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Quality Assurance Technician.

Temecula, CA
February 29, 2020

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Seasoned technical professional with broad ranged experience in the medical device and industrial laboratory and manufacturing environment.


CAPA • Product and Process Validation

Aseptic technique, gram stain, microbial ID • Calorimeter & Spectrophotometer analysis

Good Laboratory Practices • ROI measurement system, gauge tracker

Fluent in Spanish • LIMS


Quality Assurance Inspector - 08/05/2019 - Present. ABBOTT VASCULAR. Temecula, CA.

Perform visual and dimensional inspection of guidewire sub-assemblies.

Perform routine process and equipment audits to assure conformance to quality standards.

Apply sampling plans to test and disposition production lots.

Quality Assurance Technician - 12/2018- 04/2019. SUMITOMO ELECTRIC, San Marcos, CA. (Manufacturer of precision tubing for aerospace and automotive industries).

Perform visual, dimensional and functional inspection of in-process and returned product.

Document finished product status and control non-conforming product.

Homeschool Teacher, 1/2008-11/2018

Gained valuable organizational and time management skills as a Home-school teacher.

Coordinated all aspects of daughter’s homeschool education including curriculum selection, conduct classes, organize extracurricular activities, grading, transcript, record management.

Laboratory Tech-Analytical Chemistry Lab, 05/2006–05/2007. ABBOTT VASCULAR, Temecula, CA

Prepared samples and reagents for analytical testing of drug eluting stents.

Performed laboratory testing. Prepared and presented laboratory test reports.

Quality Engineering Tech-Drug Eluting Stents, 12/2005–05/2006. GUIDANT CORP. Temecula, CA

Provided quality engineering support for the Xience V drug eluting stent manufacturing lines.

Performed product exception investigations and production troubleshooting.

Quality Engineering Tech - Stent Manufacturing, 01/ 2001–06/2002. GUIDANT CORP. Temecula, CA

Provided quality engineering support for bare metal stent manufacturing lines.

Performed product exception investigations and production troubleshooting.

Executed validations of the Vision stent laser process software.

Quality Control Auditor-Dilatation Catheter Manufacturing, 01/1999 – 01/2001 GUIDANT CORP. Temecula, CA

Q.C. auditor for multiple dilatation catheter lines in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Conducted routine reliability engineering testing on a variety of stent products.

Specialized Assembler for Dilatation Catheter Manufacturing line. 06/1998-01/1999 GUIDANT CORP.

Technical Sales Rep., 01/1994 – 02/1995 EQUIPAR de GUADALAJARA, Guadalajara, México

Demonstrated and sold laboratory equipment to industrial clients and Universities.

Quality Control Chemist, 06/1991 – 12/1993 CEMENTOS APASCO, Orizaba, Mexico

Conducted analytical testing of raw and in-process cement materials.

Conducted process troubleshooting investigations to identify and correct cement quality issues.

Quality Control Microbiological. 1991- 1992 CERVECERIA MOCTEZUMA. Orizaba Ver. México.

Sampled beer during the different stages of the fermentation to assure product quality.

Used microfiltration and selective media to test beer for wild yeast contamination.

Performed microbiological testing of beer for bacteria content before and after pasteurization.


B.S. Degree, Chemistry, LaSalle University - Mexico City, Mexico. Graduated 1991

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