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Chemical Engineering Engineer

Lusaka, Zambia
August 01, 2020

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Career objective: Find a position which meet my competencies, skills, education and experiences


Nationality: Congolese(DRC)

Resident of South Africa

Identity number 730**********

Gender Male

Residence 137,Harry gaulaun, Midrand

Cell number 064*******

Email address

Marital status Married


April 2007- September 2011 Chemical Process Engineer

Johnson Matthey(Corner Henderson and Premier roads,Germiston1422, Johannesburg, South Africa.

1.Process optimisation including monitoring day to day of plant output aid on maximizing production throughout and projects elaboration and presentation.

2.Provide advice on operational performance using technical report .

3.Developing and executing technical methods to cut cost and increase production.

4.Identifying,implement rectifications and improvement solutions.

5.Supervise production processes to ensure implementation of company standard and conforming to ISO 9001,ISO 1401 and OHASACT(factory regulations).Ensure root cause analysis techniques are followed for problems solving on the plant and implementation of recommendations be done according to ISO 18000. Do risk assessment to identify any potential hazard on the equipment or machine using tools like HAZOP etc...

6.Provide direction to process technicians, projects and maintenance team on daily activities.

7.Troubleshooting and problems solving using 5 Why methods, process mapping etc..


-Being a process engineer in the precious metals (platinum, Rhodium and palladium) company, I am involved in the implementation of new procedures to increase the production of platinum,Rhodium,palladium and their derivatives.

-Achieved 7 days production without any downtime.

Reason of leaving: Career development

January 2006- December2006 (Operator)

Enviroserv waste management, Kingwilliamstown, Eastern cape, South Africa

1.Manage and monitor the operation of water treatment plant to ensure continuity of production.

2.Make sure that ISO 9001 standard is implemented. Ensure that the product quality meet the specifications for customer requirements.

4.Safe plant operation and enforcing ISO 1801 standard. Ensure the operation meets the process safety standards: OSHA act of factory regulations minimising incidents during operation while respecting ISO 9001 for quality of product and ISO 18000 for the safety of the environment. Ensure that all equipment are safe and in good operating condition. Do risk assessment using tools (HAZOP) to identify any potential hazard on the equipment. Root causes analysis and safety incidents investigations techniques need to be done according safety standard procedures.

5.Process monitoring, troubleshooting and problem solving skills using 5Why analysis.

6.Involved in the operation of water and waste treatment plant

Reason of leaving: Career development

October 2004- December 2005 Chemical Process Technician

Sappi Tugela Mill Mandeni Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

1.Report to Process Manager and was involved in the cold commissioning of a new paper machines (PM4) which increased the production of paper by 50% of the company.

2.Process optimisation including mechanical upgrades, troubleshooting using 5Why analysis.

3.Projects: -Recycling of the waste into useful product,

4.Technical reports writing on process problems, recommendations,action taken and implementation of corrective actions to avoid reoccurrence of the problems.

5.Safe plant operation by ensure that the operation comply with safety standard operation of factory regulations(OHSA act) minimising incidents during operation respecting quality of product and ISO 1801 for the safety of the environment. Do risk assessment to identify any potential hazard using tools(HAZOP) and root causes analysis to investigate any incident that may occur in the plant. Ensure that all equipment are safe and in good operating condition.

Reason of leaving: End of contract

January 2002- January 2004 Chemical Process Operator

Lucite international(Polymers plant) Umbongitwini Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

1.Process Operation of monomers mixed with plastic to get Perspex. Ensure that the operation meet the standards process safety :OSHA ACT of factory regulations minimizing incident during operation respecting ISO 9001 for quality of the product and ISO 1801 for the safety of the environment. Ensure that all plant equipment are safe and good operating condition. Assist in a safe starting and stopping of the plant when required. Ensure that all product changes are monitored and maintained, comply with OHASACT requirements.

2.Make sure that the KPI(key performance indicator )is met on a daily basis production.

3.Ensure quality of the product (perspex) is meeting customer specifications.

4.Troubleshooting using 5Why analysis, process mapping, fish bone analysis

Reason of leaving: End of contract

January 1995- January2001 Marketing consultant

Paint of kasai (Paint manufacturing company) Kananga,kasai occidental,Drcongo

--Promote the quality of the paint to customer

-Perform mass balances of products sold and generate a layout of the qualities of paints sold to customers

-Some administrative duties like typing a project on how to improve the quality of paints

-Rating of operators in the field of paint manufacturing

-Resolving Customers disputes on price reduction and quality of the product

-Implementation of new measures and method of dispatching the paints to customers

Reason of leaving: Travel to South Africa to carry on with my studies


May2005 Durban university of Technology, South Africa.

National Diploma in Chemical Engineering(completed)

September 1994 UKweli Institute .Democratic Republic of Congo

Matric (Maths and science)Higher grade


Skill Level years practiced

SAP,MS word, MS excel, Power point intermediate More than 7years

Forklift licence intermediate More than 5years


French expert

English expert


KEVIN JOFFE Superintendent Johnson Matthey 011-*******

SUE ALCOK Operations Manager Enviroserv 041*******


Dear sir /madam,

I hereby requesting a job placement abroad in these capacities: Chemical process Engineer, chemical process technician, Production engineer,Quality engineer.

I also kindly request visa assistance in the country of my choice.


John Ilunga Tshipamba

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