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Westminster, CO
[email protected]
A manufacturing leader with a keen eye for business practices and a record of success in the biopharmaceutical
industry and within current Good Manufacturing Practice environments. Works collaboratively across departments
to successfully achieve goals and expectations. Strong knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Operational
Excellence philosophies to improve and maintain production output. Exceptional communicator who uses a
cooperative approach to inspire colleagues and to build relationships with internal and external customers.
Hospira, A Pfizer Company, McPherson, KS
Manufacturing Production Supervisor
May 2014 – December 2015
- Responsible for the achievement of production, quality, compliance, cost and safety standards for assigned
manufacturing areas. Effectively utilized labor, material and support services to achieve quality standards,
production schedules and profit plans. Through effective leadership, management and supervision, gained the
respect and commitment of the area employees.
Managed a team of approximately 40 individuals performing aseptic filling, lyophilization and shrouding of
lyophilized product in a fill/finish facility
Provided mentorship and coaching to staff within the General Production Area Vials Group to help engage and
encourage career development
Maintained safety awareness and the practice of safe work habits through the training of employees
to maintain a safe work environment
Determined day-to-day production activities, staffing requirements, and shift schedules to ensure on-time
delivery of quality products
Made on the fly, quality decisions to keep the fill/finish processes moving forward in a demanding
Represented Manufacturing through professional and positive interactions with One 2 One customers (client
companies) and interdepartmental staff in helping to deliver their products to patients
Amgen Inc., Boulder, CO
Senior Associate, Shift Lead Manufacturing
March 2003 – May 2014
- Manufactured innovative human therapeutics to treat serious illnesses, improve health outcomes and
dramatically improve people’s lives. Worked in a Multi-Host, Multi-Product, and New Product Launch Facility to
align teams and prioritize outcomes in an ever changing, deadline driven environment. Managed a shift of 8
employees to ensure schedule adherence and to successfully complete tasks that could be performed ahead of
Utilized operational excellence tools including but not limited to 5S, Kaizen, Process Mapping, SIPOC, Human
Performance, Six Sigma and A3 to simplify and enhance production operations
Served as the main contributor in teaming with Amgen Colorado floor staff, management, senior
management and IS to improve iPad functionality for Manufacturing.
- Based on focus groups, staff interviews and manager feedback, we implemented a number of high value
improvements for the upcoming campaigns.
- Organized and provided several training sessions with manufacturing staff to communicate these
improvements. These improvements allowed the site to move forward more quickly with electronic
readers which alleviated paper subset tracking removing paper documents.
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- As a result, awarded the Achievement in Manufacturing Award.
Utilized TrackWise to document thorough and well written investigations, compile non-conforming events and
create Corrective and Preventative Actions
Recognized as a Cell Culture, Fermentation, and Purification Subject Matter Expert who trained others to
exhibit flawless characteristics and acquire an essential on the job skill set
Utilized Laboratory Information Management Systems to track and trend In Process and Environmental
Monitoring Samples
Chromatography Data Systems
Participated in project management and cross functional teams to complete lean initiatives, validation
protocols, safety initiatives, human performance management and investigations
Performed, monitored, and troubleshot critical processes to ensure flawless production of bulk protein, active
pharmaceutical ingredients and drug substance intermediates
Understood, applied, and evaluated moderately complex chemical and biological principles to increase titer
levels and protein yields
Established high performance standards and used SMART goals to track progress and continually raise the bar
on performance and expectations
Facilitated and lead multiple safety initiatives at Amgen Lake Centre to ensure Amgen was a safer place to
Geneva Pharmaceuticals, Broomfield, CO
October 2002 – March 2003
Manufacturing Technician
- Helped to create a healthier world with the production of affordable biosimilars everyone has access to.
Compressed granulated raw material into tablets using a Manesty Unipress
Used Statistical Process Control to determine and monitor the appropriate medium of tablets
Worked on assignments of moderate scope and exercised judgment within defined procedures and practices
to accomplish daily scheduled tasks
Maintained familiarity with regulatory requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating
NaPro BioTherapeutics, Inc., Boulder, CO
Manufacturing Technician II
June – August 2002
Adhered to current Good Manufacturing Practices with attention to procedure and correct completion of
documentation per Good Documentation Practices
Performed Thin Layer Chromatography analysis in research laboratories
Performed Vacuum Distillation to separate pharmaceutical product from unwanted solvents
Master of Business Administration
University of Phoenix
BA in Biology; Minor in Business
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Intensive Purification Training from the National Institute of Biologics Research and Training (NIBRT)
Facility in Dublin, Ireland