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Laboratory management and Training

Sun Prairie, WI
19.00 / Hour
November 30, 2018

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Ronald W. Purves

*** ******* **.

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Cell Phone: 608-***-****



University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

- Major field of study: Biology

- Minor fields of study: Psychology, Broad-field Science, Secondary Education

- Bachelor of Science degree completed December 1985

Work Experience

Stoughton Trailers Inc., Stoughton, WI

- Painter; February 2014 to Present

- Performed all tasks related to prepping, painting and inspection of parts for quality of finish

Contree Sprayers and Equipment, Beaver Dam, WI

- Production Shop Manager; February 2013 to February 2014

- Liaison with production staff regarding schedule and required materials

- Assist in final product assembly and quality testing

- Shipping and Receiving Coordinator (Part-time); April 2010 to November 2010

- Performed all shipping and receiving functions

- Experience with inventory control and associated software

- Responsible for direct customer service, and sales/cashier

Wayne W. Purves (my father), Columbus, WI

- In-home Caregiver (Part-time); April 2010 to November 2012

- Perform all household chores and repairs, as well as activities of daily living

- Monitor daily vital signs and medication administration

- Transport to and from all medical appointments, and social engagements

Harbor Freight Tools, Madison, WI

- Pricing Coordinator; November 2009 to April 2010

- Responsible for price updates and signage throughout the store.

- Experience with inventory control and associated software

- Responsible for direct customer service, and sales/cashier

Victoria’s Restaurant, Stoughton, WI

- Bartender; September 2009 to April 2010

- Responsible for greeting, seating and serving customers

- Extensive experience in maintaining positive customer relations

- Performed routine maintenance, cleaning, and inventory tracking

United Vaccines, Inc. (Kelly Scientific Resources), Madison, WI

-Quality Assurance Specialist; July 2012 to September 2012

-Facilitate prompt batch record review by developing efficient workflow for collecting all Quality Control (QC) testing associated with batch records, entering QC test data into Specification documents and performing Quality Assurance (QA) audit as soon as all test data has been collected.

-Responsible for Environmental Monitoring (EM) program implementation including scheduling EM testing, gathering and reviewing EM results, preparing EM Trend Reports, and monitoring EM compliance per Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) guidelines.


Ronald W. Purves

-Quality Assurance Technician; July 2011 to June 2012

-Responsible for creating weekly content for online user training assignments, creating and regularly updating training metrics for the company training program.

-Assist with the creation and editing of Quality documents, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

-Lead responsibility for tracking a variety of processes, auditing, scanning and linking associated documentation, and creating and regularly updating statistical reports for process metrics.

-Responsible for maintenance of Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) binders throughout the facility in accordance with all applicable SOPs and regulations.

Farmers Insurance Group, Madison, WI

- Reserve Agent; March 2009 to August 2009

- Completed training in all aspects of Farmers’ insurance products and consultative sales procedures

- Sold and serviced Farmers’ insurance products

Covance Laboratories Inc., Madison, WI

- Senior Technical Trainer; July 2007 to July 2008

- Maintained and implemented the training systems and procedures for all operational functions

- Developed training curriculum common to all operational sites and performed individual skill assessments

- Monitored the performance of the training program in cooperation with operational supervisors

- Manager / Principal Investigator; November 2005 to July 2007

- Retained all of the responsibilities of the Principal Investigator for the external clients assigned to me

- Performed general supervisory duties including performance evaluation, training, and discipline

- Participated in recruitment, interviewing, and hiring process for all open positions

- Investigated and prepared proposals for new client programs, including scientific and financial decisions

- Monitored financial performance of projects conducted by members of my group and myself

- Participated in numerous process improvement and Six Sigma team projects

- Principal Investigator; March 2000 to November 2005

- Responsible for direction, technical conduct, and scheduling for multiple, concurrent projects

- Conducted scientific review of analytical results, including associated GLP documentation and reports

- Performed all study-related communication with external clients, including scientific and financial issues

- Coordinated activities of all Covance personnel involved in the conduct of my projects

- Developed standard operating procedures to comply with Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) guidelines

- Documented all SOP or Protocol deviations, including corrective actions using GLP compliant eForms database

- Hosted client visits to operational sites, as well as audits by regulatory agencies

- Study Coordinator; October 1997 to March 2000

- Reviewed and compiled data for analytical reports

- Formatted text, data tables and figures according to department convention or client specification

- Advanced training in Microsoft Word and Excel

- Responded to quality assurance issues to comply with Good Laboratory Practice guidelines

- Prepared, and stored all study related forms using a GLP and ISO 9001 compliant document control system

- Provided input in assessing new software, report formats, SOPs, and document management systems

- Participated in training of new study coordinators

- Research Assistant / Associate; May 1988 to October 1997

- Performed analysis of biological fluid samples in compliance with established method procedures

- Used and maintained liquid and gas chromatographic equipment

- Calculated analytical results and statistical data using a laboratory automation system

- Cooperated with quality assurance staff to address quality audit citations

- Performed instrument and chemical process validation experiments according to GLP guidelines

- Participated in training of new laboratory staff


Ronald W. Purves

Waste Research and Reclamation Company, Inc., Eau Claire, WI

- Laboratory Technician; July 1986 to May 1988

- Analyzed incoming waste samples for industrial solvent content, PCBs, and metals

- Tested samples of outgoing shipments of solvent products for purity

Waterloo High School, Waterloo, WI

- Science Teacher; December 1985 to June 1986

- Taught 9th grade General Science classes

- Prepared lesson plans and taught 11th and 12th grade Environmental Studies classes

Additional Training

- Cleanroom Environment Monitoring and Regulations for cGMP, Life Science Users Group, 2012

- Bartending Academy, 2009

- Insurance Intermediary Prelicensing Training, Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin, 2009

- Training the Trainer, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2008

- Infiltration Prevention, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2007

- Management Essentials, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2006

- Pharmacokinetics Short Course, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2004

- Drug Metabolism Short Course, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2003

- Targeted Selection, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2001

- Finance for Non-Financial Staff, Covance Laboratories Inc., 2000

- Advanced MS Word and Excel, Covance Laboratories Inc., 1999

- Basic Pharmacology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1996

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