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Philadelphia, PA
Posted:
June 15, 2018

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Grant Fall

Philadelphia, PA *****

ac5v3y@r.postjobfree.com 520-***-**** linkedin.com/in/grantfall

Analytical Chemist

Improve Efficiency & Increase Quality Standards

Proactive, positive, adaptable professional taking great pride in goal setting and achievement. Known for meticulous attention to detail and achieving top dose fulfillment rate in multifaceted production environment. Experience in cGMP and FDA regulated environments drive passion for quality regulation implementation and compliance.

Laboratory Safety & Training Quality Control Measures & Testing

Internal / External Regulations & Audits Microsoft Excel

Education

Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2013

Chemistry courses: analytical, instrumental, organic, structural analysis, physical, and inorganic

Trained in classical analytical chemistry methods, including micro-pipetting, titrations, purifying substances, and analytical detection methods

Obtained ACS and General Laboratory Safety Training certification

Scientific / Work Experience

MERIEUX NUTRISCIENCES, Bentonville, AR 2017 – Present

Customer Care Representative

Primary interface for research services customers. Perform quality control testing on private label food products.

Verified quality of food products via Viscometer, Texture Analyzer, Analytical Balance, Colorimeter as well as other analytical machines.

Performed routine PM checks on various analytical devices and daily environmental monitoring ensuring equipment and area are ready for proper use.

Plan, organize, and ensure proper execution of the welcoming and onboarding process in a consistent, professional, and timely manner for research services clients.

Worked on team responsible for receiving and entering thousands of samples a month into inventory and developed process to improve efficiency.

Sole employee trained and utilized across all departments of facility including receiving, onboarding clients and testing samples.

Self-trained and site contact on Texture Analyzer software used to develop and ensure quality parameters on various samples for human and pet consumption for large global retailer.

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PETNET SOLUTIONS – SIEMENS CORPORATION, Phoenix, AZ 2014 – 2017

Chemist

Execute complex compounding and manufacturing, including cyclotron and chemistry module operation, quality control testing, and site inventory maintenance.

Produced biomarker that generated gross sales of $750K annually and 50% of total site gross margin.

Proved radiopharmaceuticals appropriate for human distribution via extensive use of HPLC, GC, TLC, and pH meter.

Provided exemplary customer service while overseeing routine logistic functions.

Implemented SOP changes and routine PM checks from various analytical and compounding equipment, ensuring equipment complied with FDA and company standards and operated correctly.

Received positive results and feedback from internal and external quality and technical audits and FDA audits.

CARDINAL HEALTH, Aurora, CO 2014 – 2014

Technician I

Manufactured and conducted quality control tests of radiopharmaceuticals for PET scans.

Performed daily operations, maintaining FDA and cGMP controlled environment requirements.

Gained extensive training by working in aseptic and clean-room environments.

Implemented radiation safety and general hazardous material handling techniques.

UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA, Tucson, AZ 2013 – 2013

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Aided in development and evaluation of new “in vivo detection method for HNO (nitroxyl derivatives).” Operated instrumentation, such as absorbance spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, AA, FTIR, HPLC, GC, UV / Vis, CV, and ICP.

Facilitated continual evaluation of cultured cells treated with HNO donors while searching for endogenous production of HNO.

Used thiol-containing fluorophores as trapping and tagging agents, evaluating method for sensitivity and selectivity using mass spectrometry, absorbance spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, and CZE-LIF, leading towards development in quantifying HNO derivatives.

Provided expertise in classical structural analysis, including IR, 1H-NMR, 13C-NMR, and GC-MS.

Navigated various software programs, analyzing data from multiple instruments.

THE HIGHLANDS AT DOVE MOUNTAIN RESORT, Tucson, AZ 2009 – 2013

Manager / Trainer

Hired, scheduled, supervised, and trained 25-member hospitality team.

Worked in high-pressure environment while directing staff and overseeing operations.

Trained 20+ employees, instructing in customer service, responsibility, and accountability.

Extracurricular Experience

Scientific Presentation: Quantitation and Detection of Nitroxyl-derived Gutathione Sulfinamide in cells by CZE-LIF, University of Arizona CBC Fair



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