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Quality Engineer Resume

Seneca, SC


Provide precision systems management in order to reduce costs and eliminate unnecessary downtime in order to ensure effective, efficient and highly profitable facility operations

Professional Experience

2006-Present Confidential, Seneca, SC
Chemical Systems Quality Engineer

Develop, implement and procure savings data for new process/ product changes– 500K in Savings From 2007-2010
Manage inventory levels of all chemicals on respective sites
Track usages of metalworking fluids, process cleaners, rust preventatives, waste water treatment chemicals, lubricants, floor soaps, solvents, etc.
Reduce unnecessary chemical expenses throughout the facility
Provide monthly cost reduction and inventory level reports
Control impurity levels associated with coolant and oil reclamation systems
Create and publish Work Place Instructions, Process Control Plans and Fluids Matrixes
Responsible for coordination of removal of various sources of waste from facility
Assist in Internal and External Environmental Auditing
Member of Environmental Health and Safety Board
Resolve customer complaints relating to chemical issues

2005-2006 Confidential, Cape Girardeau, MO
Plant Services Coordinator

Hire and train plant services crew members for 24/7 plant coverage
Create, schedule and track preventative maintenance work orders for all equipment within the facility
Provide high-quality equipment clean out and chemistry change out
Regulate coolant, cleaner and rust preventative chemistry concentration levels
Schedule ordering and replacement of various types of filter system media and equipment components
Monitor and adjust corrosion and scale inhibitors for boiler systems
Inspect heat treat furnace chemistry and atmosphere control units
Manage fungicide and algaecide levels in cooling towers
Prepare facility equipment for seasonal changes
Provide regular fire suppression system checks
Work closely with plant maintenance crew to prevent or correct any equipment downtime
Member of Environmental Health and Safety Board

2005-2006 Confidential, Cape Girardeau, MO
Waste Water Treatment System Operator

Evaluate and treat incoming waste water via flocculation/filtration method
Deliver weekly, monthly and annual impurities reporting
Provide samples to local lab for city monitoring
Schedule removal of sludge/flocculent

2004-2005 Confidential, Cape Girardeau, MO
Lab Technician Level II

Familiar with cGMP, HACCP and ISO 9001:2000 guidelines
Initiation and validation of U.S.P. regulated testing procedures
Skilled in wet chemistry, microbiology, and physical properties testing
Operation, maintenance, and troubleshoot lab equipment
Fundamental understanding of extraction / fermentation processes

2003-2004 Confidential, Cape Girardeau, MO
Quality Assurance Technician

Knowledge of plastic / resin extrusion technology
Experienced with metallic and organic pigmentation
Assisted in color matching and new product development
Designed and implemented new testing methods and procedures
Member of Environmental Health and Safety Board

1998-2003 Confidential, Jackson, MO

Research and Development Advisor
Formulation and testing of various mixtures of fire resistant materials
Development of new product application techniques
Assisted in layout and construction of product manufacturing facility
Organized company meetings and product demonstrations


Bachelor of Science - Chemistry
Bachelor of Arts - Industrial Design and Engineering


Strong interpersonal / leadership abilities
Excellent problem solver
Ability to multi-task
Goal oriented

  • Laboratory
  • Experienced in both inorganic and organic lab techniques
    35 hours of graduate level lab courses
    Fluent with precision lab equipment

  • HPLC
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Polarimeter
  • Automated Titration
  • Welding
  • MIG, TIG and Stick
    Air Arc, Plasma and conventional gas torch
    Lathe operation
    Air Arc
    Fork Lift & Other Heavy Equipment

  • Computer
  • Windows 98, 2000, XP & Vista
    Microsoft Office
    Rapid Prototype
    Factory Flow
    Adobe Photoshop

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