Kalamazoo, MI

Position Desired

Packaging Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


Highly motivated Chemical Engineer with specific work experience in packaging and printing engineering. Seeking position in research and development or in quality control within manufacturing environment.

• Paper coating and laboratory tests on paper board, corrugated board, carton, adhesive, and all kinds of inks
• Color management, color matching, flexographic, rotogravure, offset, inkjet and screen printing processes

• Proven skills in project management; works well individually and with team
• Well versed in design of experiment, instrument calibration, CAD, statistics, and workflow
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Minitab, and MS Office

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI Nov. 2013
Master of Science in Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Imaging (PCI), GPA: 3.81
Thesis: Producing soy inkjet ink with soy protein on paper substrate

Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran Polytechnic, Tehran, Iran Feb 1993
Bachelor of Science in Textile Engineering (Color Technology & Science), GPA: 3.00
Thesis: Producing flexography printing ink on paper substrate

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI
Graduate Research Assistant Sept 2011 – April 2013
• Conducted research for special projects from various companies, including a project from Omnova Company to research solvent-based gravure ink on polyethylene substrate
• Performed research related to master’s thesis (Inkjet Ink)

Asan Pack Company (Packaging & Printing), Gazvin, Iran
Laboratory Manager Oct 2008 – May 2011
• Set up laboratory related to paperboard, corrugated board, box, and glue and flexographic ink according to the international standards (ISO, TAPPI, ASTM, and BS)
• Managed five full time researchers in both paper and ink laboratories
• Resolved production problems and customer complaints
• Obtained laboratory authority certification from Institute of Standard and Industrial Research of Iran (ISIRI)
• Contributed to Integrated Management System project to ensure laboratory followed ISO 9000 standards

Iran Carton Company (Packaging & Printing), Tehran, Iran
Laboratory Manager Sept 2002 – Sept 2008
• Obtained laboratory aut...

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