Objective•••••Chemical Position that utilizes unique combination of R&D, development, and manufacturing experience along with statistical training.•••••Qualifications•••••Experienced R&D Chemist.•••••Analytical Capabilities: FTIR, UV, NMR, HPLC, GPC, GC, DSC, TGA, TLC, and others. Familiar with ICP, IPC-MS, GFAA, FAA, and other trace metal techniques.•••••Experienced Manufacturing Chemist.•••••Experienced with ISO••••• , QS•••••, and TQM Quality Systems.•••••Experienced Supervisory Chemist.•••••Experienced with customer and vendor contacts and communications.•••••Experienced with Customer and Vendor contacts and communications.•••••Experienced with Product and Process transfer through R&D, Pilot, and Manufacturing phases.•••••Trained in Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Statistical Quality control (SQC).•••••Knowledgeable in Regression Analysis (Trend, Linear, Log-Linear and etc.).•••••Pursing SAS Basic Programming certification. •••••Professional Experience
Arch Chemicals, Inc., North Kingstown, Rhode Island
(Formally known as Olin Microelectronic Materials, OCG Microelectronic Materials, Olin Hunt Microelectronic Materials, and Hunt Chemical through a series of purchases and joint ventures.). Arch is a $1MM chemical company with divisions in microelectronic materials, pool chemicals, wood treatment products, and specialty chemicals. Arch Chemicals was split off from Olin Corporation in ••••• as part of a corporate realignment.•••••Raw Material Engineer: Responsible for sourcing, quality, and acceptability of raw materials for the manufacturing plant. Tasks included material data setups, specifications, utilization plans, regulatory compliance, and vendor qualification among others. Worked very closely with vendors (internal and external) to reduce duplicate testing while maintaining raw material quality. Quality System (ISO ••••• / QS ••••• similar to cGMP) procedures implemented and utilized to improve materials and processes.•••••Customer Complaint Resolver: Responsible for response to customer complaints in timely manner with correct solution. The effort required multifunctional experience in raw materials, finished goods, manufacturing techniques, and customer specific utilization of the products. Team building skills were essential to timely response.
Manufacturing Technical Manager: Managed technical support group of ••••• chemists and technicians responsible for manufacturing plant. Responsibilities included raw material quality, plant scheduling, manufacturing process definition, finished goods quality, and new product transfer from R&D. Knowledge of SPC and SQC were acquired. Familiarity with TQM, ISO, and QS••••• Quality Systems developed.•••••Senior Research Chemist: Responsible for laboratory synthesis of new materials and transfer from laboratory to pilot plant and ultimately to full scale commercial plant production. Duties required knowledge of cause and effect relationships, chemistry, team building skills, and product performance requirements among others. Interactions with various Manufacturing and R&D sites within the US and Japan was required.•••••Olin Corporation, Inc., Cheshire, Connecticut.•••••
Olin Corporation was a $•••••MM diversified manufacturer of specialty chemicals, bulk chemicals, metal alloys, and consumer goods. Olin Corporation purchased Hunt Chemical in •••••
Senior Research Chemist: Transferred from Hunt Chemical to Olin Corporate R&D as part of corporate purchase. Served as R&D Chemist for water treatment chemistry and electronic materials. A variety of laboratory and supervisory skills were acquired. Knowledge of electrochemistry required for stability and corrosion studies. Experience gained in Statistically Designed Experimentation (SDEs) and statistical methods as applied to manufacturing and research.•••••Philip A. Hunt Chemical Corporation, East Providence, Rhode Island
Philip A. Hunt Chemical Corporation was a diversified chemical corporation with divisions in water treatment, photographic chemicals, reprographic toners, and microelectronic materials.•••••Senior Research Chemist: Worked as an R&D Chemist for Performance Chemical Division. Duties included laboratory development of new products and process transfer to manufacturing. A variety of chemistries were involved ranging from photographic developers, reprographic polymers, and photsensitive materials to metal chelators and water system scale inhibitors. Duties required through knowledge of HPLC, FTIR, NMR, GC, UV, Fluorescence, and other analytical techniques. Experience was gained in a variety of synthetic methods. •••••Education•••••Bachelors Chemistry and Physics, Math Minor, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
Ph.D. Physical Organic Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado •••••Computer Related Skills•••••Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. Familiar with Microsoft Project, Lotus Notes, System •••••, Windows NT (and other Windows systems), Macintosh systems, SAP, and AS••••• systems.