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chemist/scientist/quality specialist

Brick, NJ, 08724
September 13, 2018

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Debbie R. Dickson

*** ****** ***

Brick, NJ


Cell 732-***-****

E-mail: d

Objective: To obtain a position as a Chemist/Scientist/Quality Specialist. Professional Summary:

Quality Control Chemist/Scientist with validation and quality assurance experience. Developed, wrote and executed cleaning validation, IQ, OQ and PQ protocols. Experienced in analytical method transfer for new and improved products using validated test methods and SOPs in a cGMP environment.


Wet Chemistry

Research and development

High Pressure Liquid Chromatography

Infra-Red Spectroscopy

Ultra Violet/Visable Spectroscopy

Gas Chromatography

Atomic Absorption

Inductive Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

Proficient in computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, LIMS, Accuterm, Word Perfect, Quick Books Enterprise and Microsoft Outlook. Certified in Hazardous Material Training

Well organized, strong writer, able to problem solve and maintain good rapport with others

Work experience:

Quality Assurance Associate I 5\2016 - 12/2017

Accupac - Lakewood, NJ

Wrote and executed packaging batch records.

Communicated with customers and project managers on new and improved products.

Reviewed laboratory, microbiology, process and packaging data to ensure conformance to product specifications.

Supported QA Management with audits.

Performed Air Sampling and Microbiology Risk Assessment.

Wrote deviation reports for customer complaints. Chemist 4/2010 - 4/2016

Glasseal Corporation - Lakewood, NJ

Performed analytical testing on plating baths using Atomic Absorption and wet chemistry methods to insure stability and working capacity.

Performed analytical method transfer for new and/or improved plating baths.

Performed related research and development projects.

Scheduled and participated in plating tank maintenance and new plating tank makeup. Established and improved processes for plating department.

Calculated and assisted in gold and silver reclaim.

Experienced in gold, silver, platinum, nickel and alloy electroplating.

Maintained all laboratory notebooks and plating software.

Dedicated to providing the highest quality products in accordance with ISO elements.

Quality Control Chemist 6/2007 - 2/2010

Inorganic Ventures - Lakewood, NJ

Performed analytical testing on products using ICP, IC and wet assay methods.

Responsible for sample and reagent preparation.

Performed daily maintenance on ICP, IC, UV Spectrometer, pH meter, Turbidimeter, Conductivity Meter and balances.

Assisted in maintaining all QC records and notebooks.

Utilized computer techniques for analysis simulation of information systems, data entry, statistical analysis and documentation.

Vice President 5/2003 - 6/2007

Dickson Electric, Inc. - Brick, NJ

In charge of payroll, hiring new employees, federal and state taxes and general office duties.

Validation Associate

West Pharmaceutical Services - Lakewood, NJ 4/1996 - 5/2003

Wrote and executed Installation and Operational Qualifications for filling, batching and laboratory equipment.

Developed process, packaging, cleaning, sanitization and bulk hold study protocols. Executed protocols, gathered data and completed reports.

Wrote and executed validation study on Purified Water System.

Interacted courteously and proficiently with customers during product validation studies and in customer audits.

Validation Chemist 2/1994 - 4/1996

Paco Pharmaceutical Services - Lakewood, NJ

Responsible for method development and method validation for pharmaceutical and health/beauty products.

Analysis performed on Hitachi and Perkin Elmer HPLC, Perkin Elmer Atomic Absorption Spectrometer and Perkin Elmer Gas Chromatography.

Also responsible for writing new cleaning validation methods for process and packaging equipment.

Analytical Chemist 1/1991 - 2/1994

Fluid Packaging Corporation - Lakewood, NJ

Responsible for performing quality assurance analysis on finished products. Troubleshoot and solve line production problems in an accurate and timely manner.

Preparation of lab batches for research and development of new and improved products.

Analysis of raw materials and bulk samples using wet chemistry techniques, HPLC, Gas Chromatography and Ultra Violet Spectrum Education:

1982-1984 Montclair State University Montclair, NJ BS, Biology, minor in Chemistry

1980-1982 Fairleigh Dickinson University Rutherford, NJ Course of study Chemistry and Biology

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