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Food technologist

Pretoria, GP, South Africa
February 26, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae


Alisha Dorasamy

I.D. 840-***-**** 08 4

1. Personal Details

Surname : Dorasamy

First Name : Alisha

Identity Number : 840-***-**** 08 4

Physical Address : Dwarsweg Lifestyle Apartments 25

: Pierneef street 1

: Secunda

: 2302

Postal Address : P.O Box 10571

: Secunda

: 2302

Cell Phone : 079-***-****

Email Address :

Date of Birth : 1984-06-05

Age : 33 Years

Gender : Female

Nationality : South African

Marital Status : Married

Dependants : 2

Health : Excellent

Home Language : English

Other Languages : English, Zulu, Hindi (Read, Write, Speak)

Criminal Offence : None

Drivers License : Code 08

Hobbies & Interest : Outdoor activities, Problem solving,

Baking, Cooking, Sporting and Reading

2. Qualifications

2.1. School Qualifications:

Institution : Lincoln Heights Secondary School

Highest Grade Pass : Grade 12

Subject : English

: Afrikaans

: Mathematics

: Physical Science

: Computer Studies

: Biology

: History

2.2 Further Education and Training

Name of Institution : Durban Institute of Technology

Year : 2002

Course : National Diploma; Food Technology

Subjects : Physics 1

Chemistry 1


Food Technology 1

Quantitative Methods 1

Food Quality Assurance 1

Food Process Engineering 1

Food industry Management 1

Food Process Engineering 2

Analytical Chemistry 2

Food Technology 2

Food Chemistry 2

Microbiology 2

Food Chemistry 3

Food Technology 3

Food Microbiology 3

2.3 Computer Skills




Microsoft Internet Explorer

Microsoft Outlook Express


3. Employment History

3.1Company : Wonder Years Pre-School

Position : Teacher

Period : February 2012 – December 2016

Job Description

Conducting circle time every morning

Filing of worksheets

Overseeing of Grade R learners

Preparing and presenting class work for Grade RR Learners

Assisting with arts and crafts

Co-Coordinating/Choreographing of school activities/ concerts

Instilling discipline and respect within learners

Marking work and giving learners feedback

Feedback of leaner progress to parents

Organizing of classroom to encourage positive learning environment

Planning and preparation of work on weekly basis

Weekly work revision

Evaluation of leaner progress

Compiling month end expense reports

3.2 Experiential Training

3.3Company : Unilever Foods South Africa

Position : In-Service Trainee

Period : June 2005 – December 2005

Job Description

Standardization of Sodium Thiosulphate, Sodium Hydroxide and the Halogen moisture analyzer.

Updating of standards for packaging material.

Worked in conjunction with various lab departments, including R&D, and analyzed various samples and issued written reports of my findings to relevant persons.

Prepared media, diluents and universal quenching agent for microbiological testing.

Involved in stock taking of laboratory consumables.

Releasing of raw materials and food ingredients.

Compiled month-end reports for raw materials and laboratory consumables.

I was actively during shutdowns, stock-takes and audits.

Bulk delivery sampling, taking of retention samples, and analyzing of samples.

3.4 Company : Unilever Foods South Africa

Position : In-service Trainee

Period : January 2005 – May 2005

Job Description

Performed analytical tests on various raw materials.

Capturing of data and accessing of information on SAP and Interspec systems.

General Lab duties, which included standardization and calibration of laboratory equipment.

Updating of Standards for raw and packaging materials.

Had authority to accept or reject packaging and raw materials and food ingredients.

Analyzing of trail and extension samples.

Rising requisitions for lab requirements.

Liased with various departments within the factory.


Name : Mrs. Leona mathee

Designation : Former Teacher

: Wonder Years Pre-School, Secunda

Contact Details : 076-***-****

Name : Mrs. Nishani Pillay

Designation : Parent of kids who I educated at Wonder Years

Contact Details : 082-***-****

Candidate Profile

I am a hardworking individual, a self starter who pays a great deal of attention to detail and accuracy.

Initiative driven. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Self motivated. I have the ability to

Evaluate risk and act independently. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines timecously.

I can work independently as well as be part of a team. Have good analytical and innovative thinking

Abilities. I have leadership qualities, managerial skills and am committed to action. I am self disciplined

And my behavior is value based. I have openness to continuous learning and am goal/achievement

Orientated. Ability to lead and develop subordinates. I enjoy facilitating success and inspiring people.

A good negotiator. Customer focused. No task is too difficult; it just gives rise to the challenge.

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