Molecular Scientist resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Molecular Scientist eager to contribute to team success through self-motivation, strong attention to detail and excellent analytical skills. Clear understanding of Right the First Time (RFT) policies and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP). Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Proficiencies include testing experience in a GMP environment and understanding of basic and advanced wet chemistry techniques.

  • Wet Chemistry
  • Analytical Testing
  • SAP
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Customer service
  • CGDP and and cGMP practices
  • Problem solving
  • Technical Writing
  • Planning and executing testing in a manufacturing environment
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Self-motivated
Work History
10/2020 to Current Molecular Scientist Valley Health | Berkeley Springs, WV,
  • Carry out molecular biology experiments following established SOPs and/or guidance of laboratory management .
  • Receive test samples according to SOPs and asks supervisor for clarity if needed
  • Prepare and validate buffers and in-house reagents, calibrators and controls in advance of laboratory testing.
  • Pipette reagents, assays and samples using automated and manual pipettes
  • Perform DNA/RNA extraction and quantification per SOPs on 300-600 samples per shift
  • Perform PCR, PCR clean up, and DNA sequencing per SOPs
  • Review and report experimental results to project managers
  • Follow established quality management policies
  • Participate in safety meetings and
  • Follow SOPs for disposal of biohazard material.
  • Simultaneously manage several complex projects, meeting all pertinent milestones.
  • Maintain inspection readiness and support inspections from College of American Pathologists (CAP) and clients.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patients' information to conform to HIPAA, internal and other regulatory standards.
  • Complete all paperwork and documentation, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in a timely fashion.
04/2019 to 10/2020 Incoming Materials Lab Analyst Novant Health | Concord, NC,
  • Performed visual and dimensional analysis for incoming materials in a safe, compliant, and efficient manner
  • Followed Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) by adopting Good Manufacturing Practices and ALCOA principles.
  • Examined for defects in plastic medical parts such as IV bags, injector vials, and syringes.
  • Assisted with off-site testing of injector vials and syringes used in parenteral drug manufacturing.
  • Managed own time to meet department and site manufacturing targets.
  • Supported quality investigations by performing investigational testing and performing technical writing (Technical Service Reports) on possibly defective/failing samples.
  • Executed appropriate corrective action and preventive action (CAPA) once investigations were completed.
  • Performed aseptic gowning and aseptic techniques in Laminar Flow Hood.
  • Maintained inspection readiness and detailed records for FDA inspections.
  • Followed all safety rules and requirements for operating instruments as well as for proper waste disposal.
  • Peer-reviewed 6-10 manufacturing batch records per day.
  • Recorded, reported and posted test results for review using GLIMS and through standard paper-based documentation.
  • Maintained on-time PLS training.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
10/2014 to 04/2019 Chemistry Tutor Self-Employed | City, STATE,
  • Planned lessons to strengthen students' weak areas.
  • Taught 20-35 students in person and remotely via pre-recorded and live video sessions.
  • Taught and assisted students in such areas as organic chemistry , analytical chemistry and general chemistry, creating tailored lesson plans and study guides on subject matter.
  • Collaborated with student and parents to create tutoring sessions appropriate for student's learning preference and learning style.
  • Spearheaded group tutoring sessions to help students struggling in similar areas.
  • Educated students on study tips , work-school balance, and exam strategies.
  • Created special handouts, study guides and enrichment materials to boost student knowledge.
01/2013 to 10/2014 Customer Service Representative CVS Caremark | City, STATE,
  • Provided front-line contact for 40-50 customers per day.
  • Provided accurate information to help with better decisions about their health and healthcare.
  • Enrolled members in Medicare and Medicaid plans
  • Fulfilled mail orders for prescriptions as needed by clients.
  • Ensured clients' concerns were resolved accurately and thoroughly.
  • Liaised with customers, management and sales team to better understand customer needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Used company troubleshooting resolution tree to evaluate customer complaints and leveraged personal expertise to find appropriate solutions.
  • Observed indicators to determine fraudulent mail order prescription orders.
  • Exceeded goals through effective task prioritization and great work ethic.
Expected in 04/2020 Certificate | Understanding Validation BioPharma Institute, Paramus, NJ, GPA:
  • Continuing education in pharmaceutical sciences.
Expected in 04/2012 B.Sc | Chemistry Lander University, Greenwood, SC, GPA:
  • Received Mufuka Family Foundation Scholarship
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Awarded Physical Sciences Student of the Year Award
  • Awarded Lander University's Golden L Award
  • Elected to Student Government Organization class representative for sophomore class in 2010.
  • Member of American Chemical Society, Lander Chapter
  • Made the President's and Dean's List.

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School Attended

  • BioPharma Institute
  • Lander University

Job Titles Held:

  • Molecular Scientist
  • Incoming Materials Lab Analyst
  • Chemistry Tutor
  • Customer Service Representative


  • Certificate
  • B.Sc

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