A Spectrometist , with process plant experience and managing analytical laboratories for more than 20 years.- Uranium ; All precious metals ; Ferromanganese; Non-Ferrous Metals; Sewage Plants ; Coal ;Electroplating ; Paints ; Cements ; Adhesives ; Copper ;Water. I am a goal orientated, collaborative,decisive leader and have worked with multinational teams in various sectors. I have demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and integrity throughout my career, renowned for my honesty and my ability to secure the trust of internal and external clients and key stakeholders at the highest level. Furthermore, through the leadership of cross- functional teams, I have proven that I can motivate, manage, lead, organize, plan and inspire people towards the achievement of company strategic objectives. During the course of my career, my responsibilities have grown from an chemical analyst to laboratory manager and progressively expanded in assist managing plants including refineries.
Laboratory /Quality Assurance Superintendent
Assmang- Cato Ridge Manganese Works.
Metal and Chemical Industries.
Blue Circle Cements
SGS- East Africa
Inspection, verification,testing and Certification company • Assigned to do and improve the overall operation of various laboratory activities, in accordance with SGS policies, principles and procedures. • Rendered technical assistance to many plant and mining activity to solve practical problems and dealt with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exist
Process Control ,quality assurance. • Succeeded to administer and manage the functions in the laboratory to provide an efficient timorous, accurate precise and cost effective analytical service to all relevant sections of the company.
Senior Analytical Chemist
Management of Fire Assay Division. • Co-ordinate all tasks in the Fire Assay Section with respect to work or complexity – Budgeting; reporting; Staff selection etc. • Improved the turnaround time for the analysis of many critical samples by using an Atomic Emission technique named – Aztec.
Assistant Chief Assayer
Gold Fields Ltd.
Base metal and precious metal laboratories. • Co-ordinate all tasks in the laboratory with respect to work or complexity. • Perform the more complex analysis using considerable experience intervention of material from gold diamond branch of the SAP; validate 213 of the Criminal Procedures Act 51 of 1977 by Signature. • Improved the of various environmental control samples including oil samples of machinery. • Assigned to do all water treatment analysis; analysis of cyanide solutions; determination of base metals in ores (Cu, Fe, Al, Zn, etc.) and related materials; analysis of miscellaneous mine materials; Physical and chemical analysis of uranium; Assay of gold bullion; quality controlling of acid plant; assayed complex Copper containing materials and geological prospecting samples; analysis of various environmental control samples including oil samples of machinery
Transvaal Coal Owners Association
Coal quality control laboratories. • Ultimate analysis of coal (Pyrolysis with quantitative collection of gaseous soluble and condensable products). • Analysis of ash - forming materials in coal. • Determination of calorific value, moisture, ash, content, volatile constituents of coal. • Test for re activity of coke to carbon dioxide. • Test for efficiency and output of hot water boilers. • Analysis of volatile constituents and gasses in coal
• Bring specific expertise to the design, instruction, or operations of technical solutions. • Work in an instructional capacity with clients, training end users. • Perform other work in manufacturing operations as a technical support person within a production capacity. • Resolve problems at operations.