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Engineering, Management, Pharmaceuticals

Location:
Manchester, NH
Salary:
45,000
Posted:
September 30, 2020

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DAVID SAHAGIAN

Technical STEM Major with Excellent Management Skills

Manchester, NH 03102 adgimj@r.postjobfree.com 201-***-****

I graduated college and my father fell ill. I felt I must start working somewhere to bring in a source of income since the breadwinner as out of commission. ON the plus side I also learned how to paint automotive cars and have a degree in Egineering. I was then hired on by Amazon as area manager and excelled in associate relations, daily reports, communication, coaching, and engagement. I learned much about operations and received several verification and completed an on boarding academy. Yet, my desire lies in the engineering, research, laboratory fields. I want to get back to my roots.

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

WORK EXPERIENCE

Operations Manager

Amazon Logistics

May 2020 to August 2020

•Planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling day-to-day station operations

•Developing and supporting a safe, productive, and efficient work culture following Amazon's leadership principles

•Analyzing operational performance using metrics, labor tracking, attendance, and benchmarks

•Managing associates through coaching, hiring, termination, and performance evaluation

•Calculating necessary flow rates and attendance for next day incoming volume to create the floor shift plan

•Effectively labor plan to minimize PPH and maximize UPH and meet other required daily metrics

•Bridging any failed metrics by identifying the root cause and proposing a viable solution

•Assigning roles to associates before Sos and adjusting labor on the floor as necessary to process volume within sortation time frame

•Working alongside associates in path whenever necessary in order to preserve flow, safety, and lead by example

•Communicating daily with local and regional leadership about successes, failures, and relevant news

•Implementing and committing to new initiatives proposed by leadership and associates

•Organized record keeping of incident reports, complaints, success stories, and floor updates

•Addressing associates in daily stand up meetings to promote team building, provide recognition, and address any relevant issues

•Performing a hand off meeting to next shift managers to provide necessary information on floor operational status, relevant issues, and labor status

•Executing GEMBA walks throughout facility to ensure operational fluidity via direct observation

•Clearly communicate daily expectations and analyze performance results in daily meetings

•Responsible for informing associates of all new policies, procedures, and development opportunities

Painter, Paint Preparation, and Chemical Handler

Courthouse Auto Body

August 2018 to February 2020

•Preparing cars for painting and finishing through priming, sanding, taping, and mixing paints

•Mixing paint and paint systems using BASF Smart Color IV software for individual jobs

•Quality inspection of all new parts for dents, cuts, and scratches

•Inspecting of job to determine correct procedure, supplies, and utilities for successful repair

•Effective application of sealer and adhesion promotors and primer when necessary

•Complete automotive painting from ground coat to clear coat

•Prevention of sags, runs, cobwebbing, and other imperfection through proper techniques

•Maintaining and managing inventory, supplies, and extra paint and parts

•Maintaining and cleaning paint equipment and gun with effective solvent and cleaners

•Economic Storage and disposal of hazardous waste to eliminate waste and minimize cost

•Inspected and replaced various industrial equipment to maintain efficiency and safety

•Properly mixing paint related chemicals and executing necessary filtration maintenance

•Maintaining a positive working environment in compliance with NJ environmental

Teaching Assistant

Pennsylvania State University, College

August 2013 to May 2018

of Engineering August 2013 - May 2018

•Modeled economic efficiency of an adsorption separation unit for methane from CO2 via MDEA solution

•Designed a distillation column for ethanol/water solution producing desired distillate and raffinate

•Optimized PID Process Control tuning method on open and closed system of first and second order

•Conducted economic analysis of a chemical plant process using heuristics & analyzed netback, ROR, and payback in compliance with OSHA and other safety guidelines

•Created a detailed equipment design of a plant process using computer software, flowsheets, and applicable research, and 3D and 2D modeling software

•Discovered never published relationship between photochemical and photo-physical properties of polymer dye occurring at a specific temperature

