Detail-oriented individual with experience in multiple scientific fields focusing on the synthesis, design, formulation and characterization of biological and chemical products. In addition to coordinating varieties of testing and development tasks, extensive background with people leading and management.
Expert in bioanalysis
Trained in organic chemistry
High-Resolution, Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Lab maintenance expert
Fluent in English, Dutch, Punjabi and Hindi.
DNA isolation expert
Expert in data analysis
Strong background in FDA drug safety guidelines
Pharmaceutical storage awareness
Pharmaceutical distribution familiarity
Drug distribution professional
Medication compounding expert
Counting and pouring expertise
Strong decision-making ability
Promoted to senior position with people leadership responsibilities at P & G after only 6 months.
Completed five years membership in the safety committee across multiple organizations while continuously maintaining an accident and incident-free work environment
Used operational knowledge of systems, parts and components to solve problems that arose during production while maintaining timelines and efficiency.
IDTLeuven, Flemish BrabantProduction Scientist11/2013 to 12/2015
Performed independent tasks while following IDT manufacturing guidelines and ISO:9001 standards to synthesize and quality check a multitude of synthesized biological products including ssDNA and dsDNA Oligos, primers, and probes, using technical skills like DNA extraction, annealing, gel electrophoresis, and RT-PCR to ensure customer specifications and deadlines were met. Materials were also assessed upon customer complaints, triggering investigations for root-cause analysis of production issues and provide corrective actions to maintain efficient workflows and high quality product. Results from processes were interpreted and summarized for products, while retaining documentation (paper and electronic) and maintaining accurate equipment maintenance and records. As a experienced team member, also assisted in documenting new or updating new processes and on-boarded and/or trained multiple new hires.
P&G DuracellAarschot, Flemish BrabantChemical Lab Technician11/2011 to 05/2013
Performed daily bench work including battery life checks, titrations, extractions, pH monitoring, viscometers/rheology, HPLC, IC, GC, IR, UV/VIS, and compendial testing, to ensure raw materials and finished product tested according to manufacturing standards. To ensure product quality was maintained, QA programs were established and followed and equipment maintenance was maintained. Also determined disposition of materials and finished product to support supply chain needs. Problem analyses, investigations, instrument and method troubleshooting, and issue resolution was performed as necessary. Eventually transitioned from an individual contributor to a people manager (with 4 reports), coordinating daily needs, resources, and project management to ensure timelines were met.
Escapo CV PharmaceuticalsMechelen, AntwerpenIncome/Goods Lead11/2007 to 03/2011
Maintained inventory of pharmaceutical products serviced throughout Belgium like medicine, hospital and sterile materials, supplements, and dermatology products.
Education and Training
Pharmaceutical Technical Assistant2007Saint Elizabeth Institute, Antwerp, Antwerpen
Bio-MedicalKarel de Grote University College (KDG), Antwerp, Antwerpen