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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