706 W 81 st Street
To gain technical and professional experience as a team member and team leader performing vital service that contribute to the profitability of a company.
04/09-05/09 Quality Control Technician
Ed Minat South Holland IL
Inspect Raw Material
Review Raw Material Specification
Perform weekly Pre-Op
Inspect Equipment/Metal Detectors
Daily Micro Sampling
Daily GMP Inspection
Review/Complete QA daily forms.
07/04-04/08 Quality Assurance Technician/Label Coordinator
Sara Lee Food & Beverage – Chicago IL
Coordinate product label and product programs between corporate, purchasing, marketing, and manufacturing.
Determine ingredient statements for nutritional labeling to meet compliance standards with the Federal Nutritional Labeling Education Act (NLEA).
Obtain government approvals needed for label development.
Communicate new or revised labels and product information to manufacturing and the quality assurance team to be used in production.
Maintain Genesis computer program for nutritional analysis of each product.
Created Perfect Package System.
Taught Perfect Package Training for new hires and existing employees.
Taught GMP ( Good Manufacturing Practices ) Training for new hires and existing employees.
Perform Emulsion Stability Testing, Operate Colorimeter, and Texture Analyzer.
Perform daily QA duties ( Audits, Safety Inspections, Standard Operating Procedure )
Perform daily HACCP duties.
02/04-07/04 Media Supervisor Microbiology Media Department
Silliker, Inc., South Holland, IL
Develop artificial environment referred to as a s culture medium to promote growth in the presence of competing microorganisms.
Assist scientist to measure medium has satisfactory moisture content.
Correct PH, favorable for cultivation.
Work with warehouse staff to retrieve needed materials, responsible for ordering and replenishing commonly used materials in lab.
12/02-12/04 R&D Food Laboratory Technician
Hellar Seasonings, Inc. Newly Weds Foods. Bedford Park, IL
Assists R&D Scientists to develop dry blends and seasonings blends for various applications ( Meat marinades, rubs, injections, soups, sauces and snacks ).
Assists scientist to match competitorâ€™s products by different approaches ( Salt test, PH analysis, Granulation, and Taste tests).
Responsible for ordering and replenishing flavors and commonly used raw materials for the lab.
Work with warehouse staff to retrieve raw materials for lab as needed.
Responsible for ;stock rotation to avoid cross contamination.
Generate samples for scientists, customers and plant samples.
11/01-12/02 Swing Manager/Administrative Assistant
McDonalds Corp. Restaurant, Chicago IL
Supervised 10-15 crew members.
Managed all cash flow transactions.
Assist crew members with daily work duties.
Participate in the hiring and termination of employees .
References Available Upon Request