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in Pretoria South Africa
Studied Analytical Chemistry at TUT and further did Total Quality Management with Unisa. Currently working an HOD Geochem at SGS
Booysens, Johannesburg, South Africa
Consulting and Project Management
Managing day-day running of the company
Building, Construction and Engineering
Social Development and Community Services
Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations
Mining, Energy and Natural Resources
Supervision of Laboratory Operators
XRF Operator, Rob lab operator
Analysis of Matte and Slag process samples
Liaising with Plant management e.g. Morning meeting, Turnaround, Clearance of some discrepancies on results and quality.
Update and checking results (Q-lims)
Checking log sheets and maintenance of good housekeeping
Quality control/procedures: checking QC/results, biasness and implementation of standards
Monthly report on Instrument maintenance (XRF) loss control files, sick note trend and number of specials in that month.
Ensuring safety in the Lab and incident/minor injuries investigation and Problem Solving
Determination of Zn and Ag using AAS
Determination of Base Metals by ICP-OES
Base Metals Fusion
Preparation of internal Standard and LQM’s
Operating and maintaining Ultra Pure and Distilled Water purification system
Calibration of Instruments and Glassware
pH meter and Hamilton dispenser maintenance
Star-Lims and C-CLAS
ICP-OES, AA, Leco
Train and assist technicians in recognizing QC problems on routine and non-routine work
Gravimetric Determination of Au
Fire Assay Fusions ( Cupellation’s, PGM’s, NiS, Au)
Preparation of internal Standard Eu
Maintain ISO documents including training records and SOP’s
Provide technical support and training to new technicians
Polokwane, South Africa | 2012 - present
Project management - Planning project, managing people, supply chain, cost management, labour law and contracts
Pretoria, South Africa | 2010 - 2011
TQM - ISO 900, 14001, 18001, HSEQ
Total Quality Management (TQM) is a comprehensive and structured approach to organizational management that seeks to improve the quality of products and services through ongoing refinements in response to continuous feedback. TQM requirements may be defined separately for a particular organization or may be in adherence to established standards, such as the International Organization for Standardization's ISO 9000 serie
Polokwane, South Africa | 2010 - 2010
Practical Supervision - Conflict management, Improving supervisor skills, Managing staff performance and appraisals Improving employee engagement
Research has shown that it is managers at the first tier of line management who have the greatest influence on the way people behave and their attitude to their organisation. This behaviour can be critical to business success.
5S and MDWT Modules - Kaizen Project facilitator
5S is the name of a workplace organization methodology that uses a list of five Japanese words which are seiri, seiton, seiso, seiketsu and shitsuke. Transliterated or translated into English, they all start with the letter "S". The list describes how to organize a work space for efficiency and effectiveness by identifying and storing the items used, maintaining the area and items, and sustaining the new order. The decision-making process usually comes from a dialogue about standardization which builds a clear understanding among employees of how work should be done. It also instills ownership of the process in each employee.
Polokwane, South Africa | 2009 - 2009
XRF certificate - Method development, trouble shooting. Calibration
Pretoria, South Africa | 2007 - 2007
Certificate in ICP-OES - Method development, trouble shooting, Calibration and the principle
Pretoria, South Africa | 2000 - 2004
Analytical Chemistry - Organic, Inorganic chem, Physical Chem and Analytical Chemistry
Analytical chemistry is a school of science consisting of a set of powerful ideas and methods that are useful in all fields of science and medicine.
coached TUT darts team at the national championships
Active Member, 2006 - present
Promoting chemistry, chemists, the chemical industry and chemical education in South Africa
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