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Marla K

Technical Director

Occupation:

Physical Scientist

Location:

Gibsonia, PA

Education Level:

Master

Will Relocate:

No

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Technical/ Scientific Professional with extensive experience working as a chemist for Fortune 500 and smaller companies. Proven abilities in chemical analysis, statistical quality control, data validation, EPA methods, problem solving, method development, and laboratory management. Significant success in development and presentation of training materials for a global audience.

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COMPANY POSITION HELD DATES WORKED

(Confidential) (Confidential) 12/1983 - Present
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SCHOOL MAJOR YEAR DEGREE

Duquesne University Chemistry 1991 Master Degree
Miami University Chemistry/ Paper Science Engineering 1982 Bachelor Degree
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Highlights:

Maintained American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Laboratory Accreditation with proficiency in organic vapors and metals analysis; provided more than 45,000 analyses/year. Supervised a staff of six chemists and technicians. Operated the Quality Assurance and resin scale up laboratories at a small batch resin production facility, which produced over 3500 batches/year. Supervised seven technicians. Coordinated the analysis of spectrophotometric data with wet lab, SEM, and chromatographic data to determine all of the major physico/ chemical characteristics of test items. Supported plant operations by conducting all microbiological and chemical testing of incoming ingredients, physical property testing of finished product, wastewater analysis, and product recalls. Validated analytical results using EPA protocols pertaining to the remediation of Newark Bay. Quality assurance of chromatographic and wet chemical data with emphasis on raw data analysis, data qualification, and written technical reports. Tutored students in the subjects of Chemistry, Physics, and high school math.

Companies I like:

Unknown

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Achieved a 14% overall cost savings as a result of program implementation. Managed extensive databases and analyzed statistics used to develop focused training programs and effectively direct resources.
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