Motivated Chemical Laboratory Analyst with ample knowledge of testing and and analysis of volatile compounds. Proficient in the use and maintenance of GC-MS. Focused on properly performing allotted tasks, as well as creating new techniques to improve processes.
Accurate testing of food and pharmaceutical samples
Precise data analysis
Documentation of records
Reporting of reliable data
Management of required laboratory materials
Development and validation of methods
Former Safety Team Member
Revisions of Standard Operating Procedures as needed
Chemical Laboratory Analyst, 01/2016 to CurrentEurofins Central Analytical Laboratories － New Orleans, LouisianaAnalyze volatile compounds such as Ethanol, Hexane, and Acetone. Draft reports to be submitted to clients in a timely manner. Investigate and propose reasons and solutions for unsatisfactory data. Perform preventative maintenance on GC-MS instruments. Change columns, syringes, and sample loops on instruments to accommodate parameters of specific methods. Develop and validate new methods. Began the use of Masshunter within the department, which has drastically has increased efficiency and decreased human error.
Chemical Laboratory Technician, 12/2013 to 01/2016Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories － New Orleans, LouisianaPerform tests, as directed in Standard Operating Procedures, on samples of various matrices. Alter and adjust processes when faced with problematic matrices. Proper documentation of all materials, reagents, and chemicals used, to serve as basis for investigation in the event of a client questioning any data submitted. Recognized frequently for successes in Proficiency Testing Samples. Awarded for scoring most accurately in the nation on a particular Proficiency Testing Sample.
Sample Preparation Technician, 10/2013 to 12/2013Eurofins Central Analytical Laboratories － New Orleans, LouisianaUsed various processes to present a homogenized representation of samples received in bulk to the laboratory for testing. Prepared hundreds of samples on a daily basis.
Bachelor of Science:Biology,2013Xavier University of Louisiana － New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Minor in Chemistry
Activities and Honors
Former Safety Officer: A member of the first safety team assembled for the company.
Bookmaster Committee: Recently joined the team working to achieve an automated system for data entry to eliminate human error in reporting.