Who we are

Sundeep Kumar Balia

Mr. Sundeep Kumar Balia

General Manager

Role: Often oversee local managers and their employees, as well as a local office of employees and set policies, operations, create and maintain budgets, and coordinate with local management in the company to evaluate employees, company performance and efficiencies.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Dip in Information technology, Master in business administration

 

 

Pranjay Prakash

Mr. Pranjay Prakash

Finance Manager

Role: Ensures smooth running of the company’s financial department and the daily to-do list include: Analysis of the books, Reporting to management, Producing accounts, Monitoring the performance of the department, Auditing, Overseeing all tax and regulatory/compliance issues, Contributing to decisions regarding financial strategy

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Chartered Accountant Fiji, Masters in Commerce, Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting and Bachelors Degree in Financial Accounting & Management and Information Systems.

Devasiri Bandara

Mr. Devasiri Bandara

Production Manager

Role: Looking after manufacturing and leading the expansion and new projects.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: BSc in Electrical and Electronics engineering.

Waruna Wickremasi

Mr. Waruna Wickremasi

Engineering Maintenance Manager

Role: Typically oversee the installation, repair and upkeep of an employer's property, including machines, mechanical systems, buildings and other structures.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years.

Qualification: Electrical Engineer / Advanced Diploma in Maintenance Management.

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar

Corporate Service Manager

Role: Company Compliance issues and Farm Operations.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: BA Accounting.

Leena Bandara

Mrs. Leena Bandara

Quality Assurance Manager

Role: Assures consistent quality of production by developing and enforcing good manufacturing practice (GMP) systems; validating processes; providing documentation and managing staff.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Degree in   Chemistry special, Masters in Food and Technology, Diploma in quality management.

why choose us

Fiji Dairy Limited is 100% Fijian owned and Fiji’s only dairy processing company. The company is a joint venture between Southern Cross Foods Limited and the Dairy Farmers of Fiji. Our factory is located in Nabua, Suva and is ISO22000, HACCP and GMP Certified.

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History

1924

Original Rewa Dairy factory was established at Walia, Nausori on the banks of Rewa river.

1959-2009

An official Plaque was unveiled by the former president of Fiji, Mr Epeli Nailatikau to commemorate 50 years of Rewa Dairy factory at Nabua site.

2010

There was a dairy restructure decree in place. ( Rewa Corp. name changed to Fiji Corp.)

2011

Fiji Dairy Ltd was eligible to include all plant operations from Fiji Corp.

Fiji Dairy Ltd - A class shareholder of government and B class shareholder of Fiji Corp.

2012

Southern Cross Foods Ltd acquired all A class shares that was government owned.

Our Team

Naomi_Bale
Naomi Bale

Warehouse Supervisor

Role: Overseeing warehouse operation in terms of sales and logistics.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: N/A

Reshma_Narayan
Reshma Narayan

Supply Chain Manager

Role: Looks after import and exports of Fiji Dairy Limited, overall supply chain and helping hand in sales.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Degree in Management & information System. PG in Management & Public Administration. Masters of commerce in Management & Public Admin.

Sheik_Shiyaz
Sheik Shiyaz

Accountant

Role: Financial and Regulatory reporting. 

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Bachelor of Commerce Majoring in Accounting and Economics.

Sharon_Lata
Sharon Lata

Research & Development Officer

Role: New dairy product development and extension of existing product lines; sensory evaluation; food safety audits, GMP training and assessment, HACCP study.

Years of Service at FDL: More than 8 years

Qualification: Postgraduate Diploma in Biotechnology, Bachelor of Science; Certificate in auditing ISO 22000: 2005 FSMS.

Vimlesh_Raja
Vimlesh Raja

Production Supervisor

Role: Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries. I also do ensure to  maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.

Years of Service at FDL: 16 years

Qualification: Certificate in Business Administration and Technology Level 4.

Mika
Mika

Maintenance Supervisor

Role: Coordinate the workers who maintain and repair electrical, plumbing, ventilation and other building systems. Also responsible for evaluating problematic systems or facilities and determining what installation or repair services need to be performed.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Diploma in Plant Engineering, Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering.

Swastika_Kumar
Swastika Kumar

Lab Supervisor

Role: Supervise the quality of incoming materials, production processes and finished goods as well as handle day to day operations of the laboratory and promote a safe and productive working environment in the laboratory. Also, analyse and report on quality compliance along with developing quality improvement strategies.

Years of Service at FDL: 1.5 years

Qualification: BS in Biology and Geography.

Mohammed_Ifraz
Mohammed Ifraz

Up Stream Quality Assurance Officer

Role: Maintaining high quality standards on control checks of all raw materials and milk products and ensuring all quality control checks are kept abreast with day to day processing, Ensuring all results are checked for accuracy against the controls and standards laid down by the company, Co-operating with Quality Manager.

Years of Service at FDL: 4 years

Qualification: Diploma in Industrial Lab Technology (FIT), Diploma in Environmental Science (FIT), Bachelor in Applied Science (AUT).

Alisi_Disotia
Alisi Disotia

Quality Assurance Officer

Role: Look after APV, Powder line and Customer complaints.

Years of Service at FDL: 24 years

Qualification: ODILT (FIT).