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Chemist

Location:
Cypress, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2016

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NEDA BLACKFORD

***** ********* **, *******, ** 77433 (832)***-**** acw03n@r.postjobfree.com Analytical/Research Chemist

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Dedicated chemist with nearly ten years of experience in research and development, and analytical in the field of oil and gas (Well Stimulation and Flow Assurance) and environmental testing (Water and Waste Water Treatments). Highly organized with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, outstanding mathematical abilities and exceptional time management skills to meet deadlines.

.Project managements

.Wet chemistry

.Customer support

.GC, ICP, FTIR, DSC, XRD, SEM, and etc.

.Technical reports

.Training skills

.Formal Presentations

.Author of SOP’s

.Mechanical skills

.Trained in environmental and heath Safety

.Leadership skills

.Product developments

EXPERIENCE

04/14 to 05/16

Innovation Research Chemist (UpStream), Clariant Oil and Mining Services

(04/14 to 01/15 Contract through Kelly Scientific)

(Clariant is a global leading specialty chemicals company in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, Middle East, and Africa, with a workforce of over 17,000 employees.)

Responsible for general support of all laboratories functions through developing and introducing new chemistries and formulations which will enable sales growth in the areas of Flow Assurance, Phase Separation and Stimulation.

Responsible for supporting current business and potential business by managing projects and generating data in support of product recommendations for specific applications.

Product developments based on customer needs and criteria such as cost optimization, environmental effects, fast delivery and much more.

Technical Advisor to Sales team by participating in customers meetings, conference calls, preparing technical reports and formal presentations.

Conducting research analysis using instrumentation such as GC, FTIR, SEM, XRD, CPM, ICP, UV-Vis, various Viscometers (HPHT), pH meter, Pulse Drop Tensiometer, Plate Tensiometer, DSC, Turbiscan, Cold Finger, Pour Point/Cloud Point Tester, Rheometer, crude oil compositional analysis, data interpretation and technical report writing.

In charge of training new employee on instrumentation, writing SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedure), method developments, and daily/routine maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentations.

Lab inventory, purchasing chemical, and lab equipment.

Conducting weekly safety audits, presenting the audit reports, and implementing solutions to ensure improvements and risk reductions.

2008 to 2014

Analytical Chemist, Environmental Science Corporation (ESC Lab Sciences)

(Lab Sciences is the largest environmental laboratory serving the entire US from one single location. This lab has positioned itself to be "Your Lab of Choice"; by delivering defensible data for over 40 years.)

In charge of the weekend shift laboratory staff performance to meet the projects deadlines.

Responsible for maintaining files, lab records, and project data.

Sample analysis using standard analytical techniques such as GC-MS, Viscometer, pH meter, Pulse Drop Tensiometer, Plate Tensiometer, DSC, FTIR, and CPM.

Responsible for developing and creating new methodologies.

Commission, calibrate/validate analytical lab equipment.

2006 to 2008

Chemist, Test America Laboratory

(Test America is the leading analytical laboratory focuses on delivering analytical services that address current environmental analysis issues and develops new solutions for challenges)

Sample analysis using standard analytical techniques such as GC-MS, Physical Properties such as pH, Density, Viscosity, Dry Content.

Commission, calibrate/validate analytical lab equipment as needed.

Daily and routine instrumentation’s maintenance.

EDUCATION

2006

B.S. Chemistry, Tennessee State University

CERTIFICATIONS

2006-2016

Certified on OSHA safety training courses yearly.

2016

Certified on Perkin Elmer DSC, FTIR, and GC usage, problem solving, diagnostics and method optimization.

2015

Certified on Effective Presentation Skills.

2014

Certified on Agilent 6890 & 7890 GC usage, problem solving, diagnostics and method optimization.

PUBLICATION

2015

Co-author of SPE paper: “AADE-15-NTCE-19”, Development of a New Class of Frac Flowback Aids to Prevent Condensate Banking



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