Bandi Venkateswarlu

Bandi Venkateswarlu

9 years Experience
Pharmaceutical professional with over 7.5 years of international experience in managing laboratory operations and product development in a managerial role in USA and 1.5 years of experience in an MNC in India. Experience in successfully handling US-FDA, NSF, FSSAI and client audits of laboratory operations. Skilled in handling multicultural groups and working in cross-functional teams.

Experience

Quality Department Specialist, Divi’s Laboratories Limited, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

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•        Directed laboratory incidents, out-of-specification investigations of raw materials, in-process and finished products.
•        Handled internal, regulatory (FSSAI) and client GMP audits of the Quality Control department and assisted the Quality Assurance Department in investigations associated with those audits.
•        Oversaw the process for development, approval and maintenance of QC standard operating procedures and test methods of raw materials and finished products.

Senior Manager, Nature’s Value, Inc., New York, USA
  • Oversaw the release of raw materials, finished products, stability testing program (stability protocols, testing results, scheduling, etc) and cleared two US FDA audits successfully.
  • Oversaw the management of the laboratory equipment purchase, maintenance and calibration programs and associated documentation.
  • Conducted third party testing laboratories qualification and supplier qualification programs as applicable.
  • Effectively supervised and trained diverse staff consisting of chemists, laboratory technicians coming from different cultures and geographical locations.
R&D/Formulation Scientist, Venus Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc., New York, USA
  • Formulated various oral solid dosage tablets, capsules and powders, based on customer’s specifications, labels and samples.
  • Optimized ingredient functionality, product functionality, product formulations and product enhancement to improve product quality and reduce cost.
  • Performed monitoring, evaluation and interpretation of data from preformulation stage to commercialization of new product.
  • Gained first-hand experience in developing new products and proposals, promoting them in trade shows and interacting with prospective business leads.

Functional Areas

         

Education

Campbell University, USA
MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Industrial Pharmacy/Pharmaceutics)
JNTU, Hyderabad, India
Bachelor of Pharmacy, Vignan Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Accomplishment

None

Certification

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate
Henry Harvin

2021

Spreadsheet modelling – HBS
HBS

2021

Management communication - HBS
HBS

2021