Vijay Kumar Shukla
Vallejo, CA *4589
An experienced, educated, organized professional with key proficiencies in
management, supervision, and operational execution in various career
fields. Enhanced and finely tuned analytical and interpersonal abilities
to facilitate the improvement of operational processes resulting in the
reduction of costs, improvement of productivity, and positive bottom-line
Bachelors of Science, Business Management, University of Phoenix
Bachelor of Arts, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
Associates Degree, Educational Administration, University of the South
Pacific, Fiji 1990
California Licensed Insurance Agent
2012 - 2014
. Make sales and generate new business leads including marketing,
proposing, quoting, underwriting, closing, and invoicing accounts.
. Provide support and quotes for clients, new customers, and other
. Establish, maintain, and enhance relationships with insurance carriers
and general agents.
. Develop, implement, and train staff on improved departmental
procedures and goals.
. Renew policies, remarket accounts, and develop new business through
direct client contact.
Team Leader and Form-Fill Technician, Dey Laboratories, Napa, CA
1996 - 2011
. Conduct standardized tests and record observed or calculated data on
appropriate forms, analyze test results, and then prepare graphs,
charts, and reports within a $900M manufacturing operation.
. Evaluate test performance, provide feedback regarding issues and/or
problems with test and data sheets, and review test and construction
data with staff.
. Direct, build, and adapt setup and test equipment to new situations
based upon the medication and lab protocols to manufacture
. Initiate recommendations for new equipment designs and develop
solutions to observed problems.
. Viable and non-viable microbiological monitoring of cleanroom
machinery and air sampling equipment to ensure the statistical quality
control of unit sampling utilizing 3,000 liter tanks to formulate,
manufacture, test, and package various types of asthma medications.
. Perform routine maintenance of designated test equipment and
. Communicate with upper management to discuss additional follow-up
tests, samples, equipment, methods, and results.
. Integrate continuous improvement concepts and techniques into all
aspects of the job.
. Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards.
. Document information by maintaining daily logs and equipment record
. Complete projects by assisting various project teams and attending and
participating in group and project meetings.
Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and
numerous other proprietary software and hardware applications. Continually
learning and utilizing new technologies to improve efficiencies, reduce
costs, and maximize professional effectiveness.
Fluent in English and Hindi.