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Manager Safety

Graniteville, South Carolina, 29829, United States
August 18, 2018

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Graniteville, SC 29829

Cell: 706-***-****

Motivated Lab Manager inspired to meet the challenges and rewards of working in an innovative company, whose products and processes, may need creative thinking coupled with a team outlook, to solve issues. I have experience in streamlining processes, and also adept at laboratory management and extensively trained in safety and equipment maintenance.

I have expertise knowledge in several lab instruments and systems. I have created and written methods and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for use in the lab. I am a resourceful professional capable of leading a lab in being an efficient and accurate testing facility. My continual focus at creating a more economical lab has resulted in me finding ways to maintain a lean and resourceful lab. I saved almost $11,000 per year by initiating a recycling program for the lab. As a leader of safety, I created a Safety Committee for the site and lead to the plant to a zero recordable for 2015-2016.


-Created Lab Methods

-Trained and developed lab techs

-Customer internal/external Issue Resolution

-Successfully Trouble shoots product problems

-Quality Lead, ISO 9001

-Effective Multitasking

-Utilized Lean manufacturing, for cost reduction in lab

-Deadline Compliance for Quality and EHS

-Monthly Safety meeting facilitator

-Lead ISO 9001 for site

-Committee member for implementation of RC 14001

-Used SAP

-Used Labware

-Used LIMS

-Lab maintenance Gas Chromatography

Technical Skills

Lab Instruments Experience Total Years

Auto Titrator –Tiamo High 15

Gas Chromatography Medium 12

HPLC Medium 12

Ion Chromatography Medium 5

Brookfield Viscometers High 15


Created new procedure for a filtration method, that solved a major customer complaint

Assessed organizational training needs and reorganized training development

For lab techs

Applied safety procedures and policies as outlined in Department Safety Manual, and made recommendations for updating safety protocols

Created JSAs (job safety analysis) for the lab, and implemented them

Resolved product issue, by utilizing a new test method that was created, which was able to give a qualitative and quantitative results to resolve quality issues with a customer

I created the Safety Committee at Chemtrade, with members from all departments.

Work Experience

Senior Lab Analyst 11/2014 to Current

ChemTrade Logistics Augusta, GA

I have written SOPs and JSAs (Job Safety Assessment). I utilized SPC to gauge and track lab testing trends. Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment. Consistently adhere to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance. Created new laboratory processes. Troubleshoot various issues in the lab. I coordinated all training in quality control. Compiled and analyzed test information, for in process adjustment. I performed various wet chemistry analyses, from assay to heavy metal determination. I am responsible for the lab facility for a team of five people working across three departments. I am managing the quality control department, for 4 years now. I am a member of the RC14001 team on site, responsible for the quality department. The lab I oversaw used SAP, for COA creation and product release.

Lab Technician 03/2012 to 11/2014

GSK North Augusta, SC

Maintained document control and Quality Assurance

-Creating COAs for different products.

-Evaluated and inspected incoming raw materials. I conducted both qualitative and quantitative analysis. I analyzed heavy metals such as, Cr, Cu and Ag. Drafted reports on all test and research results.

-Determined assays, moisture analysis, wet chemistry, and titrations. I conferred with scientist and engineers on conducting analyses of research projects. I used track wise to help in investigating out of parameter products

Senior Lab Technician 06/2002 to 03/2012

Cytec Augusta, GA

-Employed chromatography, spectroscopy and spectrophotometry techniques.

-Created new laboratory procedures

-Compiled and analyzed test information

-Was part of a team of researchers, including three chemists, two chemical

Engineers and four lab technicians

-Conferred with scientists and engineers on conducting analyses of research


-Wrote technical papers and reports

-I performed assays, moisture determination, wet chemistry and titrations on products

-I used Lab ware in the lab

-Evaluated and inspected incoming raw materials

Lab Technician 08/1999 to 04/2002

DSM Augusta, GA

-Consistently adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance

-Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with the current good manufacturing practices and SOPs

-Recorded inspection and test data, including weights, temperatures, grades, moisture content and quantities inspected/graded

-Tested raw materials and production process samples

-Used quality control, costs and various techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

-Applied basic mathematical skills to solve technical problems

-Performed duties for the reception, sampling, issuance and inventory of raw materials, components and products according to departmental procedures.

Education and Training

2009, Bachelor of Science

Liberty University Lynchburg, VA


Larry Shade (production/process manager) at Chemtrade 706-***-****

Chris Pogson (Plant Manager) Chemtrade 318-***-****

Matt Sears (Process Engineer) Chemtrade 912-***-****

Al Duval (EHS Supervisor) Chemtrade 706-***-****

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