JOSEPH G. BANKS
Process Control Engineer
Ritedose Corporation (formerly Holopack International), March 2007 – present
Executed facility acceptance tests, capability studies, DOE, Operational and Performance Qualifications and other validation protocols on new and existing production processes and equipment.
Conducted Root Cause Analysis, determined product impact and corrective/preventative actions during deviation investigations.
Write deviation investigation and quarterly summary reports.
Create SOPs, work instructions, change control assessments, and inspection forms
for packaging components.
Reviewed current GMP and FDA regulations and guidelines for pharmaceutical industry.
Monitor efficiency, throughput, scrap and rejection rates on all packaging lines utilizing statistical process control.
Involved in audits, responsible for addressing audit findings
Responsible for addressing customer complaints.
Responsible for production and quality management on shift.
Monitored environmental conditions (temperature, pressure, humidity, and particulate concentration) in clean room areas of facility.
Review batch records for quality assurance.
Performed analysis of various process variables for stability and precision.
Performed product process and packaging monitoring.
Presenter during new employee orientation.
Home, June 2003 – August 2008
Provided total care for ailing mother that had Alzheimer’s Disease until her passing.
Freightliner LLC, December 2002 – June 2003
Enforcing plant environmental policies.
Controlling the environmental cost center which includes the budget for environmental compliance and expense chemicals.
Overseeing the Chemical Review Committee and maintain all MSDS’s.
Managing hazardous and non-hazardous waste profiling, manifesting, handling, storage and shipments for large quantity generator.
Preparing and submitting all environmental reports, such as the quarterly air emissions report, monthly Indirect Discharge Monitoring Report, Right-to-Know, Tier II, Toxic Release Inventory, and NC Air Inventory.
Day & Zimmermann International Inc., January 2001 – June 2002
Evaluated and prepared process design and reliability studies for various processes primarily at DuPont and pharmaceutical facilities including process pipe sizing, material balances, hydraulic calculations for pump sizing, heat exchanger calculations, and verification of PSM critical equipment documentation and SOPs.
Received training in cGMP and Validation.
Prepared and wrote equipment specifications and datasheets for process equipment and instrumentation.
Evaluated and reviewed P&IDs and PFDs.
Performed relief device calculations.
Project Manager, Technical
Concurrent Technologies Corporation, June 1999 – December 2000
Technical leadership and project management of assigned projects. Responsibilities included preparation of scope of work and all reports, scheduling, resource allocation, budgeting, design, procurement, installation, demonstration testing, and technology transfer of new process technologies.
Environmental Engineering Associate
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Bureau of Air Quality, December 1996 – May 1999
Prepared and wrote State Construction and Operating Permits as well as Conditional Major and Title V Operating Permits for various industries.
Thorough knowledge of air pollution regulations, both state and federal.
Performed emissions inventory for facilities in order to determine regulatory applicability and compliance.
Visited and inspected many industrial sites for regulatory compliance.
Clemson University – B.S. Chemical Engineering, May 1996
Registered Engineer-in-Training (E.I.T.), State of South Carolina
Six Sigma Green Belt
Computer Skills: Minitab, Epicor ERP, LIMS, Windows applications, MS Project, Visio, Quality Companion, FreeWeigh.net, AFT Fathom, Crane Companion, AUTOCAD, ASPEN, HYSIM, Basic and Fortran languages