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Jessica Claire
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Analytical Chemist, Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement specialist developing and validating analytical methods and testing to support product development. Organize work to properly evaluate and interpret generated data. Apply theoretical understanding of methods and experiments. Excellent protocol and report writing skills. Knowledge of technical and quality concepts of the manufacturing and testing of pharmaceutical/biotech products. Champion a sustainable culture of continuous improvement, applying Lean and Six Sigma technologies.

Areas of Expertise
  • Analyses & Data Processes
  • Analytical Instrument Troubleshooting
  • Biomaterials & Drug Delivery
  • Quality Management Systems
  • cGMP/GLP environment
  • Assay and Dissolution Methods
  • QA Audits
  • Organization & Team Leadership
  • Analytical Methods /.Measurements
  • Development & Validations
  • Scientific Analysis
  • Problem Solving
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Batch Records / Associated Testing records
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma
  • Cross Functional Project Teams
Professional Experience
Analytical Chemist II / I, 2011 to Current
Cargill, Inc.Manteca, CA,
  • Apply knowledge of wet and instrumental chemistry procedures to perform analysis on samples.
  • Utilize the Laboratory Information Management System to process client data.
  • Analyze samples from raw materials, in-process, and final product.
  • Monitor and train colleagues on new procedures and utilization of instruments.
  • Organize research samples and documents, and validate methods of ICP, GC, and HPLC.
  • Perform ICP based analytical techniques to provide quantitative bulk elemental composition of a wide variety of sample types.
  • Use HPLC to separate, identify, and quantify each component of a mixture during the production process for pharmaceutical products.
  • Troubleshoot issues in instrumentation and test methods, and update test methods and SOPs required to complete investigations and tests.
  • Review and vet new test methods before application.
  • Update logbooks, transfer data and maintain records, including quality records for the specified tests
  • Ensure material/supplies are maintained and available for the next analysis including preparation of reagents where applicable.
  • Coordinate with other department personnel with analysis tasks to maintain smooth flow of work.
  • Consistently produced reliable test results following Quality protocols and SOPs.
  • Maintained acceptable level of housekeeping in the lab and performed troubleshooting of equipment.
Quality Control Chemist, 1998 to 2010
Hydrite Chemical CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Performed quality control analysis of incoming bulk and metal finishing samples, FDA regulated raw materials, and manufactured materials.
  • Prioritized and performed daily laboratory activities to meet production schedules.
  • Maintained instruments through calibrations, quality control checks, solution preparations, and solution standardizations.
  • Managed department staff in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Validated new methods, prepared reports, and maintained up-to-date records of raw material standards.
  • Acquired and applied knowledge of cGMP regulations to ensure adequate systems for proper design, monitoring, and control of manufacturing processes and facilities.

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  • Assured strength, quality, and purity of drug products through adequate control of operations.
  • Detected and investigated product quality deviations by maintaining reliable testing laboratories.
  • Prepared standard operating procedures, training manuals, and created a maintenance schedule for Infrared Spectrometer Created a process for the disposition of expired materials.
  • Developed a validated method for analyzing a compound on an Infrared Spectrometer and participated in the monthly environmental microbial study.
Inorganic/Wet Chemist, 1997 to 1998
Hydrite Chemical CompanyCity, STATE,
  • Performed quality control analysis of incoming bulk and metal finishing samples, FDA regulated raw materials, and manufactured materials.
  • Prioritized and performed daily laboratory activities to meet production schedules.
  • Maintained instruments through calibrations, quality control checks, solution preparations, and solution standardizations.
  • Managed department staff in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Validated new methods, prepared reports, and maintained up-to-date records of raw material standards.
  • Acquired and applied knowledge of cGMP regulations to ensure adequate systems for proper design, monitoring, and control of manufacturing processes and facilities.
  • Detected and investigated product quality deviations by maintaining reliable testing laboratories.
  • Prepared standard operating procedures, training manuals, and created a maintenance schedule for Infrared Spectrometer Created a process for the disposition of expired materials.
  • Developed a validated method for analyzing a compound on an Infrared Spectrometer and participated in the monthly environmental microbial study.
  • Learned and applied software based laboratory and information management system (LMIS) to support operations including . worfkow, data tracking support, and data exchange interfaces.
Education
Masters of Science: Management, Expected in 2006
Cardinal Stritch University - Milwaukee, WI
GPA:

Stritch Award Nominee

Bachelor of Science: Chemistry / Math, Expected in 1996
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh - Oshkosh, WI
GPA:
: Lean Six Sigma, Expected in 2015
Aveta Business Solutions - ,
GPA:
Skills

Thermo Scientific Molecular Spectroscopy, Gas Chromatography (GC), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), IR Spectroscopy, Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP), Lachat Instruments, Ion Chromatography (IC), Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AA), UV/VIS Spectrometer, Brookfield Viscometer, Technion Auto Titrator, hermogravimetry (TGA), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS), Masterson Particle Size Analyzer, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), ChemLaunch Software, OpenLab, Chromeleon, MS Excel, MS Word, Lotus Notes

Affiliations
American Chemical Society
Community Service

Choir Accompanist/St. Mark's / Organist, St. John's, Pet Walks, Big Brother Big Sisters, WI Event Coordinator/ Dogs on Deployment, WI Foster Care,

Liaison/Guardian Angels for Soldier's Pet, Lombardi Cancer Walks, Office Volunteer/Serenity Hospice, Volunteer at Milwaukee County Zoo

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School Attended

  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
  • Aveta Business Solutions

Job Titles Held:

  • Analytical Chemist II / I
  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Inorganic/Wet Chemist

Degrees

  • Masters of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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