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Production Chemists work for manufacturing companies and are involved in developing products obtained through chemical reactions, such as cosmetics. Conducting laboratory research, optimizing production processes, implementing safety measures, and reducing environmental impact are the most common duties seen on a Production Chemist resume. Based on our collection of example resumes, these experts should demonstrate chemistry expertise, organizational skills, communication and interpersonal abilities, time management and teamwork. Successful candidates hold a Bachelor's Degree in chemistry and a Master's Degree in industrial chemistry.

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1

Production Chemist

Assisted in manufacturing and QC environment by testing DNA synthesis products and analyzing data for pass/fail rates.

  • Investigated causes of failures and developed new procedures for problem solving to produce high quality product and maximize output.
  • Utilized protein purification HPLC, mass spectrometry, synthesis and cleavage of oligonucleotides, and polymerase chain reaction.
  • Worked independently performing troubleshooting, staff mentoring, and object-oriented research and analysis.
  • Reduced cost product development by 50%.
  • Maintained validation summaries and standard operation procedures to ensure compliance with cGMPs.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
Physician Assistant Program
2

Production Chemist

Authorized the bottling of products and stoppage of running production lines on the 3rd shift.

  • Performed routine laboratory duties on bulk & in process personal care samples and finished goods.
  • Major contributor to the efficient transfer and release of products from compounding to production.
  • Participated in cross training in the Raw Materials and HPLC departments.
  • Successfully introduced a new and more effective finish goods batch coding/tracking system.
  • Conducted investigations on questionable/problematic batches and documented findings.
  • Wrote and help implement SOP and methods in Quality Control department.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
3

Assistant Production Chemist

Performed substrates synthesis, in-process QC testing and final product QC analysis.

  • Maintained a yield of 90-100% of expected yield at the end of the manufacturing process.
  • Completed validation of new vendors in a timely manner, which resulted in substantial reductions to organizational cost.
  • Performed analysis using HPLC, MPLC, Ion Exchange, and Gel Filtration.
  • Assisted in routine sweeps of the lab to ensure compliance with Safety Regulations.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Biology And Chemistry
4

Production Chemist I

Performed plasma screening and testing in a fast paced production environment under QSR/ISO

  • Responsible for the manufacturing and value assignment of plasma and urine based controls and calibrators
  • Used detailed manufacturing instructions and SOPs to complete assigned production activities according to quality standards
  • Documented and maintained records and notebooks in a neat, thorough, and accurate manner
  • Operated laboratory equipment safely, as trained and directed others in accordance to established procedures
  • Revised and updated SOPs as needed
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biological Sciences
5

Production Chemist

Manufactured commercial peptides on a kilogram scale under GMP conditions.

  • Maintained process batch records while performing various steps of peptide production.
  • Redesigned 20 liter glass reactors to alleviate problems associated with material transfer.
  • Organized raw material inventory and rotated stock in cold storage facility.
  • Confirmed raw material usage for a peptide campaign and order required materials.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Chemistry
6

Senior Production Chemist

Addressed technical issues on the Production lines as well as contributed to new product technical transfer from Research & Development into Production. Assisted QC/QA Director with investigating customer quality issues. Collaborated with Production, Quality and R & D departments on various development and quality management projects.

  • Worked with Production to evaluate product and process related issues concerning raw material, process chemistry as well as equipment troubleshooting and validation.
  • Inspected and tested customer returned products and prepared report for QC/QA Director review.
  • Worked with the R&D group on pilot scale runs of new products.
  • Monitored and evaluated production equipment trial runs for product and equipment validation.
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
BS
Textile Technology
7

Manufacturing Bulk Production Chemist

Consistently manufactured reagents, buffers and complex oligonucleotide bulks in compliance with the Quality System and through observation detailed instructions

  • Revised and reviewed MOPs, SOPs, and batch records
  • Conducted validation on new instruments and equipment for use in manufacturing
  • Trained, supervised, and brought new workers up to speed to production schedules
  • Prevented errors by careful verification of processes that reduced rework and material loss which ultimately saved company tens of thousands of dollars
  • Experienced in cGMP, GLP, and Level B clean room
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
8

Production Chemist IV, Department Lead

Oversaw daily production in lab, provided/tracked training in an FDA/ISO environment

  • Created weekly production schedule & represented department in weekly Planning meeting
  • Wrote monthly manufacturing production report
  • Generated Error Reports, conducted failure investigations, assigned department CAPAs
  • Wrote, revised, reviewed & approved manufacturing documentation using the Livelink program
  • Performed transactions for work orders using SAP software
  • Safety Rep for Operations Dept
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Emergency Medical Technician
BA
Animal Science
9

Production Chemist

  • Supervised and oversaw production of hydrogels used in brain aneurysm coils
  • Increased hydrogel production yield utilizing Six Sigma principles
  • Collaborated with R&D in the development of new neurological implants
  • Led transition of new products from R&D to manufacturing
  • Trained fellow production chemists in the operation of HPLC for trace contamination analysis
  • Maintained, qualified, and introduced new lab equipment for use in production
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Biology
MA
Bioengineering
10

Production Chemist

  • Controlled quality of pigment preparation and paint additive products
  • Developed scaled-up bulk manufacturing procedures for new product launches and formula alterations
  • Organized material flow, and planed production schedules
  • Supervised 8 crews and trained new employees
  • Managed optimum inventory levels
  • Operated and monitored wastewater treatment plant
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Chemical Engineering
MA
Chemical And Biochemical Engineering

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