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Expertise in Chemical Engineering, Hydrometallurgy Project Management

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
May 18, 2018

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Nationality: South African, Identity no: 830**********, Date of birth: 9 April 1983,

Current location: Johannesburg, Marital status: Single, Language: English

Mobile number: +27(0) 745853797, Email:

Cover Letter

Dear Sir/Madam

With this resume, I would like to express my interest in the position advertised.

I am a qualified chemical engineer, with 8 years’ experience in the Mining Industry, a year experience in Fast Moving Consumable Goods and just less than 6 months experience in the pharmaceutical’s industry. I have experience in production, supply chain, marketing, operational support, novel process development and project management. I have excellent people and networking skills. Over the years, I have managed and networked with a variety of people from the ground level, to the influencers and decision makers within Anglo American, in divisions such as: Technical Development, Amplats and Anglo Chile and various vendor companies. I have demonstrated over the various projects I have worked in, that I can be a team leader, work within a team and work independently. I am skilled at process design, development and improvement in industry.

I believe that my strong educational background, my extensive work experience and my personal attributes makes me an appropriate candidate for the position advertised. I have worked in production and provided operational support to the Anglo sites. Coupled with my engineering methodology, listening, networking and working with others, I was able to come up with solutions to problems and implementing these solutions to industry. I am able to communicate these solutions through effective report writing and presentations. Over the years, I have written technical and operational reports for Anglo American senior management and also presented various strategic projects to the influencers and decision makers within Anglo American. My working experience comprises of working in projects and applying the concepts of project management in order to meet the deliverables with a strong focus on cost, quality, accuracy and time.

In addition to my experience and technical skill, my personality makes me an ideal candidate for the position. I am affable, have a positive outlook on life and smile and laugh easily. I am comfortable interacting and networking with people on all levels from general workers to professionals to executives. My positive demeanour is matched by a performance driven work ethic and a commitment to excellence. I have the right balance of patience and high standards, and this coupled with my experience in project management enables me to deliver on targets. I am committed to continuously improving my skill set and knowledge. I am 2nd year MBA at Wits Business School and just awaiting my results for my thesis to qualify.

I believe that this employment opportunity would be a significant advancement in my career and a great chance to showcase my unique set of skills and knowledge.

I would like you to thank you considering me for this opportunity.

Yours faithfully,

Clinton Moodley

BSc Eng. (Wits)

Professional Experience

1. Adcock Ingram: Pharmaceutical Industry- 15 January 2017 to 30 June 2017: Position held-

Lab Manager (Contract Position)

The key function of this role was to ensure raw materials and products tests adhere to the company’s standards and industry benchmarks. These product and raw material needed to be released timeous to support the business needs.

Job Functions:

Ensure all tests adhere to the quality standards as set out by the company and benchmarks as set out by industry.

Managing time, resources (capital, equipment and staff), to ensure that product and raw materials were released on time according to the business needs.

Collaborating with other departments such as supply chain, production and quality assurance to make sure that the two objectives mentioned above are meet.

Working with marketing department for the launch of a new product i.e. making sure that the relevant tests could be performed.

Managing a staff consisting of 50 people made up samplers, analysts, supervisors, students, administration team.

2. Anglo American Technical Solutions: Mining Industry- 1 November 2007 to 30 June 2015: Positions held- Mineral Processing Metallurgist, Operations Manager, Operations Metallurgist, Technical Metallurgist and Graduate Metallurgist (All Permanent Positions)

All roles at Anglo American comprised of working in projects to service the needs of either an external or internal client. Projects either compromised of pilot plant work or lab work or operational support.

Job Functions:

Optimising safety procedures and practises.

Executing multiple project programmes providing deliverables with a strong focus on quality, accuracy and time.

Managing time, resources (equipment and staff), and the client to ensure that the project deliverables were met.

Maintaining good client relationships.

Managing teams between 4 and 16 people.

Reporting progress and results of the project to the client.

Analysing and interpreting technical and operational data.

Writing up operational and technical reports for the senior technical management and client.

Marketing the capabilities of Technical Solution to other business units within Anglo American.

3. Simba (PTY) LTD: Fast Moving Consumable Goods – 1 July 2006- 31 October 2007:

Position held -Production Line Manager (Permanent Position)

The main responsibility of this role was to run the production line for the Simba and Lays products. This included managing both the processing and packaging sections.

Job Function:

Responsible for achieving the weekly production targets while maintaining product quality standards.

Managing the production team consisting of processors, packaging technicians and packers- 50 people.

Reducing downtime.

Maintaining good house-keeping.

Filling the role of production manager when needed.

Filling the role of production planner when required. This included drawing up the weekly production plan and preparing the operational data for the daily production meetings.

Academic Information

Tertiary Qualifications:

Masters of Business Administration; Wits Business School (currently awaiting thesis results)

Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Chemical); University of the Witwatersrand; 2005 (completed);

Awards: Scholarship awarded for 1st year of study; distinction in Advanced Thermodynamics.

School Qualifications:

Matriculation Exemption (HG); Newhaven Secondary School; 2000;

Awards: Distinctions in matric for Mathematics (HG), Physical Science (HG) and Accounting (HG)

Additional Courses/ Certifications

1.Matlab Fundamentals



4.Solvent Extraction


6.BRP Project Management (PTY) Ltd


1.Owen John Feldtman; Anglo American – Technical Solutions Research; Operations Manager; 082*******;

2.David Tapiwa Mutava ; Anglo American – Technical Solutions Research; Metallurgist; 078*******;

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