Mr. Stephen Grist

Curriculum Vitae

QUALIFICATIONS: M.App.Sci (App. Chem.)
AFFILIATIONS: MRACI, C.Chem, APPITA
AREAS OF
EXPERTISE:
  • Chemical Analysis.
  • Odour and Taint Resolution.
  • Environmental monitoring.
  • Identification of product and process contaminants.
  • Plasterboard liner.
  • Laboratory management.
  • Training and Presentations.
EMAIL: stephengrist@coveyconsulting.com.au

POSITIONS HELD:

2001 – Present Covey Consulting Consultant
1999 – 2001 Leeder Consulting Laboratory Manager
1977 – 1999 Amcor Research & Technology Manager Technical Services
Manager Plasterboard Research
Principal Research Scientist
Senior Research Analyst
Technical Officer
1975 – 1977 Bowater-Scott Australia Technical Assistant

EXPERIENCE:

  • Leeder Consulting
    • Management of Environmental Consulting Laboratory
    • Investigation of sulfuric acid quality issues for Bulong Nickel
    • Expert witness reviews of technical reports
    • Established NATA accreditation for laboratory
    • Odour and Taint investigations in food and wine
  • Amcor Research & Technology
    • Management of Technical Services Department: Analytical Chemistry, Mechanical Testing, Packaging and Printing Laboratories
    • Prepared the corporate strategy for food contact packaging
    • Workplace air monitoring – dust, formaldehyde, solvents, process gases
    • Environmental surveys – dioxins, chlorophenols, heavy metals, odour, etc
    • Food contact packaging – odour and taint investigations, product safety, compliance with statutory regulations
    • Implementation and verification of FDA and European food packaging tests
    • Planning and implementation of research projects
    • Managing quality systems, especially NATA laboratory accreditation within an ISO 9001 framework.(NATA signatory and assessor)
  • Bowater-Scott
    • Pulp and Paper Testing
    • Paper Mill production trial

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