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Technician Laboratory

Frederick, Maryland, United States
January 13, 2018

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Profile • Over ** years of biotech & pharmaceutical manufacturing experience, including over 5 years’ in leadership

role overseeing manufacturing of finished product.

• Promoted within a few years from laboratory technician to lead technician, directing a team of over 12 technician to exceed targets for 5 consecutive years.

• Proficient performing a variety of filling complex state of the art equipment.

• Highly adept at managing multiple roles and priorities, both as leader and Laboratory Technician while

maintaining a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

Core Skills • Quality Control • Troubleshooting • Calibration • Preventative Maintenance

• Team Building/Leading • Leadership • Prioritizing Tasks • Managing Deadlines • Organizing/Planning • Communicating Effectively • Research & Development

• Safety

Procedures & • DNA Extraction • Good Manufacturing Practice • Hazardous Waste • DEA

Regulations • Solution Preparation • Gel Preparation • First Aid • Fork Lift Operation • ISO 9001 • CPR • HPLC • TSA


Instrumentation • Ampule Washer • Drying Ovens • HPLC • Glass Washer

• Hamilton Liquid Filler • Cozzoli Ampul Filler • Balance • Fume Hood

• Glove box • Pipetting • Anti-Static Hood • Label Maker

• Crimper • Bundler • Labeler

Experience Lead Laboratory Technician, Jan 2011- Sept 2015

United States Pharmacopeia, Rockville, MD

• Planned, prioritized and coordinated with management production workflow often meeting or exceeding departmental targets.

• Troubleshot production issues, acting as primary resource to staff of 12 employees.

• Primary contact for staff questions and concerns and communicated to appropriate person to ensure safe and smooth operation.

• Acted promptly as first responder to equipment and staff issues requiring immediate attention such as spills.

• Set up newly purchased equipment, calibrate, document, later training other technicians.

• Inventoried supplies and managed supplies to maximize workflow.

• Fully trained new hires on filing procedures and equipment processes.

• Performed and troubleshot equipment issues to maximize uptime and minimize production delays.

• Supervised during management’s absence reporting to department director as needed.

Laboratory Technician I & II May 2009- Jan 2011

• Executed attention to detail by following standard operating procedures and quality controls to measure USP reference standards.

• Operated laboratory equipment (balance, glove box, etc.) and perform more complex roles such as liquid fill,

powder filler.

Laboratory Technician II Nov 2004- Dec 2009

National Institutes of Health (Kelly Services), Rockville, MD

• Prepared BAC DNA.

• Prepared growth plates containing media using automated liquid dispenser and robotic arm.

• Plated bacteria and growth on selectable media.

• Assisted pipetting of cannibalization between growth plates.

• Prepared agarose gels and large-scale buffers and solutions for group use.

• Made sterile filtration of certain solutions.

• Maintained glassware and autoclaved biohazardous waste.

• Operated other equipment such as centrifuge and shaking incubators.

Warehouse Clerk Mar 2003- Apr 2004

Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC, Gaithersburg, MD

• Shipped all outgoing packages on time and under appropriate shipping conditions.

• Received all incoming packages, tracked inventory entry in AS400 and delivery to final destination. US mail

collection and delivery.

• Managed internal mail.

• Used printers, fax and national mail system.

Inventory Control Specialist Aug 1999-Sept 2002

Life Technologies/Invitrogen Corporation, Frederick, MD

• Ordered chemicals, lab ware and lab supplies for all labs throughout the facility.

• Shipped all outgoing packages on time and under appropriate shipping conditions.

• Received all incoming packages, entered into inventory entry into JDE, and delivered to final destination.

• Placed purchase orders with vendors, resolved discrepancies, and manged and coordinated delivery schedules.

• Arranged and managed returns, complaints, and return notifications.

• Released and printed invoices.

• Collected and delivered US mail as well as internal mail.

• Used Xerox printer, nester foler and national mail system.

Laboratory Technician II, Central Support, Glassware Jun 1998-Aug 1999

• Acted as glassware maintenance team lead.

• Autoclaved biohazardous trash.

• Used and maintained autoclaves, glassware washers and dryers.

Laboratory Technician II, Central Support, Buffer Center July 1995-June 1998

• Prepared all types of buffers, liquid and plate media for production.

• Maintained inventory.

• Aliquoted bulk material.

• Performed basic troubleshooting of processes and equipment.

• Followed “clean” environment working procedures.

• Used centrifuges, pumps, sterile filtration, pH meters, conductivity meters, refractometer, labeling machines,

balances, pipettes, spectrophotometer and laminar flow hoods.

Vial Technician I Nov 1990-July 1995

• Vialed, labeled, assembled, packaged and shipped finished goods.

• Maintained clean room facility.

• Aliquoted various products.

• Utilized database to update product inventories and maintain product status.

Education Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

Coursework in Laboratory Skills

Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD

Coursework in Computer Skills

Frederick High School, Frederick, MD


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