Master of Science Executive Program in Biotechnology, 2004 University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
Biotechnology Laboratory Technician Program 2000-2002 Madison Area Technical College, Madison, WI
Bachelor of Science in Zoology and Psychology 1989-1994 University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
Hydrite Chemical Co., Cottage Grove, WI
Hydrite Chemical Co., established in 1929, is a diversified chemical company with national reach. Hydrite Cottage Grove is involved in chemical distribution, organic chemical processing, and waste management.
Overview: I combine my knowledge of scientific, legal and business issues to enable products that are developed, manufactured, and distributed to meet the required legislation. Some aspects of my job are:
I worked part-time in document control at MS Bioscience, while taking coursework at Madison College. I started at Hydrite Chemical Co. as a Technical Document Control Administrator/ISO Internal Auditor, developing their document control system for ISO9001. I currently work as the Air/ Water Facility Regulatory Compliance Coordinator. The Instrumentation and Laboratory Methodology course at Madison College was instrumental in my decision to pursue regulatory affairs as a career path.
Need to be comfortable working with computer software and office equipment. Must be able to interpret data and perform technical writing. Research, problem solving, and auditing skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and project management is a plus.
No day is the same. I have the feeling of contributing to society and occupational health, safety, and environmental protection. My work includes: audits from regulatory agencies; quality audits; air/water regulatory reports and compliance; assist with permit applications; implement corrective action items; create and follow-up with Management of Change items; update procedures and forms per current regulations; risk management.
This career path is most rewarding for someone that would like to incorporate laboratory, business, and research skills. The career outlook is positive.