To obtain a position with opportunity for advancement and experience
Penn State, University Park, Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science, May ••••• Major: Food Science
Food Chemistry•••••Food Microbiology Nutrition
Food Engineering•••••Food Analysis•••••Meat Foods
Plant Foods•••••Dairy Foods•••••Statistical Process Control
Prepared Foods, a division of Tyson Foods
Santa Teresa, New Mexico
Chemist / Microbiologist
September •••••May ••••• Analysis of product for fat, protein, moisture, salt, phosphate levels, and TBA in a USDA certified laboratory. Preparation of solutions for said tests. Review and update SOP and procedure manuals. Test product and facility for APC, coliform, Staph, Salmonella, and Listeria counts. Preparation of media for said tests. Maintain inventory of chemicals used in testing.
Quality Assurance Lead
May •••••September ••••• Review HACCP documents for deviations in cook/chill cycles. Assist manager and supervisor as needed. Record data for various plant procedures. Cover for absent employees. Training of new employees.
Quality Assurance Technician
September •••••May ••••• Inspection of incoming materials to ensure customer and HACCP specifications are met. Recording of data and GMP violations. Perform audits of finished product to ensure customer and HACCP specifications are met. Training of new employees.
El Paso, Texas
August •••••September ••••• Preparation of water and soil samples for gas chromatography testing. Calibration of GC apparatus. Preparation of chemicals used in testing and calibration. Data entry and interpretation. Peer review of other employees data.
Microsoft Excel•••••Microsoft Word•••••Minitab