Trevor Goodge

Freelance Proofreader & Report Writer

Location:Lincoln, Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 Skills
Trevor Alan Goodge

Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications and Education

April 2005 Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

1993 Workplace Trainer and Assessor (9294 accreditation)

1990 Institute of Supervisory Management Certificate – Darlington Technical College

1990 Health and Safety Certificate – Stockport Engineering Training Association

1987 Basic Supervisors Course – The Industrial Society

1986 Personal Development Workshop (voluntary course) - Darlington Technical College

1977 to 1979 Higher National Certificate in Chemistry – North Lindsey College of Technology, Scunthorpe

1975 to 1977 Ordinary National Diploma in Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Metallurgy and Mathematics) - North Lindsey College of Technology, Scunthorpe

1970 to 1975 Ordinary Level (English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, English Literature, Geography, History) – High Ridge Comprehensive School, Scunthorpe

Career History

April 2011 – Current Census Collector and Interviewer
Working for Office for National Statistics (recruited by Capita) in obtaining completed census forms from householders then carrying out doorstep interviews in specific postcodes and subsequent filling in of associated paperwork and reporting data to local manager and working both as an individual and as part of a small team.

April 2010 to April 2011 – Taken early retirement from previous post due to company restructuring

July 2009 to March 2010 Topicals Release Laboratory Manager
Ensure that testing and the reporting of sample data for batches manufactured on site are tested in a manner that is efficient and meets the deadlines set in a compliant manner at all times. Ensuring that the team has adequate resources (both personnel and equipment) to carry out the tasks. Evaluation of personnel on a regular basis and seeing to the well being of all staff in the team (15 staff within the team).
Involvement in day to day management activities as part of the management team for the department, including the briefing of company announcements and policies, new or updated standard operating procedures and methods.
I am involved in the introduction of a company IT system by ensuring that the ongoing testing and future testing of products is not put at risk nor is there a risk put to the customers and patients. This also utilises all the skills and product knowledge gained over the previous years and the positions I have held within the company.

July 2005 to July 2009 Topicals Stability Laboratory Coordinator
Coordinate and organise analysis for staff (min 7 to max 12) to test topicals products on stability routines, projects, validation exercises and complaint samples. These aspects of the position are managed on a same time basis and each will have their own priorities
Stability: write protocols for the analysis of all topicals products in accordance with conformance requirements lease and arrange sample set-down with production planners, production staff and stability management team. Ensure samples are taken off study within the prescribed time windows and organise testing thereof. Check, collate and authorise results and ensure stability tables are compiled and completed. Data checked and evaluated in respect of trends etc – atypical data investigated and evaluated. Writing of annual product review reports for each topical product in a timely manner to meet deadlines for Annual Product Review and to meet reporting requirements for designated markets.
Projects and Validation: Liaise with NPI personnel and advise of testing requirements and to meet deadlines as required for the project; ensure testing is carried out and data reported on time so as no downtime to production plans are encountered. Write reports as appropriate.
Complaint Samples: Analysis of customer complaints as received in the laboratory – evaluate of information and tailor analysis to provide maximum data to evaluate customer complaint. Analysis of keeping samples and evaluate against current data and approved reports.
Report information in a timely manner.
Work in a GxP manner. Raise Laboratory Investigations in the event of atypical or out of specification data – evaluate and investigate all aspects of the issue and report accordingly. Write Exception reports as necessary and proposing corrective and preventative actions as appropriate.
Carry out level one audits and been involved with GQA audits and also been involved with MHRA and FDA audits mainly in a support role for fronters but have also been a fronter on the odd occasion.
Create and update documentation, methods and procedures according to requirements. Enter data and use corporate computer systems.
Participate in continuous improvement activities; look for improvement in own and other areas (Yellow belt accreditation in January 2008).
Interviewing people for contractor positions.
Answer requests for information from markets via the site conformance group and interrogation of corporate systems (eg Atlas, Empower etc) in a timely manner to ensure there are no compromises to manufacturing licences or regulatory documents.
Training and coaching of staff in analytical techniques within a particular method and ensure there is a flexibility within the staff ensuring testing is not compromised and deadlines missed.
Update and evaluate laboratory and visual factory metrics and bring to attention any issues encountered to senior managers.
Since July 2005 I have been involved in major projects and seeing them to completion: these include the evaluation of several topical steroidal products manufactured with ******* API from GSK Thane (India), swab analysis in the validation of the installation of the washers in the topicals production area allowing washing activities in the wash bay to cease; evaluation of raw material changes (ie change of source of supplier or site of supply); transfer of manufacture of Abreva Cream from USA to Barnard Castle.

Oct 2002 to July 2005 Topicals Product Release Laboratory Co-ordinator
Ensure and carry out analysis of topicals products according to production requirements and specification requirements in a defined time limit. Provide support to the stream during investigations, troubleshoot laboratory issues and ensure findings are accurately recorded. Check data, and approve batches. Supervise up to 7 staff, organise work for staff and develop and train staff to ensure flexibility of testing. Work in a GxP manner. Create and update documentation, methods and procedures according to requirements. Enter data and use corporate computer systems. Participate in continuous improvement activities; look for improvement in own and other areas. Carrying out interviewing of people for contractor positions. Create and update visual factory to indicate lab efficiencies
March 2003 I was part of a troubleshooting team that ensured that Speke Stability Testing cleared backlog of testing, produced reports, instigated lean lab principles, introduced new paperwork and a recovery plan to ensure group was in good condition for an FDA inspection.
May 2005 – currently involved with ensuring a recovery plan is in place to complete the backlog in Topicals Stability section and suggest and improve the lab itself in a similar vain to that encountered in Speke stability laboratory.

