quality control chemist resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Chemist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Laboratory Guidelines and Laboratory Equipment and training in Laboratory Testing . Motivated to learn, grow and excel in The Forensic Science Field .

  • Coordination Skills
  • Critical Thinker
  • Microsoft office (in. powerpoint, excel)
  • Active Listener
  • Science / Math Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehensive Skills
  • Trouble Shooting Skills
  • Verbal/ Written Communication Skills
  • Great Work Ethics
  • Time Management Skills
  • Judgement/ Decision Making Skills
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Teamwork
  • Research
  • Laboratory testing
  • Building Effective Relationships
  • Quality Assurance
  • Chemistry
  • Organizational Skills
  • Laboratory Equipment
  • Project Management
  • Calibration
  • Planning Skills
Work History
07/2017 to 02/2020
Quality Control Chemist Danimer Scientific Bel Air, KY,
  • Developed, audited practices, programs and reporting system metrics for optimal efficiency.
  • Completed supporting documentation for testing procedures, including data capture forms, equipment logbooks and inventory forms.
  • Performed visual assessment of products to evaluate conformance with quality standards.
  • Interpreted test results by comparing to established specifications and control limits, making recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
  • Liaised between quality control and other departments and contractors, providing project updates and consultation.
  • Adhered to safety and clean area procedures to comply with agency and regulatory mandates.
  • Performed routine maintenance and calibration on testing equipment.
  • Conducted analyses of both in-process and completion of at least 40 samples of raw materials testing, components and products in work shift.
  • Recorded and organized test data for report generation and analysis.
  • Monitored testing procedures and verified performance of tests according to established item specifications and protocol.
06/2015 to 07/2017
Lab Assistant Caromont Health Kings Mountain, NC,
  • Created and updated record of all supplies and equipment to monitor inventory.
  • Analyzed data to create and organize graphs, charts, and documents for publications and presentation.
  • Developed, maintained and improved experimental data spreadsheets.
  • Quickly mastered Meditech system.
  • Processed clinical specimens, including from lymph nodes, spleen, and peripheral blood, for laboratory testing and archiving.
  • Performed diagnostic and therapeutic laboratory procedures.
  • Managed specimen sample handling, receiving, storage and inventory.
  • Executed hematological tests, including red and white blood cell counts, sickle cell tests, hemoglobin estimations, fragility tests, coagulation time and clot retraction time.
  • Carefully reviewed test results for accuracy.
  • Created worksheets and logged samples correctly into computerized tracking system.
08/2015 to 05/2016
Substitute Teacher Naperville Community Unit School District 203 Naperville, IL,
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
  • Stood in for Biology teacher for 1 school year , maintaining student progress and keeping up with lesson plans.
08/2011 to 07/2015
Research Assistant Penn State University University Park, PA,
  • Synthesizing organic ligands and inorganic compounds using anaerobic techniques; in addition, characterized samples using UV-Vis, IR-Spectroscopy, X-Ray crystallography and magnetic susceptibility.
  • Analyzed statistical data using both modern and traditional methods.
  • Conducted meticulous research to identify information and answer multifaceted questions.
  • Validated incoming data to check information accuracy and integrity while independently locating and correcting concerns.
  • Summarized search results by preparing written reports, graphs, fact sheets and tables.
  • Performed statistical, qualitative and quantitative analysis.
  • Collaborated with leadership team to identify relevant questions and determine best methods of collection.
  • Assisted in research support of data processing operations for large survey research projects.
Expected in 2012 to to
Bachelor of Science: Chemistry, Biology
Lane College - Jackson, Tennessee
  • Dean's List 2008-2012
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Member of National Honors Society
  • Majored in Chemistry
Expected in 05/2008 to to
High School Diploma:
Whitehaven High School - Memphis, TN

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School Attended

  • Lane College
  • Whitehaven High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Quality Control Chemist
  • Lab Assistant
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Research Assistant


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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