Analytical Chemist Sample Resume

Brian Lawrence
1234 Pinellas Park Drive
Orlando, Florida
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5556

Seeking a challenging and responsible research and development position where my expertise in liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry and other bioanalytical techniques will be utilized.  

Qualifications Summary
  • More than 7 years of experience in manufacturing support laboratory.
  • Experienced in dissolution and chemosensory testing.
  • Familiar with compliance requirements within cGMP, safety and regulatory environments.
  • Operational knowledge of analytical instrumentation like HPLC, GC, GC-MS, FTIR, UV-VIS equipment, and data stations required.
  • Extremely solid microscopy and microanalysis skills in addition to basic analytical laboratory skills.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience in drug development and working in accordance with GLP and GMP requirements.
  • Very good skills in electron microscopy, energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy and vibration spectroscopy.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication.
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (March 2000)
  • Education Experience: Forensic Microscopy, Trace Evidence, Forensic Analysis of Controlled Substances, Advance Analytical Chemistry, Forensic Laboratory Quality Assurance, Forensic Biochemistry, Forensic Science in the Court Room, Physical Chemistry, Forensic Investigative Technology, Crime Scene Investigation, Organic Chemistry.  
Work Experience
Senior Analytical Chemist: April 2004 - Present, Dickinson Company, Orlando, FL
  • Responsibilities include: Performing analytical chemistry assays based on new and existing methodologies, operating analytical instrumentation such as HPLC, GC, GC/MS, FTIR, Titrator, Particle Size Analyzer, developing, establishing, and validating analytical testing methodology used to control raw materials, production intermediates, and final products, writing technical reports to document analytical methods and transferring documented analytical methods to the QC department.
  • Set up new or existing analytical methods for identifying compounds, performed thermal hazards testing, coordinated off-site testing as necessary and conducted testing of analytical samples for the Chemical Department.  
Bioanalytical Chemist: Sept. 2000 - March 2004, Rasmussen Earth Movers, St. Paul, MN
  • Tested physical and chemical characteristics of new active pharmaceutical ingredients and drug products.
  • Developed and validated analytical test procedures.
  • Performed test method transfers.
  • Gained extensive knowledge of forensic microscopy techniques.
  • Worked in a cGMP laboratory with strong emphasis on microscopy, spectroscopy and data handling.
  • Other responsibilities included: Analyzing samples from various sources to provide information on compounds or quantities of compounds present; using analytical techniques and instrumentation, such as gas and high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), ion chromatography, electrochromatography and spectroscopy (infrared and ultraviolet, amongst others); interpreting data and adhering to strict guidelines on documentation when recording data; reporting scientific results; developing new analytical techniques for the analysis of drugs and other chemicals; and liaising with customers, staff and suppliers.  
*References available upon request.