John Kossik
206-409-7594
jmk@steadfastequipment.com
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EXPERIENCE


EMPLOYMENT


STEADFAST EQUIPMENT , Mill Creek, Washington
Co-Founder, 1998 to Present

Steadfast Equipment intends to be a focused technology and market sensitive company developing products/equipment that are used by biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and fine chemical companies to transition their products from laboratory to production. The primary business of Steadfast Equipment. is the research, development, design, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of these new and innovative products.
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BEACON ENGINEERS INC. , Redmond, Washington
Process Engineer / Project Engineer, 1999 - Present

CHIYODA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, Seattle, Washington
Process Engineer / Project Engineer, 1995 - 1998

Involved in detailed design projects as Process Engineer or Project Engineer. Work on these projects included PFD and P&ID creation on CAD, Generation of Data Sheets and specifications on Equipment to be purchased, Evaluation of Quotes on Equipment, and Coordination of work with other disciplines.

HARRIS GROUP INC., Seattle, Washington
Senior Process Engineer, 1989 - 1995

Involved in detailed design projects as Lead Process Engineer or Process Engineer. The process design work on these projects included PFD and P&ID creation on CAD, Material and Energy Balances, Generation of Data Sheets on Equipment to be purchased and/or modified, Coordination with other disciplines, and Evaluation of Quotes on Equipment.

NEORX CORPORATION, Seattle, Washington
Manufacturing Engineer, 1987 - 1989

Primarily responsible for the production, scale-up, and validation of a process used to produce an organic molecule used as a component in an invivo diagnostic product.

ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL, Richland, Washington

Shift Support Manager, 1985 - 1987
Responsible for all aspects of running the solvent extraction portion of a large chemical plant on shift. Supervised crew of 10 to 17 people needed to run this process.
Engineer, 1983 - 1985
Provided engineering support to operations personnel in two chemical plants. Experience with solvent extraction columns, concentrators, centrifuges, metal dissolution tanks, batch precipitation tanks, and related equipment.

E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & COMPANY, Wilmington, Delaware
FMC CORPORATION, Princeton, New Jersey
Summer Intern 1981 - 1982

Lab scale R&D

OTHER

Computer/Software Proficiency:
HTML
JavaScript www.freecalc.com
Java (Android Platform)
Mobile platform application development 63 Alfred Android Apps
MS Office
OS X / Windows
ChemCad (Chemstations)
Photoshop
MathCad
AutoCAD 2D/3D

Hobbies, etc.:
Amature/Semi-Pro Photographer, 63 Alfred Pictures,   Photojournalism,   iStockphoto
Amature Historian, 63 Alfred Street, Where Capitalism Failed
Reef Keeper, Reef Aquariums
Ride my electric bike to work most days
High school math tutor


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