CHIKA MAUREEN SAMUELS, AN EXPERIENCE FOOD SAFETY AND QHSE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AUDITOR WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST FOOD MULTI-PRODUCERIES IN AFGHANISTAN, CONTAINS A QUALIFIED DISTINCTION IN FOOD SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT FOR MATERIALING.
Chika Samuels is one of the only trainees in her cohort who has received a qualified distinction under the Highfield level 4 Award in food safety management for manufacturing.
Highfield Qualifications one of the world’s leading UK certification organisations pride itself on their commitment to providing the highest quality of training. Their qualifications are designed, delivered and assessed using market leading methodologies that combine UK best practices with quality assurance principles.
Ms Samuels has over 11 years of experience in Food Safety, Occupational Health and Safety (HSE), Quality Management System (QMS) and Environmental Management System (EMS) audits. She has worked her way up from Shop Floor to Executive Board of Directors at one of Africa’s top FMCG Companies.
She holds the highest RQF (Highfield Level 4) in food safety management for manufacturing. This qualification goes deep into food hygiene topics to ensure learners have a thorough knowledge of the topics considered essential by global food standards agencies for maintaining good food production practices.
She has a wide range of experience in the food and beverages industry, including Construction, Full-Scale Production, and multiple Product Lines such as Pasta, Noodles, Ready-to-Eat Snacks, Flour Mills, Ready-To-Drink Powdered Drinks, and Breakfast Cereals.
She joined Flour Mills in April 2017 as HSE Manager, having started as a Safety Officer in August 2012.
She has a wide range of certifications including:
- Lead Auditor for ISO QMS 9001 and EMS 14001
- IGC CERTIFIED
- Internal Auditor FSSC 2022000
- IOSH managing safely
- IOSH leading safely
- Behavior-Based Safety trainer
- Fellow of ISPON (One of the rare licences to operate as a professional in Nigeria)
- Qualified Member of NEHA
- Professional Member of ACGIH
- Highfield Level 4 Award
Samuels continues to excel in her field by providing Food safety internal audits support, Freelance Regulatory consultation, HACCP systems implementations and Organoleptic Assessment for other food processes