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Jul 2008Present

Process Engineer II

AAIPharma Services
Process Engineer II Provide package design and labeling development for multiple projects simultaneously Served as the packaging process engineer on over 20 products which have progressed from clinical supply through registration, validation, launch and commercial. Trusted packaging expert internally and externally who frequently takes on consultative role with internal teams and clients Evaluate requests for proposal for feasibility and define packaging processes for new business Identify opportunities to improve efficiency, quality, and/or capabilities of packaging lines Supported the growth of contract packaging business by transforming semi-automated bottle, blister, and vial packaging lines into automated and fully-featured packaging lines Defined the user requirement specifications for the capital equipment to be purchased Requested quotations, negotiated pricing and terms, and influenced vendor/equipment selection Managed the validation and commissioning of new equipment Responsible for process performance qualification of packaging processes Overhauled packaging process validation master plan and SOPs to be in compliance with changing regulatory guidelines and to address changing needs of the business Utilized FMECA to evaluate criticality of process parameters and prioritize control strategy Support packaging operations in troubleshooting, training, and optimization Generate protocols, reports, master batch records, validation documentation, and specifications Developed and led implementation of a modular batch record system to improve efficiency in generating new master records and minimize errors/deviations Initiate deviations and support investigations, including data mining, root cause analysis, and identification of CAPAs
Aug 2007May 2008

Undergraduate Researcher

University of Southern California, Dept. of Computer Science, Dept. of Psychology
Undergraduate Researcher Led an undergraduate team conducting a psychophysical experiment on spatial summation in human visual system Designed and tested experiment in MATLAB, enrolled student subjects, collected and summarized data, presented research findings at USC's Vision Research Symposium




University of Southern California