Juan J. Morales Ríos
Summary of Qualifications
Dynamic professional 11 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry seeking for a challenging position. Strong knowledge in sterilization process for media, materials and equipment. Support Technical Service department setting and operating equipment for validations, by determining best and worst case scenario per area needs and equipment capacity. Set Kaye, thermocouples and bio indicators in equipment and materials to validate. Operated dry freeze units, autoclaves. Monitor supervise, audit an, evaluate and record aseptic personnel activities during working activities. Recommend and implement process corrective actions and behavior to manufacturing personnel. Manage, review, and approves laboratory media batch records documentation. Experience managing priorities and needs for microbiology and other departments. Knowledge and experience of techniques, management, sanitize and qualification of aseptic area. Gather and analyze quotes for acquiring pharmaceutical laboratory materials and equipment. Create new equipment SOPs and training. Priority needs management for of microbiology and other departments. Can maintain professional relations when working under pressure. Computer literate using Microsoft and Macintosh programs as Word, Power Point, Excel, B2B, SAP, EBR, LACES and LIMS. Bilingual, English and Spanish. Literated in Solidworks CAD.
Recovered $80,000 from pharmaceutical budget erroneously charged by other departments.
Designed and acquired stainless steel furniture to remodel QC laboratories.
Reduced 14% expenses and testing time consumption by evaluating and selecting new products and materials.
Promote and assist in media laboratory all equipment re validation in record time.
Conduct and directed the first captive bird release to the wild with survival record of 85%.
Enhance long line throw fishing method for fast launch and recovery with better safety standards.
AMGEN Pharmaceutical, Juncos PR 09/21/2015- 01/28/2017
Responsible for oversight of aseptic filling operations.
Conducting oversight of aseptic techniques and adherence to procedures.
Audit set-up procedure to evaluate how equipment is assemble.
Monitor and audit routine interventions, non-routine interventions and mechanical interventions during aseptic filling process and document the activities.
Evaluate and document that the staff is following the written procedures, including the proper documentation.
Observe, correct and discuss any deviation to procedures with staff members involved and notify to supervisor the actions taken.
Research Triangle International 05/01/2014 – 12/31/2016
Visit different fishing sites registered by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration to intercept and interview anglers.
Conduct the review and filling of the Access Point Angler Intercept Survey.
Verify anglers catch.
Gather biological data (identify, weight and measure individuals) of specimens captured.
Report documentation to RTI and NOAA.
Contractor, Environmental Consulter 05/23/2012 -present
Experimental Ocyurus crysurus hand line nocturnal fishing, experimental Lutjanus synagris long line nocturnal fishing for gonad harvest and study, Reef Fish monitoring fishing project and recreational angler fishing Survey for NOAA, RTI and DRNA. Gather and document trip coordinates time, oceanic environmental data, sample fish identification, packing and preservation.
Marina and shore assessments for demolitions and construction for private contractors and Film productions.
Pfizer, (Wyeth) Carolina, Puerto Rico
Laboratory Assistant 04/26/1999 – 10/18/2010
• Review and approved media and equipment preparation and sterilization batch record.
Review and approved equipment recorded charts and cycle print outs.
Verified and archived commercial media manufacturer documentation.
• Prepared and sterilized materials, culture media and equipment to be used at aseptic area for stability test.
• Sanitize and maintenance of Sterility aseptic area.
• Procurement microbiology environmental and stability department materials and equipment.
• Audit monthly department accounts and keep control of expenses.
• Update, create and review the SOP’s.
• Participated in laboratory validations by preparing equipment, materials, determining equipment critical loads of media and equipment, setting and operation.
• Packaged and management of hazardous and non-hazardous material.
Natural Resources Department, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Biologist 02/15/1988 – 10/16/1995
Management of captive endangered species Puertorrican Plain Pigeon (Columba inornata wetmorei) “Paloma Sabanera” population.
Prepared daily feeds and medication of birds.
Managed the care of broods, squabs and nests.
Conducted seasonal wild population’s census.
Directed the first captive bird release to the wild using radio transmitters and triangulation.
Conducted public speaking presentations and orientations school groups and general public.
University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus
Bachelor Degree Marine Biology, Minor in Ornithology, Ichtiology and Wild Life Management (Cum Laude)
OSHA 300, Job Hazard Analysis
Total Qualities (GMP)
Environmental and Health Service
SCUBA Diver License
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Seamanship Course
P.R. DRNA Navigation License