CHEMIST / SCIENTIST
Chemistry Testing / Validations / Sales/ QA / QC
Excel, Word, Excellent Analytical and Mechanical Aptitude, Versatility
Proactive individual with seven years of successful experience in testing, inspection and quality control supporting diversified operations within a wide range of industries. Extensive science and lab skills. Skilled in First Aid and CPR. Typing Skills, Liaison between patient and medical staff. Face to Face communication skills, Computer Skills
Lab Analyst / ICP Analyst
Environmental Remedies, Atlanta, GA••••• •••••Aug ••••• Oct •••••
Responsible for the collection, inspection, analysis and chemical treatment of process samples. Manages Quality projects to ensure compliance with city and state regulatory guidelines. Developes procedures for water treatment programs: identifies problem areas. Monitors and adjusts phosphate, ammonia, formaldehyde and chemical oxygen demand levels to ensure compliance. Elemental analysis via Atomic Spectroscopy Techniques for the determination of trace elements by use of an Inductively Coupled Plasma Machine (ICP). Maintains and troublesoots equipment. Digestion preparation of samples for analysis. Prepares standards and blanks. Ensures proper instrumentation and parameter setup for appropriate application. Maintains and calibrates testing equipment. Efficient in multi-tasking.
Conducted experimental testings using a variety of scientific parameters to develop new and improved methods with a higher efficiency rate.
Quality Assurance specialist / Chemist•••••Mar ••••• - Aug •••••
Bio-Lab, On-Site, Conyers, GA
Responsible for the testing, inspection, and laboratory analysis of both finished products and raw materials to ensure compliance with rigorous quality standards in a high-volume manufacturing environment. Compiled and evaluated statistical data to determine and maintain quality and reliability of products. High priority given to documentation of all facility processes. Initiated problem solving techniques with customers and vendors. Provided independent value added quality audits of the adequacy and effectiveness of the various production departments. Created Certificates of Analysis for customers and maintained raw materials databases.
Validation Technician•••••Jul ••••• - Dec •••••
lan Pharmaceuticals, Compli LLC, Gainesville, GA•••••
Validated processes and equipment utilized to manufacture active pharmaceutical ingredients. This included controlled temperature units, laboratory equipment, process equipment and utilities. Developed and executed IQ/OQ/PQ Protocols. Analyzed data and wrote final summary reports. Coordinated validation execution with operations, maintenance and laboratory personnel. Kaye Validator and Validator ••••• Strong written and verbal skills. Applied cGMP and Regulatory Guidelines to all aspects of validation. Knowledge of FDA CFR ••••• Parts •••••, ••••• and ••••• Regulations.
Environmental Scientist•••••May ••••• - Mar •••••
BE&K/TerraNext, Norcross, GA•••••
Conducted field investigations for collection of soil and groundwater samples. Managed construction of underground monitoring wells. Performed Rising Level Tests. Phase One surveying and reporting. Corrective Action Plan Parts A and B (CAP A & B) report preparation. Skilled in formulation of Potentiometric Surface Maps (contours, plumes, BTEX analysis) and interpreting TOPO Maps.
Extractions Chemist•••••May ••••• - May •••••
Analytical Services Inc., Norcross, GA•••••
Isolation of Semi-Volatile Organics from water and soil samples using organic solvents in compliance with EPA methods and standards. Tests performed include Pesticides, PCBs, Diesel Range Organics and Herbicides etc. Performs instrument analysis of samples with appropriate method of analysis being used for each sample.
Appointment Setter•••••Nov ••••• - May •••••
Professional Appointments, Marietta, GA
Made initial contact with clients over the telephone to solicit sales of closed circuit TV systems. Called cold leads from telephone book listings to contact business owners to give brief description of systems and to set up meeting for full in-business demonstrations. (Part-time Employment)
Salesman, Manager Trainee•••••Nov ••••• Nov •••••
Davies and Associates, Kirby of Dunwoody, Dunwoody, GA•••••
•••••Sold Kirby vacuum cleaners door-to-door. Presented demonstrations in the clients home. Traveled geographic territories to solicit sales of vacuum cleaners and accessories. •••••Completed contracts and finalized the sale.
Assistant to Manager and Lab Technician, •••••Jun ••••• - Oct •••••
Family Dental Care, New Orleans La.•••••
Managed front office responsibilities. Checked patients in and out. Pulled and filed charts, insurance and billing claims. Answered multi-line phones. Set up follow-up appointments. Facilitated patient assurance. Formulated recalls. Lab duties: Worked with tools that required meticulous manual dexterity. Designed and fabricated crowns, caps and dentures. Skilled in usage of handtorch, lathe machines, polishing compounds, polishing equipment, and precious metals including gold. Re-stocked operatories for usage. Sterilized dental tools and equipment by usage of ultrasound and autoclave machines. Sterilized operatories after usage.
State Certified Health Aide, •••••Apr ••••• - May •••••
Providers Home Health Services, Chalmette, La.
Traveled geographical territories to deliver competent, care to homebound patients. Interacted with nurses and medical personnel. Helped plan and coordinate health programs for patients. Performed and responded in the field without supervision. Worked independently analyzing and assessing subjective and objective observances regarding patients. Documented assessments and analysis. Worked seven days a week and was always on ••••• hour call. Supervisory responsibilities.
Xavier University, Bachelor of Science: Biology/Chemistry
••••• Tulane University Medical Centers School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
••••• Medical Careers Institute