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Russ Chmiel | Elance
 
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Russ Chmiel

Validation and Quality Systems Consultant
   United States
  |   Kalamazoo, MI
  |  5:02 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

As a mechanical engineer by degree, from Michigan State University (Go Green, Go White!), I have held a variety of quality control and operational support roles since 2004 within the life science industries, primarily in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Before being self-employed, I most recently held Validation and Quality Engineering roles where I was responsible for managing multiple projects and working with cross functional teams, often remotely, to develop scope, timelines and project plans.

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Skills (10)

Tested
Quality Systems
Change Control
Equipment Maintenance
Calibration
Life Sciences
Process Validation
CAPA
cGMP

Service Description

I believe my focus on customer service, experience in quickly establishing solid working relationships, effectively collaborating remotely, emphasis on high quality products, attention to detail, proven problem solving ability and technical skill set will be valued by anyone requesting my services. There are few things that make me happier than a job well done and a satisfied customer, so thank you very much for your time and consideration!

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Employment

Beyond Compliance, LLC
Founder / Consultant
2013 - Present
Servicing FDA regulated manufacturing businesses, directly or indirectly, in the Grand Rapids, Holland, St. Joe, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek areas to mitigate producer and consumer risk through...
Arc Engineering, LLC
Principal Quality Engineer, ASQ CQA, CCT
2009 - Present
Arc Engineering, LLC is a provider of engineering, compliance and validation services to pharmaceutical and medical device companies in the United States and worldwide.
Perrigo Co.
Validation Engineer - Arc Engineering
2009 - 2010
Performance Validation, LLC
Validation Engineer, ASQ CQA
2007 - 2009
Performance Validation, has been serving the life science industries since 1988, and is a nationwide leader in providing validation, commissioning, and construction quality services for...
Pfizer Global Manufacturing
Validation Engineer - Performance Validation
2007 - 2009
Sparrow Hospital
Biomedical Equipment Tech
2006 - 2008
Pharmaceutical Calibrations & Instrumentation
Calibration Technician, ASQ CCT
2006 - 2007
Providing PCI instrumentation compliance solutions to the Life Science industry since 1996, PCI is an industry leader in quality technical services and consulting services.
Emergent BioSolutions
Contractor
2006 - 2007
Calibration Technician for PCI at EBSI.
American Red Cross Biomedical Services
Equipment Management Specialist
2004 - 2006
UniBoring Co.
Manufacturing Engineering Intern
2000 - 2001
Internship for the resident Manufacturing Engineer at the Canton facility for two summers, 2000 and 2001.

Education

Michigan State University
Bachelor of Science
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Technical Writing / Document Review
Project Management
Database Administration
Presentations (Prezi / Powerpoint / MS Office)
Project Collaboration Process Validation Commissioning & Qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) cGMP Compliance / Quality System Requirements
Quality Auditing / Quality Control / Quality Assurance
Risk Management / Hazard Analysis / Impact & Criticality Assessments
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