Michael Lam

Project Lead, Process Specialist

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Vaughan, ON, Canada

Areas of Expertise

Commissioning & Qualification
With over 15 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, Michael is a commissioning and qualification SME (subject matter expert) and in-house creative designer. Michael has been instrumental in a number of capital projects and green field buildings. He has also worked throughout the GTA, validating many types of equipment, processes and leads projects, in addition to executive testing in the field. Michael has spent time working abroad in the United States and Singapore as a workstream lead in Clean Utilities, Thermal Validation and Parts Washer Validation.

With a B.Eng in Mechanical and a M.EnG.D in product engineering, Michael has a passion for growing and sharing technical expertise. He frequently holds educational workshops and strives to understand the technical aspects of projects in order to better implement and test systems.
“Cheme has a lot of diverse engineering expertise and does not shy away from challenging situations. We will work for your best interests.”

Recent Success

Quality Assurance Lab Scale Up & Relocation

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Large Scale HTST Automation

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Laboratory Conceptual Design for Asparagus Breeding

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Snack Packaging Expansion Project

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Compressed Air Upgrade Feasibility

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Vaccine Manufacturing Process Upgrades Project

We partnered with our client in the biotechnology industry to design, optimize, implement, and validate their existing biologic manufacturing process.

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Pet Food Fats and Oils Continuous Mixing System

An award-winning, independent pet food maker needed our help designing a custom system to create dog and cat food from fresh regional ingredients.

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Major Component Replacement Project

Cheme was engaged to design and commission equipment to support a Major Component Replacement (MCR) project at one of the largest electricity suppliers in Ontario.

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Beverage Quality Assurance Lab Project

Our client needed to relocate a high throughput beverage quality assurance laboratory to a high-rise building location without disrupting business continuity. Learn how Cheme helped.

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In Line Oil Winterization and Evaporation Production Suite Project

A pharmaceutical-grade botanicals oil producer approached Cheme to scale-up, design and optimize an existing multi-step extraction and winterization process.

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OSD Facility Expansion Project

A Canadian pharmaceutical client needed to expand manufacturing capabilities for oral solid dose production. Here’s how Cheme support our client’s execution of the manufacturing expansion.

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Sterile Compounding Optimization Project

Our client in the biotechnology industry required optimization of an antiquated sterile manufacturing process that is critical to vaccine formulation.

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