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Manager Quality Control

Costa Mesa, California, United States
May 24, 2019

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Michael Charles Brown

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Santa Ana, Ca. 92707



MSA/GMI 06/1976 to 12/2017

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Lake Forest, Ca 92630


Title: Research Chemist


Research, develop and maintain the manufacturing, applications and improvements for the Companies Gas detection sensors:

•Catalytic bead sensor for the detection of methane gas and other hydrocarbons.

•Metal Oxide Semiconductor (MOS) for the detection of Hydrogen Sulfide gas.

•Electra-Chemical Cells for the detection of various toxic gases.

•Maintain and Operate RF-Sputter Machine (High vacuum Thin Film deposition system)

Major Accomplishments:

•Improved the performance of all of the above mentioned sensors.

•Developed manufacturing procedures, including procuring and maintaining the necessary process equipment.

•Set up automatic test equipment including software programs for testing the performance of all these sensors for Manufacturing, Research and Quality Control.

•Wrote the ISO9000 procedures and documents for the manufacturing of all these sensors.

•Developed testing protocol for approvals of these sensors with the following testing agencies: Factory Mutual(FM), Canadian Standards Association(CSA) and the European Standards ATEX, and others.

Flintkote 06/1974 to 11/1974

Pipe Products Group

2101 E. Washington

Los Angeles, Ca. 90021


Title: Quality Control Manager


Quality Control Testing of both the raw polyethylene material and finished pipe to ASTM Standards.

Peace Corps - Volunteer 02/1973 to 09/1973

Apia Western Samoa

Math and Science Teacher at Faleata Jr. High School


University of California Irvine Irvine, California

Bachelor of Science in Biology 09/1970 to 01/1972

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry

Colorado School of Mines Golden. Colorado

Chemistry-Math-Engineering 09/1967 to 06/1970


•Labview programming

•Chemical Laboratory procedures

•Instrumentation - Gas Chromatography(FID), Infrared Spectroscopy

and Mass Spectrometry.

•Safely handle chemicals and compressed gas cylinders

•Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Power Point

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