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Engineer Quality Assurance

Melbourne, Florida, United States
October 01, 2016

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Gebrehiwot M Zewdea

**** ***** *** **, *********, FL, 32934



BS Chemical Engineering,

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HVAC Technician

2010-CHI Institute


Oakridge Global Energy Solution 02/2015 - present

Melbourne, FL

Product Engineer/Quality Engineer

Developed and validated various test methods.

Established In-process Production and Final QA Inspections plans.

Provided technical guidance to Quality Technicians and Inspectors.

Utilized statistical methods, such as, process capability data analysis, statistical process control (SPC), and scientific sample size selection to ensure processes capability and repeatability and to determine statistically valid sampling plans.

Provided technical support to solve quality problems in product development and manufacturing.

Increase cell formation throughput by 67% through successful DOE to reduce formation time with the existing formation equipment.

Test battery modules and battery packs for light electric vehicle, motorcycle and energy storage unit to evaluate the performance and fully characterize the product

Performed Design of Experiments to support process optimization.

Participated and conducted the design transfer and design review aspects of design control for QE input / support.

Participate in Process Qualification, Installation Qualifications, And Operational Qualifications.

Complete Complaint Investigations by analyzing returned and non-conformance product.

Identified, investigated and determined final disposition of non-conformances.

Developed test procedures to establish cell performance specification on the key product characteristic on the cells and battery.

Evaluate the test results of DOE for the corrective action against the Base line and create the data templates to summarize the KEY PRODUCT CHARACTERSTICS using table and graphs.

Develop test plan and methods for incoming cells inspection to verify that all required specifications are met as per established the acceptance criterion.

Support Production and Engineering to maintain the process capability of the cell assembly line.

Train other personnel how to sustain the achieved improvement.

Work with IT personnel to create a system to archive traceable data to the cell and Generate summery report to evaluate it based on the established cell spec.

Evaluate the incoming new Materials to verify their spec.

Porous Power Technologies 06/2012 - 08/2014

Plymouth Meeting, PA


Developed a new test methodology to evaluate battery separator materials through analysis of its ionic conductivity with ELECTROCHEMICAL IMPEDENCE SPECTROSCOPY.

Wrote SOP for lab scale lithium-ion cell builds and routinely constructed cells using this procedure

Used established lithium-ion cell test procedures to evaluate battery separator performance

Programed testing routines for both Arbin and Maccor battery cyclers

Performed SEM imaging and elemental analysis

Performed SPC analysis of process or experimental data

Responsible for Design of Experiment (DOE) and execution of experimentation

Participated in 5S Planning and Implementations

Performed Root cause analysis for materials performance failures

Used lamination process techniques to constructed battery separator prototype

Implements cell abuse tests to evaluate the safety of the separator.

Johnson and Matthey 11/2011 01/2012

West Deptford, NJ

Production Tech

Responsible for mixing and sampling, milling and packaging in process, raw material and fished product of API under the GMP regulations

Operated production equipment

Responsible for the completion of batch records and SOP’s in accordance with FDA and cGMP

Performed troubleshooting and correction of equipment problems to meet production schedules

Addressed process/production deviations to insure product integrity

Assisted lead engineers with investigations into product deviations

HVAC Technician Training 4/2009 - 5/2010

CHI Institute

TAXI DRIVER [PART TIME] 9/2009 - 9/2013


Montgomery Chemical Company 9/2007 - 1/2009

Conshohocken, PA

Chemical Process Engineer

Oversight of operations in a mineral oil processing plant which included; settling tanks for decantation, centrifuge for separation of solid and slugs, plate and frame heat exchanges, maintenance duties and operation of a filtration unit.

Performed lab analysis using classical, instrumental (HPLC,GC, Spectrometer)

Analyzed production data to determine quantity and quality of finished product

Monitored plant cost

Responsible for sourcing and purchasing raw materials and spare parts


PHILADELPHIA, PA 9/2005 - 9/2007


Dashen Brewery 8/01/2001 - 11/30/2004

Gondar, Ethiopia, OC

Water Chemist/Quality Assurance

Responsible for Performing continual water analysis during the production process

Used analytical instrumental, qualitative and quantitative methods for quality assurance from raw material to final product

Monitored incoming and outgoing water quality and performed remedial action

Member of the Internal Task Force Team for the development and implementation of ISO 9000/2000 and ISO 1400 quality standards.

Instrumental in the initial determination of product/production Gap Analyses

Successfully authored and developed a water conservation project for recovering discharged cooling tower water and diverting it for in-plant agricultural use and general cleaning purposes.

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