Avery Cooper

Avery Cooper

Work History

Work History
Dec 2007 - Jul 2008

QC Technician

CR Bard Medical

*PREVENTIVE ACTION RESPONSIBILITIES:identified issues concerning the manufacturing process and took steps to ensure they would stop, or slow the production of a quality health care product; work with a health care system that or exceeded industry standard levels formedical devices

*ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS RESPONSIBILITIES:in the instance were a good was found not to comply with Food & Drug Administration, International Organization for Standardization 13485, or Good Manufacturing Practices regulations; a reasonable and logical explanation was provided for product failure and/or corrective action.

*TIMELY: corrective action/preventive action and root cause analysis was given to the Director of Quality and Production within a time frame considerate of the production schedule and goals.

*TRENDS ANALYSIS: Reported all frequently occurring issues, pertaining to Federal Drug Administration, International Organization for Standardization 13485, and Good Manufacturing Practices regulations were charted, reviewed, and discussed on a weekly basis with the Quality Control Manager and the Production Supervisor.

Oct 2003 - Feb 2007

QA Specialist Supervisor

House of Cheatham

*Technical Authority: managed 2 people; designed and set company’s standards of quality based upon International Organization for Standardization 9001 and Good Manufacturing Practices; created new products and modified the chemical make-up of older ones; lead in the scale-up process of new goods from Research & Development to production, was responsible for the final product functioning as close as the lab sample as possible; set Standard Quality Limits & Acceptable Quality Limits by using American Society of Quality rubrics; designed inventory system with Vicinity software;wrote Standard Operation Procedures for daily routines and in case of a product recall

*Quality Auditor:provided root cause analysis on a $40,000 separating batch saving the company $250,000 annually.Developed advanced product quality plans and simplified the company’s overall manufacturing process;developed procedures for effective root cause analysis for recalled products;Indifference Quality Level validation of Good Manufacturing Practices, coding, labeling, and housekeeping.

*Inventory Accountant:ensured sufficient delivery of materials and component external sources and worked directly with suppliers to plan and monitor continuous improvement; established sampling criteria, analytical procedures, and statistical quality and methodologies.

*Waste-water Specialist:treated water for oil, grease, and Biological Oxygen Demands from the products manufactured by using a polymer to flock all undesirable elements together so water within the county’s acceptable limits could be discharged, kept a log of results from an independent company that validated the levels of restricted items in water; regulatory compliance for public health and county fines risk mitigation.

Jul 2002 - Jun 2003

QA Technician Contractor

Golden State Foods

*Laboratory Analyst: Analyzed raw materials, in process and finished products; Performed test to ensure standards of production were met or exceeded which included salts, acids, pH, viscosity, color, moisture content, titrations, and certificates of analysis; aided in the scale-up of McDonald’s Paul Newman Salad Dressings by directing production adjustments in order to comply with prescribed specifications.

*Line Auditor:Duties included metal detection, temperature monitoring, weight checks, sugar and salt content, production support, and documentation applying Good Manufacturing Practices, Food & Drug Administration, Occupational Safety & Health Administration, and International Organization for Standardization 9001. Indifference Quality Level validation, coding labeling, and housekeeping

*Sanitation:Performed pre-op/ equipment inspection, environmental monitoring, and assuring all Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points were within specifications on a daily basis.

Education

Education

Objective

I am seeking a quality control, quality engineering, or production related position with a dynamic company or agency that values a detail-oriented, ethical, goal-driven individual.