Experience Laboratory Technologist with extensive Quality Control background capable of bringing excellent clinical laboratory skills, including executing and analyzing laboratory assays and solving complicated clinical and instrument problems.
Skilled in multitasking, attention to detail, prioritizing, problem-solving, and meeting deadlines and committed in providing quality customer service.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
A hardworking, creative and positive team player.
Able to work independently and as a team member while maintaining positive working relationships.
Extensive experience in laboratory procedures and practices
knowledgeable in using PC's, Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and willing to learn new skills.
Cafe Worker, 08/2012 to 05/2015 University of Illinois Star's Lounge – Springfield, Il
Greeted each customer with friendly eye contact
Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the cafe's menu and products.
Took food orders and relayed orders to serving counters
Performed all transactions in a cordial, efficient and professional manner
Responsible for the preparation of all menu items
Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards.
Performed item inventory and reported to manager
Calculated daily sales and entered it into an Excel spreadsheet
Consistently offered professional, friendly and engaging service.
Cashier, 04/2013 to 06/2013 Walmart – Springfield, IL
Greet customers with a smile as they arrive and
inquire about store experience.
Suggested specific items based on customer
needs to increase department revenue.
ring up items and process payments to keep customers flowing through check-out
questions about merchandise, difficult customer questions, and maintained
knowledge of all promotions.
customer service managers to handle pricing issues and complaints.
Trained new cashiers on procedures, customer service and sales techniques.
Quality Control Technician, 06/2015 to 11/2016 Xttrium Laboratories – Mount Prospect, IL
Offered knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
Set and monitored product standards, examining samples of raw products and processing tests, to ensure the quality of all finished products.
Investigated and implement ideas for quality improvement, increased productivity and cost reduction.
Documented and sampled incoming raw materials for functionality and quality.
Performed visual inspection on third party merchandise and made sure products adhere to company's regulations
Recommended and executed quality improvements for production and product quality.
Drove daily production activities with effective communication and leadership.
Managed product quality to guarantee compliance with quality policies, procedures and systems.
Maintained and communicated daily productivity and shipment reports for all departments.
Associate Scientist, Abbott Laboratories – Abbott Park, IL
Executed automated tests and procedures on blood and plasma screening process to assure the safety, potency and purity of the blood and plasma supply utilizing ARCHITECTand Alinity s
Performed minor sample preparation prior to analysis, and experimental troubleshooting in association with method development, and routine analysis of samples
Designed experiments, executed test procedures, and analyzed data using a data analysis software JMP.
Understood sample stability and followed manufacturer recommended storage conditions as executed in protocols
Identify discrepancies in data, testing irregularities, equipment problems, errors and other potential problems that may adversely affect test performance or results
Ensured that test results are acceptable, valid and meet the criteria of the experimental protocol
Properly Performed documentation and data process for acquired testing results.
Adhered to explicit standard operating procedures and performed all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements.
Participated in problem management meetings and corrective action planning.
Performed routine laboratory activities that
included instrument calibration, daily instrument maintenance and compliance
Followed GMP and GLP guidelines, company SOP's and established test method.
Bachelor of Science: Biology, 2015 University of Illinois Springfield - Springfield, IL