KeShawn L. Haynes, D.B.A.

  • 3801 King Arthur Rd, SW, Atlanta GA

Keep Your ION A Chemist

Summary

  • Capable of performing valid tests to determine root causes of problems and then offering appropriate corrective action. Approaches problems in methodical and logical fashion, providing resolutions in a timely manner. Able to work effectively with the resources provided. Handles priorities as assigned.
  • Develops formulations, processes, and methods for solutions of technical problems.
  • Plan, direct, or coordinate quality assurance programs. Formulate quality control policies and control quality of laboratory and production efforts.
  • Prepares and institute standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.
  • Ability to define problems, to collect data, to establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Troubleshooting advanced production problems for various chemical operations, making lab batches, evaluating competitors' products, developing new products, recording data, and preparing reports.
  • Direct, coordinate, and advise personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and physical properties of materials.
  • Write technical papers and reports and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, or tests.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office System (including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint®, Microsoft Access, and Microsoft Outlook®).

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Production Chemist

APPLIED CERAMICS

Served as Production Chemist for small manufacturing company. This position involves production scheduling, inventory management, production process documentation, inventory management, wet chemical preparations, process development and implementation of new production processes. Production scheduling Oversight of production paperwork Preparation of solutions containing metal or metal oxide precursors. Sample preparation, as required Washcoating ceramic substrates on as needed basis Creating purchase orders for chemicals and equipment need by production Assisting production supervisors on plant floor as needed. Advanced Technology Using Production software to produce product numbers and production orders as needed

2010 - 2012

Product Development Chemist

COSCO INTERNATIONAL

My key area is development of new products and also improvement of existing products as per customer need. I have an extensive experience and expertise of Personal care formulations. Researched various ingredients. Formulated skincare and hair care products such as anti-aging creams, body lotions, color cosmetics, facial masks, shampoos, conditioners, hair sprays, and hair gels Presented monthly trainings on skincare/hair care ingredients, technical topics and Good manufacturing practices Tested In-Process Batches and Finished Products, adjusted" Out of Spec" batches Prepared batches in the Lab Participated in modifying the formulation of" Out of Spec" batches Communicated with Compounders and Production Staff for resolving the Technical Problems of the In-Process and Finished Batches Requested raw materials from suppliers Tested incoming raw materials

2008 - 2010

Quality Control Chemist

MASTERWALL INCORPORATED

Reviews batch tickets for yield and completeness; Tests samples of raw materials for compliance with listed specifications; Compares samples of paint products to quality control specifications; Prepares data for computer entry; Uses color computer to determine acceptable color matches to established standards. Maintains good housekeeping and adheres to safety standards and any other duties as assigned.

2007 - 2008

Tax Associate

HR BLOCK

Conducted tax interviews and researched tax questions for the purpose of preparing complete and accurate tax returns. Reviewed completed tax forms for accuracy and compliance. Provided tax information to clients as it relates to tax preparation. Provided any additional research or follow up necessary to change or update returns.

2007 - 2007

Quality Control Specialist

SHERWIN WILLIAMS HARVARD CHEMICAL RESEARCH INCORPORATED

Reviews batch tickets for yield and completeness; Tests samples of raw materials for compliance with listed specifications; Compares samples of paint products to quality control specifications; Prepares data for computer entry; Uses color computer to determine acceptable color matches to established standards. Maintains good housekeeping and adheres to safety standards and any other duties as assigned. At direction of Plant Quality Manager reviews current production status of batches and updates the lab status report. Selects non-conforming batches for tests at specified stages in production process, and tests products for variety of qualities such as performance, and mechanical, or chemical characteristics. Records test data, applying statistical quality control procedures. Evaluates data and writes reports to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards.

2005 - 2007

Product Development Chemist

HARVARD CHEMICAL RESEARCH INCORPORATED

Involved with new product development. Reformulated current products. Used surfactant chemistry and product development knowledge to calculate necessary batch adjustments. Calculated, communicated, and instructed production personnel to perform batch adjustments when necessary and with minimum supervision. Calibrated and maintained proper records on all lab equipment. Formulated skincare and hair care products such as anti-aging creams, body lotions, color cosmetics, facial masks, shampoos, conditioners, hair sprays, and hair gels Troubleshooting advanced production problems for various chemical operations, making lab batches, evaluating competitors' products, developing new products, recording data, and preparing reports. Conducts research on manufactured products to develop and improve products. Prepares standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests. In-depth understanding of quality control test methods, batch numbering, shelf life code, and production work order systems.

2003 - 2005

Quality Control Chemist

ACUITY BRANDS

Used surfactant chemistry and product development knowledge to calculate necessary batch adjustments. Calculated, communicated and instructed production personnel to perform batch adjustments when necessary and with minimum supervision. Calibrated and maintained proper records on all lab equipment. Coordinate monthly QC Product Quality Meetings and to act on complaints from the field. In-depth understanding of quality control test methods, batch numbering, shelf life code, and production work order systems. CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL-Atlanta, GA

2003 - 2003

Laboratory Technician

ACUITY BRANDS

Prepares and determines the optimal lyophilizing conditions of various biological products, which include infectious and non-infectious agents. Safety in handling of infectious and non-infectious agents. Methods and techniques used for the operation, testing, maintenance, and validation of freeze drying/lyophilization, automatic/or robotic capping, dispensing, and labeling equipment.

2001 - 2002

Chemist

BONDO CORPORATION

Began implementation of Touch-Up Lacquer color development in Atlanta; Provides the best possible formulation for automotive line of touch up paint to the OEM paint; Provide technical and computer support to QC and Production in Cincinnati; Assists in consolidation/outsourcing of Touch Up Lacquer process. Determines acceptable color matches to established standards. Generates color formulas; Color Matching(generating formulas), reading the viscosity of paint samples; Carries out assigned product improvement and new product development.

2000 - 2001

Chemist

PLAID ENTERPRISES

Determines acceptable color matches to established standards. Generates color formulas Color Matching(generating formulas), reading the viscosity of paint samples; Carries out assigned product improvement and new product development.

Education

Education
2014

D.B.A.

ARGOSY UNIVERSITY
2010

M.B.A

ARGOSY UNIVERSITY
1995

B.A

HAMPTON UNIVERSITY