Jump to content

  • Quick Navigation
Photo

Do I need a PCQI certification?


  • You cannot start a new topic
  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

hskdog

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 3 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • Taiwan
    Taiwan

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:06 AM

Hi everyone,  I was wondering if someone could give me some advice on my question. I have worked for a food company in Taiwan for 2 years. My job: 1. Manage all the certification of my company including FSSC22000, HACCP, SQF, TQF(Taiwan Quality Food Association) and other external audit from government, client, foreign countries as well. 2. Design and review FSMA-compliant food safety plan (but my manager has a PCQI certificate, I dont.). I'm leaving Taiwan to U.S this year, so I'm thinking to get a PCQI certificate or some training that can help me better to get a job in U.S, but PCQI training is a bit expensive. Question:  1. Does PCQI certificate increase my chances of getting a job in U.S? or other suggestions for me? (I have SQF Practitioner and HACCP training certificate)



SQFconsultant

    SQFconsultant

  • IFSQN Fellow
  • 4,107 posts
  • 1028 thanks
938
Excellent

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male
  • Interests:American Patriot
    WWG1WGA
    Never give up, never give in - always win!
    Banking off of the northwest wind; Sailing on summer breeze! I am home now on Martha's Vineyard Island

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:17 AM

You need to be qualified to be the PCQI. But certification is not required. I am not aware of any greater chance at employment for a certificate as it is experience that will be viewed much closer.


Kind regards,
Glenn Oster

GOC GROUP |FREE Currency Revaluation, XRP, XLM, XDC & CV Nano-Shedding Consultant

Visit our Telegram website -
www.GlennOster.com

Thanked by 1 Member:

FSQA MKE

    Grade - MIFSQN

  • IFSQN Member
  • 70 posts
  • 15 thanks
15
Good

  • United States
    United States
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Wisconsin, USA
  • Interests:Environmental Monitoring, FSVP, HACCP, Microbiology, Food Safety, Literature, Tennis, GFSI Solutions

Posted 18 February 2021 - 02:30 AM

A PCQI certificate will not necessarily increase your chances of landing a job in the US. It's not a necessary certification. The CFR itself states the certificate is not required. However, it won't hurt to have one. Remember: one can never be overdressed or overeducated!


Providing solutions for food manufacturing companies in achieving regulatory compliance, GFSI standard implementation, environmental monitoring solutions, and HACCP development.

foodsafety@email.com

https://foodsafetymuse.com

 


Thanked by 1 Member:

hskdog

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 3 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • Taiwan
    Taiwan

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:27 AM

You need to be qualified to be the PCQI. But certification is not required. I am not aware of any greater chance at employment for a certificate as it is experience that will be viewed much closer.

Thank you, Glenn, I just found out I used the wrong word, is not certification.



hskdog

    Grade - Active

  • IFSQN Active
  • 3 posts
  • 0 thanks
0
Neutral

  • Taiwan
    Taiwan

Posted 18 February 2021 - 06:38 AM

A PCQI certificate will not necessarily increase your chances of landing a job in the US. It's not a necessary certification. The CFR itself states the certificate is not required. However, it won't hurt to have one. Remember: one can never be overdressed or overeducated!

Thank you for your advice!! :smile:






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users