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Location:
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Posted:
April 22, 2021

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Letitia Nadasen

Personal Information

ID Number:

890**********

Disability:

No

Nationality:

South African

Marital status:

Single

Gender:

Female

Dependants:

None

Date of Birth:

**/**/*989

Highest Education:

BSc Degree

Location:

Paarl, Western Cape

BTech Degree

Contact Number:

082*******

Driver’s Licence:

Code 08

Email Address:

adlvq7@r.postjobfree.com

Languages:

English

Relocation:

Yes

Notice Period:

Immediately

Profile Summary

I have two Bachelor degrees one in Science (Microbiology and Biochemistry) and the other in Technology (Biotechnology). I have 6 years of laboratory experience of which 5 years were gained in a Microbiology FMCG laboratory and 1 year in a research environment. I have 2 years sales experience. I am ambitious, innovative, self-motivated, work well in a stressful environment, and have well developed time management, leadership and interpersonal skills. I have a practical approach to problem solving, a passion for delivering quality service and a drive to see things through to completion. I have a curious mind and a knack for problem solving.

Education

Bachelor of Technology Degree

Biotechnology 2012

Durban University of Technology

Project: Optimization of fermentation parameters for the maximum production of gellan from Sphingomonas paucimobilis

Bachelor of Science Degree

Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology 2010

University of KwaZulu-Natal

Project: Identification of an unknown culture

Matriculation certificate

English HG, Afrikaans HG, Mathematics HG, Physical Science HG, Biology HG, Accounting HG, History HG 2006

Centenary Secondary School

Experience

Microbiologist KWV SA FMCG Permanent Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

October 2020 to May 2021

Duties & Responsibilities:

Good housekeeping in the chemical and microbiology laboratory

Registration and reporting of sample analysis by means of a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)

Microbiological analysis of raw material, water, wine, hygiene swabs and concentrate samples

Conduct analytical tests on wine samples (Turbidity, Colour scan and Filtration Index determination)

Tests to verify CIP (Clean-In-Place) efficiency of the production area

Preparation of growth media, solutions and controls

Maintenance of microbial cultures

Daily and monthly checks on equipment performance for example autoclave sterilization, laminar flow cabinet effectiveness, and making sure room and incubator temperatures are constant

Manage, monitor and validate equipment and supplies, including chemicals and media

Schedule and arrange for service and calibration of equipment

Propose, implement, monitor and evaluate projects as well as find alternative solutions

Investigate quality and client complaints

Assist with audits and resolution of findings

Investigate quality and cost saving initiatives

Facilitated training of staff on hygiene, microbiological test methods and aseptic techniques as well as surface and ATP swab training and aseptic sample taking

Writing and updating of microbiology test methods and procedures

Consolidate data for analysis and report deviation

Co-ordinating with multiple departments, customers, Universities and other laboratories to problem solve

Manage the review of specification in accordance with microbiological standards and as per regulation

Participating in quarterly inter-lab tests

Reason for leaving: Career Development

Contact details: 021-***-****

Product Specialist Advanced Laboratory Solutions Sales and Marketing Permanent Western Cape, South Africa October 2017 till February 2020

Duties & Responsibilities:

Product and Application Knowledge of own products and competitors’ products

Conduct demonstrations, installations and training of equipment and software as well as arrange and participate in conferences and open days

Plan, prospect, arrange and meet with new and existing customers, maintain good customer relations

Update information on Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system

Complete quotes and tenders – draw up specifications for tenders

Troubleshoot instrument breakdowns

Reason for leaving: Retrenched

Contact details: 011-***-****

Microbiologist KWV SA FMCG Permanent Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa

November 2012 to September 2017

Duties & Responsibilities:

Good housekeeping in the chemical and microbiology laboratory

Registration and reporting of sample analysis by means of a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)

Microbiological analysis of raw material, water, wine, hygiene swabs and concentrate samples

Conduct analytical tests on wine samples (Malic acid testing, Turbidity, Colour scan and Filtration Index determination)

Tests to verify CIP (Clean-In-Place) efficiency of the production area

Preparation of growth media, solutions and controls

Maintenance of microbial cultures (created a microbial culture library)

Daily and monthly checks on equipment performance for example autoclave sterilization, laminar flow cabinet effectiveness, and making sure room and incubator temperatures are constant

Control 5 Mission Directed Work Team charts: Non-conformances, Problem Solving, Three Questions and both current and long term Next Steps

Management, monitor and validate equipment and supplies, including chemicals and media

Schedule and arrange for service and calibration of equipment

Propose, implement, monitor and evaluate projects as well as find alternative solutions

Investigate quality and client complaints

Assist with audits and resolution of findings

Procurement of laboratory supplies

Investigate quality and cost saving initiatives

Hygiene and sanitation inspections of production area

Facilitated training of staff on hygiene, microbiological test methods and aseptic techniques as well as surface and ATP swab training and aseptic sample taking

Mentored intern and assisted with research projects and thesis

Writing and updating of microbiology test methods and procedures as well as updating MSDS documents

Consolidate data for analysis and report deviation

Problem management skills and co-ordinating with multiple departments, customers, Universities and other laboratories

Manage the review of specification in accordance with microbiological standards and as per regulation

Participating in quarterly inter-lab tests and attend supplier and SAWIS (South African Wine Industry Information & Systems NPC information sessions

Reason for leaving: Career Development

Contact details: 021-***-****

Educator Asoka Secondary High School Contract Moorton, Chatsworth, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa July 2011 till December 2011

Duties & Responsibilities:

Taught Life Science to Grade 8, 9 &10

Reason for leaving: End of Contract

Contact details: 031-***-****

Promoter Suede Promotions Marketing Temporary Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa April 2011 till October 2012

Duties & Responsibilities:

In store promotion of various products

Reason for leaving: Career development

Contact details: 031-***-**** (Office) / 082-***-**** (Mandy Du Toit)

Additional Skills

Project Management

Excellent

Quality Assurance

Excellent

Training facilitator

Excellent

Researcher

Excellent

Problem Solving

Excellent

Photography

Intermediate

Software

Completed a Computer literacy course at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (2007)

Computer fundamentals, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Internet and E-mail, Web design, Multimedia/Input and output device

Completed Microsoft Word 2 training at Dynamix Learning Solutions (2014)

Completed Microsoft Excel 2 training at Bytes People Solutions (2015)

DISA Laboratory Information Management System

Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Bridge

Microsoft Outlook

Design Expert (version 8.0.7.1) statistical software package

Skype

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system

SharePoint

Special Achievements

Won an Environmental Logo & Slogan Competition at KWV

Completed short courses on Laboratory Safety, Chemical Safety and Problem solving

Completed a South African Wine course with Cape Wine Academy

Received an Achievement award at university for top performing student

Received numerous academic awards throughout my schooling years

Elected RCL Representative in School and Class Representative at University

Prefect for several years in both Primary and Secondary school

References

Mrs Alicia Naicker

Company: Derivco

Role: Project Manager

Tel: 031-***-****

Cell: 082-***-****

Email: adlvq7@r.postjobfree.com

Mr Taariq Ameer

Company: Spinnaker

Role: Business Analyst

Cell: 071-***-****

Email: adlvq7@r.postjobfree.com

Mr Etumeleng Mokone

Company: Distell

Role: Revenue Growth Management Specialist - Africa

Tel: 021-***-****

Cell: 079-***-****

Email: adlvq7@r.postjobfree.com



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