Biology, Biochemistry, Precision Cleaning, Manufacturing Expert Consultant Resume
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  • Precision Cleaning
  • Validation
  • Process Optimization
  • Industrial Cleaning
  • Manufacturing

B.S. in Biology, Bryn Mawr College

M.S. in Biochemistry, Rutgers University

This consultant is a recognized expert in industrial cleaning, critical cleaning, and manufacturing. Over 30 years of industrial experience, and is a founder and ongoing developer of modern critical cleaning and contamination control. This expert draws on their background in the life sciences and in manufacturing to find solutions that allow clients to improve product quality, maintain profitability, and achieve a favorable competitive stance. Expertise and experience in product cleaning encompasses such diverse fields as electronics assembly, optics fabrication, medical device manufacture, and quality assurance in aerospace and military assemblies. This expert has provided advice to manufacturers of assembled, hard-surface product as well as to suppliers of cleaning agents and cleaning equipment. The consultant's background with industry has proven useful to legal advisors in evaluation of intellectual property, as well as in civil, regulatory, and criminal issues.

 

Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates, Indianapolis, IN

This expert provides expertise in precision cleaning, validation, process optimization, and related expertise to a wide variety of clients.

Owner, a Precision Cleaning Solutions Company, Pacific Palisades, CA

Develops manufacturing processes in precision cleaning/critical cleaning of complex products, metal surface preparation, and general industrial cleaning. Investigates and resolves product failure issues. Working with suppliers of cleaning agents and cleaning equipment, develops and tests new products to meet and often exceed engineering, economic, and regulatory requirements. Works with the regulatory community to resolve permitting and manufacturing conflicts. Clients range from small, family companies to major international corporations. Provides solutions that can be readily adopted to help clients achieve higher profitability, improved quality, and a superior competitive stance.

Engineer, Litton Guidance & Control Systems, Woodland Hills, CA

Corporate-wide solvent substitution/replacement of ozone depleting chemicals, materials and processes engineering, clean room auditing/monitoring, failure analysis, safety programs, auditing.

As manager for the replacement of ozone depleting chemicals in all Litton Industry divisions, this expert's tasks included:

  • Developed and implemented pioneering precision cleaning and manufacturing processes for metals, complex composites, and optics. Many of these processes are used in industrial settings, nationally and internationally.
  • Found alternatives for chemicals required in over 90% of processes, cutting multi-step processes by 30 – 50%. By setting up a resource-sharing program encompassing all company divisions and by establishing an ad hoc consortium of vendors to perform high-precision cleaning studies, was able to sharply cut process development costs by an estimated 80%.
  • Provided technical research and support to local and national regulatory agencies. Contributed to development of environmental policy including standards to safeguard the environment, improve worker protection, while fostering business productivity.
  • Developed safety and environmental programs, designed hazardous materials inventory systems, and conducted safety and chemical handling audits.
  • Organized and chaired Contamination Control Working Group XIII (1993), a major high precision cleaning conference. Expanded the scope to include environmentally responsible engineering. The conference achieved groundbreaking communication among government, military, and technical participants leading to responsible, enforceable rules.

Researcher, Clinical Test Development and Validation, BioScience Laboratory, Van Nuys, CA

Designed and implemented clinically relevant and cost effective laboratory tests in such areas as toxicology, endocrinology, immunology, and fetal development. Standardized and automated tests among company sites, improving quality control, reducing labor operating costs, and decreasing processing time. Performed advanced clinical studies with physicians and the clinical chemistry community, designed informative and effective technical marketing literature. Regularly published and presented research findings.

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