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Quality Assurance Technician

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 29, 2017

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Richard Ellis, Jr.

**** ***** **** ***** ? Chicago, IL 60619 ? 773-***-****(H) ?708-***-****(C)

Accomplished Quality Assurance Technician with an abundance of experience in performing chemical and physical testing, analyzing start-up and final piece production, and operating laboratory equipment, seeks opportunity as a Quality Assurance Chemist in a manufacturing company.

PROFICIENT USING: Microscopes, Spectrophotometers, Gas Chromatographs, Colorimeters, FTIR, and AA, Micrometers,Calipers, Refractometers


D.S. Services of America Chicago, IL

Quality Assurance Technician May 2017 to Aug 2017

Monitor production process

Audit samples, start up, in-process and final piece

Analyze samp les for compliance and conformance

Utilize instrumentation for qualitative and quantitative analysis

Celgene (Through Aequor Technologies) Piscataway, N J

Laboratory Technician March 2016 to July 2016

Monitor environmental chambers for temperature and humidity stability

Monitor all eye wash stations for proper operation

Provide consistent supply of clean safe glassware for scientist

Prepare reagents and solutions and standardize prior to use

Contract position

Utilized cGMP documentation measures

Trained for conducting work in antineoplastic environment

Visitation Catholic School Chicago, IL

Janitorial Custodian March 2015 to Current

? Swept, mopped and sanitized classrooms, bathrooms, auditorium and gymnasium

? Performed exterior maintenance and clean-up

? Set-up rooms as needed for graduations, open house, etc.

? Assisted with breakfast and lunch delivery

K&T Lawn Service Chicago, IL

Lawn Care Technician June 2009 to September 2014

Performed exterior lawn maintenance

Seasonal employment

Staffing Now Inc. Chicago, IL

Event Assistant August 2013 to September 2014

Provided general labor, assisted with setup and dismantling of various projects

Part time employment

Ferrera Candy Co. Forest Park, IL

Quality Assurance Technician February 2014 to April 2014

? Set-up, calibrated and operated laboratory equipment

? Operated automatic titrator and refractometer

? Performed free chlorine analysis, moisture determinations and water activities

? Performed pre and post operative testing prior to start-up and completion of order

Simpson Strong Tie Addison, IL

Quality Assurance Technician November 2008 to March 2009

? Set-up, operated and calibrated laboratory equipment and instrumentation, ie. FTIR

? Analyzed chemicals used in the manufacture of adhesives and cements

? Utilized micrometers, calipers, and balances during incoming raw materials inspection

Fresh Express, Inc. Franklin Park, IL

Quality Assurance Technician October 2006-June 2007

? Conducted residual chloride and acidity testing

? Recorded test results on standardized forms

? Tested samples of manufactured products in order to verify conformance to specifications

? Prepared and standardized chemical solutions according to standard SOPs

Candle Corporation of America Chicago, IL

Quality Assurance Technician December 1995 to December 2005

? Performed standard chemical and physical testing on components, solutions and materials used in producing candles

? Created file jackets that contained pertinent information about manufactured products using Microsoft Excel


Chicago State University Chicago, IL


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