Resume


Elizabeth Kuba

liz@lizkuba.com

(314) 884-8485

 

Education

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Engineering

Graduated: December 2010

GPA: 3.75 / 4.00

 

Work Experience

Sigma-Aldrich – St. Louis, MO

Supervisor, Quote Support

Dec 2014 – Present

  • Further facilitated communication between departments to gather information
  • Handled delicate situations and found innovative solutions

Quote Support Specialist

May 2013 – July 2013, March 2014 – Nov 2014

  • Communicated between various departments to aggregate information needed to create¬†quotes
  • Investigated product history and status
  • Created a new internal database to better suit the department’s needs

Associate Sourcing Specialist

July 2012 – Feb 2014

  • Sourced raw materials for pharmaceutical companies
  • Promoted supply chain transparency for Sigma-Aldrich’s critical materials
  • Managed an internal rating system for vendors

 

Dan Collier State Farm Agency – Rolla, MO

Team Member

August 2010 – May 2012

  • Licensed producer of Property and Casualty Insurance
  • Provided information and service to customers and prospective customers

 

Materials Research Center – Rolla, MO

Undergraduate Research Assistant

  • Sputtered various metals onto alumina substrates
  • Prepared aluminum samples with cerium compounds for salt corrosion testing
  • Tested the feasibility of photolithography for thermostat circuit boards

 

Key Skills

Computers:

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office suite, specifically Word, Excel, and Access
  • Visual Basic

Materials Processing:

  • Dry pressing
  • Tape casing
  • Comminution
  • Glass formation
  • Slip casting
  • Coatings application

Materials Characterization:

  • TGA/DTA
  • Hardness testing
  • Refractive index
  • DSC
  • Viscosity testing
  • Gas chromatography
  • Dilatometry
  • UV/Vis/IR spectroscopy