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Wet analysis, instrumental analysis, X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

Maputo, Mozambique
October 24, 2019

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*. Identification

Name: Elsa Catarina João Pires.

Surname: Manjate.

Filiation: Filipe João Vicente Pires and Julieta Raquel José Ferreira. Nationality: Mozambican.

Date of birth: 08-11-1977

Marital Status: Married.

Id nº: 110102501254I, from 13/02/2018.

Driving License: 10164453/2 from 29-05-2015

2. Academic Record

(1999-2005) - Universidade Eduardo Mondlane – Bch (Hons) Chemistry

(1995-1998) -Instituto Industrial de Maputo -Senior Certificate in Analytical Chemistry

(1992-1994) - Escola Industrial Primeiro de Maio – Junior certificate in Analytical Chemistry

(1990-1991) - Escola Secundária da Maxaquene – Secondary School

(1984-1989) – Escola Primária da Maxaquene

3. Keywords and skills

● Cement production process

● Raw materials and final product control

● Quality control

● Analytical chemistry

● Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008

● Laboratory analysis

● Commitment to the Health and Safety rules

● Microsoft Office

4. Formal Trainings

2007 - Cement production process – Cimbagé, Cement plant, Brazil (8 months) 2008 - Quality Control, performing chemical and mechanical tests– Lisbon (2 months); Training in Cement and Concrete in Lisbon; Technology & Cement Production Process I and Cement Technology-II focused on the mechanics of the equipment; 2009 - Training in Metrology and Calibration by ISQ (Institute of Welding and Quality); 2010 - Quality and critical analysis of results in Sao Miguel dos Campos in Brazil (3 months); 5. Professional Experiencie

2016-2019 - Currently working as Laboratory supervisor and quality technician at Limak Cimentos, S.A, at Matola city

2015-2016 – Supervisor at department of the Quality Assurance and Quality Control at Austral Cimentos Sofala, S.A.

2008-2014 – Laboratory Supervisor at Cimentos de Moçambique, S.A. In addition to supervising tasks for all laboratory activities, some of the tasks include:

● Execute all chemical analysis of raw material used in production process, as well as the final product: determination of sulfates by wet analyses, free lime and Loss On Ignition and reactive silica analysis;

● Provide all quality information for daily meeting and inform bad results immediately to production manager and make suggest how to overcome it;

● Supervise the taking of samples and check every 2 hours the cement production process to ensure that the client receives a final product with quality;

● Every time a new raw material arrives plant i am responsible for taking samples, analyzing them and follow up daily results;

● Implement daily check in how the operators are feeding the cement mill;

● Report and solve mechanical and electrical issues by calling the respective teams when problems appears;

Responsible for check, control and report mechanical strengths results every day and suggest changes every time the results are outside the ranges established by the company;

● I am responsible for prepare and control all documents for Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008: work instructions, processes, procedures, Standards Operation Procedures, opening of records of occurrences, treatment of non-conformities;

● Critical analysis on a monthly basis of laboratory indicators and report them for Management;

● Stock control and purchasing laboratory inputs;

● I have implemented 5S program at Cimentos de Moçambique laboratory;

● I am able to handle multiple tasks on a daily basis. 2006 - Starting of carrier at Cimentos de Moçambique on internship 2003 – Junior lecturer of organic chemistry in the department of Biology at the University Eduardo Mondlane,

6. Languages

Portuguese – native speaker

English – Speaks and Writes well

7. Additional Information

Dynamic, Pro-active, creative,

Ability of Working in team and responsible

8. Personal contact details

Elsa Catarina João Pires Manjate – Cell phone - 82 2538751 and 844410609

Nelton David Manjate - Cell phone -82 8858460 and 843399130 E-mail:

Henriqueta João Pires - Cell phone - 82 8431740 and 84 3012450 Email:

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