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Project Manager Technician

Location:
Blackwood, NJ
Posted:
April 27, 2014

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OBJECTIVE: To achieve a full-time position as a laboratory analyst in

the chemical or biological fields, with an organization offering

growth potential.

EDUCATION: Associate of Science, Certified Biological Laboratory

Technician, County College of Morris, Randolph, New

Jersey. Graduated: May 1985.

Training Course, Hazardous Materials Incident Response

Operations (165.5), Office of Emergency and Remedial Response,

US Environmental Protection Agency, Edison, New Jersey.

Completed: February 1990.

EXPERIENCE:

09/2011- Present: Product Analytical Testing Coordinator / QA-QC

MAFCO Worldwide Corp., 300 Jefferson Street, Camden, NJ 08104

. HPLC analyses, titration, and other analytical testing of all incoming

finished product

. Assist with the in-process sample analyses

. Maintain all of the instruments and laboratory equipments in good

working condition

10/2004- 09/2011: ICP Analyst / Group Leader

EMSL Analytical Inc, 107 Haddon Avenue, Westmont, NJ 08108

. Coordinate sample digestion, analyses, and data review of all incoming

samples based on priority and holding time

. Metals analysis of water, soil, and air by graphite furnace,

ICP, and ICP/MS

. Assist in the development of all methods for standard and non-

standard analyses

. Provide assistance to the rest of the crew

. Maintain a working inventory of supplies and calibration standard

. Coordinate instruments repair

. Maintain all of the instruments and laboratory equipments in good

working condition

05/2001 - 10/2004: Process Chemist

Johnson Matthey, 2001 Nolte Drive, West Deptford, NJ 08066

. Manufacture a variety of precious metal catalysts such as

gold, platinum, palladium, rhodium, and iridium products

. Provide assistance to the senior process chemist in the

production of several chemical products

. Perform bench scale experiments to evaluate feasibility of

alternative process technology such as ozone extraction of

refinery feeds, precious metals removal by ion exchange,

continuous fuel cell catalyst flow process, and acid leaching

of extraction feed to remove base metals at the front end of

the refinery

. Provide ICP, AA, and NMR analytical testing support for

quicker turnaround of experimental results

9/2000 - 01/2001: Lab Technician, QA/QC Technician

Lab Support, 555 City line Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Lab Technician- Two week assignment at Vineland Laboratories,

Vineland, NJ, through Lab Support.

Assisted in the preparation of chicken vaccine

QA/QC Technician- Four months assignment at Borden Sauce,

Pennsauken, NJ, through Lab Support.

Responsibilities: monitoring all machinery temperatures,

testing for sugar and water content. Measuring pH, and

evaluating sauce appearance in raw and finished product, and

inspected and approved finished products.

6/99 - 5/2000: GC/MS Chemist

Lockheed Martin Operations and Support, 2890 Woodbridge Avenue,

Edison, NJ 08837

Lockheed Martin successfully outbid Roy F. Weston for the REAC

contract. Duties and responsibilities continued as outlined

below under Roy F. Weston. Recipient of two "Employee

Recognition" awards for performance under a high priority EPA

analysis, and for field work in a critical drinking water

analysis in upstate New York.

4/89 - 6/99: GC/MS Chemist

Roy F. Weston, Inc., 2890 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837

. Operation and maintenance of Hewlett Packard GC/MS systems

for semi-volatile, volatile, pesticides and other organic

compounds in soil, water, and air matrices following EPA

Methods

. Assist in the development of all GC/MS methods for standard

and non-standard analyses such as pentachlorophenol,

parathion, pesticides, and aroclors

. Coordinate sample extraction, analyses, and data review of

all incoming samples based on priority and holding time

. Setup and operation of field laboratories at hazardous waste

sites for immediate on-site analyses of pesticide, PAH's, and

VOA by GC and GC/MS

. Method development, critique, and performance of new

instrumentation. Specifically: supercritical fluid extractor,

accelerated extractors, microwaves, and portable GC/MS

. Data review, validation, and preparation of the final

analytical report to the EPA

. Requisition and purchases of all non-capital laboratory

supplies

. Recipient of two "Employee of the Month" awards for

dedication and field work performance

5/88 - 4/89: GC/MS Chemist

York Laboratory, 628 Route 10, Whippany, NJ 07981

. Operation and maintenance of Hewlett Packard GC/MS systems

for semi-volatile, volatile and other organic compounds in

soil and water matrices following EPA Methods

. Data review, validation, and preparation of the final

analytical report for the project manager

9/83 - 5/88: Laboratory Technician, Evening Supervisor

Industrial Corrosion Management, Inc., 1152 Route 10, Randolph,

NJ 07869

Laboratory technician, 9/83-5/85.

. Analysis of drinking water and metals by Atomic Absorption

Evening Supervisor, 6/85-5/88.

. Coordination of sample analysis, and assist ten other

employees

. Operation and maintenance of Hewlett Packard GC/MS systems

for semi-volatile, volatile, pesticides and other organic

compounds in soil, water, and air matrices following EPA

Methods

. Special project analysis for the department manager and the

technical advisor

. Securing the laboratory facilities at the end of the day

LABORATORY EXPERIENCE:

Analytical Chemistry, Instrumentation - Colorimetry, Atomic

Absorption Spectroscopy, HPLC, ICP, ICP-MS, NMR, GC and GC/MS,

Supercritical Fluid Extraction, Gel Permeation Chromatography,

and Extraction. Instrumentation repairs and maintenance of HP

5970 GC, HP 5972 GC/MS, Tekmar purge and trap autosamplers, and

Dionex ASE sample extractor.

RELATED EXPERIENCE:

English and Spanish, both written and spoken fluently. Working

knowledge of Excel, and MS Word.

REFERENCES:

Furnished upon request.



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