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Manager Quality

Windham, OH
October 07, 2018

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PETER PRIGODICH 330-***-****


• QMR for ISO 9001 Program at Hukill Chemical Corporation; received ISO 9001, certification on the first attempt.

• Auditor for ISO 9001:2001 & 2015

• Implemented customer specific quality system; passed customer audit for DIAF

• Certification at Gabriel Performance Products.

• Method development for multiple instruments (GC, Auto-Titrator, HPLC)

Career Experience:

Emerald Performance Materials (2013-Present) Supervisor

• Hands on supervisor in charge of QC laboratory.

• Responsible for end-pointing reactions, intermediate products, and all finished goods.

• Method development work. Quality control support for all three areas of manufacturing.

• Instrument troubleshooting and repair as needed.

• Responsible for maintaining ISO 9001 quality system.

Gabriel Performance Products (2008-2013) Supervisor

• Responsible for end-pointing reactions, intermediate products, and all finished goods.

• Bench chemist for research and development and process improvement.

• Method development for new products and existing products including method development for instrumentation.

• Involved with implementing customer specific quality systems and maintaining ISO 9001.

Center Alternative Energy (2007-2008) Manager/QC Chemist

• In charge of all plant functions and quality control for the Biodiesel plant; testing per ASTM 6751 specifications.

• Researched new feedstock materials and formulated these feedstocks for use in Biodiesel manufacture.

Hukill Chemical Corporation (2003-2007) ISO Manager/QC Chemist

• Incumbent responsibilities from previous work at Hukill Chemical Corporation.

• Added responsibilities of research of customer materials for solvent separation and formulating custom blends.

• Received certification for ISO 9001.

Coca-Cola Enterprises (2000 – 2003) QC Lab Supervisor

• Testing of all in-bound raw materials and all out-bound finished beverages to ensure quality has been met per TCCQS (The Coca-Cola Quality System).

• Batch manufacturing by computerized bulk and continuous blending systems.

• Water quality controlled by direct filtration system; sanitation by computerized CIP (Clean In Place) and other methods.

• Sanitation quality checked by microbiological testing (yeast, mold, bacteria); quality of product checked by sample testing and SPC.

• Successfully passed all FDA audits.

Van Waters & Rogers (1999 – 2000) QC Supervisor

• Set up laboratory for quality control program.

• Tested inbound raw materials and outbound blends.

• Warehouse operations (2nd shift) from inventory replenishment to truck loading.

Hukill Chemical Corporation (1993 – 1999) Supervisor/Chemist:

• Chemical blending, formulating and testing; lab analysis using EPA methods and in house methods.

• Operated solvent fractionation/reclamation tower and solvent dryer.

• Batch and pilot plant formulating using large scale glassware and mixing tanks.

• Wrote SOPs, work instructions, and test methods for ISO program.

American Environmental Laboratories/Kudukis Wastewater Laboratories (1991 – 1993) Analytical Chemist

• Prepared/tested samples per EPA regulations for organic/inorganic compounds.

Ferro Corporation (1990 - 1991) Lab Tech, Polymer Modification and Inorganic Materials

• Developed, characterized, and processed new polymer materials to improve the qualities of existing polymers using high-pressure reactors for supercritical carbon dioxide and supercritical ammonia.

• Interpreted results by statistical and thermal analysis.


• Cleveland State University, BSc Chemistry

• 40 Hour OSHA Training

• ISO 9001 Auditing Course

• Non-Destructive Thickness Testing Certification

• Hazardous Materials Training

Instrumentation Specialized Software

HP/Agilent Gas Chromatography PRISM (AS400)

Agilent HP 1100 & 1200 Series HPLC Chemstation & Open Lab

Rigaku X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer Flowlink 4

PE Plasma 1000 ICP Stat-Pac

PE Aanalyst 200 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer Chempax

PE Lamba 25 UV-VIS Spectrometer E21 software program

Viscometers (Brookfield, Kinematic, Mooney) Minitab

Mettler Toledo Softening Point TIAMO

Instron Series II Testing System

Metrohm 836 & 907 Auto-Titrator and Karl Fisher Titrator

Bacharack Mercury Analyzer

Anton Paar DMA 4100M Density Meter

BYK Gardner LCM IV Color meter

HACH Spectrophotometer

CEM Microwave Digester

Haake-Buchler Rheocord Mixer

High Pressure Reactors

Light Microscopy

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