July 04, 2011-Almarai Poultry Processing Plant-ISO 22000 CERTIFIED!
Isang karanasan ng pagtatagumpay! ONE TEAM CHAMP FOR GLOBAL STANDARDS
Walang walang tatalo sa value ng TEAM WORK! Halos isang taon din ang paghahanda ng buong factory para sa isang malaking event! Naalala ko pa nung dumating ako last year September 30, 2010..abala ang lahat, at malakas na ang balita about dito. And i felt blessed na magiging part ako ng team na to! and it made me more excited to work with them…
9 months simula ng dumating ako, naganap na ang dapat maganap..ang pinaka hihintay na ISO 22000 Food Safety Management System STAGE 2 certification audit! Para sa aking karir, mahalaga ang ma involve ako sa mga ganitong activities para ma improve ko ang aking professional well being as a FOOD TECHNOLOGY practitioner! Ang ISO 22000 ang GLOBAL STANDARDS FOR SAFE FOOD SUPPLIES, at dahil ang poultry processing ay under ng food manufacturing, hindi man ito mandatory pero mahalaga na makuha mo ang ISO CERTIFICATION para sa isang food company..“TO BUILD TRUST TO THEIR CONSUMER”..only safe chicken from us..
Pinangunahan ito ng buong factory..but most especially the TEAM QA ang nag spearhead ng preparation ng certification audit (Mr. Carlos the Site QA Manager and Joel the Systems Team Manager, ang mga master mind!). Ang maganda kasi sa nangyare, suportado ito ng buong management ng Almarai. And not to mention, that they are willing to invest much for the improvement of the entire factory and its systems. In fact, the plant is about 15 years old factory..so imagine how old the facilities are..and napabayaan ito ng previous owner nito! Neverthless, di naman ito naging isang malaking problema..the readiness of the entire factory was really awesome! Hindi rin ako makapaniwala sa araw mismo ng audit, na parang may sumanib na bonggang puwersa sa buong workforce..from rank and file pips all the way dun sa mga big boss, na parang very smooth na tumakbo ang audit! Siguro nga, dahil first time ko rin sa UNITED NATIONS na factory world kaya talaga naman amaze na amaze ako. ANG GALING GALING!!! behave naman ang mga tao during normal days, pero they were EXTRA BEHAVE, during the audit! PERFECT! it was really a ONE TEAM EFFORT!!!!
And we’ve made an HISTORY among all Almarai companies and subsidiaries in terms of certification for ISO 22000. Only Almarai Poultry Processing Plant got 4 Non Conformances (and non of these are critical)..and completed that 4 NCs in 2 weeks time! Sabi nga ng isang Manager ng PPP during the audit opening meeting, “whatever you see today, that’s what we do everyday..we dont hide anything, and we welcome any points to improve! We welcome everyone whenever they want to visit us..” i think the main key here, is we believe that it is not impossible and it will happen..and we made it happened! Hindi na kailangan pang i elaborate pa buong details..THE ISO CERTIFICATE SPEAKS FOR ITSELF..and it is now GRANTED!
The truth is, the struggles that the factory went through was not that easy and after 12 months..we’ve made it a PALACE! all the EFFORTS paid off! Sabi nga namin..this is only the BEGINNING!!!!
I am proud to be a part of this team! CHEERS ONE TEAM CHAMPION!
“Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. ” Vince Lombardi