Dedicated Chemist with experience in Microbiology and Analytical Chemistry working in R&D and Quality Control areas within pharmaceutical industry. Experience in gene and cellular engineering, wet organic and non-organic chemistry and use of HPLC and HPTLC. Knowledge and experience working with cGMP and SOPs in compliance with FDA guidelines and federal and state regulations.
SGS GROUP NORTH AMERICA, Inc., Fairfield,NJ 2012
( through Lab Support, On Assignment) April to June
Performed testing of incoming materials - RM, FP,according to the current method, USP/NF, or protocol with limited supervision .Performed instrumental analysis using KF,UV/Vis,FTIR, Polarimeter, ROI, pH – meter, heavy metal analysis, titration, limit test, and more complete wet chemistry tests on pharmaceutical samples, using LIMS. Performed algebraic calculation to quantify test results. Performed routine maintenance on lab equipment as needed.
ACTAVIS TOTOWA, LLC, Totowa,NJ 2007 – 2009 (Formerly Amide Pharmaceutical )
Laboratory Technician,R&D Dept.
Analyzed pharmaceutical raw materials using wet chemistry techniques to determine Water content, Heavy metals, Residue on Ignition, LOD, IR, Karl Fisher, Particle size, pH meter. Tested in- process and finished packaged products and raw materials using instrumental techniques. Performed process and Method Validation. Provided test support as required with product lines . Developed and validated analytical methods relating to the support marketed products.
Utilized HPLC, Dissolution, IR, Karl Fisher and UV Spectrophotometer, TLC, Atomic Absorption Instrument and other equipment. Calibrated pH meter, UV Spectrophotometer and Karl Fisher Instrument and Balances.
Analyzed various pharmaceutical raw materials and finished products as per pharmacopeia ( USP, EP and BP ) and in-house methods. Conducted API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient ) characterization, impurity profiling (Organic/inorganic) according to vendor qualifications.
Performed quantitative analysis and preparation of reagent and solutions.
KRAFT/Nabisco (Pilot Plant) 2007
( through Kelly Scientific Services )
Technician ( 1 month assignment )
ACTAVIS EOOD, Razgrad, Bulgaria 2000-2005
Laboratory Technician, Microbiology Dept
Performed routine and non-routine analysis using variety of instruments and classical techniques. Performed control microbial cultivation and growth to microorganisms to produce antibiotics.
EDUCATION Master’s Degree, Biotechnology, University Prof. A.Zlatarov, Bourgas, Bulgaria United Undergraduate and Graduate Study Program WES Certification : U.S. Equivalency - Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree