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Desire a Challenging Position as Senior Chemist to develop and use new and existing analytical test methods to determine quantity, quality and purity of new compounds.
A highly talented and enthusiastic Chemist with great deal of experience with HPLC method development, wet chemistry, stability analysis and other bench analytical activities at research pharmaceutical companies. Proven expertise in surface modification, fluoropolymers, silicones, thermoplastic polyesters, and plastic additives.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 12 years of Solid Experience conducting research of chemical compounds. Analyses and tests of organic and inorganic compounds to identify properties for development and improvement of new and existing products.
Deep mastery of all techniques associated with modern laboratory synthesis.
In-depth knowledge of purification and characterization of organic compounds on small and medium scale.
Ability to train and manage subordinate chemists.
Great ability to function well within multidisciplinary teams.
Strong technical knowledge and outstanding communication skills.
Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Remarkable knowledge of a range of analytical techniques to conduct research and determine structure and purity of organic compounds.
Excellent knowledge of the U.S. GMPs and FDA cGMP guidelines.
Solid experience in batch documentation, auditing, EM, sterile products and report writing.
Great problem solving skills.
Remarkable ability to work in a multidisciplinary, high-intensity environment.
Cousins Pharmaceuticals Inc., Stony Point, NY 2000 - Present Chemist
Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry techniques.
Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.
Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency and to diagnose malfunctions.
Confer with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects, interpret test results, and develop nonstandard tests.
Direct, coordinate, and advise personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and physical properties of materials.
Induce changes in composition of substances by introducing heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts for quantitative and qualitative analysis.
Write technical papers and reports; and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.
Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct test.
Prepare the documentation for product licence applications.
Study effects of various methods of processing, preserving, and packaging on composition and properties of drugs.
Alpes Chemicals, Stony Point, NY 1995 - 2000 AssociateChemist
Analyzed samples from various sources to provide information on compounds present, and quantities of compounds present using analytical techniques and instrumentation such as gas and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ion chromatography, electro-chromatography and spectroscopy techniques like infra red and ultra violet, amongst others
Interpreted data and reporting scientific results.
Developed new analytical techniques for the analysis of drugs and other chemicals.
Liaised with customers, staff and suppliers.
Used and developed nonstandard techniques and methodologies.
Prepared internal reports and made presentations to the work group.
Conducted laboratory experiments in organic synthesis to rapidly and safely optimize, modify and invent synthetic methods for the scale-up and isolation of defined chemical target compounds.
Synthesized, purified and characterized organic compounds under GMP requirements for Manufacturing.
Assisted in the synthesis of new reagents for Research and Development.
Alpes Electric, Stony Point, NY 1993 - 1995 Junior Chemist
Filed and maintained batch records.
Maintained and calibrated lab equipment.
Maintained lab supplies in collaboration with other members of the organic chemistry group.
Performed QC experiments daily.
Identified the problems of LC and FTMS systems, and fixed the problem when appropriate.
Sampled and tested raw materials.
Documented and closed finished goods and Raw materials.
Performed customer rejected goods analysis.
Carried out analytical service report and system update.
Ensured the accuracy of technical documents logging system for auditing.
Assisted Sr. Analytical chemist and technician with daily operation of lab activities.
Assisted regulatory department with accurate method for technical dossier.
Education and Professional Certification
New York University, NY
MS Analytical Chemistry (1995)
New York University, NY
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (1992)
Computer Skills: Windows, WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Word, Westlaw, Lexis-Nexus, Lotus Notes and Excel