Hillsborough NJ *8844
Seeking a Scientist, Chemist or a related position in a Pharmaceutical company, where I can utilize my knowledge and experience to make a positive contribution to the organization.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Result oriented professional with many years of experience in pharmaceutical and consumer health care related industry within a cGMP environment.
Hands on experience on HPLC, GC, UV/VIS Spectrophotometer, FTIR, Dissolution apparatus, Orion Auto titrator, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Osmometer and DSC instruments for the analysis and characterization of materials.
Knowledge of LC-MS, GC-MS and SDS-PAGE laboratory techniques.
Computer literate - proficient in MS Word/Excel/Access, Power Point, Empower, QAS, GLIMS, Microsoft Outlook and IBM Lotus Notes.
Detail oriented, sincere, hardworking; dedicated and a responsible team player.
Conversant with ICH Guidelines, USP, cGMP and GLP covering design, manufacture, analysis and quality control of plastic, chemical and pharmaceutical products.
Used statistical process control, process capability, 3 sigma and 6 sigma quality study, process flow charts and control plans for process and product quality improvements.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, SKILLMAN, NEW JERSEY 09/2008-05/2019
SENIOR SCIENTIST - ANALYTICAL AND CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT
To develop protocols, validate and transfer HPLC and UV/VIS test methods for new products and write related reports.
To generate Excel sheets with formulas and validate them for entering data.
Creating required tests and product specifications in LIMS for entering test results.
Perform and manage stability testing and maintain results database.
Provide analytical support to Product Development in setting up product specifications.
NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION, EAST HANOVER, NEW JERSEY 01/2008 - 09/2008
SCIENTIST - PROJECT MANAGEMENT/LABORATORY
Managed Scientific and Technical outsourcing of projects for product release, comparator study and stability testing.
Reviewed and approved test results for timely delivery of drug products for further clinical studies.
Developed and performed dissolution tests, analyzed data, and provided key support for the development of modified solid dosages and establishing In-vitro In-vivo correlation.
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JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, SKILLMAN, NEW JERSEY 08/2006-12/2007
SCIENTIST – RESEARCH
Developed HPLC methods, applied them via high throughput screening to investigate the delivery of peptides onto biological surfaces, analyzed data and made decisions on further experiments.
Assisted project team members with FTIR, UV/VIS and wet chemistry testing.
CELSIS LABORATORIES GROUP, EDISON, NEW JERSEY 01/2006 -07/2006
Validated HPLC methods for assay and impurities testing.
Performed assay, content uniformity and related compounds analysis of finished products by HPLC using UV and Refractive Index detectors and USP compendial methods.
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER PRODUCTS, SKILLMAN, NEW JERSEY 08/2004 – 12/2005
SCIENTIST - ANALYTICAL AND CHEMICAL DEVELOPMENT
Analyzed products for development and stability studies using HPLC, GC, Orion Autotitrator, Nicolet FTIR, Agilent UV/VIS Spectrophotometer and other laboratory instruments.
Conducted Method validation, Method transfer and wrote related reports.
SCHERING-PLOUGH CORPORATION, UNION, NEW JERSEY 03/2002-07/2004
Analyzed bulk, finished products and stability study samples using HPLC and other instrumentation techniques for assay, degradation and homogeneity of products.
Validated analytical methods for determining residual actives, and residual cleaning agents following washing of equipment upon completion of production batch.
Performed qualitative testing of materials using TLC, UV/Visual and IR techniques.
Reviewed Data Sheets, trained analysts on analytical testing and SOPs.
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS, OLDBRIDGE, NEW JERSEY 09/1998- 12/2001
Conducted experiments for quantitative and qualitative analysis of products for process development.
Analyzed raw materials, in process samples and finished products using GC, HPLC, UV/VIS, NIR including wet chemistry and generated Certificate of Analysis.
Active participant of Internal Audit Team.
BE Chemical (Chemical Engineer), Gujarat University, India
Injection Molding Certificate (Honors), Humber College, Toronto, Canada
Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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