Aug 1998 to Oct 2002 Steriles Laboratory Team Leader
Ensure and carry out analysis of steriles products according to production requirements and specification requirements in a defined time limit. Provide support to the stream during investigations, troubleshoot laboratory issues and ensure findings are accurately recorded. Check data, and approve batches. Supervise up to 4 staff, organise work for staff and develop and train staff to ensure flexibility of testing. Work in a GxP manner. Create and update documentation, methods and procedures according to requirements. Enter data and use corporate computer systems.
Creation of Atlas templates for use in testing of steriles products.
Update to methods to include additional testing requirements as required by market.
I looked at ways of reducing time for the colour standard preparation and calibration took time out of lab analyst’s time and was replaced by bought in standards – now used in all lab areas and also production.

Aug 1997 to Aug 1998 Admin Assistant and Demand Manager in Customer Services
Liaison with Asia Pacific markets (India, Indonesia, Thailand and Bangladesh) raising and progressing orders to ensure product reaches markets in a timely manner. Dealing with letters of credit and progressing them via the banking system. Communicating with each market representative on a weekly basis to discuss needs and issues and acting accordingly, talking to local manufacturing planners to ensure market requirements are dealt with. I was involved with integration of the new BPCS system which involved dealing with markets to ensure stock build was satisfactory then migration of data as required by the core team. Post cut over the 4 markets I was looking after were the first to have no stock outs of products. Major improvement was the request to the regional director to improve communication with Bangladesh market to include pc based communication (e-mail) as current method was by fax and phone – made difficult with time differences, request was approved.

Aug 1996 to Aug 1997 Team Leader Topicals and Inhalations
Responsible for the testing and checking and approval of batches for each product stream, troubleshooting issues that arise according to GxP systems. Supervise staff (up to 12) and recruit contractor staff.

Jan 1991 to Aug 1996 Senior Analyst and stand in Team Leader for the Liquids, Injections and Non Steriles Laboratory
Testing and sentencing of products from each area, primary concern was testing by hplc techniques, maintenance of systems. Carrying out checking and approval of batches for progression.

July 1988 to Jan1991 Technical Officer Chromatography Section
Supervision of 9 staff, responsible for the testing of tablets, topicals, injections, cephalosporin and vitamin B12 products, raw materials using hplc and gc and spectrophotometric techniques according to GxP. Organising workloads and prioritising batches for staff. Calibration and maintenance of instrumentation. Checking and sentencing of batches and liaising with other laboratory areas and production. Undertaking of validation of new equipment. Updating of methods and standard operating procedures.

July 1985 to July 1988 Technical Officer Injections Laboratory
Supervision of 6 staff. Analysis of injections products using traditional wet chemistry techniques. Checking and sentencing of batches and liaise with other laboratories and production areas. On a shift basis I was responsible for the monitoring of packaging lines involved in the packaging of tablets, topicals and cephalosporin products.

May 1984 to July 1985 Technical Officer Tablet Laboratory
Analysis of tablet products and intermediates by traditional wet chemistry techniques according to GxP checking and sentencing of batches and updating of standard operating procedures and methods

May 1982 to May 1984 Technical Officer Chromatography Section
Analysis of products by hplc and gc techniques, maintenance of instruments, updating methods. I was involved with the testing of the first production batch of Zantac tablets.

July 1981 to May 1982
Applying for employment due to the closure of Nypro UK Limited.

Oct 1977 to July 1981 Shift Chemist Nypro UK Ltd Flixborough Scunthorpe
Analysis of raw materials, intermediates and final products by traditional techniques and gc. Sampling of raw materials and gases. Close liaison with the production areas especially in the timely reporting of results.

Sept 1975 to Sept 1977 Trainee Chemist British Steel Corporation
Analysis of final products, raw materials and intermediates by traditional techniques. Spent time in 3 areas, laboratory testing, fuel analysis and metallurgical testing whilst carrying out education for OND qualification.
June 1976 undertook an investigation into the identification of batches of steel through the heavy section mill and how to improve the current process. I supplied a report with several recommendations, the majority of which were implemented; others were improved upon and introduced.

Other information

2009 – Attended a Proof reading and Copy Editing Course held in Exeter run by Chapterhouse
2007 – Attended a training course on stability testing held at Cambridge University organised by the Royal British Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain
1999 – TLC Techniques course – Merck workshop
1995 –Attended a seminar on laboratory Software validation given by RSC at Wolverhampton
1992 – Troubleshooting in HPLC course Chrompak workshop in London

I have good organisational skills and have been involved with the training of staff and have extensive knowledge of GSK having worked with the company for almost 28 years.
I have always strived to ensure that the testing of products is carried out to the highest quality by all those who work with me and by me to allow the products to reach the customer in a timely manner.
I am always looking for ways and means to be more effective for the business and for the business to evolve and to react and be proactive for this to be effective.
In my position with GSK I have maintained a high level of compliance and throughput of work at a high rate so as to provide a reliable service to the company.
I believe my organisational skills and my experience will be beneficial in any work I am assigned to carry out and have good inter personal skills with dealing with managers and subordinates at all levels, with the general public and salesmen and contractors.
I am willing to make decisions to the best of my ability to progress issues and further improvements that are of use to any business or concern.
I have an up to date CRB check.
Skills (2) Rating
Report Writing