Accomplished technical professional with 4 years of progressive technician experience focusing on
quality control / assurance, new product development and competitive benchmark testing. Known for thorough documentation and organizational skills to ensure a high level of GLP for the lab. Committed to building an inclusive team environment in effort to maximize organizational harmony and efficiency
Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word, and Access data base, Fax, Scan
Able to maintain high levels of confidentiality/ Information security
Lab Technician January 2015 to CurrentS.C. Johnson & Son Infotree Services － Racine, WI
Conducted weight loss testing on R&D prototypes, marketed, and competitor products.
Responsible for creating and updating testing data sheets and graphs summarizing test results.
Documented visual test observations by taking digital images of test samples during testing.
Performed "condensation" testing on R&D prototypes, marketed, and competitor products.
Performed testing directly supporting 70 test packs a year, consisting of over 2,500 samples.
Responsible for sharing and updating project teams with summarized test results.
Maintained sufficient lab supplies to enable and support daily testing for the Air Care RD&E organization.
Prepared test samples for weight loss, condensation, and sensory testing.
Maintained and updated weekly testing schedule for SCJ Air Care RD&E Weight Loss Chambers.
Responsible for oversight and coordinating proper disposal of test samples/product.
Maintained a summary testing matrix to track "end point" data" for Blackjack, Auto, PISO and Venus programs.
Quality Control - Lab Technician January 2012Puratos Chocolate USA － Kenosha, WI
Verified BOL, CoA and P.O.'s of inbound shipments and contacted venders regarding missing/incorrect information Received, inspected, and tested all raw materials and packaging components to insure they met defined specifications, codes, lot numbers and dates including information needed for lot tracking Ensured implementation of quality assurance and other company standards throughout production, receiving and shipping Conducted daily quality checks on individual lots to ensure all company, customer and regulatory specifications were met by way of size, weight, viscosity, micron, sensory, and moisture testing Performed allergen cleaning verification swabbing, testing, and follow up on corrective actions as required Monitored Pre-Op and operational sanitation compliance, recorded deviations including notification of Management Worked with production to correct out of speciation product Maintained weight control documentation for finished product, gave feedback to maintain target weights Controlled, recorded and processed data from product testing Created and verified CoA's for shipping finished goods Reviewed, confirmed and documented production reports Opened, investigated, and documented deviation/hold reports for out of specification product Coordinated, packed, and shipped samples to/from U.S.
and international destinations by way of FedEx Monitored GMP's for compliance Conducted critical control point (HACCP) testing Maintained documents to meet SQF, HACCP, company and customers' requirements.
Independent contractor January 2012American Income Life Insurance
potential clients with
the provided leads
with clients to gain necessary information appointments with potential clients
and assisted credit union members and clients to obtaining appropriate insurance
customer concerns, generated new sales, and acquired referrals for potential
annual insurance reviews using a needs analysis profile
all training programs outlined by company
and maintained knowledge and proficiency in all products, sales. presentations
and software applications
accurate records and files
complete and accurate applications
Laboratory Technician January 2009Shaw Environmental
Prepared, purged and retrieved water samples from cooling system while using proper PPE including respirator.
Preformed manual and auto titrations, digestions, pH measurements, and densities.
Maintained cleanliness and organization of lab to ensure GLP and safety.
Air Care - Laboratory Technician January 2008S.C. Johnson Wax
Preformed NERD product development support --sample creation, colorization, and preparation Participated in organizing and performing experiments using established procedures Reported formulations and test results in a laboratory notebook.
Entered data including tables into computer system for communication of project results/details.
Shipped sample prototypes to/from U.S.
and international destinations Followed and adhere to all MSDS guidelines to ensure high level of GLP in the lab.
Chemistry Technician January 2007Gateway Technical College
Obtained equipment, chemical and supplies for instructors' classroom experiments.
Used appropriate Aseptic techniques to prepare instructors' lab presentations.
Ordered, received, managed and organized the inventory of bio science lab chemicals and reagents Responsible for contacting venders in regards to the most current chemical information Responsible for keeping MSDS manuals up to date with newest available information.
Warehouse Associate January 1990 to January 2006SuperValu Inc. Warehouse
Preformed inventories and prepared stock replenishing reports Replenished pick slots in produce department from requests and manual screens Maintained correct counts and logged discrepancies in inventory Maintained warehouse to OSHA industry standards Received returned product and issued credit to retail stores OSHA certified on crown forklift, pallet jack, scissor lift, floor scrubber.
Life Insurance Coordinator
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science : May 2009Gateway Technical CollegeGPA: GPA: 3.63GPA: 3.63
Aseptic techniques, Aseptic technique, Banking, Bookkeeping, oral communication, credit, clients, data base, documentation, experiments, Fax, forklift, GMP, GLP, graphs, insurance, inventory, materials, Micrometer, micron, Access, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Power Point, Word, Works, Multitasking, needs analysis, organizing, packaging, pallet jack, Payment processing, phone system, pick, presentations, product development, product testing, quality, quality assurance, receiving, retail, safety, sales, Self-motivated, shipping, Sound, specification, tables, team player, telephone, Time management, training programs, verbal communication skills, Well organized, written