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Manager Raw Materials

Bronx County, New York, United States
February 23, 2018

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Clifford E. E. Warmington


To apply my organizational skills, knowledge and experience to the benefit of your establishment.


L BRANDS INC. 503 Broadway New York, NY 10012, USA Contract Job, Research & Development Consultant / Value Engineering Assistant (August 2016- Present)

Responsible for interfacing with assigned vendor partners and directing partners as it relates to samples needed, as well as direct

revisions for product performance based on analytical testing results. Carry out routine test and evaluations on cosmetic

products to determine compliance with specifications, aesthetics, and packaging standards

Roles include:

Development of programs which allows for all R&D and Production Development personnel to track the progress of every cosmetic product up to completion.

Formula evaluation to identify raw material call-outs for cost saving applications and VE project tracking

Follow up with contract manufacturers, fragrance houses, internal cross functional partners,

and assist manager with on-site trouble shooting at these locations i.e. shade matching a production

Manage and maintain all project development tools – SAP/PLM, Excel tracking chart etc.

Responsible for raw material quantification and validation, maintain development standards, and report any

challenges and status reviews to cross-functional partners

Assess and make recommendations for raw materials internally and externally

FEDEX GROUND TRUCKING. 6120 South Meadows Drive Grove City, Ohio 43123 Full-Time Job, Tractor Trailer Driver (July 2015- July 2016)

Responsible for secure, on-time and damage-free delivery of consumer products to major Manufacturers

Distributors, Airfreight and LTL trucking companies that need coast to coast expedited service

Products transported includes:

Hazardous materials such as Organic peroxides and Flammable solids

Non-Hazardous materials such as Surgical tools and Medical equipment

MANA PRODUCTS INC. 32-02 Queens Boulevard Long Island City NY, 11101, USA

Full-Time Job, Raw Material Quality Control Chemist/Manager (October 2010- June 2015)

Responsibilities includes:

Supervising the sampling of all lots of incoming raw materials on a daily bases

Evaluating raw material specifications via analytical testing (see below)

Maintaining and updating the raw material library, COA, MSDS, Literature, % breakdowns

Generating raw material Standard Operating Procedures

Communicate on all raw material issues with the vendors such as approval/rejections

Provide day to day regulatory support

Perform reviews to confirm formula and product acceptability

Assist with data analysis and report development.

Responsible for communicating developments and relevant information to regulatory and technical terms

Member of Company Safety Committee responsible for all laboratories

The raw materials used in cosmetic products are required to meet the government

mandated FDA standards and were tested via:

Testing/Practices Methodology Purpose & Instrumentation

Viscosity GM_0100_01@25C,ISO2555 Fluidity-(Brookfield Viscometer)

pH analysis EN 1262 & ISO 4316 Acidity/Alkalinity of solutions- (Beckman 300 & Orion model)

Specific Gravity FU340000@25C Relative Density of raw materials (Pycnometer& Balance)

Melting Point determination……ISO 1382 Melting range for raw materials (Fisher-John)

cGMP & Proper FDA……CFR21 Section 211 Current Good Manufacturing Practices and correct

Regulations Finished Pharmaceutical care procedures.

VARTEST LABORATORIES 19 West 36th Street NY NY, 10018, USA

Full-Time Job, Analytical Chemist (January 2006- May 2010)

Responsible for determining that the textile, jewelry, and toys used by consumers

meet the required strength, dexterity, and mandated limits for heavy metal, phthalate

and microbial concentrations via:

Testing Methodology Purpose & Instrumentation

Chemical Analysis EPA 3050B,3051A,3052 EPA&CPSC-(Heavy Metal Testing)

ASTM C927,CPSC-CH-E1003-09 (Conducting Wet Chemistry, Using Flame AA & SEM)

AATCC 94,AATCC 20/20A ASTM-(Toxic Organics Testing)

(Conducting Wet Chemistry, Using GCMS & FTIR)

AATCC(Fiber ID &Composition)

(Conducting General Chemistry, Using pH)

Microbiological AATCC 30, 100, 147 AATCC&ASTM-(Antifungal &Bacterial Testing)

ASTM G21, G22 (Conducting Illness Prevention Techniques & Sterilization)

Flammability California 117E, NFPA-701-96 All Methods-

MVSS 302, CFR 1615/1616 Resistance to Ignition Testing

ASTM D6413 (Conducting Lab Safety Techniques, Using FTM191-73 45)

Physical ASTM D3885, D4970, D5034 All Methods-

ICI(BS5811) Resistance to wear & Tear

(Conducting Lab Safety Techniques, Using Instron )

CURTIS MEDICAL CENTRE 7 Tangerine Place, Jamaica.

Summer Job (May – August 2003)

Responsible for assisting the Doctor and medical staff in the treatment of patients

And to maintain accurate book keeping records.

Medical Assistant

Accounting Clerk & Receptionist


2001 – 2005 University of the West Indies (Mona) Jamaica

B.Sc. Environmental Chemistry and Zoology (Upper 2nd Class Honors)

Graduated November 2005

Program Skills

1994 – 2001 Jamaica College Jamaica

Cambridge Examinations (A’Levels) – 4 subjects

Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Advanced Mathematics

Caribbean Examinations Council (General Level) – 8 subjects




MS Word

MS Excel

MS Publisher

Professional Certification

CDL, Class A Tractor-Trailer Drivers License (NYC)

Certification for Proper Transportation of Dangerous Goods Compliance with IATA and IMO Regulations

Environment Resource Center NC (November 2012)

General Safety training,& Hazard Communication, Illness and Injury Prevention Program & Laboratory Safety Current General Manufacturing Practices Volume 1,2, and 3

Lab Support- On Assignment University NY (August 2009)

Volunteer Work

2000 – 2002 Jamaica Music Theatre Company (JMTC) Jamaica

1996 – 1999 S.O.S. Children’s Village, Stony Hill Jamaica

References are available on request.

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