor/lead auditor
- Achieved 250+ hours of auditing as an internal auditor
- Competent user of SAP QM module. Currently developing other SAP QM module Power Users
- Planned for and executed more than $ 400K capital projects in the laboratory in the last 5 years
- Established 4 laboratories in Cairo Concentrate Plant – Microbiology, Sensory, Packaging, and In-Process Control


- Conducted chemical, instrumental, physical, microbiological, and sensory analysis of ingredients, beverage bases and concentrates
- Experienced in Fourier-Transform Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Particle Size Analysis by Laser Diffraction, Ion Chromatography, High performance Liquid Chromatography, and Spectrophotometry
- Experienced in Membrane Filtration and Pour Plate microbiology test methods, and In/Out and Triangle sensory evaluation techniques
- Conducted physical inspection of packaging materials
- Competent user of SAP QM Module. Approved test reports and took usage/release decisions
- Monitored the quality of raw/treated water
- Laboratory Quality Manager responsible for the ISO/IEC 17025:2005
- Looked after the Instruments’ Calibration Program. Handled the Procurement Program
- Empowered warehouse operators to conduct physical inspection and sampling
- ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System team member
- Internal Auditing Team member
- 5S and GLP champion.


- Conducted quality checks and approved batch records
- Empowered production technicians to conduct in-process quality checks
- Monitored the effectiveness of the Process Equipment Cleaning and Sanitation Program
- Reviewed packaging materials specifications and approved their inspection reports


- Prepared and conducted the laboratory experiments of Biochemistry, Clinical Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry courses
- Conducted weekly troubleshooting, problem solving and advising sessions for undergraduates
- Installed and commissioned new analytical and research instruments


Professional Memberships: - Current Member in the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), Chicago, Illinois, USA - Current Member in the Egyptian Syndicate of Scientific Professions, Cairo, Egypt Publications: - Development of Real-Time PCR Assay for Detection of Total Bacteria in Beverage Emulsions. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) annual meeting and food expo, Chicago, Illinois, USA - 2016 - HACCP plan for cold-smoked, ready-to-eat rabbit (Oryctolagus Cuniculus) meat. Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) annual meeting and food expo, Chicago, Illinois, USA - 2010 Awards: - Laboratory Instruction Graduate Fellowship - Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies, American University in Cairo (2009 - 2010 - 2011) - Two Research and Conference Grants - Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies, American University in Cairo (2011 - 2016) - Exemplary Student - School of Sciences, Ain Shams University (2005)

Education

M.Sc. in Food Chemistry in Food Chemistry

Education Details

M.Sc. in Food Chemistry

Food Chemistry

American University in Cairo, School of Sciences & Engineering, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

Beverages Manufacturing Food Microbiology Food Safety Assurance Sensory Evaluation Food Analysis

N/A

American University in Cairo, School of Sciences & Engineering
2009 - 2015
B.Sc. in Biochemistry in Biochemistry

Education Details

B.Sc. in Biochemistry

Biochemistry

Ain Shams University, School of Sciences, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Ain Shams University, School of Sciences
2001 - 2005

Certifications

Certificate details

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Testing and Calibration Laboratory Management System

Dec 2013

N/A

N/A

N/A

SGS

N/A

Certificate details

FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management Systems Auditor/Lead Auditor

Jul 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

SGS

N/A

Certificate details

ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System Auditor/Lead Auditor

Dec 2009

N/A

N/A

N/A

SGS

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Supervisory Training for Excellent Performance (STEP) 1 & 2

Feb 2016

The Coca-Cola Company

N/A

Training/Course Details

Validation of Analytical Methods and Measurement of Uncertainty

Nov 2016

Ietqan

N/A

Training/Course Details

Finance for Non-Finance

May 2015

American University in Cairo, School of Business

N/A

Training/Course Details

Effective Personal Leadership

Dec 2015

Leadership Management International Inc.

N/A

Training/Course Details

Emotional Intelligence

Dec 2015

Logic

N/A

Training/Course Details

Handling of Hazardous Materials and PPE Usage and Maintenance

Dec 2014

Settec

N/A

Training/Course Details

Sensory Program Train-the-Trainer

Sep 2013

Technical Consumer Research (TCR), The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta GA, USA

N/A

Training/Course Details

Coaching and Mentoring

Mar 2013

American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Project Manager Professional (PMP)

Jun 2012

American University in Cairo, School of Continuing Education

N/A

Training/Course Details

Positive Thinking and Stress Management

Dec 2012

American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt

N/A

Training/Course Details

Analyst Certification Program

Dec 2011

Asia Pacific Technical Center (APTC), The Coca-Cola Company, Shanghai, China

N/A

Training/Course Details

Manager Excellence Training Course

Sep 2011

The Coca-Cola Company

N/A

Training/Course Details

Business Writing

Dec 2011

Logic

N/A

Training/Course Details

Auditing Best Practices

Dec 2010

SGS

N/A

Training/Course Details

Academic Writing, Academic Integrity, and Avoiding Plagiarism

Sep 2009

American University in Cairo

N/A

Training/Course Details

Statistical Process Control

Aug 2007

American Supplier Institute

N/A

Training/Course Details

SAP QM Module

Jun 2007

The Coca-Cola Company

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

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: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and Mentoring

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Spectrophotometry

Spectrophotometry

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

5S

5S

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Statistical Process Control

Statistical Process Control

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Fourier-Transform Near Infrared Spectroscopy

Fourier-Transform Near Infrared Spectroscopy

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Particle Size Analysis by Laser Diffraction

Particle Size Analysis by Laser Diffraction

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Ion Chromatography

Ion Chromatography

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

High performance Liquid Chromatography

High performance Liquid Chromatography

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

SAP QM Module

SAP QM Module

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

MS Office

MS Office

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Fields of Expertise

Quality Management

Quality Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Raw Materials and Finish Products Testing

Raw Materials and Finish Products Testing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

ISO/IEC 17025:2005

ISO/IEC 17025:2005

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Beverages Concentrates and Beverages Manufacturing

Beverages Concentrates and Beverages Manufacturing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management Systems

FSSC 22000 Food Safety Management Systems

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Sensory Evaluation

Sensory Evaluation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Auditing

Auditing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SAP QM Module

SAP QM Module

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

People Management & Getting Things Done through Others

People Management & Getting Things Done through Others

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Strong Scientific/Academic Background in the Field of Food and Beverages Sciences and Technologies

Strong Scientific/Academic Background in the Field of Food and Beverages Sciences and Technologies

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Communicator, Details-oriented, Team Player

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