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Manager Chemical Engineering

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
September 06, 2019

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Marcus Naidoo

Address: Unit *** Central Park, Oakdene Parks Drive, Oakdene, Johannesburg, 2190

*** ********* *****, **********, ******, 4092 (HOME TOWN)

Ph.: 081-***-**** Cell: 071-***-**** ID No.: 871***-****-***

Drivers License: Code B E – mail: Willing to relocate: Yes

SAIChE Member – Membership number 007811

Registered Assessor Chemical Operations (Chemops 1-4) - CHIETA

Key Skills

Adaptive and versatile when working in new or unstructured environments.

Perceptive and insightful when exploring new concepts.

Responsible and organized when preparing and presenting research and reports.

Determined, responsible, hardworking, trustworthy, dedicated and is a team player

Able to accept constructive criticism, open to different ideas and viewpoints.

Quick learner, teachable, adaptable and think on my feet.

Decisive, patient and always willing to assist.

Summary of Qualifications

Tertiary Education

Secondary Education

Durban University of Technology (DUT) (2005 – 2010)

Kharwastan Secondary, Durban

National Diploma in Chemical Engineering – (2005-2008)

B-Tech in Chemical Engineering – (2009-2010)

Year Matriculated: 2004 – Merit Pass

Business Study Unit (DUT) – (2011-2011)

Project Management short course – 2011 (Based on PMBOK)

University of South Africa (UNISA) – (2012-2013)

B-Tech in Chemical Engineering Environment (2012-2013)

Other Achievements / competencies

Competent in using the MS Office Package including Visio and MS Projects, CHEMCAD, SAP, FTA (Fault Tree Analysis), Corel Word Perfect, Owncloud, Social Media – Facebook & Twitter, Outlook, Smart sheet, Google docs and drive, and SYSPRO.

Completed basic firefighting training & breathing apparatus training course.

Attended Emergency Awareness, Airline Mask, HF awareness & CPR training course.

Completed facilitator & assessor courses - Competent in Assessing Chem Ops Level 1 – 4

Completed forklift training in 2008

Completed Chemical Cleaning & High-Pressure cleaning training (internal company training)

Completed First Aid Training (Level 1) – exp 2018

Completed OSHAct for Management, Workplace Risk Assessment, Working at Height, Confine Space and Fall Protection & Rope rescue training

Completed New Engineering Contract (NEC) 3 short course (Based on black book).

Completed Sasol BBS, HIRA & SAS558 training.

Employment Summary

Company / Institute

Position Held

Dates Employed

Industrial Urethanes

In-service Trainee

February 2008 – July 2008


In-service Trainee

Laboratory Technician / Assistant Plant Manager

August 2008 – January 2009

February 2009 – October 2010


Facilitator / Assessor

February 2011 – October 2012

Blendrite Chemicals

Internal Trainer / Auditor

April 2013 – July 2013

Rohr Rein Chemie (RRC)

Technical Advisor

Project Manager

August 2013 – September 2013

October 2013 – to date

Employment Details

1. Name of Company: Rohr Rein Chemie

Type of Industry: Chemical Cleaning

Current Position/s: Project Manager

Date Employed: October 2013 – to date

Key Performance Areas:

Trouble shooting problems

Follow up on project/s progress

Plan, monitor and execute project from start to finish

Lab titration analysis and reports

Managed Sasol Projects (Sasolburg – Sasol Wax, Steam Station 2, Solvents, Polymers, Ammonia Plant, Chlorvinyl & Cobolt)

Site Manager – Sasol Temane Phase I & Phase II (Mozambique) for Oil flushing, Pressure Testing & chemical cleaning

Site Manager – Sasol Sasolburg Wax Plant Work Pack 3, 4 & 6 (Precom-cleaning)

Site Manager Eskom Projects (Kriel, Matimba, Medupi, Ingula Pump Storage Scheme Project & Camden Power Station)

Site/ Project Manager Arcello Mittal – Vanderbijl Park (Boilers) & Newcastle Works projects (Air cooler & condenser)

Site Manager Air Liquide (Alrode) – High Pressure cleaning projects – ongoing maintenance

Involved in Secunda Sasol annual shutdowns – Rectisol Towers (Sasol 2 & 3).

Chemical cleaning of Sasol 2 & 3 boilers.

Involved in achieving ISO 9001 QMS accreditation for company.

Prepare quotation and tender documents for clients as well as attend to customer complaints, assist and consult with customer regarding chemical cleaning concerns and issues.

Mentor for chemical engineering in-service trainee

Chairperson of training department

Member of the SHE Committee

Development and updating of company internal training records and modules

Preparing Hazops studies, risk assessment and filling in of work permits

Site meetings with clients – marketing for new projects

Site visits & job inspections to clients for tendering purposes – Engen, Fluor SA, Stefanutti Stocks, Eskom, Sasol, Air Liquide, Group Five, SNC Lavalin etc

Site/ Project Manager – Pigging of 17th oxygen train pipelines project (SASOL – Secunda)

Site / Project Manager – Chemical Cleaning of 17th Oxygen train IBL & OBL piping

Project Manager – Medupi Power Station – Chemical cleaning & Nitrogen blow-out & filling of Air Receivers.

Project Manager – Matimba Power Station – Chemical cleaning & Pipeline pigging

Site Manager -Kriel power station project (December 2013 shutdown) – HP cleaning of cooling


Preparing and auditing of SHE Files for jobs to be carried out.

Technical support, advice and assistance to Secunda branch for chemical cleaning projects both at SASOL I, II & III (Secunda & Sasolburg) & external operations.

Project manager for 17th oxygen train chemical cleaning via pigging method both east & west (SASOL 2 & SASOL 3).

