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Chemical Engineering Assistant

Location:
Kitchener, ON, Canada
Posted:
January 29, 2019

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WITOLD CHAWARSKI

226-***-****

ac8b3d@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Position that allows the opportunity for professional growth and development

EDUCATION

M.A. in Chemistry, Queens College, City University of New York, NY June 2006

M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering

Specialization: “Environmental Protection in Chemical Industry

Silesian Technical University, Gliwice, Poland June 2001

SKILLS

• Collecting, organizing data and documenting laboratory work according to

GMP, GLP, USP

• Use of UV-Vis, IR, XRD, GC, GC-HS, HPLC, UPLC, Dissolution, IC, TGA, KF, KFC. KFCT

• Chemical analysis and physical characterization of OTCs, raw materials, finish products using:

-GC, HPLC, UPLC, UV-Vis, IR, TLC, XRD, Dissolution

-titration, determination of melting point, measurements of viscosity and pH

• Preparation, review and maintenance of SOP`s, ATM`s, Method Validation and Reports

• Periodic maintenance and calibration of laboratory instrumentation

• Development and implementation of testing methods (ATM`s)

• Responsible for definition and follow-up of CAPAs

• Knowledge of LIMS, SAP and Smart Lab.

• Multitasking, working both in a team and independently

• Ability to work under pressure, according to schedule, and with attention to detail

• Understanding of theory and operation of laboratory instrumentation

• Method validation, methods transfer.

• Leading CAT (Credo Action Team).

• Performing GC testing using USP/EP method.

• Knowledge of applicable Health Canada and FDA regulation.

• Handling high potency compounds.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Eurofins /Alphora, Oakville, ON 2017-present

• Collecting, analyzing data and recording laboratory work according to GMP, GLP.

• Wet chemistry and analytical bench techniques USP.

• HPLC, GC, GC-HS, UPLC, (Empower3).

• IC (Chromeleon).

• Water Determination: KF KFC, KFCT.

• TGA,( Loss on Drying).

• TLC, Specific Gravity, IR, ROI, Manual Titration, Optical Rotation.

• Melting Range Q200DSC.

• Process Improvement: updated test procedures.

McNeil Consumer Healthcare (Division of Johnson& Johnson), Guelph, ON 2012 – 2017

• Collecting, analyzing data and recording laboratory work according to GMP, GLP.

• Wet chemistry and analytical bench techniques

• UV (software-ChemStation), Karl Fischer titration (Tiamo),

• FTIR (Omnic)

• HPLC, GC, UPLC, TPW (software- Empower3).

• TLC, Specific Rotation, Melting Range, Viscosity, Loss on Drying, Density &

Specific Gravity, Refractive Index, Manual Titration, Dissolution

• Contribution in many significant projects with different departments (R&D)

• Process Improvement: updated test procedures.

• Method validation (Raw Material Identification Method for the Rama Spectrometer).

• Member of the audit team.

Taro Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Brampton, ON 2010 – 2011

• Collecting, organizing data and documenting laboratory work according to cGMP, GLP,

USP, FDA

• Wet chemistry and analytical bench techniques

• HPLC – (software- Empower3).

• TLC

• Karl Fischer titration

San –Mar Laboratories, Inc., Elmsford, NY 2008 – 2010

(From 2008-2009 pro bono work)

• Collecting, organizing data and documenting laboratory work according to cGMP, GLP,

USP, FDA

• Wet chemistry and analytical bench techniques

• Use of UV-Vis (Perkin Elmer), IR,GC (Spectrum Software), HPLC - Empower 1

• Chemical analysis and physical characterization of OTCs, raw materials, bulk

and finish products using:

-UV-Vis, IR, TEM, XRD, GC, HPLC, FTIR

-titration, determination of melting point, measurements of viscosity and pH

• Complete and document stability samples of marketed OTC drug in compliance with

laboratory SOP`s

• Periodic maintenance and calibration of laboratory instrumentation

• Development and implementation of testing methods (ATM`s)

• Cosmetics formulation (cream, hand sanitizer)

AmeriPath Laboratories, Port Chester, NY 2006 – 2007

• Gross cut and evaluation on patient specimens, by recording size,

pigmentation and other details on the requisition slip.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Hunter College, New York, NY 2003 – 2006

• Prepared and presented lectures on basic chemical principles

• Taught students how to conduct chemical experiments

• Supervised laboratory classes:

• Checked student's data kept record of their work

Research Assistant, Research Foundation of CUNY, New York, NY 2004 - 2006

• Thermodynamic simulation of hydrothermal synthesis using the OLI software

• Modeling kinetics of crystal growth and nucleation in hydrothermal media

PRESENTATIONS

• Sigma Xi the Scientific Research Society, New York, Queens College, March 30th, 2006

W. Chawarski and B. L. Gersten: ”Hydrothermal Synthesis of ZnS: Thermodynamic

Modeling and Experimental Verification.”

• Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting, Hershey, PA, 4-7 June 2006

W. Chawarski, M. M. Lencka and B. L. Gersten: ”Hydrothermal Synthesis of ZnS:

Thermodynamic Modeling and Experimental Verification.”

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

• Analytical Instrument Qualification and System Validation Feb. 23, 2010

According to USP, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, Inc

Elmsford, NY

• Weighing & Pipetting Skills and Solutions, MATTLER TOLEDO Dec. 3, 2009

Somerset, NJ

• GC Tips & Tricks Tour, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. Oct. 21, 2009

Tarrytown, NY

• HPLC Tips & Tricks Tour, AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, Inc Oct. 15, 2008

Tarrytown, NY

• Certification of LATCP

(Laboratory Analyst Training & Certification Program) Nov. 2014

• Enhanced efficiency in the pharma and nutra environment

using FT-NIR (Live webcast; Presenter: Ryanne Palermo) Sept. 2014



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