•Examination of CH-E applications to a variety of medical systems including pharmacokinetics and drug delivery

•Proficient performing melting point tests, HNMR and CNMR, ATR-IR spectral analysis, GC-MS, CC

•Preparation, reaction, followed by work-up: including distillation, LLE, recrystallization, and HPLC

•Calibration of laboratory instruments utilizing error propagation to ensure accurate results

•Proper labeling and separation of laboratory material for disposal, safety, and efficiency

•Analysis, interpretation, and reporting of data using statistical methods such as F-testing for viability

•Application of transience to batch processes to obtain a continuous and steady state process

LEADERSHIP

Educational Assistant

Johnson & Johnson Future Leaders Program Seminar - State College, PA April 2015 to April 2015

Admitted to Semester Program

•Learned proper business etiquette, coworker relations, employee skills, and workplace social interaction

•Attended MS Excel and Word workshops until advanced proficiency level was obtained

•Gained business contacts through formal networking events and social media presence

•Gained an understanding of Six Sigma and customer relations and satisfaction optimization

EDUCATION

Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering

The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA August 2013 to May 2018

SKILLS

•Auto Painting

•Employee Evaluation

•Quality Assurance

•Laboratory Experience

•Management Experience

•Labor Cost Analysis

•Production Planning

•Shift Management

•Meeting Facilitation

•Strategic Planning

•Logistics

•Logistics Management

•Cost Management

•Analysis Skills

•Communications

•Computer Literacy

•Mac OS

•Windows

•Computer Networking

•Industrial Equipment Experience

•Six Sigma

•English

•High-Performance Liquid Chromatography

•Calibration

•PaaS

•Project Management

•Hazmat (2 years)

•Supply Chain

•AWS

•Linux

•Research & Development

LINKS

http://wordpress.psu.edu/davesah1

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

First Aid Certification CPR Certification

ASSESSMENTS

Management & Leadership Skills: Impact & Influence — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Choosing the most effective strategy to inspire and influence others to meet business objectives. Full results: Highly Proficient

Management & Leadership Skills: Planning & Execution — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Planning and managing resources to accomplish organizational goals. Full results: Highly Proficient

Supervisory Skills: Motivating & Assessing Employees — Expert

September 2020

Motivating others to achieve objectives and identifying improvements or corrective actions. Full results: Expert

Project Timeline Management — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Prioritizing and allocating time to effectively achieve project deliverables. Full results: Highly Proficient

Active Listening — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Actively listening and appropriately responding in conversations. Full results: Highly Proficient

Data Entry: Accuracy — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Entering data quickly and accurately. Full results: Highly Proficient

Manufacturing Fit — Proficient

September 2020

Measures the traits that are important for success in manufacturing roles. Full results: Proficient

Delivery Driver Fit — Familiar

September 2020

Measures the traits that are important for successful delivery drivers. Full results: Familiar

General Manager (Hospitality) — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Solving group scheduling problems and reading and interpreting P&L statements. Full results: Highly Proficient

Working with MS Word Documents — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Knowledge of various Microsoft Word features, functions, and techniques. Full results: Highly Proficient

Verbal Communication — Expert

September 2020

Speaking clearly, correctly, and concisely. Full results: Expert

Attention to Detail — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Identifying differences in materials, following instructions, and detecting details among distracting information. Full results: Highly Proficient

Mechanical Knowledge — Proficient

September 2020

Understanding and applying mechanical concepts and processes. Full results: Proficient

Scheduling — Proficient

September 2020

Cross-referencing agendas and itineraries to avoid scheduling conflicts. Full results: Proficient

Customer Focus & Orientation — Proficient

September 2020

Responding to customer situations with sensitivity. Full results: Proficient

Creating Presentations with Microsoft PowerPoint — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint tools and features. Full results: Highly Proficient

Warehouse Associate — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Assesses the tendencies that are important for success in warehouse roles. Full results: Highly Proficient

