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Patrick Quinn
Professional & Quality driven

Shenzhen, China
Local time: 11:27 CST (GMT+8)

Native in: English Native in English
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Experienced in Quality Management to senior level in both the Pharmaceutical and food industries.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsFood & Drink
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersMedical: Health Care
ManagementMedical: Pharmaceuticals
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)Manufacturing

Translation education Other
Experience Years of translation experience: 14. Registered at Dec 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Curent Emlpoyment: Business English teacher offering translation services for Chinese companies in Shenzhen China.

Previous Employment: Production Executive in Takeda, Bray.

Current Duties: Responsible for supervising the packaging of solid oral dose tablets. Performing compliance reviews of manufacturing documentation, investigation and analysis of deviations. Identifying quality improvements opportunities and implementing solutions.

Jan 2004 – June 2004: Production Manager of Millmount Healthcare.

Company Description: Licensed Contract Packer for the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Duties: Organising production, i.e. overseeing warehouse operations, ensuring batches are picked and kitted in advance of production. Ensuring a co-ordinated approach to production by Quality, Engineering and Warehouse.

Previous Title: Quality Manager, Millmount Healthcare.
June 2003-Jan 2004

Duties: To approve or reject packaging materials, bulk or finished product, approval of specifications, sampling instructions, test methods, and other quality procedures. Carrying out Cost of Quality analysis and reporting this to the Managing Director.

Projects: Project team leader for implementation of the ISO 9000:
Duties: Developing and mapping out all internal company processes, implementing and auditing them.

Other Projects: liaising with Norpharm and KRKA, and overseeing Millmount’s responsibilities with regards to warehousing, sampling and distribution for a successful product launch of Carvedilol for Sandoz and Ratiopharm.

Additional Responsibilities:

Lead Auditor, developing Millmount’s Quality Manual.

Designing and developing a number of databases for recording and analysing “Customer & Supplier Issues” and Maintenance and Machine Issues”.

Sep 1999 – June 2003 Studying as a full time mature student for a BSc. in Science in Quality Management.

Results: First Class Honours,

Awards: First in Class 2001, 2002, 2003.
Top three in Ireland 2001.

Extra Studies: Certificate with distinctions in Internal Auditing,
Certificate with distinctions in GMP Industrial Science,
Diploma with distinctions in Quality Management.
Certificate in T.E.f.L

Previous Employment: Natures Best in Drogheda.
Part time 2001 – 2003

Company Description Food Company specialising in convenience foods.

Duties: Responsible for Quality Assurance on the floor, Monitoring and implementing G.M.P. and H.A.C.C.P. (Hazard, Analysis, Critical, Control, Points.)

I have lectured part time as a substitute lecturer in college for first year students. I have an excellent knowledge of computers and Information Systems particularly SPSS, Minitab, Word, Excel and Access. Proficient in Web design and image editing, Statistical process control and Design of experiments.

I enjoy travelling & I'm a professional photographer
Keywords: Pharmaceuticals, quality management, ISO 9000, Product descriptions, emails and memos, QS 9000, HACCP, GMP, good manufacturing practices, management and engineering texts translated, English to Chinese & Chinese to English,

Profile last updated
Dec 20, 2006

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