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Quality Control Microsoft Office

Location:
Sunland-Tujunga, California, 91040, United States
Posted:
June 13, 2018

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RAFFIE AVAKIAN

**** ******* ******, *******, ********** 91042 818-***-****, 818-***-**** ac5u8i@r.postjobfree.com

To obtain a position in industry, or teach in a community college or related institution

Experience

JARROW INDUSTRIES, SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA Apr 2018 to May 2018

Chemist I

Tested bulk/tap densities and loss on drying of raw material powders.

Performed appearance, color, and odor of raw material powders, tablets, capsules, and softgels.

Performed Karl Fischer Titration on raw material powders, tablets, capsules, and softgels.

Performed Peroxide Value Titrations on raw material powders and finished products – to determine Peroxide Value (or Rancidity).

Performed High-Liquid Performance Chromatography (HPLC) to determine amounts of assays in raw materials and finished products.

Performed Inductively-Coupled Mass Spectroscopy (ICP-MS) to determine amounts of heavy metals (Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, and Lead) in raw materials and finished products.

Performed analytical work, in strict accordance with SOPs in a timely manner and wrote reports.

Performed independently, method verification/transfer, and method validation.

Properly cleaned glassware and other lab ware.

Logged incoming samples and recorded analytical results and other lab work.

Tracked and maintained inventory of chemicals, consumable, and glassware.

Followed established department SOPs, company cGMPs, and all instructions, verbal or written.

Complied with all company policies and procedures, including safety rules and regulations.

Maintained a safe work environment and functioned in a safe manner.

AMGEN, thousand oaks, ca Dec 2015 to Aug 2017

Associate Scientist

Collected Raman spectra of raw materials and protein products and created special libraries, which were checked with same and different samples.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles, CA Sep 2015 to Dec 2015

Adjunct Faculty Instructor

Taught a laboratory section for a Chemistry 101 (General Chemistry I) course, for Fall Quarter 2015.

PIERCE COLLEGE, Woodland Hills, CA Sep 2015 to Dec 2015

Adjunct Faculty Instructor

Taught a laboratory section for a Chemistry 60 (Introduction to General Chemistry) course, for Fall Semester 2015.

MOC PRODUCTS, Pacoima, CA Nov 2011 to Mar 2015

Quality Control Chemist

Performed Quality Control tests of car-care products:

pH

Density

Viscosity

Percent (by weight) of solids

Inspection

Recording

Reformulations

New Research and Development projects

Preparation of Technical Data Sheets and Technical Reports

NATROL, Chatsworth, CA Jul 2008 to Nov 2011

Quality Control Chemist (Jul 2008 to Apr 2009)

Stability Coordinator (Apr 2009 to Nov 2011)

Measured bulk/tap densities and loss on drying of raw material powders.

Observed appearance, color, and odor of raw materials and finished products.

Identified raw materials and finished goods with FT-IR (Fourier-Transform Infrared Resonance Spectroscopy).

Determined amounts of Calcium using EDTA titration and amounts of Vitamin C using 2,6-Dichloroindophenol titrations.

Measured average weights and disintegration times of tablets, capsules, and softgels.

Measured pH of liquids, aqueous solutions, and nutritional drinks.

Analyzed particle size distribution of granular and fine powders, including garlic powders.

Conducted stability studies for finished products, prepared stability reports, and revised Quality Assurance/Quality Control documentations and Standard Operating Procedures.

Key Contributions:

Initially brought on as a volunteer, quickly built reputation as a fast learner with disciplined approach, meticulous attention to detail, and high regard for safe lab practices, earning paid position.

Finding suspect lab procedures and taking initiatives to help ensure quality of collected data and overall research.

Maintain records of work completed, collaborate and coordinate efforts with other team members.

Technical Skills

Thin-Layer Chromatography, Paper Chromatography, Karl Fischer Titration, Peroxide Value Titration, High-Performance Liquid Chromatography, Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectroscopy, Distillation, Extraction, Water Sample Preparation, Analysis of Water Samples using NMR, pH, titrations, making knowledge of gas chromatography/mass spectroscopy, IR and NMR spectroscopy, analysis of water-based adhesives by centrifugation, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Mathematica, 60 wpm.

Education

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles, CA

Master of Science Degree in Chemistry, September 2007

Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry, March 2004

Coursework included: Modern Organic Synthesis, Advanced Organic Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry, Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, X-ray Crystallography, Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry, NMR Spectroscopy, History of Chemistry, and Advanced Biochemistry – Transcriptional Control of Gene Expression.

Graduate Research and Thesis work:

“Temperature-Gradient Assisted Gas-Dissolved Liquid-Phase Synthesis, and the Study of Water Molecular Kinetics of Clathrate Hydrates by Oxygen (isotope-17) Spin-Echo Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”. Prepared gas hydrates with Oxygen (Isotope-17) water, analyzed them using Oxygen (Isotope-17) Spin-Echo NMR and Variable-Temperature NMR, and did lineshape pattern matching using a Mathematica simulation program to obtain rate constants and activation energies.



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