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Kaz Kalita

Kaz Kalita

Product Surveillance Analyst

Zimmer Biomet


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Zimmer Biomet | Nov 2016 - Present

Product Surveillance Analyst

Responsible for carrying out report definition, data management, and analysis activities related to complaint handling, supplier quality, PLM reporting, and other Quality Systems related assignments. Provide global statistical support for all data management and analysis activities related to complaint handling, supplier quality, PLM reporting, and other Quality Systems related assignments. Recommend methods to combine data from separate computer files for the purpose of analyzing data to support product quality trending and management requested reports. Develop graphical summaries of aforementioned data for management review. Assist in software specification, set up and configuration. Manage statistical control process and techniques for process and product capability. Develop inputs, calculation methodology, and analysis requirements/criteria for Quality System related reports. Assist in collecting, summarizing, writing and editing results of data analysis to support product investigations, CAPA, field actions, and other Quality System related assignments. In collaboration with other staff, design statistical sections of DOE protocols, power and sample calculations, and makes suggestions for appropriate study design and analysis related to complaint handling or supplier quality management. Instruct and supervise other personnel in statistical methods and data management techniques, including mapping, merging and updating existing databases as well as in the design of new databases. Provide tabular and written summaries of analysis in a form suitable for inclusion in complaint investigation files, reports to Regulatory Agencies and Notified Bodies, and Management Review reports; assists with the design of report forms and other data collection instruments for Quality System use.
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DraftStars | Jul 2014 - May 2018

Fantasy Sports Analyst

This is another side project. It involves providing quality fantasy sports advice to followers on Twitter, as well providing interesting and engaging content on our web site. It also includes being a correspondent to www.FantasyPros.com, which involves writing unique and engaging articles for their web site as well.

Zimmer Biomet | Jan 2013 - Nov 2016

NPI Quality Assurance Technician

Review documentation to determine specifications for in process or completed material or products. Develop procedures (inspection criterion and quality process specifications) that are reviewed by management. Check dimensions. Perform gage calibration and out of specification (OOS) gage investigations. Inspect parts to mechanical drawing ensuring tolerances are maintained using appropriate inspection tools and following approved inspection criteria. Ensure accuracy, revision level and validity of paperwork, documentation and inspection tools required. Use all group I measuring devices and CMM as well as specialized gauges and measuring equipment. Utilize specialized QA programming and software as well as specified lab equipment. Assist operators in determining inspection procedures for a specific part or product. Train new employees or cross trains existing employees. Complete documentation: verify completeness of work order and release to shipping. Provide Process Improvement Feedback to Management regarding inspection methods and criteria. Perform root cause analysis and assists in determining and implementing appropriate preventative actions and corrective actions. Perform other tasks as directed by Management.

Fantasy Pigskin Guys | Oct 2013 - Jul 2014


This is a side project in social media, specifically twitter. It involves providing fantasy football advice to followers that have questions. It consists of implementing effective ways to adding followers without resorting to unpleasant strategies, such as buying followers, spamming, etc. We strive to provide a perfect response-to-question ratio. There is always a high emphasis on professional and courteous interaction with our followers.

Ecolab | Jan 2011 - Jan 2013

Lab Technician

Performed quality control and quality assurance testing of finished products. Retrieved and tested raw materials as required. Documented the results in the proper records and computer database. Adhered to FDA and GMP policies and regulations.

CVS Caremark Corporation | Sep 2010 - Dec 2010

Pharmacy Technician

Retrieved, counted, and measured drugs, capped and uncapped vials. Retrieved and filed pharmacy prescriptions in the appropriate files and assisted the pharmacist with checking in and pricing drug orders. Maintained inventory levels, pulled outdated/ recalled merchandise, and referred all doctor's calls and customer's medical questions to the pharmacist. Assisted the pharmacist with all third party transactions including the completion of any paperwork.

Manchester College | Aug 2008 - Aug 2010

Resident Assistant

Developed ongoing relationships with residents on my floor in the dormitory. I was responsible for assisting residents by creating programs, being a friend, upholding the campus policies, relaying information, and being available to the residents.

Manchester College | Sep 2009 - May 2010

Lab Assistant

I maintained safety standards as well as assist students and faculty inside the laboratories at Manchester College

UPS | May 2007 - Aug 2007

Pre-Loader/ Loader

I loaded UPS delivery trucks and UPS tractor trailers in a timely matter. I also sorted packages by a coded system.

My Education

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Bachelor of Science, ChemistryManchester University | 2010

About Me

Kaz Kalita

I have a bachelors of science degree in Chemistry. I have 12 years of experience in Quality Assurance. I have worked at Zimmer Biomet for the past 10 years. I have been a Product Surveillance Analyst for the past six years.

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