Forklift Safety — Proficient

September 2020

Best practices and safety hazards in forklift operation. Full results: Proficient

Written Communication — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Best practices for writing, including grammar, style, clarity, and brevity. Full results: Highly Proficient

Proofreading — Proficient

September 2020

Finding and correcting errors in written texts. Full results: Proficient

Business Math — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Using basic math to solve problems in a business context. Full results: Highly Proficient

Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Knowledge of various Microsoft Excel features, functions, and formulas. Full results: Highly Proficient

Social Media — Familiar

September 2020

Knowledge of popular social media platforms, features, and functions. Full results: Familiar

Typing — Proficient

September 2020

Transcribing text using a standard keyboard. Full results: Proficient

Analyzing Data — Proficient

September 2020

Interpreting and producing graphs, identifying trends, and drawing justifiable conclusions from data. Full results: Proficient

Teamwork: Interpersonal Skills — Expert

September 2020

Responding to challenging team situations at work. Full results: Expert

Medical Terminology — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Understanding and using medical terminology. Full results: Highly Proficient

Research — Familiar

September 2020

Following protocols, interpreting statistics and graphs, identifying errors, and choosing research methodology. Full results: Familiar

Data Entry: Attention to Detail — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Maintaining data integrity by detecting errors. Full results: Highly Proficient

Filing & Organization — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Arranging and managing information or materials using a set of rules. Full results: Highly Proficient

Following Directions — Expert

September 2020

Following multi-step instructions. Full results: Expert

Warehouse Shift Leader — Proficient

September 2020

Supervising warehouse staff and maintaining safety and security standards. Full results: Proficient

Supervisory Skills: Interpersonal Skills — Highly Proficient

September 2020

Fostering a collaborative environment and conducting difficult conversations. Full results: Highly Proficient

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GROUPS

Penn State Alumni Association

September 2020 to Present

Networking, career where employers seek out Penn State graduates, resume boosting seminars, and becoming a part of community for volunteer work and job fairs.

PUBLICATIONS

Legacy Station Paper on Proper Labor Tracking

https://docs.google.com/document/d/16wv5kbubX-vUNlXAyMIJBrpCqDGGelD_EApjeirHAag/edit?usp=sharing June 2020

The purpose of this paper is to understand and implement proper labor tracking techniques for the purpose of FCLM data pertaining to PPA, PPH, UPH, and labor hours. Labor tracking directly effects the metric that are populated into FCLM most considerably PPA correlating directly to productivity and manifesting in tools such as SLOPE for labor management and SPT for labor planning. Incorrect coding of AA into process paths affects rate such as UPH and QPH potentially diluting them compared to actual.

Characterization of Photo-processes of HEPRC Dye

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:f6a1c88f-30ca-4867-ad22-a5f5aaa9d274 May 2017

Leuco dyes are characterized by their ability to switch between chemical forms, resulting

in a change of color as a response to pH, temperature or radiation. The dye Hexahydoxyethyl Pararosanaline Cyanide (HEPRC) was examined for its unique light-sensitive properties. At higher temperatures, it displays photochemistry by turning from colorless to blue, and, at lower temperatures, it displays photophysics by fluorescing. Using a 337 nm laser as the source of excitation, the emission spectra of HEPRC changed over a range of temperatures indicating this change in photo-based behavior. The appearance of the peak at 650 nm in the emission spectra taken indicates the change from photochemistry to photophysics occurs around -100 ºC.

Analysis of the Effects of Separating Ethanol from Water Using a Distillation Column

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-1NEakv1S2mkx0g_mabQtQ2Xx9--b2mO/view?usp=sharing April 2017

The objectives of the experiment were to analyze efficiency and contacting behaviors throughout the column under varying boil-up rates, and to identify the differences in column efficiency between the Fenske equation and the McCabe-Thiele method. In a different experiment, a computer program (HYSYS) was used to simulate the continuous operation of a distillation column to meet specific target purities, with the objective of comparing the theoretical values against experimental data.

