Associate QC Chemist II
Executed release and stability Quality Control tests for both in-process and finished manufactured products, as well as Intermediate Precision for new products. Performed Gas Chromatography (GC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry (FTIR), dissolution, disintegration, hardness, and moisture tests; operated, troubleshot, calibrated, and repaired equipment and instrumentation. Provided training to Chemists on new methods, operation of dissolution equipment, and dissolution calibration. Maintained and updated all records and lab books as well as training records; presented results to stakeholders and drafted reports.
- Served as member of lab improvement teams; developed and introduced new test procedures, operating procedures for new instrumentation, and updated existing procedures to improve accuracy and results.
- Effectively organized daily workflow and maintained excellent record of completing 100% of all tests on time throughout six-year tenure, including highly complex and time-consuming procedures.
- Prepared and delivered business case to management to purchase new instrumentation.
- Successfully increased department productivity by adding additional raw material testing and supporting other analysts in their projects.