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Daniel Yates

Career Focus on Natural Science Manger (Running Labs)


Aug 2014May 2017

Bachelor of Science in Polymer Chemistry/Chemistry

Pittsburg State University - Pittsburg, KS

Research class on the Chemical Exfoliation of Graphene. And taking research class on the CVD (Chemical Vapour Deposition) of Graphene. Minoring in Sociology. Classes in polymer chemistry.

Aug 2010May 2014

Associate of Arts in Physics/Engineering

Crowder College - Neosho MO

General Physics 1&2
Calculus 1,2, & 3
Differential Equations
General Chemistry 1&2

Work History

June 2015December 2015

Machine Operator

JT Natural USA

Maintaining daily operation of the mini injection molding pill encapsulation machine. Conducted quality control tests and directed test procedures. Automated a reactor control system for precise control of polymerization and batching processes.

Routinely calibrated scales to minimize leakage due to calibration errors.

Served as the department lab quality assurance officer.

Created a rapid screening and testing factory to find acceptable materials.

Developed products and technologies that met product performance, quality and timing requirements.

Jan 2007May 2014

Long Arm Cell Team Member

La-Z-Boy Midwest

Long Arm Cell Team Member November 2012-May 2014
-Understanding shop drawing schematics
-Operate special sewing machines
-Listen for unusual sounds or detecting excessive vibration in machinery
-Ensure that products meet higher then average industry standards and project specifications
-Quality and repair of any and all material on floor

Cell Team Member January 2008-November 2012
-Formulate and group machines and tooling for manufacturing
-Run sewing machines
-Attend to unusual sounds or detect extreme vibration in machinery
-Certify that products meet industry standards, making modifications as necessary

Mech Cell Team Member January 2007-January 2008
-Fix and set up machines and tooling for manufacturing
-Operate machines for metal parts
-Lift metal pieces onto machines and tooling for manufacturing
-Listen for unusual sounds or detect excessive vibration machinery
-Safeguard that products meet industry standards and project specifications, making tuning as necessary
-Use hand tools to trim pieces or assemble products


Sociology Skills

Understanding and training others in group dynamics, people assessment, and the art of building personal relationships.

Computer Skill

C++, Word, Excel, Windows, and math 

Quick on the Job Training Skill

Being able to learn new jobs to industry standards.

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American Physical Society August 2014-May 2015
Friends of the Library August 2013-May 2014
Crowder College Solution Space April 2015-

United Nations Club March 2016-


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