I consider myself to be an ambitious, motivated and innovative person who works well within a team or as a team leader. I also believe that my willingness to learn and ability to learn quickly as well my passion for solving problems in an effective manner will prove to be great benefit .

Experience

  • Jnr Analyst

    at Northam Platinum Pty Ltd

    June 2017 - at Present

    Limpopo

    Inspect, maintain and sample analysis using XRF, Leco Pycnometer and Malvern instruments. Instruct, maintain equipment’s and plan shift work for XRF prep section. XRF prep section supervisor and relieving/acting Shift supervisor on daily Fire assay analysis, duties, shift hand-over and reporting results/reports.

  • Laboratory Technician

    at Rand refinery Pty Ltd

    March 2016 - May 2017

    Gauteng

    Inspect, maintain and sample analysis using ICP, Leco (carbon & Sulphur), Potentiometry, pH meter and Auto/manual titrations.Preparation of samples, control standards, reagents and calibration standards. Receiving and reporting of samples all done on LIMS. Always make sure that required consumables are in stock. Responsible for relieving senior when are not present.

  • XRF Analyst

    at Anglo Kumba Iron Ore Thabazimbi mine (Phoenix project)

    July 2012 - December 2014

    Limpopo

    Calibration, set-up of analytical instruments (XRF, TGA and fluxer) and trouble shooting. Sample preparation for XRF analysis Quality management and ensuring compliance to ISO17025 standards. Analysis and reporting of proficiency testing samples and external samples Reporting of final data Writing of technical reports, Job safety assessment and SOPs

  • Senior Lab Technician

    at Anglo Research

    August 2011 - December 2011

    Gauteng

    Inspect and maintain Auto-titrators and Auto-density meter Chemical analysis of samples for chloride, ferrous, H+, free acids and density, Preparation of reagents

  • Laboratory Assistant

    at Performance Laboratory (Randfontein Harmony mine)

    April 2007 - June 2007

    Gauteng

    Sample prepartion for uranium analysis and grading.

  • Student (Experiential training P2)

    at Anglo Platinum’s Precious Metals Refiners

    October 2006 - April 2007

    Province of North West

    Sample analysis using ICP-OES and UV-VIS Sample titrations (manual and auto-titrator) and operation of pH meter and conductivity meter Preparation of reagents and calibration standards Complete an academic project

  • Student (Experiential training P1)

    at Gold fields Oryx mine

    February 2006 - August 2006

    Free State

    Maintanance of AAS, test kits, laboratory sumps Sample preparation and measurement of samples Reporting of samples under supervision

Education

  • Standard XRF and Super Q

    at Malvern Panalytical Pty Ltd

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • Basic maintaince and operations

    at LECO Africa Pty Ltd

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Limpopo

  • Essential statistics for chemistry

    at Nissi Global

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Limpopo

  • Laboratory statistical method validation masterclass

    at Plimsoline training

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Gauteng

  • B-Tech Chemistry

    at Vaal University of technology

    2007 - 2011 (4 years) Gauteng

  • Effective presentations skills

    at Anglo platinum development center

    2006 - 2006 (1 year) Province of North West

  • National Diploma

    at Vaal University of Technology

    2003 - 2006 (3 years) Gauteng

  • Matric

    at Thuto-Lehakoe SSS

    1998 - 2002 (4 years) Gauteng

Languages

  • English Conversation

  • Tswana Native

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