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Analytical Chemist

Westbury, New York, United States
May 27, 2010

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(H) 516-***-****, (C) 631-***-**** 508 WHITTIER ST WESTBURY, NY 11590


• Solid background in GLP/cGMP, ICH guidelines, 21 CFR 210, 211 & part 11 electronic records.

• Solid background in HPLC & UPLC.

• Proven team building skills.

• Excellent interpersonal communications skills.

• Strong analytical ability.

• Comfortable working in a wide variety of environments

• Enthusiastic team player with excellent communication, organizational, management and interpersonal skills.


Forest Research Institute Inc. (Subsidy of Forest Laboratories, Inc) Commack, NY

Quality Assurance Specialist I PR&D Dec 08, 2008-presently

• Conduct inspections of laboratory facilities and processes for compliance.

• Provide quality recommendations to laboratory personnel and management in the development of key Laboratory systems.

• Where appropriate, the associate will prepare written reports of audit findings. Assist in the review and updating of departmental SOPs.

• Obtain commitments for corrective actions and follow up to verify that implementation of any such a measure is done in a timely manner.

• Review of analytical and/ or bioanalytical method validations, study reports and all supporting Documentation (notebooks, instrumental printouts, etc.) for accuracy, completeness and conformance with GLP and/or cGMP requirements as appropriate.

Nycomed Us Inc. Melville, NY

Method Development Scientist in a R&D Nov 15, 2006- Dec 05, 2008

• Test samples to insure compliance with FDA and cGMP requirements according to approved written SOP procedures and specification.

• Developed and validated methods for generic topical products for FDA submission

• Performed method validation testing with supervision.

• Performed R&D stability testing and physical testing for new drug products.

• Supported Analytical Services department during method transfer.

• Conducted laboratory notebook audits

Sr. Chemist in Analytical Services-Chemistry June 2002 – Nov 14, 2006

• Test samples to insure compliance with FDA and cGMP requirements according to approved written SOP procedures and specification.

• Performed Method transfer for new products and assisted Method Development to enhance or clarify the procedure.

• Performed cleaning Validation & conducted analysis concerning chemistry of drug products, components and processes for purposes of product and process development, quality control, quantitative and qualitative analysis.

• Responsible for doing Assay, Homogeneity and Degradation on assigned topical product i.e. In-process, finished product and Stability.

• Assisted other department i.e. Raw Material/finished product department doing assay and degradation.

• Meeting the deadline for releases and checking Notebook for other chemist. Instrumentation includes those of basic to moderate level of complexity and difficult (e.g. pH meters, microscope, UV/Vis spectrophotometer and FT-IR, HPLC).

• Moved to R&D Method development group.

Shire US Inc (thru AAA Development Inc.) Valley Stream, NY

Chemist II, QC Chemistry September 2001 – May 2002

• Audited Lab notebooks and do the QCR’s (quality control release forms).

• Responsible for Assay, Content Uniformity & Dissolution on all Attention Deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) products using HPLC Waters system.

• Analyzed Raw Material, using Physical and Wet chemistry techniques; according to USP methods.

Grifols US Los Angeles, CA

Chemist II, QC Chemistry September 2000- May 2001

• Performed all under strict cGMP/GLP guidelines.

• Coagulation assayed perform on AHF,PTC, Scan or Fractions, and Ristocetin Factor.

• Performed Sodium Caprylate assayed by IC; Imidazole by HPLC (Waters); SD3A Alcohol, Acetone by GC (Agilent Technologies),Tryosine (A280), Tryptophan, Fibrinogen, Immunoglobulin G (IgG), Bio-Rad, Heme, Buchii,Sodium, Potassium,Calcium, Silica by colorimeteric,Conductivity, FTIR, UV/Vis, basic and wet chemistry (USP).

Merle Norman Cosmetics Los Angeles, CA

Chemist, Q.C September1999-Sept 2000

• Performed all under strict cGMP/GLP guidelines.

• Performed stability testing on Lipstick and SPF crème such as Titanium dioxide (TiO2), Oxybenzone (OBZ) and 2-Ethylmethoxyicinnamte (OMC).

• Duties included sample preparation, physical testing, complete wet chemistry, HPLC and instrumental analysis of raw materials and production samples.

TimeCap/Custom Coating Corp Farmingdale, NY

Chemist, Quality Control January 1999 - August 1999

• Conducted stability testing on new pharmaceutical products to determine viability under various environmental conditions and interaction with other chemical compounds.

• Performed Dissolution, Disintegration, Sustain Release, Atomic Absorption & HPLC.


GLP/cGMP, Waters Millennium/ Empower HPLC Software, (UPLC/Alliance/Components/PDA), Labware LIMS & eNB


MS Office, Excel, Word and Power Point.


MBA in Health Care Administration, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY – May 2008

B.S. Chemistry, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY - December 1998

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