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Quality Assurance Control

Loganville, Georgia, United States
May 03, 2012

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Christopher L. Edwards

*** ****** **. *** **** • Atlanta, Ga 30324 • 763-***-****

Professional Summary

Seeking an opportunity in a fast-paced, collegial work environment, with the ability to utilize my education, communication, organizational and relationship skills. An outstanding communicator, with a dynamic personality to work with teams, diverse groups and make strong contributions towards the organizations goals and objectives.

Education Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, Ga January 2012 - Present

Master of Science - Quality Assurance

Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Al August 2006 - December 2010

Bachelor of Science - Chemistry /minor in Biology

Emory University, Atlanta, Ga

Six Sigma Certification - Green Belt May 2012 - August 2012

Relevant Experience

Quality Assurance Chemist - Kemira, Inc. July 2011 - Current

Analyze and conduct laboratory tests on incoming raw material, polymer, defoamer, and biocide samples for production support, customer support, new product introduction and quality assurance

Support a large chemical manufacturing operation by providing accurate and timely test results.

Monitor supplier raw material quality and report variations to the quality manager as needed.

Utilize High Performance Liquid Chromatography for residual monomer testing and biocide assay determination

Perform various tests: Viscosity, percent solids, percent ash, alkalinity titrations, assay, particle size analysis, and other applications based tests as required for product approval.

Perform equipment calibrations as needed to ensure accurate test result.

Record test results in SAP and use data system to provide certificates of analysis for customer requirements

Quality Management Chemist - Cargill, Inc. January - May 2011

Deployment, maintenance, monitoring, evaluating and improvement of Quality Assurance/Food Safety/Information Management processes and systems.

Support and coordinate quality assurance and control systems design-review activities, to assure continuous improvement and alignment with business plans.

Support and coordinate corrective action teams, as needed. Lead and perform problem solving activities, resolve customer claims and provide feedback.

Maintain and monitor control systems that assure compliance with regulator requirements.

Assist with daily quality assurance activities and supervision, including assisting in the performance of quality control product control and release functions.

Lab Supervisor - Tuskegee University January - December 2010

Efficiently and safely supervised daily operations of student quality control laboratory in accordance with established university policies, safety procedures and analytical methodology.

Advised and trained laboratory students to perform assigned laboratory work and analytical methods.

Computer Skills

Proficient in Java, Mathcad, Molecular Builder, Matlab, C++ computer programing languages, and Product quality database(PQDB) SAP

Skilled in M.S.Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Express, Mac Software

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