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Manager Lab Technician

Long Beach, California, United States
January 20, 2018

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Long Beach, CA 562-***-****


Laboratory Management I Product Chemistry I Product Assurance

Experienced laboratory manager with expertise in all facets of product quality control, assurance, and technical instrument utilization. Skilled in collaborating with all members of the department to achieve laboratory objectives. Instrumental in stream fining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing technology solutions. Highly skilled and experienced in the following areas:

Quality Assurance Compliance Staff Supervision & Training Customer Relations

Safety Procedures Root Cause Analysis Company Collaborations

Advanced Documentation Interpersonal Communication Laboratory Regulations

Data Management Product Testing Product Inspection


Dennis B McDonald August 1st 2017-August 15, 2017

Clinical Lab Technician

Testing Blood samples in a Cancer facility to determine Blood count using a CBC instrument.

Testing Blood chemistry using Beckman Culture AU1700. Very high volum lab, multitasking is essential.

Prepared instruments for Blood samples each morning.

Chemetall US Inc. LA Mirada CA.

April 2010 April 2016

Senior Quality Lab Technician

Ensures laboratory optimization by supervising laboratory technicians, maintain laboratory supplies, and maintaining laboratory documentation. Provide leadership by training and monitoring laboratory technicians. Assess product quality concerns by using root cause analysis. Inspect returned goods and determine disposition. Collaborate with R&D, Technical Department, and customers to address product performance issues. Prepare QC/QA Lab for annual ISO 90001 Internal/ External Audits and some FDA regulations. Prepare and sign certificate of analysis to verify met standards and quality of product. Titrations acid concentrations, Flash Point, ICP analysis (outside lab analysis) for trace amounts of components used in our formulations. Cloud points, and viscosity. Manufacturing of materials that treat surface metals, etching and cleaning solutions. NDT penetrating sealers quality testing and outside analysis for analysis for Flash Point on NDT materials, NDT Coatings materials. SOP corrections after batch validation processing.

Quality Control Lab Technician (Contract work)

Cargill Protein Company, Newport Beach CA. August-2009-Nov. 2009

Lab Technician

Pulled samples of protein from the form line to test for proper pH, Test for Protein/Fat ratio in each sample Make sure serium was dispensing correctly to maintain pH. Test Oil samples for pH and temperature. Assist in (Change Overs) Sanitation sterilization cleaning of all grinders and equipment.

Custom Building Products (CBI'), Bell, CA & Atlanta,

Analytical Chemist,

Conducted forensic analysis of all CBP materials to determine reason(s) for failure out in the field. Delivered chemical breakdowns of competitor products and to determine the development of new products or enhance existing products. Test products to ensure they are manufactured correctly and contain necessary key components in the proper proportions per/ formulation. Chemically analyzed new polymers and other raw materials to be used ad direct substitutions or alternate raw material source. Developed Safely procedures (Safety Manager) for new R&D.

Analytical Instrumentation Used:

Varian GC/MS, MASS Spectrometer 2100 Diffusion Pump I Thermo Nicolet 4700 FTIR w/ Centaurs Microscope I CDS Pyro Probe 2000 Mettler• Toledo Thermal Gravimetric Analysis TGA/SDTA 851-E I Zeta Potential Analytical instrumentation.

Custom Building Products Pioneer Blvd. Santa Fe Springs CA.

Lab Technician, 1995 -1997

Conducted daily analysis on Home Building materials used to build or repair homes and buildings. Tested new raw materials for direct replacement of alternate source in all CBP product formulations. Utilized Brook Field Viscosity Unit to test material thickness; Moisture Balance to test solids; Sieve Analysis to test for foreign particles. Shear Strength tests, Compressive tests, Tensile test using the United Instrument.

GMP: I have about 20-yrs experience in Good Manufacturing Practices, and 25-yrs in Quality.


Bachelor of Science, Biology, (Attended college 4-yrs but no Degree) Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, 1983

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration, (Attended college for 4-yrs but no Degree) Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA 1983


Emergency Spell Response Training

ACS Short Course Laboratory Safety and Health

ACS Short Course in Infrared Spectral Interpretation

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