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Analyst II/ QC Chemist

Location:
Mukilteo, Washington, United States
Posted:
October 25, 2016

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Highlights

• Over * years of hands-on experience in analytical laboratories. Strong bench skills with ability to design and execute testing on raw material, in-process samples, finished product and stability samples compliance with SOPs, cGMP, cGLP, FDA and EPA.

• Expertise in various analytical tools such as HPLC, UPLC, UV-VIS, Raman, Karl Fischer, Dissolution, Konelab Spectrophotometry, and OI Analytical TOC analyzer.

• Proficient in problem solving. Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite, strong skills in Excel. Statistical proficiency with standard packages in R, SPSS. Great experience with Empower2, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and electronic document management system (Elements).

• Strong data and time organizational skills with attention to details. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team while communicating needs and results effectively across functions. High degree of self-motivation to learn new technologies. Multi-tasking with high accuracy and efficiency.

Education

M.S. in Bioresource Science and Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 2009

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, China 2006

Experience

Analyst II, Pace Analytical, Grand Rapids, MI 06/2015-current

Analyzed water, soil and waste samples following EPA methods and SOPs. Tests include TOC, BOD/CBOD, and total Phosphorus, TKN, thiocyanate, etc. Fully acquainted with fundamental water chemistry. Performed all QA/QC procedures outlined in the laboratory Quality Assurance and the laboratory specific SOPs. Maintained all applicable documentation pertinent to analyses. Reviewed notebooks and raw data for cGLP compliance.

QC Chemist, Analytical Research and Development, Perrigo, Allegan, MI 11/2014-06/2015

Chemical testing on in-process and finished products from different batches and stability samples compliance with SOPs, cGMPs, FDA and OSHA. Recorded experimental data, analysis results; maintained accurate and up-to-date notebooks; developed and validated methods/protocols; coordinated method transfer to QC department. Independently conducted a stability studyand method development on one OTC (pain relief) drug with 2 APIs. Have a good command of analytical method development and qualification; Experienced in notebooks and raw data review for cGMP compliance; Familiar with Stability Laboratory Information Management System (SLIMS). Interacted with team for trouble–shooting, process improvement, materials and quality requirements.

Research Associate, Bioresouce Engineering Lab, UW, Seattle, WA 2006-2013

Separated polysaccharides from waste water of pulping process, steam explosion and pretreatment process via membrane filtration, such as UF and TFF. Tested in- and end-process samples by HPLC, UV and Raman. Designed and developed new process systems, revised existing processes. Analyzed process variations to develop solutions and implement corrective actions. Provided accurate data input by timely validating and reviewing data. Worked as Lab Manager for 4 years. Daily work included, supervising undergraduate students, and operating instruments. Routinely maintained lab equipment and calibrating instruments as needed.

Intern, HuaTai Group (Newspaper Mill, 120 MT), Shandong, China 07/2005-08/2005

Tested samples in the analytic laboratory including pulp quality and physical quality of paper sheets. Actively involved in the improvement of process flowcharts in the mill for #1 Newspaper Machine. Monitored the chemical consumption in the bleaching plant (ECF bleaching sequence).



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