Attuah - Quality Control - Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

Lydia Attuah

Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana


• Quality Assurance Duties
• Quality Control Duties
Health, Safety and Environmental Analysis/ Expert
• Versed in good laboratory practices
• Documentation
• Report Writing
• Auditing skills
• Validation of analytical methods
• Conducting of stability studies on drugs
• Use of HPLC, UV spectrophotometer
• Calibration of analytical equipments
Analytical Thinking
• Good Human Relation
• Resource Management
• Knowledge in Quality Management Systems
• Team Player
• Holistic Problem Solving Skills

Highly motivated Chemist working in Quality Assurance/Control Department. Well vested in the procedures and techniques of operating a Quality Assurance Department. Having a Post Graduate Diploma in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA). Hardworking, intelligent and creative with good analytical and interpersonal skills. Having the ambition to learn and lead a good occupational health, safety and environmental team.


Quality Control


•Qualitative and quantitative analysis of Raw Materials, Intermediate Bulk and Finished products.
•Writing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions.
•Internal Auditor
•Water Manager

Work History

Quality Control Officer

Ernest Chemists Limited

February 2010 - February 2010

• Qualitative and quantitative analysis of Raw Materials, Intermediate Bulk and Finished products.
• Writing of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and work instructions.
• Assigning of products and ensuring it is worked on by quality control officers.
• Writing of analytical reports.
• Internal Auditor.
• Responsible for the daily monitoring of water quality (conductivity and pH) for pharmaceutical use
• Ensure the microbial analysis of water, effluents and air quality is done quarterly.
. line inspections and self inspections

Quality Control Officer; National Service

Ernest Chemists Limited

August 2008 - October 2009

Quality and quantitative analysis of active ingredients and excepients used in the production of drugs to ensure they conform to official monographs (USP and BP). <br> Checks physical parameters on treated water used for pharmaceutical preparations (conductivity and pH) to ensure it conforms to official monographs (USP and BP).<br> Documentation of work instructions for analysis of bulk intermediate and finished products

Quality Control Officer; attachment

Cocoa Processing Company, Ghana

July 2008 - July 2008

 Physical and chemical product analysis: fat, moisture, ash, sugar, pH, free fatty acids (oleic acid), residue and shell content, etc.
 Preparation of solutions and microbiological analysis.



Over the past decade, pharmaceutical firms have begun to recognize that negative environmental impacts from their facilities can risk the health of their employees, diminish the quality of life in communities nearby and undermine their primary purpose of creating wealth. Thus, the need to manage these environmental impacts using effective methods such as Environmental Management Plan (EMP). Pharmaceutical industries are adopting Environmental Management Systems (EMSs) that meet internationally accepted standards such as the International Organization for Standardization’s ISO 14000 series guidelines and proactively manage environmental aspects of their products and operations in order to eliminate waste and prevent pollution and environmental degradation. The purpose of this project was to develop an EMP for Ernest Chemists Limited which can be adopted by other pharmaceutical companies. This EMP has been developed within the framework of the international standard for environmental management systems AS/NZS ISO 14001:2004 ‘Environmental Management Systems’. Various approaches exist for identifying environmental aspects and determining significance. For the purpose of this project, the process flow method was used. Once the environmental impacts were identified, each was evaluated to establish the magnitude of the impact using the Environmental risk assessment matrix. This evaluation became the basis for determining significant environmental impacts. The research revealed that

Qualifications & Certifications

Post Graduate Diploma inPost Graduate Diploma (Occupational, Health, Safety And Environmental Management)


BSc Chemistry

Kwame Nkrumah' University of Science and Technology, Kumasi


St. Mary's Secondary School

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