19 Mar MEET: KALIFER POYER
Having to play policeperson and guardian of the product promise is the hardworking Kalifer Poyer. She has the thankless job of occasionally having to stop a bustling production team dead in its tracks just to ensure that everything is perfect. Whether its verification of size, weight, texture or general appearance she allows us to perpetually deliver to you.
- What do you do?
For the last 8 years I have maintained quality control and quality standards in the receiving and processing of our products.Â I ensure that our products fits specifications and meets our customersâ€™ expectations.Â I also must document all processes and provide suggestions required to attain the best quality product possible.
- What is a typical day for Kalifer?
I check staff to ensure that they are appropriately attired, groomed and that they maintain good manufacturing practices. Then I verify that our testing equipment are calibrated and test our water standards. For the rest of the day I have to monitor our wide range of processing operations, ensuring that the products are appropriately produced and packaged. Finally, at the end of the day I monitor clean up and even test the various process surfaces using our special equipment to ensure we are clean and ready for the next day.
- What is the most challenging aspect of your role?
My job is highly demanding you always have to be assertive and attentive to pick up on details.Â You have to be extremely observant and pay attention to detail.
- What’s your favorite seafood?
- How do you prepare it?
Apply fresh lemon for a few minutes
Always use fresh seasoning
Prepare a signature batter, then deep fry
Goes along great with chunky vegetables
- How do you enjoy your spare time?
I have so little spare time between work and school. While I love my home life, school and my job, any time off from the routine doing anything else is appreciated.