Objectives A Mechanic or a Manufacturing Specialist position that will allow me
to make a direct impact on quality, productivity and compliance.
Summary nine years of experience in a pharmaceutical setting. Practical experience
with cGMP,batch records and SOP’S. Extensive knowledge of pharmaceutical
manufacturing equipment at a Senior Operator and Set Up Mechanic levels.
Responsible, motivated and loyal team player.
Equipment Triblenders, Air mixers, Sweco seperators, Glatt GCGP 200, 300 fluid
bed coaters. Comils, Pan coaters (various models), blenders, Fits mill compactor,
Px 100 and VG 100 Granulators, Encapsulation (MG#2 Futura and Bosch),
compression machines (Kilian and Fette), Ackley Imprinter. Also familiar with
auxilary equipment related to drug manufacturing (LOD machines, Ovens).
Bosch check weigher, KKE 2500 and Precise 1200 Check weigher.
Education High school Diploma Cornerstone Correspondence Christian School.
10/09 Present Zep Inc Chemical Production Technician:
Work with production technicians to: perform packaging of chemicals, forklift
hauling, sampling of chemicals from process equipment through established
Measures, mixes, batches and samples raw materials and finished chemical
Completes the packaging function from start to finish based on specific company
Complete Safety and compliance Checks as directed.
Performs job duties to satisfactory levels in support of the business and the team.
This includes prompt arrival at start of shift, appropriate breaks and adequate
communication between shifts to ensure safe and accurate completion of batches.
05/08-06/09 Shire Pharmaceuticals Senior Operator
Responsible for set up, assembly, disassembly and operation of the MG#2 Futura
Encapsulation machine and manufacturing equipment.
Clean production area’s and equipment as per SOP’S instructions.
Ensured documentation accuracy by following good documentation practices.
Verified information against work orders and batch record to ensure product
Operates manufacturing equipment according to Batch record and SOP
requirements. Minimizes production down time by effectively troubleshooting
equipment. Complies with cGMP’s, SOP’s and safety polices while performing
all job duties. Complies with all company equipment, safety, OSHA rules and
Dea clearance to run controlled substances and to blend controlled substances.
Supports department goals for output and efficiencies.
04/07–05/08 Aveva Drug System Line mechanic 1
Performs packaging line set ups and change overs, when needed or required.
Assemble and disassemble all manufacturing equipment. Performs routine
troubleshooting of packaging and processing equipment.
Complies with cGMP’S, SOP’s andsafety polices while performing all job duties.
Supports department goals for output and efficiencies. Complies with all company
equipment, safety,OSHA rules and regulations. Performs scheduled PM’s on all
10/06–04/07 Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc Technician 2
Responsible for weighing of raw material for experimental runs. Responsible for
accurate batch records and log books entries for all work performed. Work side by
side with scientist during all experimental processes.
Responsible for set-up, assembly and disassembly of manufacturing equipment.
Ran critical equipment such as Vector Pan Coater and Vector Fluid Bed. Calulated
in-process parameters such as weight gains, spray rates and solution adjustments.
08/01-08/06 Andrx Pharmaceuticals, Inc Manufacturing Specialist/mechanic
Operated manufacturing equipment according to batch record and SOP’s
requirements.Cleaned production area’s and equipment as per SOP’s instructions.
Calculated in process parameters such as weight gains, spray rates and solution
Monitored process variables such as temperatures, air flow, exhaust and differential
pressures.Ensured documentation accuracy by following good documentation
practices. Verified information against work orders and batch records to ensure
product integrity.Trainer for new operators, responsible for conveying work
practices and SOP’s requirement.
Responsible for set up, inspection, assembly and disassembly of manufacturing
equipment. Installed and cleaned critical equipment parts such as tooling and
spray nozzles.Assisted R&D department by setting up for experimental runs.
Trainer for new set up mechanic’s, coach for manufacturing technicians.
Minimized production down time by effectively troubleshooting equipment.
Assisted maintenance department with equipment repairs on as a needed basis.
Ensured accurate batch record and logbook entries for all work performed.
Willing to relocate. References available upon request.