Dear Sir / Madam
I am Ayanda Madzikane an unemployed individual with a Mechanical Engineering background. I am applying for a position of general worker at your company. I studied Mechanical Engineering but have not yet completed my national diploma and I went as far as S3 and completed my in-service training in 2014 at Fabkomp (PTY) Ltd a production and manufacturing company. There I worked one extra year as a general worker at load bodies department. There I was exposed to manufacturing, maintenance and general servicing of truck load bodies, trailers, vans etc.
I am a hard working individual always eager to learn more to overcome different challenges I am faced with in the workplace. Through my theoretical knowledge and practical experience I gained a lot of confidence in proving myself worthy of being placed under any kind of challenge. I pride myself in creating a pleasant working environment among my employers and colleagues therefore promoting efficient production and working conditions.
I am currently a persona driver for a relative and running their errands since I am not employed.
Please feel free to contact me at 073******* in case you need any clarifications or additional information regarding my application.
First Name Ayanda
Date of Birth 28 August 1981
Home Language Xhosa
Marital Status Single
Nationality South African
Physical Address 2650 Finetown
Cell. No. 073*******
National Diploma (Mech Eng) Cape Peninsula University of Technology (2010)
Highest Level Achieved S3
National diploma (Mech Eng) Walter Sisulu University (2012)
Highest Level Achieved S4 (not complete)
Outstanding subjects Applied Hydraulic Machines
Applied Strengths of Materials
FABKOMP (PTY) Ltd
Role: Trainee Mechanical Engineering
March 2013 – September 2013
I was introduced to basic workshop environment where I learnt about importance of safety and how to use hand tools as well as power tools. I was introduced and exposed to different measuring techniques and how to apply them. I worked with variety of cutting, drilling. Turning, welding, milling machinery etc. I was rotated around all the departments of the metalwork and manufacturing workshop.
After completing S1 I was employed temporarily as a general worker at the same company from October 2013 to June 2014. At that period I was placed at the Load Bodies department where I was expose to manufacturing of trailers, load bodies of trucks and maintaining them. I used different machinery to achieve the required designs with relation to specification.
During this period I was then specifically placed in the assisting with interpretation of designs and manufacturing of load bodies for new Eskom bakkies project which I was involved in.
In this project we were require to convert the normal load body of the van into a tool box complete with all the compartments for storage purpose. I worked with a lot piping in manufacturing roll bars and ladder racks and sheet metal for compartments.
FABKOMP (PTY) Ltd
Role: Trainee (Mechanical Engineering P2)
July 2014 – December 2014
During my P2 training I was placed in the fuel tanks department where I was exposed in the manufacturing of truck fuel tanks as well as their air reservoirs. I was involved in checking, testing pressure and then send products for quality checking. Later my team was given a project to design, improve and construct a welding bay for the welders.
From P2 I learnt a lot about process management where factors like quality, speed, cost effectiveness, minimising waste, time delays etc. play a vital role in the production line.
1.Mr. Dale Holdstock :Co-ordinator
:In-service training (P1&P2)
:Walter Sisulu University
2.Mr. Duppe Jeacocks :Manager
:Fuel Tanks Department
:Fabkomp (PTY) Ltd
3.Mr. S.M. Metu :Vehicle owner