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Quality Food

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
March 15, 2020

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BOITUMELO FATANA

**Lombard street Olifantsfontein 1666 · 082*******

adcbc6@r.postjobfree.com · LinkedIn Profile ·

Enthusiastic laboratory technician eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Quick learner, thinker and listener. Take pride in my own work and deliver good results. Equipped with good analytical skills as well as knowledge of standard operational procedures. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the food industry and beyond.

EXPERIENCE

AUGUST 2016 – CURRENT

LABORATORY TECNICIAN, Clover sa

Lab result interpretation and raw material testing

Analytical thinking and strong presentation skills

Recorded, reported and posted test results using warehouse management system and entropy

Quality analysis of juice and dairy products

Handled chemicals such as sulfuric acid and amyl alcohol through testing butterfat using the Gerber method

Update quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet compliance requirements

Efficiently organized and maintained equipment to keep laboratory productive and safe

Calibrated instruments and scales in quality lab

Determined and recommended methods to address improvement opportunities

Adhered to established policies, procedures and compliance for satisfactory audit rating

Manage and archived quality documentation and participated in external and internal audits

Sorted product and provided expertise on non-conforming product requirements

JULY 2014 – JULY 2016

LABORATORY ASSISTANT, clover sa

Cleaned and sanitized equipment and workstation in compliance with health and safety regulations

Kept laboratory equipment clean and in good working order for optimal functionality and longevity

Conducted chemical and microbiological tests regularly

Media samples and diluents preparation

Swabbing of machines and performing air counts

Sensory evaluation of juice and dairy products

Sample taking using sampling matrix and aseptic procedures

Calibrated equipment and scales in quality lab

Provided observations, took measurements and performed tests at various stages according to quality control plan

EDUCATION

AUGUST 2015

NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY, Tshwane university of technology

Majored in microbiology, food technology, food production, quality assurance and food microbiology

Minored in analytical chemistry, physics, mathematics, biochemistry, computer science and English

Performed hands on practical’s (activities) in food production, food technology and analytical chemistry

DECEMBER 2019

MATRIC (BACHELOR’S DEGREE) mmamethlake secondary

Majored in mathematics, physical science, life sciences and agricultural science

Minored in English and Setswana home language

Obtained a distinction in English

Vice president for learner representative council

SKILLS

Inventory management

Analytical thinking

Time management and good record keeping

Data entry and organized documentation

Strong presentation and communication skills

Student evaluations and training

Managing deadlines

Chemical analysis and quality assurance

Team player

MS office and computer literate

ACTIVITIES

Like reading, writing and travelling the world

Was part of the teen missions international where we help orphanages, old age homes and local churches

Obtained a pest control certificate, internal auditing certificate and safety certificate

First aid and excel certificate

REFERENCES

NAME :Suzette Swanepoel

COMPANY: Clover SA

POSITION: Head of Laboratory

CONTACT NUMBER :083-****-***

EMAIL ADDRESS : adcbc6@r.postjobfree.com

NAME :Charles van Rooi

COMPANY :Tshwane university

POSITION :Lecturer

CONTACT NUMBER :083-****-***

EMAIL ADDRESS :adcbc6@r.postjobfree.com



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