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Technician specialist, Quality Control analyst

Location:
Glen Burnie, Maryland, 21061, United States
Salary:
55000
Posted:
January 19, 2018

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ALEX SIDIQUE

Phone: 609-***-**** Email: ac33sc@r.postjobfree.com

Address: *** ********* ** *** *, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

SUMMARY

Intuitive, performance-focused and results-driven Technician Specialist with 6 years of Laboratory quality control analysis and research, utilizing various instrumentation including but not limited to; ICP-OES, ICP-MS, X-ray Diffraction and Fluorescence Instruments, Ion and Gas Chromatography. Proficient in various techniques involving Sample prep and analysis, Spectroscopy, GLIMS Glacier Database and Microsoft Office Suite. Seeking Position in the Bio-pharmaceutical industry that would enable the organization to capitalize on my skills and expertise honed through years of science research and analysis.

SKILLS

SPECTROSCOPY

METHOD DEVELOPMENT

QUALITY CONTROL

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

CHROMATOGRAPHY(ION AND GAS)

SAMPLE DISSOLUTION

SAMPLE PREP AND ANALYSIS

STERILE AND ASEPTIC TECHNIQUES

GLIMS/LIMSLINK PROFICIENCY

SMART ANALYZER AND QTEGRA PROFICIENCY

MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE

TROUBLE-SHOOTING

EQUIPMENT CALIBRATION

WORKPLACE SAFETY IMPLEMENTATION

GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE(GMP)

EDUCATION

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY New Brunswick, NJ

December 2009

Bachelor of Science in Biology. Minor in Psychology

Relevant experience in Microbiology Laboratory practicum

EXPERIENCE

W.R. GRACE & COMPANY

Global Specialty Chemical Manufacturing(catalysts), Materials Technology (silica products) and Construction Products Company

Technician Specialist Curtis Bay, Maryland

June 2011 – October 2017

●Quality Control analysis of raw material, In-process samples and finished products in support of both Manufacturing and Research & Development Arms of the Organization

●Creating calibration curves for ICP-MS and daily maintenance of Instrument calibration for all laboratory Instruments

● Proficient dissolution of both Organic and Inorganic Materials for analysis using Inductively Couple Plasma-Mass Spectrometry(ICP-MS) and ICP-Optical Emissions Spectroscopy(ICP-OES) instruments.

●Sample Analysis utilizing X-Ray Techniques for elemental determination (X-Ray Fluorescence) and Quantitative mineral phase identification (X-Ray Diffraction)

●Method Development and Validation of Elemental Impurity Analysis in accordance with United States Pharmacopeia(USP) 232/233 on Silica gels and Materials using ICP-MS open and Closed vessel digestion methods.

●Method Development of Flouride Determination via Ion Chromatography-Mass Spec(IC:MS) analysis.

●Develop and edit Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P)

●Responsible for training new analysts in Chemical and X-ray Labs on various Sample preparation techniques, ICP and X-Ray analysis, Glove box use and safety procedures.

●Adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices(cGMP) procedures while handling Production, R&D and Non-routine samples in compliance with various regulatory bodies.

● Proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste generated with the lab, Including use of Glove box for pyrophoric catalysts, within Environmental Health & Safety(EH&S) guidelines.

●Troubleshoot and fix various analytical instruments such as Spectro Ciros and Arcos ICP-OES, Thermo-Scientific ICAP Q ICP-MS, Kjeltec 8400 Nitrogen analyzer, Metrohm Titrando, Claisse Fluxers, to ensure timely results.

●3-year member of the safety committee responsible for the Implementation of the 5s initiative, emphasizing constant vigilant hazard and risk observation for further corrective actions. As well as Writing up job safety assessment guidelines

●Trained as a First Responder including certified First Aid CPR using Automated External Defibrillator(AED) for work related injuries.

CALIPER LIFESCIENCES

Bio-pharmaceutical company that develops and offer various products and services to government and Bio-pharmaceutical researchers worldwide.

Biology Lab Technician Hanover, Maryland

November 2010 – February 2011

●Assisted with Multi-Million Dollar EPA contract.

●Preparation of Microplates for Immuno-Assays. Use of Nichiryo Pipet and Tips for filling wells with Scintillation fluid(Micro-Scint).

●Proper sealing of Microplates and loading into Beckman TopCount Microplate Scintillation and luminescence Counter (TCM counter)

●Daily Solvent Preparation.

●Utilizing Autoclave for sterile cleaning of equipment.

●Proper use of Biological Safety cabinets(BioSafety cabinets)

●General Laboratory Maintenance such as maintaining Luma-safe scintillation fluid, filling empty racks with pipet tips and Scintillation vials, Replacing empty Deionized water carboys.

●Trained in the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act (M.O.S.H.A), Laboratory procedures and proper handling/disposal of Radioactive materials.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Spectro Arcos ICP installation training, 2017, WR Grace, Baltimore, MD

Thermo-Scientific Ion Chromatography Installation training, 2016, WR Grace, Baltimore, MD



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