Synthesis of Umbelliferone via Pechmann Condensation

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:ba5ad98c-608b-47a8-be4b-a1e34cd784e4 February 2017

Umbelliferone is a compound from plants that contains the structure of coumarin, which

is known for its herbal medicinal uses, making umbelliferone useful for its biological assets. Coumarins are formed of natural products and are common in pharmacology compounds.1 They are synthesized from different pathways including Pechmann, Perkin, Knoevenagel, etc., making them a useful factor.1 For example, zinc oxide has been used as a heterogeneous catalyst because of its non-toxic, inexpensive, and environmental benefits and has also been used in cancer treatments.1 The zinc oxide nanoparticle acts as a catalyst by synthesis of coumarins in Knoevenagel condensation.1 Coumarins are in the spotlight for researchers in the medicinal

fields due to their biological properties. They are also intensely fluorogenic compounds naturally, increasing the importance of the organic structure. Umbelliferone has fluorescence properties that effect the function of pH and excited wavelength.2 It’s commonly used for its fluorescent substrate functions including analyzing enzymatic activity at different pH levels to determine enzymes.2 The synthetic experiment produces umbelliferone through the Pechmann condensation whereas the Knoevenagel condensation was used in the example above

Dissociation of a Propionic Acid Vapor

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:c5fe239c-61dc-4b3c-a57a-5edb4d2327c7 September 2017

The dissociation of propionic acid in the vapor phase was examined in order to determine thermodynamic data such as Gibbs free energy enthalpy, entropy, and the equilibrium constant for the acid dimer. This data was ascertained as a function of temperature. A glass tubed system initially under vacuum conditions was used to transport propionic acid vapor to a bulb residing inside a closed off oven. The initial mass of the propionic acid was measured and the tubing was primed. The propionic acid’s vapor pressure due to monomer dissociation was recorded over 3ºC temperature intervals. The standard enthalpy ΔH0 was calculated to be 77.7 1 kJ/mol, ΔS0 was derived as 0.187 0.008 kJ/mol K, and ΔG0 was calculated as 21.96 2 kJ/mol. Two hydrogen bonds break during per dissociation of one dimer, thus the strength of the hydrogen bond was found to be half that of ΔH0 equal to 44.9 0.9 kJ/mol.

Distillation column efficiency for batch versus continuous distillation of ethanol/water

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:83a0b7bf-ceb8-4b46-9382-685579198103 April 2017

The objective of our experiment was to observe distillation column operation with varying boil up rate and to determine the efficiency of this operation. Also, we observed the column and continuous operation, and compared the temperature profiles and efficiencies of the theoretical values.

In conclusion, this experiment showed that increasing pressure drop over the column caused an increase in boil up rate. This initially increased efficiency of the column until foaming began to occur at too high of a rate, which caused more water to go into the distillate, and thus decreased efficiency. When comparing the actual tray temperatures with the HYSYS data for continuous distillation, we found that the temperatures of our experiment were relatively close to the values predicted by HYSYS. Also, the compositions that were desired by using the PI control showed to be also very close to the target compositions. Ultimately, this shows that our experiment was carried out successfully relative to the theoretical and target temperatures and compositions.

Process Control: P-only, PI, PID mode analysis for various systems

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:2b380668-6e02-40b7-9cb9-30098d8fa247 November 2017

Comparison between first and seabed order systems. Deciding on the most apppriate pricess to use whether P-only, PI, or PID. Understand of different between positive and negative feedback, Temperature control setup using same parameters to determine the most efficient one for the job at hand.

