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Chemical Engineering Medical

Location:
Winchester, California, 92596, United States
Posted:
March 20, 2019

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ROWENA EMILIA C. SANTIAGO

Cell # 858-***-****

E-mail: ac8ujh@r.postjobfree.com

***** ******* ****

Winchester, Ca.92596

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Production Chemist II (Device Chemistry Lab) - present position 2012 - present

Production Chemist I (Device Chemistry Lab) 2008 - 2012

3rd shift Lead Chemist (Device Chemistry Lab) 2008 – present

(Quidel Cardiovascular/Alere- Sorrento Valley, San Diego)

• Responsible for quick decision making (under minimal supervision) in any

problem, either simple or complicated, that arises on our shift. Communicate

effectively and coordinates with different department, which includes manufacturing, QC

testing department, Chemistry group, Manufacturing Support group (Process Chemist).

Sent out updates and report at end of the shift.

• Handle step by step detailed training with our newly hired personnel, from simple paper works to

Complicated formulations of buffers and solutions. Also includes some computer programs (such

as JDE, Global stat, Electronic documentation in Camstar and spread sheets related to our

work. Retrain anyone from our group if necessary and carry out training if there’s new

policy and procedure implemented.

• Review and approve completed documents for any buffer and solution made, also review

MSOP's for production. Performed extra task, like experiments, maintain records and notebook, accurately. Initiate and fill out Non-conformance document and do document revision if necessary.

• Perform simple to complex formulations, laboratory equipment calibration and

maintenance; includes also material evaluations. Proficient in operations of different lab

equipment and applied different lab technique in accordance with my knowledge, skills

and from my previous experience.

• Work side by side with Chemistry group; support them and made any buffer or solution needed by their group. Support manufacturing group for all reagents and solution needed for production and to make sure the timely delivery to avoid delays in production.

Projects:

• Bio Burden Experiment -2014

• Extended shelf life of filter Capsule ( Satorius) -2007

• Contingency plan-for lab equipment -2011

Proposal:

• Kanban Card for Buffers - Proposed, for the aid of minimizing or avoiding overstocking of

buffers and solutions needed by chemistry group. - 2012

Cross -Training:

• Antibody production (ABP) - Antibody Purification -2014

• Particle Chemistry Lab (PCL)- Dia-filtration, Purification, Conjugation -2014

*Preparation of Rxn Mix Pilots (PCL)

Hands on experience in the following Lab Equipments :

• Spectrophotometry - getting the absorbance/ concentration

• Moisture Analyzer -getting % Solids

• Zeta Analyzer - for particle sizing.

• GCMS (Gas chromatography - mass spectrophotometry)

• PH meter/conductivity meter

Laboratory Technican III (Device Chemistry Lab) 08/2004-11/2008

(Biosite/Inverness – Presently Quidel- Sorrento Valley, San Diego, Ca.)

* Responsibilities includes routine reagent preparation ( includes dilution for TOX reagents),

performed assigned laboratory experiments, recorded procedures, collected data.

* Proficient in using and operating lab equipments such as Spectrophotometer, Pipettes, PH

meters, Block sonicator, Particle sizer, Illuminisizer, operates laboratory oven, autoclave and

other laboratory equipments safety. Performed sterile & unsterile technique.

*Utilized all laboratory equipment in preparing reagents, formulating buffers and solutions to

be used for production and for conjugation. Formulates Pilots for work orders and

experiments.

* Did documentation and report for regular inventory of our reagents for production, components for our buffers and filter solutions including lab supplies.

*Has formal GMP training and followed all safety guideline according to policy and procedures .

• Took over and handled the shift in Device Chemistry Department if needed.

Device Tester (In-Process Testing-IPT) 03/2003-08/2004

(Biosite Diagnostics- Presently Quidel- Sorrento Valley, San Diego, Ca.)

* Perform Quantitative and Qualitative Calibration Testing - in-process, stability, calibration,

final pouch and work order testing of In-Vitro Diagnostic medical devices.

*Support and work in conjunction with Manufacturing Process Chemists to execute daily QC

testing activities.

Laboratory Technician (Forensic Toxicology Department) 2001-2003

(San Diego Reference Laboratory, Sorrento, San Diego, Ca.)

-Chromatographic Testing-Confirmatory Test-

* Performed chromatographic analysis for drugs of abuse on biological fluids by GC/MS.

* Proficient in the operation of GC/MS instrumentation.

* Performed liquid-liquid extraction for urine positive on PCP, THC, ETOH, Amphetamine

And Methamphetamine; derivatized with 4CB, separated chromatographically by GC.

* Prepared working reagents, elution solvents and standards including mathematics for

volumetric mixtures. Initially reviewed the chromatography and mass spectra.

* Performed dilution on biological fluids such as urine and serum.

Laboratory Technologies (Forensic Toxicology Department) 2000-2001

(Laboratory Corp. of America- formerly Poison lab -San Diego, Ca.)

- Immunoassay Testing - Initial Screening-

* Performed EMIT testing on biological fluids for the purpose of initial screening of drugs of

abuse for qualitative and quantitative analysis.

* Operates and some trouble shooting of Olympus 800 and Olympus 5200 analyzer, and

Maintained and prepared reagents, controls and calibrator for both analyzer.

Laboratory Technician (Toxicology Department) 1999-2000

(Poison laboratory, San Diego, Ca.)

* Accessioned urine and blood samples for drug screening.

Laboratory Assistant (Immunogenetic and HLA Lab)

(Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Ca.)

*Medical laboratory Assistant - specimen processor-04/1999-07/1999

Quality Control Chemist 03/1989-03/1992

(Inmont Company, Philippines)

*Performed various kind of testing on paints and printing inks for quality assurance.

EDUCATION

Mapua Institute of Technology, (M I T) Manila, Philippines

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

Nova Institute of Health Technology, Los Angeles, Ca.

Medical Laboratory Technician

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATE

"Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering License (Phhilippines)

*Medical Laboratory Technician Certificate (Los Angeles Ca.)

*EKG Technique Certificate (Los Angeles Ca.)

"Phlebotomist certificate (Los Angeles Ca.)



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