Marketing companies’ profile to potential clients.

Technical sales and advise project scope of work and solutions to existing problems.

Advise on pre-commissioning and service chemical cleaning.

Dual role - acting as RRC Sasolburg Branch Manager (All RRC Sasolburg Projects) & Head office Project Manager – External projects

Managing chemical cleaning of wax components and various units at SASOL Wax (2200 & 22000)

Managing chemical cleaning of FFE & Salt East Units – SASOL Wax 4200

Site Manager – chemical cleaning of Autoclaves

Site/Project Manager – Chlorovinyl shutdown work. Chemical cleaning of various Heat exchangers

2. Name of Company: Rohr Rein Chemie

Type of Industry: Chemical Cleaning

Position/s Held: Technical Advisor

Date Employed: August 2013 – September 2013

Reason for Leaving: Promoted to Project Manager

Key Performance Areas:

Trouble shooting problems

Improvement of the current system, work instructions, processes

Assist in stripping and assembling of pumps

Chemical cleaning of Rectisol Towers at Sasol (Secunda) – gas production towers.

Chemical cleaning of boilers at Sasol (Sasolburg)

Acting Site agent for Sasolburg projects

Involved in pressure testing pipeline at ABI (Devland).

Prepare quotation for clients.

Risk assessment and filling in of work permits

Assist in company stock take

Assist in manufacturing of flanges

Assist in plastic pipe welding

Assist in making chemical rigs

Site meetings with clients – marketing for new projects

3. Name of Company: Blendrite Chemical

Type of Industry: Manufacturing

Position/s Held: Internal Trainer / Auditor

Date Employed: April 2013 – July 2013

Reason for Leaving: Contract Ended (explore other opportunities – relocated to Gauteng)

Key Performance Areas:

Trouble shooting problems

Improvement of the current system, work instructions, processes

Training of staff

Developing of company work permits

Developing of evacuation plans

Developing training manuals of current process

Input in staff meetings

Provided guidance and support as well as training and mentoring in-service trainees.

Assisted with obtaining NOSA, ISO 14001 and productivity SA accreditation

Involved in the interview process of new recruitments and sat in as an observer at the disciplinary process

Involved in company audits

Developing performance contracts for staff

4. Name of Company: Quality Training and Consulting (QTC)

Type of Industry: Education

Position/s Held: Facilitator / Assessor

Date Employed: February 2011 to October 2012

Reason for Leaving: Study commitments- (unable to get study leave) and to pursue employment opportunities in line with my field of study.

Key Performance Areas:

Facilitating and assessing in chemical operations (NQF level 1-4) and other skill programs – QTC learners, Sancryl Chemicals, Creighton Products, Sika Chemicals, Colgate, Transnet Pipelines, NCP etc

Attending training workshops – CHIETA, SDF

Assessing, scheduling, developing and conducting practical sessions in chemical operation NQF level 1-4.

Developing of study material and assessments for company – Unit STD 263495 (NQF Level 3)

Assisting with completion of training plans, inductions of learners and CHIETA company’s audits.

Marking of scripts

5. Name of Company: Chemlog

Type of Industry: Manufacturing – Household Detergents

Position/s Held: In-service Trainee, Laboratory Technician / Assistant Plant Manager

Date Employed: August 2008 to October 2010

Reason for Leaving: Study commitments. Complete B-Tech degree

Key Performance Areas:

Accurate preparation of reagents and samples.

Calibration, maintenance and monitoring of laboratory and testing equipment, completion of certificates of analyses (COA’s) for finished products.

Inventory control of raw materials and final/finished products (receiving, storing and handling of hazardous chemicals).

Provided guidance and support as well as training and mentoring of in-service trainees.

Adopting and implementing good manufacturing practices.

Involved in internal and external ISO audits.

Member of the Safety Health and Environment (SHE) Committee

Perform effluent testing.

Manufacture small batch sizes, customer sales, stock control, monitor truck loading

Customer service and handling customer complaints, including customer needs and product information.

Production planning.

Manufacturing, controlling and monitoring of batches – blending process.

Troubleshooting – Dispatch, effluent, laboratory and plant operations.

6. Name of Company: Industrial Urethanes

Type of Industry: Manufacturing – Foam

Position Held: In-service Trainee

Date Employed: February 2008 to July 2008

Reason for leaving: Contract Expired

Key Performance Areas:

Involved in complying the company’s MSDS file together.

Perform quality testing, taking samples from the sump tank and testing before releasing to the environment.

Preparation of risk assessment in and out of the plant (vessel entries, MSDS etc),

Developing and designing of process flow and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), Standard operating process (SOP’s), process flow diagrams (PFD’s), and hazop study.

Involved in plant design projects and investigations such as heat exchangers, offload of tankers etc.

Manufacturing, controlling and monitoring batches (flexible color foam products)

Running and maintaining vessels operations.

Inventory control of raw material and finished products.



Mr Kriben Moonisami (Manager) Ms Kameshni Munien (Managing Member)

Ph: (031-***-**** (W) Ph: (031-***-**** (W)

(031-***-**** (W) 082-***-**** (C)

083-***-**** (C)


Mr Kesigan Pillay (Operations / General Manager) Mr Thaven Naidoo (Plant / Factory Manager)

Ph: (031-***-**** (W) Ph: (031-***-**** (W)

082-***-**** (C) 084-***-**** (C)


Mr Dino Naidoo (Plant Manager) Mr Ricky Rajkaran (Senior Technician)

Ph: (031-***-**** (W) Ph: (031-***-**** (W)

082-***-**** (C) 082-***-**** (C)

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