Determination of the Second Virial Coefficient for Carbon Dioxide

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:764b2678-0b2f-4a96-843e-ce7f5d5df71a September 2017

The ability to accurately calculate the virial coefficient, given the other necessary variables, as discussed previously, is very common in laboratory setting and said values are used widely in industry. These coefficients, that numerically address the issue in environments outside the scope of the ideal gas law, are used to optimize processes such as those containing chemical reactions. For example, given reading of temperature and pressure the molar volume or number or moles needed or remaining can be determined with less error resulting in less waste and more efficient deployment of reactant ratios to maximize output. Majority of industrial processes such as ammonia synthesis are conducted outside the range of the ideal gas law and virial coefficients for its equation of state help to eliminate uncertainties under these conditions and facilitate accurate numerical analysis.

Separation of Porcine Pepsin and Mucor Rennet using HPLC

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:0eeb7f0a-fed4-4f22-ae9b-0eff29b78d87

The objective for this experiment was to design a fast and efficient method to separate porcine pepsin and mucor rennet in a buffer solution using high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). To accomplish this, the salt concentrations required to elute each protein were determined and a method was designed based on the retention time and the determined salt concentrations. The results for the fast and efficient method were then compared with the gradient elution method to evaluate the effectiveness of the separation method.

Kinetics

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/review?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:c0c802df-c268-4cfb-a9e8-28af1aba2597 December 2017

The objective of this experiment is to determine the saponification reaction rate constant for the reaction of sodium hydroxide with ethyl acetate in both batch reactor and CSTR systems. The conductivity (Am) inside the reactors was recorded to calculate the fraction conversion (X) and all of the species concentrations. The relationship between the rate constant (K), the activation energy (Ea), and temperature was also analyzed

Azeotropes and thermodynamic: Ethanol and Water

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:8a2f25bc-b2c1-442d-9e64-df7599337343 April 2017

The objective for the first half of the experiment was to run a second-order saponification reaction in a batch reactor and determine its rate constant using measured conductivity in the reactor solution over time. The objective for the second half of the experiment was to run the same reaction in a continuously stirred tank reactor (CSTR) and measure conductivity and temperature to determine the reaction activation energy and rate constant again.

Absorption of Pollution

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:fa957b54-14b7-4071-808f-bf4cd3fa130c September 2017

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Synthesis of 4-chloro-N-(2-morpholinethyl)benzamide (Moclobemide)

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn:aaid:scds:US:d8c3ffb4-d785-4e49-abc6-e910f75fe15d

The purpose of this experiment was to synthesize 4-chloro-N-(2-morpholinethyl)benzamide (3) using nucleophilic acyl substitution from 4-chlorobenzoyl chloride (1) and 2-morpholinoethan-1amine (2) in a cold water bath. Upon completion, extraction via vacuum filtration isolated the crude product hydrochloride salt. Recrystallization was used to purify the moclobemide salt, which was then converted into its neutral form by extraction using a biphasic basic mixture. The purified opaque white solid moclobemide was to be analyzed by 1HNMR, 13CNMR, IR, and melting point to determine the success of the synthesis and determine any impurities.7 However, during the final purification to the neutral salt using concentrated ammonium hydroxide, the isolated neutral moclobemide was an opaque white solid as desired, with a yield of 47% and mass of 477 mg.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Team E: David Shagin, Bradley Nixon, L. Erik Woistman, Kevin Yanchitis

The objective of this experiment was to determine the overall mass transfer coefficient for the extraction of propionic acid (PA) from an organic phase of N-propyl bromide (NPB) to an aqueous phase (water) using a continuous countercurrent liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) column. The process was repeated at various flow rates to determine the impact of flow rate on the mass transfer coefficient, the fractional extraction, and the column efficiency.

A block diagram of the countercurrent LLE column is shown in Figure 1. 112 mL of propionic acid was added to the 10L NPB feed reservoir to achieve a concentration of approximately 0.15 M. The calibrated feed pump for NPB was calibrated and verified using a stopwatch and a graduated cylinder and was set to flows of 0.15, 0.20, 0.25, and 0.30 L/min throughout the experiment. The water pump was set to the same flow rate as the NPB feed pump for each of the flow rates. Tap water was used to fill the water solvent feed reservoir. For each feed rate, approximately 50 mL of the water extract was collected at 6-8 times ranging from 0-4τ, where τ is the residence time of the water solvent. Each of these samples was titrated with 0.1M NaOH and phenolphthalein to determine the concentration of propionic acid in the water. At the end of each run, a sample of NPB raffinate was also titrated to determine the propionic acid concentration. The equilibrium distribution

coefficient, Kd, was verified by dissolving 1g of propionic acid in a 50/50 mixture of NPB and water and titrating the aqueous phase after mixing.

