13701 Boston Court, Fontana, CA 92336
Energetic and highly motivated individual with Clinical and Industrial background in the Laboratory field. Track record with technical ability, innovation in labs and excellent customer skills. A Strategic thinker who can work across and within large complex systems. Passionate about Science.
Key Skills and competencies
Health and Safety Technical knowledge- Laboratory testing
Communication skills Problem solving
Aseptic Technique Critical thinking
Infection/prevention control Excellent computer skills
Bachelors of Science in Microbiology in progress - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Complete in Fall 2020).
Area of Focus in Quality Control / Microbiology, Bacteriology/Virology, Stem cells, Immunology-Elisa (Aids) Test, Western (HIV), Southern (DNA) blot test, electrophoresis test (Protein, Haemoglobin), Bacterial rapid test, Aseptic technique, Waste and water testing, Culture preparation in all types of media and broth, Gram negative and gram positive staining procedures and isolation, DNA transformation of Plasmid in Bacteria, Genetic engineering and recombinant of antibiotic resistance, phenotype and genotype in bacteria.
July 2020- Present- Quality Control Auditor, Select Staffing contracted to Kenco Logistics
Performing Audits on all inbound and outbound product shipments.
Performing Inventory Audits.
October 2019- April 2020 – Quality Control Technician, Select Staffing contracted to, Nellson Nutraceuticals LLC
Monitored critical control points (CCP) during production activities.
Ensure employees adhere to all Food and worker safety practices, SOP’s, cGMP, GDP and GLP
Reported and worked closely with Production, Quality Assurance and Microbiology Departments.
Documented on Electronic Batch Records and filed relevant record logs.
Collected product samples for Research and Development, lab retains for laboratory testing.
Collected and processed samples for E-coli, salmonella, coliform and Enterobacteriaceae for the Microbiology Department.
Approved and rejected raw materials, packaging materials, labelling and finished products.
Performed inspections on Products and Machinery via ATP, APC, Allergen, Gap and Pressure seal testing.
Calibrated all check-weight scales, Raw Ingredient scales and Holding Tank water activity specification.
April 2010- March 2019 – Lead Security Guard, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Ensured safety of all employees within the Company, in-addition to sensitive materials and equipment.
Enforced all company procedures according to company SOP’s and cGMP.
August 2001– March 2009 - Laboratory Technician, Holy Name Convent, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
Senior Laboratory Technician in the Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Environmental Laboratory.
Managed operational and clinical responsibility of all university labs.
HACCP awareness and food technology, food testing for bacteria and fungi spores.
Collected water samples from different sources, wells, waste water, springs, ocean and rivers for Environmental Laboratory testing.
Conducted Temperature, pH, Chloride, Salinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Turbidity, Nitrates and Phosphate and Pesticides test on samples collected.
Executed training and development around Lab Safety Procedures.
August 2000- July 2001 - Laboratory Assistant, Queen’s Park Counseling Center, Trinidad and Tobago
Worked across operation from the collection of samples to the distribution of sample results.
Identified blood and serum specimens/materials received, followed strict guidelines for data protection, documentation, health and safety, cross contamination, sorting and distribution.
Identified types of bacteria in sample smears using Gram Staining Techniques under supervision of Laboratory Supervisors.
Conducted continuous risk assessment in work areas and collaborated with Head Laboratory Technician to resolve them.
Key Skills and competencies Health and Safety Technical knowledge- Laboratory t