Director Quality Engineering & Metrology
Mr. Patel has worked within the pharmaceutical industry for over twenty years in various roles. Prior to joining West, he has held the post of chemist as part of research & development to design and synthesize small molecule heterocycles intended for treatment of specific RNA viruses and as an analytical chemist responsible for developing novel quantification methods for compounds as part of a team responsible for drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics assays. At West, he supported the microscopy team as a scientist within the quality organization for customer complaints and internal plant investigations, before transitioning to quality engineer responsible for validation and optimization projects. Prior to assuming the responsibilities as director of quality engineering and metrology, he also served as the manager of the customer complaints team for quality systems and for a short period project manager for quality operations. Ravi is currently responsible for global quality engineering projects, support of new metrology systems and their development, and various cross departmental projects.