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Manager Manufacturing

Anaheim, CA
October 28, 2019

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Oro Valley, Arizona ***** 520-***-****

Professional Summary

Goal-driven, detail-oriented individual who works well within various group dynamics. Aptitude for working collaboratively with other functional areas to complete a common goal. Ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere. Results-driven, strong project coordinator. Able to complete tasks on time to utilize and grow in my skills. Skills

Project Management Certified

GMP/GDP (Good Manufacturing Practices/Good

Documentation Practices)

Continuous improvement

Communication, Oral & Written

Manufacturing Processes

Google Drive

MS Excel



Reliance(EtQ), software

Agile processes

Quality Control/Quality Assuance

MS Project

Database, Research

Equipment operation, Safety

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning systems)

PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)


Change Control


Sample Control

Validation, System & Process

Regulatory compliance

GC (GAS Chromatography)

HPLC (High Performance Liquid Chromatography)

Standard Operating Procedure Author

Inventory maintenance

Loss Prevention

Material safety

Needs assessment; Problem-solving

NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)

Organizational Skills

Personnel (Team Building/ Cross-functional


Data Management

Programming; Computer Related Systems

System Configuration

IMS/SCP/FAT (Incoming Material

Specification/Standard Control Procedures/Final

Acceptance Testing)

Advanced Special Stains Expert

Work History

VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, Inc., a Member of the Roche Group – Tucson, AZ, 2013 to Current QC/Formulator, 2018 - Current

Validating and Troubleshoots Immunohistochemistry up to and including new assays.

Work on project and quality control improvement procedures within the Lab to include ERP systems.

Collaboratively supporting other functional areas as well as setting up new functional labs.

Provide on the job training to new employees.

Take initiative in cross-training along product lines to be flexible for the team and balance workload. Project Manager/Paperless Factory/Manufacturing Associate II, 2017 - 2018

Led the EtQ/eDHR (electronic Device History Record) Paperless Factory project, for both Discrete Manufacturing and Reagent Manufacturing.

Managed programming tasks for team members and set milestones to monitor progress.

Authored and executed test cases based on the functionality and validation needed.

Change Impact Assessments.

Manufacturing QC/QM Key User – UniteD, 2015 - 2017.

Managed deliverables for CEO for a fortune 500 company for which I was awarded.

Completed thorough needs assessment to determine business requirements (FIT-GAPS).

Coordinated with global team in aligning RTD training with the global sites.

Developed and organized training for site and conducted training for all end-users, depending on their job functions. Manufacturing Associate II SME, 2014 - 2015

Drove the validation of the new EtQ Reliance System for Manufacturing Operations.

Configured paper documents into the electronic system for quality verification/validation for 150+ part numbers.

Gathered requirements from various product-lines for implementation into an electronic format.

Creator of various business change orders to be placed into a change management system. Manufacturing Associate II, 2013 - 2014

Performed a wide range of Molecular Manufacturing Formulations and Quality Control obligations.

Knowledge of GMPs and GDPs.

Performed quality measurement/assessment necessary for regulatory compliance.

Performed preventative maintenance/periodic inspection and testing for equipment operation. Chemical Analyst/Metals Preparation, 2009 to 2012


Took initiative to work along with the Lab Assistant to help reduce cost spending with high volume materials used in everyday testing., testing/analyzing organic and inorganic samples, using latest equipment and software programs; knowledge of AA, NMR, HPLC, GC, IR, ICP and ICP/MS methods.

Developing, testing and writing new OPs to align with methodologies and new EPA guidelines.

Took initiative in sample control monitoring and proper inventory maintenance and disposal.

Maintained ordering system and inventory of standards and materials needed for testing. Store Manager, 2008 to 2009


Loss Prevention Management

Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with store and law enforcement personnel.

Gathered and implemented new teams for round the clock shifts. Store Manager, 2005 to 2008


Took over franchise stores to make corporate stores.

Trained Managers and Employees.

Increased sales + 60% within one year.

Chemical Lab Teaching Assistant, 2004 to 2006


Subject Matter Expert in safety and techniques needed for lab experiments performed.

Set up chemicals needed for the experiments prior to the student’s class.

Graded tests, term papers and final exams as required. United States Army Specialist, 1992 to 2000

U.S. ARMY – Fort Huachuca, AZ

Gained Leadership and Strategic/Operational planning skills.

Developed oral and written communication skills.

Designed and conducted training to superior/fellow soldiers. Education

Project Management Certificate, University of Phoenix, Tucson, AZ, 2017

Masters – Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Tucson, AZ, 2014

Bachelor of Science – Chemistry, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB), Belton, TX, 2008 Accomplishments

Chemical Lab Research at UMHB; Volunteer at Veterans Administration Hospital in Temple, TX, shadowing doctors thru ER, clinics, stress testing, EKG & MRI; Volunteer chemical lab researcher for the Dean of Science and Humanities Departments, assisted in testing compounds utilizing HPLC, and NMR per theories and recording conclusions; Worked alongside the Dean of Science and Humanities traveling to elementary schools performing and teaching the students chemical theories and concepts.


AZ K9-Heros, Board of Directors; Soldier's Best Friend, Volunteer fostering and training service dogs for Veterans with PTSD and TBI; Member American Chemical Society

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