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Manager Microsoft Office

Connellsville, Pennsylvania, 15425, United States
October 15, 2018

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Terry L. Nicholson

*** **** **. ************* ** 15425

Cell 724-***-**** email: work email:

Objective: Chemist /Lab/ management position supporting R&D, QA/QC and production methods/ product design in natural science or related fields.

Education: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

B.S. Natural Sciences, Pre-Medicine December 2009

Penn State University, Uniontown, PA

52+ credits coursework completed in AET.

Laboratory (University and work experience) Moisture analysis, Viscosity, Recrystallization, Extraction techniques, Distillation techniques, TLC, Wet-Column, ion exchange, GC, HPLC, IR, UV/VIS, H-NMR, C-NMR, ICP-OES, titrations, Rheology among others.


Sept. 5 2018-

Present Process Development Lead Scientist Cumberland MD.

Responsible for quality and testing of raw material for production. Maintenance of laboratory instruments and calibrations. Extraction and purification with R&D. Member of the Lab managers group and Corporate Manufacturing Team.

Feb. 2018 Facility Manager/ Lab Manager (QA/QC and R&D) Cumberland MD.

Responsible for supervising production from raw material to finished product. Lab duties: Maintain, repair, calibrate and testing using HPLC, secondary and tertiary distillations, purification of product and removal of impurities, SOP’s, JSA’s, lab equipment and glassware. Product formulation and R&D. Ordering lab supplies and equipment.

Dec. 2013- Plant Chemist/Quality Coordinator Univar chemicals, Everson PA. Feb. 2018 Responsible for all QC/QA of raw materials and finished goods sent to and from company campus. R&D of new products/formulas. Ordering of supplies (for lab, testing, equipment, office supplies, records / data / CoA / MSDS and sample retention), chemicals, equipment, calibrating / operating and maintenance/repairing of equipment. Retaining samples, logs, cleaning, production SOP’s, testing procedures, JSA’s and safety procedures. IATA/HAZ Mat DOT certified. Member of the safety committee, first response team, First aid/CPR certified.

Jan. 2002- University of Pittsburgh, Oakland, PA

Jan. 2003 Supplemental Instructor for chemistry department

Worked in conjunction with professors and the chemistry department. Providing supplemental instruction for university students. Helping students understand concepts, problem solving and lab experiments.

April 1995- Laurel Highlands Outdoor Center, Ohiopyle PA

Present River Guide/ Instructor

Experience training employees in whitewater and wilderness evacuation. Guiding whitewater tours on rivers & streams of all classes in PA, WV & MD.

Computers: Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, etc SAP and EDX systems

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