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Chemists manipulate chemicals to produce better products or to create new ones. Sample resumes for this position indicate skills like using various testing methods to assist production in the processing of chemicals, encouraging the use of proper personal protection equipment, and assisting in the packing and shipping of samples and the development of certificates of analysis. Those interested in becoming Chemists should have a bachelor's degree in the field, though example resumes show that master's degrees or even Ph.Ds are sometimes preferred.

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1

Senior Chemist, Frekote Release Interface Group

Synthesized and commercialized novel water and solvent-borne silicone coatings based on reactive polydimethylsiloxane polymers and silane crosslinkers in support of a $16 MM business.

  • Interfaced with customers as lead technical service engineer to determine process and production issues firsthand. Conducted product failure analysis, carried out customer production trials, made recommendations for improvements and generated new business.
  • Managed technical projects through all stages of product development, qualification, manufacturing, and commercialization.
  • Provided customers with technical support including telephone, e-mail, and on-site support.
  • Trained and mentored sales staff, distributors, and customers on all features and benefits of the product lines.
  • Researched, evaluated, and reported on technical information regarding competitors' product lines and capabilities.
  • Directed two technicians to support project goals.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
MS
Chemistry
2

Chemist

Analyzed scientific data presented to the environmental protection agency for relevancy in ecotoxicity health, and environmental hazards.

  • Organized and compiled reports for weekly meetings in which we discussed analyzed data.
  • Managed EPA database using Microsoft Access 2003.
  • Made modifications and improvements to EPA database using SQL scripts.
  • Attended weekly meetings with project managers and offered an opinion on the scientific
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Chemical Engineering
BS
Chemistry, Physics Minor
3

Plant Chemist

Provided plant supports which included SLOB rework, tank assignment, scheduling, and optimization of batch sizes.

  • Responsible for troubleshooting production issues and providing adjustments to save failure batches.
  • Technical support of process operations through lab testing and batch making process to improve production KPIs such as RFT and cycle time.
  • Managed and coordinated rework process of finished goods and wastes which successfully lead to 25% reduction of rework material in stock.
  • Modified formulation to suit the need for high valued customers.
  • Supervised batch-makers in batch-making process and trained QC lab technicians on new test methods and new product lines.
  • Assisted QC Manager in customer complaints, product recall, recertification, and managing QC Lab which includes calibration, new equipment purchase, etc.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Chemistry
4

Associate Chemist

Assisted in the development and validation of HPLC and dissolution methods of analysis.

  • Developed detailed SOP's for the operation of HPLC and dissolution systems.
  • Programmed and operated a Zymark dissolution robotic system.
  • Trained lab technicians in areas of dissolution testing and HPLC analysis.
  • Maintained and calibrated ten dissolution testers and four HPLC systems.
  • Performed USP testing on raw materials, in process, and finished products using wet chemistry, GC, HPLC, IR, UV/Vis, and autotitrators.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
5

Chemist

Completed Compendial (USP, EP, JP, BP, ACS) and client method based testing of pharmaceutical raw materials in order to ensure compliance with GLP and GMP procedures as well as the classification of experimental drug compounds

  • Proficient in Assays (visual and autotitrator), Dithizone method Lead determinations, Distillations (including Kjeldahl nitrogen testing), Identification testing, Containers analysis (glass, elastomeric closures, plastics, and autoclaving)
  • Participated in investigational studies to validate methods and client conference calls regarding feasibility
  • Developed, reviewed and edited procedures, forms and methods
  • Calibration of laboratory equipment and instrumentation
  • Aided in the training and initiation of new employees
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Master of Science
6

Chemist

On-site R&D contractor for the analytical department of a Fortune 500 global consumer products company

  • Develop and launch in-vitro and stain models for the evaluation of high through put oral care products
  • Complete sample testing using various analytical instruments, documentation of the processes and results, and reported data into a Laboratory Information Management System
  • Peer-review and GMP-review raw data and laboratory documents/reports generated by other analysts for technical completeness and accuracy
  • Maintain inventory of lab and managed laboratory waste disposal
  • Winner of Service and Appreciation Award in December 2014
  • Awarded position of group Safety Lead in April 2015
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Chemistry
Biological Sciences
7

Water Chemist II

Coordinated the qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis of water throughout water treatment process

  • Coordinated the qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis of water throughout the water treatment process
  • Managed the daily operations of the wet chemistry laboratory at water treatment plant
  • Prepared monthly data and submitted annual reports for drinking water compliance with Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Provided customer support and on-call emergencies
  • Handled and resolved complaints reported by residence and businesses in Orleans Parish
  • Participated in monthly safety meetings and conducting safety observations in water lab
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
8

Assistant Research Chemist

Lead projects involving the synthesis of substituted cyclopentadienes and related transition metal complexes

  • Operated JOEL ECA 400 NMR and analyzed 1 H and 13 C spectra on reaction products
  • Independently executed experimental procedures
  • Retained organized experimental data documentation
  • Prepare written reports and presentations to discuss successful experiments
  • Trained new hires for use of laboratory equipment and instrumentation and techniques
  • Maintained inventory and organization of lab materials and equipment
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biochemistry
9

Chemist 22 (chemical Analyst)

  • Extracted, analyzed, and reported data for an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory (revenue >20 million dollars annually)
  • Performed annual instrumentation maintenance and monthly cleanings for 22 HPLCs
  • Performed supervisor responsibilities including; carrying out nightly closing operations, informing chemists of their daily tasks, and teaching newly hired client service representatives SOP and GLP practices
  • Developed HPLC training programs and modified SOPs to increase productivity and further educational development of employees
  • Analyzed and reported over 300 different pesticides found in food matrices by LC-MS/MS
  • Created program sequences using LIMS and Chromeleon analysis software to load
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
MS
Analytical Chemistry
10

Assistant Research Chemist

Lead projects involving the synthesis of substituted cyclopentadienes and related transition metal complexes

  • Operated JOEL ECA 400 NMR and analyzed 1 H and 13 C spectra on reaction products
  • Independently executed experimental procedures
  • Retained organized experimental data documentation
  • Prepare written reports and presentations to discuss successful experiments
  • Trained new hires for use of laboratory equipment and instrumentation and techniques
  • Maintained inventory and organization of lab materials and equipment
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biochemistry

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