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Chemical Engineering Quality Engineer

Arlington Heights, IL
October 05, 2018

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Matthew G. Fisher

*** *. ****** ***. 847-***-****

Arlington Heights, Illinois 60004

career goal

To obtain a position in the field of chemical engineering with an innovative company where problem solving and technical skills will be challenged and heightened


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, May 2016

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

GPA: 3.06/4.00


Ether Purification System Optimization and Recommendation

Responsible for flagging multiple streams based on temperature, pressure, and flow rates

Modified system by adding control valves, recycle streams and heat exchangers identified by the flags

Pumping and Piping Installation for a Central Plant-Wide Water Cooling System

Optimized cost utilizing various pumps, piping, valves, and air compressors

Formulated an Excel spreadsheet with proper fluid mechanic equations

Lab Testing Methods and Analysis

Experience using a UV-VIS spectrophotometer, FTIR spectrophotometer, NMR, mass spectrometer, HPLC, continuous and simple distillation units, CSTR and PFR to analyze data

Algae Cultivation for a Renewable Biofuel

Analyzed cultivation, harvesting, extraction, and fuel transformation mechanisms and quantified the economic benefits compared to current technologies

Industrial Scale Design and Optimization of Soybean Oil Production Technologies

Constructed a model for synthesizing soybean oil initiated from a seed

Optimized over 30 unit operations taking into account a complete economic analysis, environmental and safety concerns and sustainability

Justified the model by using CHEMCAD software


Weiman Products LLC, Quality Engineer May 2017 – August 2018

705 Tri State Pkwy, Gurnee, Illinois 60031

Oversaw product testing by implementing adaptive batch adjustments based on chemical properties to achieve required specifications

Maintain chemical and material inspection schedules by flagging and unflagging products

Verify, calibrate, and maintain lab thermometers, pH probes, viscometers, flame-ionized GCs, and FTIR

Assist in validation and implementation of multiple FDA-approved, medical-grade germicidal products in compliance with an ISO certified environment

Create raw chemical and material testing method specifications based on lab research

Contact suppliers and manufacturers to identify and correct out of spec materials/chemicals


Member of Alpha Chi Sigma Chemistry Fraternity, Spring 2014-Spring 2015

Member of Alpha Phi Omega Service Fraternity, Fall 2013-Spring 2015

Python and MATLAB computer coding

CHEMCAD and Polymath computer software simulation

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