R&D TechnicianJul 2015 - Current Teva PharmaceuticalsPomona, NY
pilot plant trials (independently or in a team) and cGMP manufacturing
assignments (in a team of 2 or more) to meet product development requirements.
Work with diverse
projects to develop generic products such as to treat diarrhea, hypothyroidism,
ADHD, arrhythmia, and flu.
Update process flow charts for pilot
plant trials batches, keep records of process parameters, and observations, and
perform raw material inventory on oracle inventory management system.
Monitor or conduct plant trials and
studies independently or collaboratively to assist formulation scientists in
drug development in different dosage forms of drugs such as IR and ER tablets
or capsules, orally disintegrating tablets, transdermal patches, oral
suspension or sprays.
and report physical testing of drug materials or blends at different stages of
development (i.e., moisture analysis test, bulk and tap density, particle size
analysis, hardness, friability, thickness, flowability, viscosity, and
Coordinate activities with
production supervisor and process engineer to make scale up batches
batches in a pilot plant and cGMP manufacturing area without any accident or discrepancies
in a timely manner.
Formulation and Production TechnicianAug 2014 - May 2015 AustarPharmaEdison, NJ
Proficiently operated equipment used for dispensing, wet and dry granulation, wet and dry milling, drying, blending, tablet
compression, and coating operations.
Supervised and trained more than 10 newly hired Production Technicians to operate all the equipment involved in manufacturing
of solid dosage drugs.
reconciliation and material loss after each processing step.
Executed dissolution test to check cumulative percentage release of drug In-vitro dissolution for new generic drug development projects.
Accurately recorded in process parameters such as temperature, speed,
time, pressure during the product run, and maintained complete production batch
Performed set up, cleaning and/or disassembling of all equipment as per SOPs.
Followed company policies, cGMP processes, SOPs and proper documentation.
Led and collaborated with product development teams for scale-up, submission, technology transfer and validation batches.
Worked with QA
department to get approval on analytical test request forms. Coordinated with
QC department by submitting finished batch samples of final blend and blend
uniformity, core tablets and coated tablets.
Reviewed Master Batch Records and executed Batch records after each stage of operation.
Performed Deviation investigation with
the supervisor, and prepared the deviation report accordingly.
Calibrated weighing balances, scales and moisture analyzers.
Student AssistantJan 2010 - May 2011 Rutgers Business Graduate School: Admissions OfficeNewark, NJ
Master of Science: Pharmaceutical EngineeringCurrent NJITNewark, NJ
Bachelor of Science: Chemical EngineeringMay 2014 Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, NJ