Instituto Tecnico Industriale, Cosenza, Italy
U.S. equivalent to a High School Diploma.
Novartis (via Kelly Staffing Temp Agency). Suffern, N.Y. January 2013 – January 2014
Participated within a high performance work environment to maintain the effectiveness and integrity of key pharmaceutical equipment through various stages of the packaging process.
Performed and documented cleaning maintenance of all equipment. Assured that the work area was in a clean, neat, and orderly manner.
Observed all OSHA and FDA GMP regulations.
Ordered all the necessary components to process a particular batch, and returned them to storage after the completion of the order.
Schering- Plough Research Institute. Union, N.J. May 2000 – December 2010
Process Development Specialist II
Under general supervision, proficiently set-up, test, and operate equipment to manufacture R & D processes (Drug Actives Intermediates and API’s). These procedures were done according to written batch records, SOP’s, GMP’s, and Environmental and Safety guidelines.
Facilitated and guided in cleaning and maintaining the processing equipment as per SOP/batch records, while observing safety practice guidelines.
Assisted in the training of lower level operators and provided input for individual evaluation.
Developed skills to detect and anticipate problematic/abnormal operations (utilities, equipment, etc.). Resolved problems before accidents occurred while suggested changes as necessary.
Participate in various training and communication meetings to become thoroughly knowledgeable in batch operating directions, departmental SOP’s, GMP’s, and safety/environmental guidelines.
Actively recruited to undertake special projects and assignments under supervision.
Involved in production of marketed and research production of clinical trials.
Performed filtrations, centrifugation, sparkler filter, in-line filter, nutsches, and distillations.
Operate chemical reactors, High-low forklift, and other related equipment/utilities as prescribed by batch sheets.
Ganes Chemical. Carlstadt, N.J. February 1998 – December 1999
Chemical processing to reactors, filters, and centrifuges.
Milling and blending of chemical compounds.
Service and maintenance of DI water supply system.
Biocraft Laboratories-TEVA USA. Waldwick, N.J. February 1992 – February 1998
Level A: Operator
Performed all production processes, as well as followed all log sheets and SOP’s.
Prepared centrifuge and all aspects of centrifugation.
Loaded and unloaded dryers; milled, compacted, and screened batches.
Inspected and cleaned all units and assigned to the decontamination of the water system.
Lello Ristorante. New York, N.Y. 1984 –1991
Processed all cash and credit transactions; made daily deposits and reconciled bank statements.
Handled reservations and ordered restaurant supplies.
Stella D’Oro Company. Bronx, N.Y. 1969 –1984
Responsible for preparing orders to be shipped to retail stores throughout the USA.
Maintained and supervised in inventory control.