analytical chemist resume example with 16 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Accomplished, energetic, and responsible analytical chemist with Gas Chromatography and High- Performance Liquid Chromatography experience within the pharmaceutical and environmental industries. Well organized and self-motivated with a drive for excellence offering high-quality analytical work in a timely manner. Persistence in achieving goals that lead to professional success. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Outstanding academic credentials.
  • Knowledge of laboratory software & Calorimeters & viscometers
  • chromatographic software ( Waters Empower, Karl Fisher Titration, dissolution tester, analytical
  • Agilent Chemstation & Sotax WinSotax) balance and melting point apparatus.
  • Competency in MatLab, Python, Microsoft Office HPLC, GCMS, FT-IR, AA, UV-Vis, pH meter,
  • Suite, Excel, & Access Good knowledge of wet chemistry techniques.
  • JavaScript, HTML & Equation Solvers SOP, cGMP, GLP, DEA regulation and MSDS Sharp problem-solving, solid organizational and active listening skills
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Attention to details, energetic work attitude & seasoned in conflict resolution
  • Work independently, adhere to strict professional guidelines and confidentiality protocols.
  • Teacher of Chemistry ( Organic & Inorganic) and Mathematics ( Pre-algebra, Algebra I & II, Geometry, Pre-
  • Calculus and Calculus).
  • Respond well under the pressure of deadlines in order to complete work with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills as well as good computer skills.
05/2012 to 04/2017 Analytical Chemist Entegris, Inc. | Ambler, PA,
  • Served as a chemist leader at American Environmental Testing Laboratory for 2 years.
  • Provided assistance on recycling initiatives that saved clients hundreds of thousands of dollars annually while minimizing waste and environmental pollutants.
  • Received National Science Foundation (NSF) research grant.
  • Studied methods for using palladium to catalyze the synthesis of carbon-carbon molecules for pharmaceutical applications.
  • Prepared and analyze purgeable total petroleum hydrocarbons and volatile organic compounds for water, soils to determine chemical or physical properties, composition, structure using gas chromatography/mass spectra, spectroscopy or spectrophotometry techniques.
  • Extensive experience in the operation, calibration and maintenance of laboratory equipment and analytical instrumentation within the environmental laboratory.
  • Led a team of researchers, including 2 chemists and 3 lab technicians to complete projects in the areas of environmental and hazardous waste sampling.
  • Conferred with scientists and engineers to conduct the analysis of research projects, interpret test results.
  • Prepare standards, test solutions, compounds, or reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct tests and cleanup to remove interferences.
08/2008 to 03/2012 Chemist II Planet Pharma | La Verne, CA,
  • Conducts laboratory analyses: finished product testing, stability testing, raw material testing, cleaning verification testing and manufacturing in-process testing.
  • Buffer/solution & standard preparation Operating analytical instruments: HPLC, UV-Vis, FT-IR, GC, dissolution tester, melting point apparatus, viscometer, Karl Fischer titration, pH meter and analytical balance.
  • Detects abnormalities during performances of tests and reviews.
  • Perform lab methods Clairesfer and participate in method validation/verification studies.
  • Provides general laboratory support such as routine instrument cleaning/preventative, maintenance/calibration, sample receiving, chemical inventory, document filing and housekeeping.
  • Performs assigned work in a timely and safe manner conforming to regulatory, company and compendiaI requirements within pharmaceutical manufacturing setting.
02/2006 to 06/2008 Manufacturing Chemist Xylem Inc. | Youngstown, OH,
  • Formulation preparation of silicones in support of manufacturing line Evaluation of new incoming materials Analytical chemical testing of Calhoun products, in particular, the light adjustable lens including the following methods, GC, SEC (GPC), UV/Vis, FTIR, viscosity testing and refractive index determination Instrument maintenance GC, SEC (GPC), UV/Vis, FTIR Record keeping, including GMP level notebook keeping and GMP laboratory record keeping Verification of other laboratory personnel's data and results.
09/2000 to 11/2005 Chemist Apex Systems | Thousand Oaks, CA,
  • Analyzed organic & inorganic compounds to determine chemical / physical properties using gas chromatography and spectroscopy Performed calculations related to testing to convert raw data into final sample results and evaluated results to ensure that they met reliability standards.
  • Prepared planning documents, data quality assessment, data interpretation and reporting.
  • Induced changes in composition of substances by introducing heat, light, energy and chemical catalysts for quantitative or qualitative analysis.
  • Initiated assays, moisture determination, wet chemistry and titrations.
  • Maintained laboratory instruments to ensure proper working order and troubleshoot malfunctions when needed.
Education and Training
Expected in 2005 Bachelor of Science | Chemistry/ Mathematics University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA GPA:
Chemistry/ Mathematics
Expected in 2000 Associate of Arts | Business Management Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA GPA:
Business Management
balance, Calculus, calibration, Chemistry, chemist, conflict resolution, clients, documentation, filing, FT-IR, FTIR, GC, GCP, GMP, GLP, hazardous waste, HPLC, HTML, interpretation, inventory, JavaScript, laboratory equipment, Lean Manufacturing, listening, materials, Mathematics, MatLab, Access, Excel, Microsoft Office, NSF, organizational, personnel, problem-solving, product testing, protocols, Python, quality, receiving, Record keeping, reporting, research, Six-Sigma, SOP, Teacher, troubleshoot, UV, validation, written communication skills, composition

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School Attended

  • University of California
  • Orange Coast College

Job Titles Held:

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Chemist II
  • Manufacturing Chemist
  • Chemist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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