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Chemical Engineering, Analytical chemist, Scientist, EH&S, HPLC

San Diego, California, United States
April 12, 2018

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Apoorva Khairnar

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A Quality Control Scientist with 2.5 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Company. My aim is to obtain a challenging position that will utilize my extensive skills and experience in the field of Chemical Engineering. EDUCATION

University of California, Irvine March 2016

Master of Science (Chemical and Biochemical Engineering) Vishwakarma Institute of Technology (Pune, India) May 2014 Bachelor of Technology (Chemical Engineering)

Additional Professional Development:

Certificate in SQL (Data Analysis), Udemy December2017 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

IriSyS LLC, San Diego, CA August2015 – Present

Quality Control Scientist

• Developing and validating Analytical methods to comply with USP standards in accordance with FDA guidelines and regulations following documentation.

• Develop and validate SOPs by following GLP and cGMP guidelines to validate assay and Sample analysis.

• Responsible for performing risk assessment and recommend corrective actions in R&D and Manufacturing environments.

• Formulation of assay reagents for stability and rapid dissolutions.

• Perform daily lab operations and execution of testing to support manufacturing operations, validation and development studies.

• Writing technical papers, documents or reports, prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products.

• Calibrating and maintaining laboratory instruments to ensure proper working order and troubleshoot malfunctions when needed.

• Evaluate laboratory safety procedures to ensure compliance with standards or to make improvements as needed.

IriSyS LLC, San Diego, CA October2016 – Present

Health and Safety Officer

• Responsible for leading the Quality control team towards a common goal and consistently promoting a culture of safety in the workplace.

• Implementing and training the team with new safety procedures.

• Investigating safety related accidents/incidents and accidental exposure to hazardous materials. Apoorva Khairnar Page 2

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, Mumbai, India June 2012 – July 2012 Summer Intern

• Engineered here on the Catalytic Reforming Unit which converts low octane naphtha into higher octane reformate products for gasoline blending and aromatic rich reformate for aromatic production.

• Got trained on the Health and safety procedures and the corrective actions to be taken in the crude oil plant.

• Awarded Certificate of Appreciation by the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Learning Centre. ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Synthesis and Plant Designing of Urea May 2014

• Improved the existing process by conducting an exhaustive study of the effect of changing governing parameters such as reactant ratios and reaction temperature in a non-catalytic process and determining optimal parameters on the basis of the experimental data.

• Completed Mass balance and Energy balance. Executed Process Optimization by selecting optimal temperatures and NH3:H2O ratios. Designed the stripper, evaporator and calculated the cost estimation.

Study of design Fundamentals of Vertical Cylindrical Fired Heater. December 2013 Used the American Petroleum Institute (API 560), a definitive international guide to Process Engineering for the detailed study of fired heater and types of fired heater.

• Detailed study and design of radiant section, shield section, convection section and stack. Also determined the Temperature, Pressure allowance, shape and geometry of heater. OTHER RELEVANT INFORMATION

Computer Skills: MS Word (Expert), Excel (Expert), PowerPoint (Intermediate), Outlook (Expert), SQL (Basic) Skills:

• Strong project and time management skills.

• Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

• Providing interdepartmental technical support.

• Strong customer service skills and customer orientation.

• Ability to learn and apply new information or skills. Analytical Skills:

HPLC, LC-MS, UV-VIS, FTIR, TOC, pH meter, Affinity Chromatography, Osmolality.

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