The expected feed concentration was 0.15 M based on the amount of propionic acid and the 10L of NPB present in the feed reservoir. The actual concentrations were 0.14, 0.15, 0.19, and 0.16 M for the respective flow rates of 0.15, 0.20, 0.25, and 0.30 L/min. One possible cause for this is that the amount of NPB was not an exact amount as it was measured using only a level indicator on the sight glass. Another possible cause was that the feed reservoir was mixed for several minutes and then allowed to settle. After the mixing stopped, it is possible that propionic acid was no longer perfectly mixed. As the pump took out NPB, the amount of propionic acid could vary depending on where the pump was drawing from.

Figure 2 shows the relationship between the fractional extraction vs. the reduced time for each of the different flow rates. After being normalized by the residence time, each of the different flow rates reaches steady state at approximately 2 residence times. Before that, the fractional extraction is linear with respect to reduced time. This information is useful because it helps you predict how long you need to run the column before reaching steady state. After approximately two residence times, the fractional extraction and extract concentrations remain fairly constant.

The steady state fractional conversion remained relatively constant at different flow rates (85.6% to 88.2%). The flow rate only affected the rate at which the steady state fractional conversion was reached, as faster flow rates had shorter residence times. This indicates that the degree of extraction/mass transfer achieved by this set up is caused by the column packing and tower height, not the flow rate of fluids.

The flow down the packing in the column is expected to be laminar. An estimation for the Reynolds number for the packed column for each flow rate is shown in Table 1. The Reynold’s number was calculated using equation 1:

1.

where v=mean velocity of liquid (m/s), D=diameter of glass tube (0.01 m), and μ=kinematic viscosity (m2/s). Although the Reynold’s number increases slightly with flow rate, all values are still very far below the threshold of 4,000 required for turbulent flow. Based on the expectation of laminar flow, higher NPB pump rates should have no impact on the size of the NPB droplets in the column.

The apparent mass transfer coefficient increases with increasing water flow rate as shown in Figure 3. This is consistent with the theoretical equation for the coefficient as shown below.

The terms in the equation that will have the greatest effect on the observed coefficient and interfacial area are the water flow rate. This is because the log mean driving force does not vary with flow rate, as the concentration gradient through the column is constant. The area and z are known values from the physical design of the column and are also constant. This observation is consistent with the fact that shorter residence times (faster NPB flow rate) require a large mass transfer coefficient. This is because more mass transfer has to be achieved in a shorter time period to maintain the constant steady state fractional extraction.

The operating lines for each flow rate are about the same and share the same distance from the calculated equilibrium line. This indicates that the difficulty of extraction does not vary with flow rate.

The NTU and HTU values for each flow rate vary slightly. However, for each flow rate, the product of their respective NTU and HTU values yield the same required packing height of 120 cm. NTU is a theoretical measure of separation difficulty, similar to theoretical trays in a distillation column. Higher NTU values indicate a more difficult separation but also a more efficient separation as the streams gets closer to equilibrium. Therefore, a higher NTU for a particular flow rate will yield a lower HTU value because the packing height doesn’t change and the fractional conversion for each flow rate is constant. In conclusion, the overall fractional extraction of propionic acid from an organic phase to an aqueous phase in a packed bed column was constant with varying solvent flow rates. The overall mass transfer coefficient was found to increase with increasing flow rates in order to compensate for decreased residence time in the column. The amount of separation in the column is mostly influenced by its height and degree of mixing achieved by its packing.



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