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Technician Quality Control

Franklin Township, New Jersey, 08875, United States
March 17, 2012
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Analysis of hair care products Toothpaste batching & stability Polymer synthesis
Purchasing WordPerfect * Lotus 1-2-3 * MS Word MS Excel * MS Access
HTML * Millenium * Empower * Windows 3.1/ 95 / 98 /NT /2000/XP/2010

EXPERIENCE Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc Somerset, NJ
R&D Lab Supervisor 07/08 - present
Zirconia Research and Development
* Prepared formulations for visual color matching and colorimeter reading
* BBO’d, bisqued and sintered green pre-pressed zirconia
* Determined the flexural strength of sintered zirconia
* Maintained and procured laboratory equipment and supplies

NBTY, Inc South Plainfield, NJ
QC Chemist 08/04 – 01/08
Quality Control Department
Analyzed water & fat soluble vitamins with Waters Alliance HPLCs
Identified and assayed raw materials as per USP/NF, FCC, BHP and BP
* Used Millenium and Empower interface software for Waters HPLCs
HPLC troubleshooting and maintenance

Middlesex County College Edison, NJ
Math & Science Tutor Fall’01– Spring’02
Tutoring Center
Tutored students from Basic Math to Calculus I, Biology, Chemistry, Physics & Computer Science
Provided students with Tutoring Center policies & other miscellaneous college information

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ
Senior Laboratory Technician 1999 – 2001
Psychiatry Department Grant Position
Maintained cell cultures for drug responses and kinetics
Performed electrophoresis, western blotting, chemiluminesence, protein visualization, transfection and immunoprecipitation protocols
Visualized proteins with Kodak Image Station 440CF - DS 1D Image Analysis Software

Ceolacanth Corporation East Windsor, NJ
Laboratory Technician 1999 Production/Registration Temporary Position
Registered novel chemical libraries
Loaded reagents into reactor vials for automated Tecan
Maintained Chemical Inventory
Anthony C. Lochan
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Hydromer, Inc. Branchburg, NJ
QC Chemist 1997 – 1998
Quality Control Department
GC, FTIR analysis of raw materials
Determine pH, specific gravity, solids, %NCO, % moisture, Brookfield & Zahn cup
viscosities of raw materials and finished products
Inspect finished products for shipment to our customers

Rhodia, Inc. Cranbury, NJ
Research Technician 1996 - 1997
Detergent and Personal Care Temporary Position
Made toothpaste batches for development of toothpaste abrasives
Determined total soluble fluoride and viscosity of toothpaste
Determined particle size distribution of toothpaste abrasive powders with Coulter Laser analyzer

L’Oreal, Inc. Clark, NJ
Laboratory Technician 1996
Analytical Research - Hair Care Products Temporary Position
Determined pH, viscosity, specific gravity, % solid, boiling point and flash point of hair care products
Analyzed anionic, cationic and amphoteric content of shampoos and conditioners
Analyzed ammonia content of hair perms and dyes
Qualitatively analyzed dye components of hair dyes by TLC

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. Princeton, NJ
Laboratory Technician 1992 - 1995
Arm & Hammer Detergent Development
Evaluated powdered detergent stability and soil removal
Statistically analyzed detergency from spectrophotometer readings and panel studies
Analyzed active oxygen of bleaching compounds and potential bleach activators

GAF Chemicals Corporation (ISP) Wayne, NJ
Laboratory Technician 1990 - 1991
Polymerization Research and Development
Synthesized high & low density Gantrez (MA/MVE) polymers
Evaluated Gantrez polymers through stability studies and assays
Used technical skills to maintain a Parr reactor and ISCO pumps for Gantrez synthesis