Experience

  • Chemical Engineering trainee in Material Testing Laboratory

    at NCS Resins

    June 2019 - at Present

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Preparation and cutting of resin casting and laminate panels • Physical testing such as: Punch Shear, Tensile Strength, Flexural Strength, Compressive Strength, HDT, Barcol Hardness, Burnoffs, and flammability on both internal and external customer castings, laminates and rings.

  • Chemical Engineering trainee in Research and Development Department

    at NCS Resins

    February 2019 - May 2019

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    • Blending of new formulated Resins • Laboratory adjustments of resins • Resin testing such as : Gel time, time to peak, peak exotherm, gel to peak, viscosity, volatile content, stability, introduction to cooks.

  • Raw Materials Analyst

    at ICI Dulux

    September 2015 - December 2015

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Job Description / Responsibilities • Testing of raw materials used in the manufacture of paint • Lab scale manufacture of paint • Systematic record keeping of results(Development of own Excel Database) • Voluntary testing in Quality Control laboratory

  • Chemical Engineering in-service trainee (Quality Assurance Department)

    at ICI Dulux

    January 2014 - January 2015

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Job Description / Responsibilities • Investigation of complaints by doing relevant laboratory testing pertaining to the nature of the complaint • Analysis of retains, customer samples and warehouse stock • Conduction of random audits on observed or reported non-conformances in the plant or other areas • Participation in internal audits • Report Writing ,PowerPoint Presentations and Excel Formulated Spreadsheets • Systematic record keeping In-service Reports • Effluent Plant water treatment Process (Comprehensive multiple unit material balance, Process Flow Diagram, Process and Instrumentation Diagram, Application of Financial Principles, Hazard and Operability Study) • Packaging Department (Technical investigation) • Environmental Engineering and Waste Minimisation study of Dulux Site • Bulk PVA water based paint manufacturing plant (Energy Balance on Cooling Tower, Fault tree analysis, Process Flow Diagram)

Education

  • Btech Chemical Engineering

    at Durban University of Technology

    2016 - 2016 (1 year) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Diploma Chemical Engineering

    at Durban University of Technology

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Languages

  • English Native

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