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Quality Control Technician

Fremont, California, United States
November 29, 2018

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Satwant Singh

**** ******* *****, *******, ** ***36

510-***-**** (Home) 510-***-**** (Cell)

Objective: Seeking a Challenging position in the field of Medical Device Manufacturing (Quality Control Inspector), Production Maintenance, or as a Process Technician.


1.More than 15 years in hard disk drive manufacturing. Hands-on experience with vacuum film deposition equipment and instrumentation

2.Extensive experience as a process technician in sputter, Lube, UV & Tape burnish. Experience in FA and troubleshoot process problems.

3.Very good computer skills, familiar with Microsoft Word and excel.

4.A Team player with dedicated professional and excellent personality

5.Knowledge of GMP and GDP practices.


4/30/2013-Current Quality Control Tech II, In Optovue in Fremont,CA

1.Complete FQC AIO, Laptop iVue Scanner, iVue NR Scanner

2.Complete IPQC RTVue scanner, RTVue XR Scanner

3.Complete AQL iVue NR scanner, iVue iScan 500

4.Complete FQC RTVue, RTVue XR Scanner

5.Complete FQC RTVue PC, RTVue XR PC

6.Complete FQC RTVue, RTVue XR, and iVue Tables.

7.Complete FQCP

11/19/2012-03/01/13, Quality Control Tech, In Sound Inc through Aerotek, Fremont, CA

1.Receive batteries and wash with acetone then dry

2.Place parts in fixture

3.Put parts in hydrofluoric acid for three to four hours

4.Remove parts form hydrofluoric acid and put in a bottle of fresh hydrofluoric acid and shake parts for up to an hour

5.Check samples for cleanliness under microscope

6. Wash parts with DI water to remove any traces of hydrofluoric acid

7.Check parts with conductivity meter to make sure no hydrofluoric acid is left on the parts

8.Place parts in citric acid for five minutes

9.Drain out citric acid and wash with DI water to remove any traces of citric acid

10.Check conductivity for traces of citric acid

11.Wash and dry parts and send them for final inspection

12.Check dimensions with micrometer

13.Help production team to assemble the product

06/10/2009- 06/30/11, Quality Control Inspector II, Conor Medsystems (A Johnson and Johnson Company), Fremont, CA (Through Kelly services)

1.Responsible for providing inspection/testing support for processes, materials, and products such as drug filled stents, sirolimus drug filling solutions, balloon catheters

2.Perform a wide variety of inspections, checks, and tests of incoming raw materials

3.Perform in-process inspection and lot release testing

4.Perform first article inspection

5.Review travelers and quality documentations

6.Apply knowledge of sampling plan and good laboratory practice on a daily basis

7.Perform design verification testing such as crossing profile, stent diameter vs. balloon inflation pressure, uniformity of expansion, stent recoil and shortening.

8.Calibrated seebrez to perform the stent dimension testing.

9.Calibrated the HBLT to perform the catheters & balloon testing.

10/06/2008-01/08/2009 Production Maintenance, OptiSolar, Hayward, CA

1.Modified and repaired machines to make sure that they worked properly.

2.Ran the panels thought the sputter with zinc oxide, aluminum oxide.

3.Ran Edge White machine to make panel coroners.

4.Ran tests on voltage of the panels before running them through the sputter a second time with silicone nitrite and silicone oxide.

5.Administered layers of coating on panels to protect them from environmental agents.

6.Tested panels and sorted them by voltage.

04/30/2007-08/19/2008 Quality Control Inspector II, Penumbra Inc., San Leandro, CA

1.Inspects components, products, labels, boxes, pouches, and coatings visually and mechanically and accepts or rejects products

2.Reads, understands, and interprets engineering specifications

3.Takes measurements using micrometers, calipers, snap gage, gage pins and other measuring instruments

4.Review LHRs

5.Maintains accurate inspection reports

6.Devise test methodology/instrumentation/fixtures to support QC inspection requirements

06/14/2006–04/28/2007 Quality Control Inspector, Nitinol Devices and Components (A Johnson and Johnson Company) Fremont, CA, (Thru Kelly Services)

1.Perform day to day inspection and evaluation of Stents & VC filters

2.Review, accurately record and complete inspection documentation

3.Set-up, adjust, operate, maintain and clean test equipment used to perform inspection

4.Conduct production line and pre-shipping audits

5.Certified to receive and accept chemicals (Aluminium oxide, Nitric acid, Sulfuric acid, Acetone, Methanol, Hydrochloric acid, Denatured alcohol)

03/16/1998 06/04/2006 Process Technician, MMC Technology, San Jose, CA

1.Successfully transferred new products including Calypso, Ares, Sabre, Brooklyn, and Brooklyn fortune. Followed the process recipes and the control chart, greatly improved the yields and product quality.

2.Qualified sputter tool MDP250B, Trouble shooting for various problems including magnetic and carbon thickness, low yield issue, and any mechanic damage to the disks.

3.Supervised and supported production line in sustaining and optimizing the sputter process. Investigated the effects of process parameters on Guzik performance.

4.Tracked yield with full bomb change cycle and shown a correlation, then reducing down time between full bombs to minimize the low yield lots.

5.Perform particle count and scratch measurements that have identified yield issue. Used HDI to catch ODED, used RGA to locate leak, used SEM to identify contamination and scratches, and used AFM to find voids sources.

6.Qualified UV bonding machine, FTIR and Lubes. Monitored the lube thickness, bond ratio, and particle count. Adjusted the concentration of the lube solvent.

7.Worked with process engineers to qualify the targets from the different vendors. Created the process deviation based on the experiment results to use some of magnetic targets available in stock as the substitute for the current product that greatly saved company’s cost.

8.Monitored the control chart closely to reduce the process variation. Adjusted the carbon film thickness that has improved process Cap.

9.Successfully transferred the new sputter machine Intevac Lean 200.


Bachelor in Arts From Khalsa College, Garhdwala India

Motor Mechanism Course From Kumar Engineering Collage Jallander

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