•Scientist with 15 years of analytical science experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
•Perform analytical method development and validation testing.
•Perform various routine analytical testing assignments.
•Set up and initiate stability studies.
•Author analytical procedures, method development reports, validation protocols/reports, technical reports, and laboratory equipment procedures.
•Demonstration/familiarization of analytical methods to fellow analysts for training purposes.
•Complete all assigned training to maintain qualification to perform tasks.
•Maintain and coordinate calibration and preventive maintenance schedule for all laboratory instrumentation.
•Participated in global SOP harmonization groups.
•Performed routine testing using a variety of analytical techniques.
•Supported method development and validation for multiple projects and dosage forms.
•Perform feasibility experiments and compiled data for project review meeting.
•Prepared data tables and authored validation sections for regulatory filings.
•Initialized in-house stability studies.
•Participated in cross-functional analytical working group meetings.
•Perform testing/methods validation etc. on all instrumentation (UV/Vis, AA, FTIR, Dissolution apparatus, HPLC, GC).
•In-Process Dissolution testing of products.
•Performed product specific and instrument training for analysts.
•Became a versatile chromatographer while performing release and stability testing on numerous products within a group (Tests included Content Uniformity, Assay among others).
•Wrote/Revised various SOP's, IOP's, CP's, and GTP's.
•Troubleshoot Analytical Instruments such as GC/HPLC.
•Assist in Analytical Methods development via Method Transfer to Quality Labs.
•Review analytical paperwork, maintaining accordance to current GMP guidelines.
•Performed instrument qualifications along with CSV Part 11 Remediation group.
•Member of Millennium Paperless Reporting group reducing the bulk of paperwork within batch records.
•Supervised a group of five technicians in the preparation of samples for Gas Chromatography analysis by numerous EPA methods.
•Assisted in the preparations following set SOP's.
•Daily delegation of responsibilities from a generated back-log.
•Daily logging out of completed samples after preparation.
•Performed necessary troubleshooting and mechanical repairs within lab.
•Responsible for routine preparations of samples for Gas Chromatography analysis as per EPA methods (8270, 640, etc.).
•Maintained proper documentation and used required lab instrumentation in accordance to set SOP's.
Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt (December 2011)
•Bambrick, S; “Development of an HPLC Method for the Determination of “Lyso” Degradant of Excipient Hydrogenated Phosphatidylcholine in reformulated Elocon Cream 0.1% using Charged Aerosol Detection (CAD)” – 2013 Summit Analytical Community Day
•He, H.; Zhang, F.; Bambrick, S.; Haug, J.; Goldfarb, D.; Verduyckt, T.;
Harris, D.; Liang, S.; and Waters, C.; "Investigation of Compound E Formation in Reformulated Elocon Cream as a function of Internal Phase pH and Raw Material (Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate) pH" – 2012 Merck Manufacturing Division Science and Technology Days Conference
•Goldfarb, D.; Harris, D.; Verduvckt, T.; Castermans, K.; Goor, S.; Vaes, T.; Tully, R.; Xiong, L.; Bambrick, S.; Henderson, A.; and Yee, O.; “Process Development in a Manufacturing Environment: Collaboration on Elocon Cream reformulation between PCT and Supply” – 2010 Science and Technology Days Innovation, Collaboration, and Compliance
•Sigvardson, K.; Bambrick, S.; Christopher, D.; Dey, M.; Fett, J.; Nijhuis, M.; and Wynia, G.; “A General Experimental Approach for the Separation of Method and Product Variability in Content Uniformity Test Methods” – 2009 Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Metabolism Science Symposium
•Drake, J.; Kachar, L.; Bambrick, S.; Xu, J.; and Fett J.; “NIR Method for Content Uniformity Determination of Commercial-Scale Batches Based on Laboratory-Scale Calibration Models” – 2009 Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Metabolism Science Symposium
•Boy Scouts of America (1989 – 1995)
•Merck Commercialization Award (2nd Half 2015)
•Merck Award of Excellence (2010 - 2016)
•Schering-Plough Shining Performance Appreciation Award (2004 - 2010)
•Schering-Plough Best of Everything Award (2002 and 2003)
•New York Institute of Technology - Deans List (1995 – 1999)
•Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout (1995)
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