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Microbiologist or laboratory technician

Location:
South Africa
Posted:
February 09, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE OF OSMAN AALIYAH

COVER LETTER

*** **** ****

Clairwood

Durban

4052

Dear Sir/ Madam (HR Department)

As a skilled biotechnologist/ Microbiologist who has completed my B-tech in Biotechnology at the Durban University of Technology with outstanding background in science and technology, at the Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology (This is a research based institution). I am looking for broader prospects in the field of Biotechnology. I believe your company is now the best suited for my strengths. I am seeking to align myself with a progressive company to obtain experiences poised for strong growth in the chemical or research field. With extensive theoretical and practical fundamental knowledge in the field of Biotechnology, meetings of aggressive targets and delivering first class laboratory practices. I am confident that I can help your company meet certain challenges that you may face. Capitalizing my success in the dynamic field, I request this opportunity of exploring my research with your company. I am seeking this opportunity to leverage my exceptional theoretical experiences to benefit your company. I have the drive and the talent to quickly become one of your top performers. With this goal in mind, I have attached my resume outlining qualification and previous experiences gained. Some of my key strengths include:

• Extensive experience and great knowledge, whereby I am an equip learner with grounding in chemistry, Biochemistry, and Microbiology

• Able to select methods of analysis which is suitable for the type of product being analyzed

• Understand and be able to apply good laboratory practices in future working environments

• Operate analytical equipment for biological analysis efficiently and safely

• Possess and acceptable work ethic

• Working at a Research and then at a SANAS accredited laboratory made me equipped for many challenges

My academic Achievements include:

• Primary School: academic achiever in sports, school representative for both science and Mathematics Olympiads. 1st prize for Arabic calligraphy. 1st prize for poetry competition. Netball captain and participated in AMS tournaments

• High School: highest aggregates for English and Life orientation, Top Achiever for the National Science Mintek Quiz. Sports Captain

• Durban University of Technology: obtained an A aggregate in 2012- was awarded 1st prize for Work integrated Learning (WIL) Project Title- “Evaluation of DNA extraction methods for detection and characterization of functional microbial communities from activated sludge samples. Participated in A real Time- PCR workshop training course and 3500gene sequencer training course I have been exposed to many molecular techniques as well as several instruments. I have also gained the experience of attending several molecular based workshops and training programs. Given my technical knowledge, hardworking skill, theoretical and practical experiences, I believe that I have the strengths and enthusiasm that you are looking for. Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.

Respectfully Yours

Aaliyah Osman

Contact Details: 084-***-****/ 031-***-****

CURRICULUM VITAE OF OSMAN AALIYAH

Date updated: 01/09/2017

PERSONAL INFORMATION

SURNAME: Osman

FIRST NAME: Aaliyah

IDENTITY NO: 920-***-**** 083

DATE OF BIRTH: 1992 05 03

NATIONALITY: South African

GENDER: Female

HOME ADDRESS: 231 Pine Road

Clairwood

Durban

4052

MARITAL STATUS: Married

LANGUAGES: English

CRIMINAL OFFENSES: None

DRIVERS LICENCE: Learners License

CONTACT NUMBER: 084-***-**** / 031-***-****/

Email: ac4exf@r.postjobfree.com

JOB TYPE: Permanent

EDUCATION

1) SECONDARY EDUCATION

LAST SCHOOL ATTENDED: Clairwood Secondary School

HIGHEST STANDARD PASSED: National Senior Certificate – Bachelors Pass YEAR OBTAINED: 2009

SUBJECTS PASSED: English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Physical Science, Life Sciences, Accounting and Life Orientation.

2) TERTIARY EDUCATION

INSTITUTE ATTENDED: Durban University of Technology QUALIFICATION: National Diploma – Biotechnology

YEAR OBTAINED: 2013

INSTITUTE ATTENDED: Durban University of Technology QUALIFICATION: B-Tech – Biotechnology

YEAR OBTAINED: 2014

3) OTHER COURSES ATTENDED

a) First Aid Course – Level 1 – 2010

b) Gene sequence Course by Life Technologies – 2013 c) Real Time PCR/ QPCR Course 2013

d) PCR workshop- 2013

e) First Aid Course – Level 1 – 2014

4) EXTRA MURAL ACTIVITIES

Reading and listening to music

5) ACHIEVEMENTS

School Prefect(2004)

Sports captain(2005)

Awardee for English & Life Orientation(2005)

Participated in Mintek Quiz(2009)

Successfully completed a First aid –level 1 course at the Durban University of Technology (2010)

Successfully completed at RT-PCR training program (2012)

Successfully completed a training program based on gene sequencing and a gene sequencer- by Life Technologies (2013)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Durban University of Technology- Institute for Water and Wastewater Technology (IWWT) 2012-2013 TRAINEE LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (In - service Trainee) Conducting molecular microbiological and chemical tests on wastewater samples

2013-2014 LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (B-tech Student)

Conducting molecular microbiological and chemical tests on wastewater samples

ALS Analysis and Inspection Durban (Pty) Ltd

2014 – Jan 2017 SAMPLING CO-ORDINATOR/ LABORATORY TECHNICIAN & HEALTH AND SAFETY REPRESENTATIVE

Reason For Resignation PREGNANCY

Responsibilities as a Laboratory technician

• Conducting chemical/ analytical and microbiological tests on food, water and various samples

• Assist with general laboratory testing in the chemical laboratory

• Assist with Administrative duties (logging in samples, sub-contracting, etc)

• Conducting chemical tests on various samples eg: food and beverages, soil, water, fertilisers and sugars

• Test includes: total phosphorous, chemical oxygen demand, nitrogen testing, calcium, protein, moisture content, fat content, nutritional content and fibre content Responsibilities as a Sampling Co-ordinator

• Perform chemical analysis on commodities and various sample

• Receiving of geological samples

• Drying/moisture of geological samples

• Particle size analysis of geological samples

• Dispatching of geological samples

• Reporting samples

• Typing of reports and filling

• Data capturing of results

• Staff allocation to various inspection sites and jobs

• Liaising with warehouses and Clients

• Capturing all documents for Shipments and Vessel

• Staff timesheets

• Conduction of vessel and shipment updates

• Perform all sampling administrative duties efficiently and effectively OTHER VALUE-ADDING EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

a) Health and Safety Representative ALS Durban – 2015/2016 b) First Aid Representative – 2014-2015

REFERENCES

1) Mr Prakash Ramdeen - Branch Manager - Contact: 031-******* / Cell: 082******* 2) Mr Eugene Ngwazi – Sampling Supervisor – Contact: 031 – 3011257/ Cell: 078******* 3) Dr S.K.Sheena Kumari – In service Supervisor (IWWT) – Contact: 031-*******/ Cell: 073*******



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