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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
November 07, 2018

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***** ****** **** ********; Protea Glen ext 13; Soweto; 1818

Driver’s license: Code 10

Cell: 076*******

ID: 830**********

Sex: Male

Marital Status: Married

Languages: Speak read and write; English, Xhosa and Zulu

Computer competency: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, LIMS; Outlook& SAP


Jan'96- Dec'00 : Breidbach Secondary School

Highest Standard Passed : Grade 12

Jan'02 to Dec '05. : National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry

Institution : Tshwane University of Technology


Oct '06 -to- Dec '12 : Lab Technician

Company : International Colour Corporation (ICC)

Duties : Receiving and testing of raw materials for Quality Control before they are introduced to the S.A market through Servochem Distributors. Carry out investigative tests on raw materials and finished products as and when queries are raised by clients. Conduct small particle analysis using computer integrated Microscope. Determination of percentage moisture on surfaces using moisture gauge. Manufacturing of pilot batches using High-Speed Disperser. Perform several tests on finished batches which includes Strength; Viscosity; Colour; Snail Trail; Viscosity Drop; Soft and Hard dryness et al. Prepare Analytical Reports for clients upon completion of Lab tests. Ensure adherence to quality systems as well as accuracy in Laboratory tests. Compliance with ISO 9001; 14000 and 18001.

April '13 -to- Oct '15 : R 'n D Laboratory Technologist

Company : Luxor Paints

Duties : Calibrating and servicing when required of Lab instrument. Assisting the Laboratory Manager with the day to day running of the QC and RnD labs and with development of new products. Carry out specialised quality analyses of products prior to manufacturing. Liaise with the Laboratory Manager on results of analyses where required. Conduct analysis of results to identify problems and improvement opportunities timeously. Meets and maintains Research& Development and Quality Assurance requirements; complies with all Health, Safety and Environmental requirements and standards by maintaining a safe working environment and taking corrective action. Oversees and Supervise functions of Laboratory Technicians and offer in-house training.

Jan ’16 -to May '17 : R ‘n D Chemist

Company : PPG Prominent Paints

Duties : Receiving of samples and retention of raw data for traceability. Optimisation of the existing process; techniques and practices. Analysis of control standards for instrument verification. Slow moving and Obsolete raw material clear-out through usage. Pilot batch manufacturing and escalation to big factory batches. Conduct QC tests and batch correction in problematic batches. Raw materials evaluation; optimasation and benchmarking. Conduct cost analysis on new product development and on existing products developments. Communicate results and conclusions to the Technical R&D Manager. Interface with other relevant departments on product/s development. Serves as the primary contact person on highly technical and complex questions from the plant; QC Laboratory and other internal parties regarding development; applications; quality assurance and related services. Apply an expert understanding of PPG technologies; application methods and manufacturing processess regarding the Research and Development of coatings formulations. Upload BOM changes on SAP as and when required.


Ms L Maku

PPG Prominent Paints

Snr R&D Specialist

Tel :( Cell) 076-***-****


Ms TDK Moleme


R&D Chemist

Tel: (Cell): 078-***-****


Ms G Setshedi

Kansai Colourants

Human Resource Manager

Tel: (Cell) 073-***-****


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