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Brockton, MA, 02333
Posted:
August 10, 2012

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JAMIE DARRAGH

** ******** *****

East Bridgewater MA 02333

978-***-**** cell

vnbhd4@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Trained chemical operator in various biotechnology and pharmaceutical production and research environments. Highly skilled mechanic experienced with a variety of lab analytical and chemical processing equipments.

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EXPERIENCE

AUG 2011-JUNE 2012 BIOGEN IDEC-SMALL SCALE PURIFICATION CAMBRIDGE, MA

PURIFICATION TECHNICIAN

• OPERATE MANUAL AND AUTOMATED PURIFICATION SKIDS

• OPERATE AND TROUBLESHOOT SMALL EQUIPMENTS

• VALIDATION AND COMMISSIONING EXECUTION

• WRITE AND REVISE PROCESS DOCUMENTATION

• ASSIST SUPERVISOR TO LEAD DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS

• TRAIN NEW AND EXISTING ASSOCIATES

• CLEAN AND ASSEMBLE PROCESS EQUIPMENT

• REVIEW BATCH RECORDS

• WEIGHING AND MIXING OF PROCESS COMPONENTS

• OPERATE GLASS AND CARBOY WASHERS

• PREPARE MEDIA AND BUFFERS

• OPERATE BIOREACTORS

AUG 2009 – OCT 2009 LONZA HOPKINTON, MA

FACILITY TECHNICIAN (3-MONTH CONTRACT POSITION)

• REPAIRED AND MAINTAINED FACILITY’S EQUIPMENT

OCT 2008 – FEB 2009 SEPRACOR MARLBOROUGH, MA

R&D – CHEMICAL OPERATOR I

• ASSIST WITH CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS OF VARIOUS RESEARCH COMPOUNDS AT KILO SCALE

• BUILD OUT OF A NEW KILOLAB AND START IQ/OQ AND TESTING OF EQUIPMENT.

• SET-UP, CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE OF KILOLAB REACTORS, PUMPS, FILTERS, HEATER/CHILLERS, BUCHI AUTOCLAVES, VACUUM PUMPS AND DRYING OVENS, SMALL BUCHI AND HEL HIGH PRESSURE REACTORS

• HPLC SAMPLE PREPARATION AND ANALYSIS

• REVIEW BATCH RECORDS

• MONITOR REAL TIME CHEMICAL BATCHES WITH THE R&D TEAM AND CHEMISTS

• MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT LOG BOOK AND BATCH PRODUCTION RECORDS FOR QA

NOV 2007 – SEPT 2008 KELLY SERVICES MARLBOROUGH, MA

SEPRACOR R&D – CHEMICAL OPERATOR

• ASSIST WITH CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS OF VARIOUS RESEARCH COMPOUNDS AT KILO SCALE

• SET-UP, CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE OF KILOLAB REACTORS, PUMPS, FILTERS, HEATER/CHILLERS, BUCHI AUTOCLAVES, VACUUM PUMPS AND DRYING OVENS

• HPLC SAMPLE PREPARATION AND ANALYSIS

• SET UP AND CLEANING OF SMALL BUCHI AND HEL HIGH PRESSURE REACTORS

• MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT LOG BOOK

JUNE 2007 – OCT 2007 AEROTEK SCIENTIFIC LLC HOPKINTON, MA

STRYKER BIOTECH

• ASSISTED WITH ANNUAL EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE FOR 200L BIOREACTORS UNDER IQ/OQ PROTOCOLS AND PREPARATION FOR FINAL GMP APPROVAL

• C.I.P, AUTOCLAVING AND PARTS PREPARATION

NOV 2006 – JUNE 2007 AEROTEK SCIENTIFIC LLC ROCKLAND, MA

OSMETECH MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC

• MANUFACTURING TECHNICIAN FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND TESTING OF PCR EQUIPMENT

• Limited Western Blot testing

• Limited electrophoresis

• SAMPLE PREPARATION FOR PCR

• WRITE SOP FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

MAY 2005 – OCT 2006 SERACARE LIFE SCIENCES WEST BRIDGEWATER, MA

PROCESSING TECHNICIAN

• PROCESSING PLASMA USED FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE RESEARCH

• CUSTOMIZED LABELS INCLUDING QUALITY CONTROL ASSESSMENT

• PURIFICATION OF PLASMA AND SERUM

• Limited Western Blot testing

• WRITE SOP OF PRODUCTION FOR BASE MATRIX

APR 2002 – JULY 2003 BROCKTON HOSPITAL BROCKTON, MA

INTRAVENOUS TECHNICIAN

• PREPARED EMERHENCY IV SOLUTIONS FOR PATIENTS IN OPERATING ROOMS, PEDIATRIC UNIT, AND EMERGENCY ROOM

• NIGHT-SHIFT LEAD TECHNICIAN

• PREPARED NIGHT-SHIFT STAFF’S WORK SCHEDULE

JULY 1996 – FEB 1999 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE FAIRCHILD AFB, WA

HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 2T007

• REPAIRED AND MAINTAINED HEAVY EQUIPMENT, WATER SYSTEMS, FUEL SYSTEMS, FIRE TRUCKS, FUSE PANELS, DIESEL & GASOLINE ENGINES, AND TURBINES

• WROTE SOP

• QA/QC VALIDATION OF EQUIPMENTS

EDUCATION

JAN 2010 – DEC 2011 BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY BRIDGEWATER, MA

CHEMISTRY (GPA: 3.44/4.0)

APR 1999 – FEB 2002 APOLLO COLLEGE SPOKANE, WA

ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN PHARMACY TECHNICIAN (GPA: 3.4/4.0)

1999 UNITED STATES AIR FORCE PORT HUNEME, CA

USAF TRAINING IN HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANICS

SKILLS & AWARDS

• MS OFFICE PROFESSIONAL

• HONORABLE DISCHARGE FROM THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE

• ADVANCE MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL DIAGNOSTIC SKILLS

• HIGHLY SKILLED WITH ASEPTIC SAMPLE PREPARATIONS, DILUTION, AND ALIQUOTING

• HIGHLY SKILLED IN PURIFICATION PROCESS.



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