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Fairport, New York, 14450, United States
October 18, 2016

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John Kaseman

** ******* ***** *****, ******** NY 14450



Over thirteen years of scientific experience. Well versed in industrial work processing, laboratory operations, research, experimental work and supervision of technical projects. Excellent laboratory abilities with detailed and focused analytical skills including in-depth knowledge of SOP, GLP, and scientific instrumentations. Sales, leadership and marketing experience has led to superior presentation and communication skills with particular strengths in team building, operations management, development of marketing strategies and presentations.

Professional Skills:

Qualitative/Quantitative Analysis QC/QA Documentation/Records

Safety Conflict Resolution Organizational Change Strategic Planning Control Cost Process Improvement

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Word Perfect, Access)


Material Engineer 2013- 2016

Garlock Sealing Technologies Palmyra NY

Hands-on polymer development/formulation and processing using polymers, additives, fillers and cure systems.

Participated in cost reduction, cost savings, revenue generation, building new territories and expanding opportunities within existing client base.

Worked with suppliers, manufacturers and customers in new project development, implementing new protocols and standards (FDA, REACH)

Talent development- training of coworkers/co-ops, provide technical assistance to engineering groups, marketing, sales, and manufacturing.

Technical excellence- control and maintenance of specifications, formulations, operating procedures as well as other documents.

Support operations - decisions on shelf life, deviations, failed compound dispositions (scrapped, reworked or defective materials).

Chemist 2011-2013

Food and Drug Administration College Park MD

Analyzed various color additives used in food, drugs and cosmetics requiring development of laboratory test or analytical methods using various instrumentation

Coordinated operations of the X-ray Fluorescence/Ion Chromatography – for elemental and chemical analysis in the investigation of impurities

Involved in analysis, prep, interpretation of results, adapting, optimizing and troubleshooting protocols and programming

When applicable provided adaptation and modification of precedents, methods and procedures

Trained and delegated duties among students and interns to maximize their skills in the laboratory while providing a valuable learning environment

Revised and rewrote Standard Operating Procedures to provide the most current and accurate detail of office and laboratory practices

Sales 2010-2012

BeachBody Rochester NY

Developed relationships with customers, co-workers and business associates related to fitness, wellness and nutrition sales with a concentration in operations management, budget development, staffing and cost control

Scientist 2007-2009

Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Rochester NY

Worked in the development of new clinical chemistry, immunochemistry and blood donor instrumentation.

Forensic Toxicologist 2006-2007

Monroe County Medical Examiner Office Rochester NY

Analyzed postmortem samples to aid in the determination of the cause and manner of death

Revised and rewrote Standard Operating Procedures to provide the most current and accurate detail of office and laboratory practices to industry clients

Chemistry Teaching Assistant/Chemistry Tutor 2004-2006

Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY

Supervised and directed over 75 students performing chemistry laboratory experiments, managed supplies/chemical waste and maintain a safe laboratory environment, grade laboratory reports and notebooks submitted by the students, prepare test/quizzes

Chemist 2003-2004

Food and Drug Administration Chantilly VA

Knowledge of the certification process for various food, drug, and cosmetic color samples using chemical analyses including UV/VIS spectrophotometry, high-pressure liquid chromatography, gravity elution, column chromatography, and titration.


Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY

Masters of Science - Management/Clinical Chemistry 2007

Capstone: Matrix effects of LC/MS in Postmortem Forensic Toxicology

Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY

Bachelors of Science in Chemistry 2003

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