Chinwo - Master of Chemistry - Brampton, ON, Canada

Kevin Chinwo

Brampton, ON, Canada


Master of Chemistry

Work History

Quality Assurance Laboratory chemist

Apollo Health and Beauty Care

November 2007 - July 2013

• Ensure good Documentation Practices of all batch records
• Perform physical Inspection on Bulk, Finished Products and Raw Materials
• Demonstrate problem solving skills in a timely and efficient manner by resolving various issues relating to Bulk products, Finished Products and Raw materials
• Carry out internal auditing on production lines to ensure cGMP
• Conduct accurate documentation of all tests, calibration and maintenance of equipment
• Initiate, review and follow-up on deviation report
• Inform and support the appropriate individual in taking corrective and preventive actions for all Out Of Specification products and customer complain
• Work in accordance with approved SOP's, cGMP's and GLP's
• Calibrate and Troubleshoot equipment
• Operate GC, HPLC, Viscometer, FTIR, TOC, wet chemistry


The Food Science and Technology Centre

August 2007 - November 2007

• Carried out chemical analysis such as Vitamin A, Free Fatty acid, Fatty Acid profiles, Minerals, Crude Protein, Crude Fiber, Crude Fat, Total phosphorus, Bone particle in Meat, Food products, Grains and Pet food using wet chemistry and automated instruments like GC, HPLC, ASE200, AAS and UV-visible spectrophotometer in compliance with ISO-17025, SCC, CFIA and CAEAL
• Performed analysis on Waste Water to determined BOD, COD, Ammonia Nitrogen, Nitrate Nitrogen, Total Nitrogen, Nitrite, Hardness, Total Suspended solids, Oil and Grease

Research Associate

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan

• Archived, managed analytical data manually and electronically for referral purposes and quality control, tracking of laboratory results, reviewed and approval of QC chart on a regular basis.
• Dealt with day- to- day management of laboratory and field experiments, preparation of QC samples, .Managed processing room and store house ensuring adherence to SOP's, GMP's and GLP's in the laboratory
• Performed preventive maintenace on laboratory instruments periodically in accordance with GMP's to ensured proper functioning of these instrument
• Calculated and interpreted data generated during the course of analysis, and approved final data in compliance with National Institute of Standard Technology (NIST) Netherland
• Coordinated and supervised the activities of 20 staff in routine laboratory analysis and field experiment
• Maintained inventory of laboratory chemicals and instruments manually and electronically to avoid shotage
• Monitored and controlled quality concerns and non-conforming issues with data from the laboratory

Senior Research Supervisor

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan

• Trained junior chemists and laboratory technicians on safe handling, disposing of chemicals and proper use of SOP's, GLP's and GMP's
• Reviewed and authorised analytical reports by junior chemists in compliance with organisational SOP's
• Conducted analysis on crops such as corn, rice, soybean, cassava and cowpea, plant, soil, water and fertilizer using wet chemistry and automated instruments such as GC, AAS, Auto analyzer UV-visible and HPLC

Research Supervisor

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan

• Performed proximate analysis on food to determine nutritional values
• Carried out textural analysis on soil using pipette and hydrometer method for soil classification

Research Fellow

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan

• Assessed environmental impact of fertilizer usage on ground and surface water pollution to addressed health, economic and agronomic issues associated with the pollution
• Carried out water analysis

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