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Chemist, Lab Technician

Location:
Canal Winchester, Ohio, 43110, United States
Posted:
December 11, 2016

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Duane Doan acxuqb@r.postjobfree.com

**** ******** **** **, ***** Winchester, OH 43110 614-***-****

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Chemist with extensive experience in vitamin analysis of raw materials, in-process and finished product of infant formulas utilizing high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Additional experience in mineral analysis by inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES). Possesses the ability to perform various analysis using:

Thin layer chromatography (TLC)

Gas chromatography (GC)

Ultraviolet-visible spectrophotometry (UV-Vis)

Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AA)

Inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES)

Experience includes coordination of quality activities at a rendering facility. Detail oriented “team player” with ability to interface with all levels of personnel.

Professional Experience

Columbia Doan Estate Canal Winchester, Ohio

2010 to 2015 Caretaker

Cared for elderly mother with Alzheimer’s dementia: Attended to personal needs.

Inspected utilities to detect problems requiring service.

Transacted social or business affairs on her behalf.

Accompanied on trips and outings for business or personal purposes.

Federal Prison Industries Elkton, Ohio

2006 to 2010 Clerk

Coordinated activities of 20 plus workers engaged in snow removal, lawn care, and improvement projects.

Interpreted company policies and safety regulations to workers for compliance purposes.

Compiled payroll data, computed wages, prepared work performance ratings, prepared performance pay daily records, and posted to payroll records.

Reviewed wages computed and corrected errors to ensure accuracy of payroll records.

Recorded changes affecting net wages to update master payroll records.

Received, stored, and issued hand tools, materials, and equipment.

Established and adjusted work procedures, using knowledge and capabilities of machines and equipment, to meet production schedules.

Maintained data regarding transfer of employees between departments.

Nestlé USA, Nutrition Division Eau Claire, Wisconsin

1997 to 2006 Facility Specialist (Chemistry)

Analyzed infant formula, pharmaceuticals, nutriceuticals, and raw materials utilizing chromatographic, spectroscopic, gravimetric, and titrimetric techniques.

Evaluated test data to ensure that standards are met.

Validated and implemented new methodology utilizing high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), which increased sample output 66%.

Researched, planned, validated, and implemented HPLC Methodology Company wide.

Planned HPLC instrumentation computer network, including integration into corporate intranet to increase productivity 25%.

Audited individual internal control plan notebooks to ensure control plan compliance.

Performed Vitamin C testing by HPLC on finished product infant formula, clinical nutrition products, and nutriceutical products.

Alternated on Vitamin A and E, Vitamin B1 and B2 testing by HPLC, on mineral analysis by inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES), protein by LECO combustion nitrogen analyzer, and fat determination by Mojonnier.

Recorded and maintained files of all analysis performed.

Ensured testing availability by utilizing Inventory control of supplies.

Participated with management to ensure that all analyses performed are in compliance with company procedures and regulatory requirements (Infant Formula Act, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Good Laboratory Practices).

Nestlé Quality Assurance Laboratory Dublin, Ohio

1997 Lab Technician (Chemistry)

Performed Vitamin A, E, and K analysis (HPLC) on samples from various units of Nestlé USA.

Developed Titre and Moisture (hotplate) methods for the PetCare Division.

Inland Products, Inc. Columbus, Ohio

1996 to 1997 QA/QC Manager

Planned, coordinated, and directed quality control program at a rendering facility, to ensure continuous production of inedible fats, oils, and protein meal, consistent with established standards.

Performed free fatty acid, FAC color, refined and bleached color, iodine value, titre, moisture, rate of filtration, kjeldahl protein, and fat determinations on finished product and selected raw materials.

Ensured product availability by inventory control of finished product.

Directed finished product to proper storage tank to maximize product quality.

Performed chemical oxygen demand testing on wastewater to reduce city surcharges.

Mt. Vernon Foods, Inc. Mt. Vernon, Ohio

(Subsidiary of Nestlé Food Company, Nutritional Products Division)

1991 to 1995 Chemist II

Performed Vitamin A, D, E and K analysis of all in-process, finished product and selected raw materials using high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Alternated on mineral analysis by inductively coupled plasma-optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES), protein and chloride analysis.

Recorded and maintained files of all analysis performed.

Ensured that all analysis performed are in compliance with company procedures and regulatory requirements (Infant Formula Act, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Good Laboratory Practices).

Developed and implemented methods and standards of HPLC operations, maintenance, and methodology, which reduced cost by eliminating outside testing.

Established budget for HPLC purchases to maximize profitability.

Responsible for proper disposal of hazardous and chemical waste to comply with EPA regulations and company procedures.

Participation in Association of Agricultural Chemists (AOAC) collaborative study for AOAC method 995.05, Vitamin D in Infant Formula and Enteral Products which promoted validation of methodology.

Education

Rio Grande College Rio Grande, Ohio

Majors: Chemistry and Mathematics (dual). GPA 3.0



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