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Material Engineer & Analytical Chemist

Location:
Mountain View, California, United States
Posted:
February 19, 2018

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RONNIE KINNER

919-***-**** ac4i9b@r.postjobfree.com Mountain View, CA

OBJECTIVE

GOAL To provide technical, laboratory, & analytical support in material engineering role.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CONSULTANT 2016 – current

VK CONSULTING MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & CONSULTING SERVICES (BUSINESS/PERSONAL)

Customer service driven support: audits, providing technical & financial assistance through administrative & data management as well as staffing assistance, technical advisory, home/commercial management

CHEMIST & MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEER 2011 – 2015

WESTERN DIGITAL CORP (WDC) SAN JOSE, CA

GLOBAL HARD DISK DRIVE (HDD) Manufacturer

Analytical chemist & Materials Science Department laboratory manager

Materials characterization, cleanliness control & failure analysis

for polymeric, electrochemical, & metal HDD materials

2015 award of excellence recipient of WDC “High Five Award”

Accelerated promotion to staff level engineer in spring 2015

CHEMIST & MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEER (SENIOR LEVEL ENGINEER)

Identification & prevention of large-scale drive failures; materials analyst (GCMS->SEM-EDS): multi-technique chemical/physical analyses

CHEMIST & MATERIALS SCIENCE ENGINEER (CONTRACTOR AT KELLY SCIENTIFIC)

Contract chemist in support of the WDC Materials Science Division

(via Kelly Scientific) begin 9/2011; hired as WDC regular, full-time

employee 5/2013 (senior engineer level)

CHEMIST, TRANSLATOR, & QA REPRESENTATIVE 2010 – 2011

INDULOR AMERICA (BLANKOPHOR) LP GRAHAM, NC

SPECIALIZED POLYMERIC COMPOUNDS MANUFACTURER

Multi-faceted position in start-up as chemist, supply chain support,

quality representative, German translator-liaison for US-German

sites: extensive assignment overseas in Ankum & Bitterfeld, Germany

Translated & wrote company ISO 9001:2008 quality manual

QC CHEMIST & STABILITY CHEMIST 2008 – 2009

BURT’S BEES (CLOROX) MORRISVILLE, NC

NATURAL AND ORGANIC PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

In-process, finished product, and raw material analysis via modified

USP/ASTM methods; authored & revised standard operating

procedures(SOPs); Design of stability finished goods test program

QC/QA LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 2007 – 2008

ADECCO TECHNICAL MORRISVILLE, NC

IN SUPPORT OF CATALENT PHARMA SOLUTIONS

Pharmaceuticals, raw materials, and components testing per

USP/EP/JP/ASTM compendia in CGMP/GDP/FDA regulated lab

EDUCATION

UNDERGRADUATE

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

BS Biochemistry BA Chemistry German Minor

Technische Universitaet Braunschweig (Braunschweig, Germany)

German Language & Literature Study Abroad

Weber Shandwick Worldwide (Munich, Germany)

Semester Internship: Corporate & Financial Communication

GRADUATE LEVEL COURSEWORK

Leiden university, Leiden, The Netherlands

Graduate Seminar Marketing/Science-Based Business

CERTIFICATIONS

PROFESSIONAL

I.Diablo Analytical, Antioch, CA

Pyrolysis GCMS Intensive Training Seminar

I.Oxford Instruments, Boston, MA

Aztec EDS Certification Seminar

II.Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA

ISO 9001:2008 Lead Auditor

III.North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Aseptic Technique & Injectable Class Cleanroom Certificate

CONTINUING EDUCATION

IV.Foothill college, Los altos, CA

Nanotechnology Certificate

Under professor Robert Cormia current training: NASA Labs

SKILL SET

Lab Equipment & Multi-Tool Management

GCMS: Liquid/Dynamic Headspace Zeiss/JeoL Repairs LIMS

Interface Troubleshooting Preventative Maintenance Service Contracts Negotiations Scheduling Consumables Oracle iProcurement

Administrative

Bilingual: German-English Translator Native German Speaker

Apple iOS MS Office MS Excel Google Products Proficient SOP Author

Technical

Materials Characterization Surface Analysis Optical Microscopy

Project Management Instrument Repair Chemistry Metallurgy

Failure Analysis SEM/EDX GCMS ICPMS AFM Optical Profilometry

Chromatography Compound Identification UV-VIS TGA FTIR

USP/EP/JP Pharmacopeia cGMP & GLP ISO OSHA Wet Chemistry

Data Interpretation Mass Spectral Libraries: NIST EPA NIH WILEY

Clean Room & Aseptic Technique Contamination Control

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