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CV, Chemical Engineering Technologist targeting Canada

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14648

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Short Bio:

Highly organized, adaptable and competent Chemical Engineering Technologist combining over 10 years' valuable and hands on experience in the Chemical and Metallurgy industry.

Dedicated and resourceful who enjoys sharing expertise with others; a functional and ‘hands on’ leader successfully operating alongside, developing and motivating cross functional team members to achieve goals and objectives and fully committed to the delivery of company objectives and service excellence.

Current location: 

North West, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South Africa

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

canada



Qualifications And Training

2004 – 2007 Higher National Diploma (HND) in Chemical Engineering
Masvingo Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe.

2000 – 2002 National Diploma (ND) in Process Technology
Masvingo Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe

1999 – 2000 National Certificate (NC) in Process Technology
Masvingo polytechnic College, Zimbabwe

1992 – 1995 High School Certificate (‘O’ Level – Cambridge)
Nyadire High School, Zimbabwe

2011 – Ongoing Bachelors of Technology in Chemical Engineering
University of South Africa (UNISA)

2007 Behavior Based Safety (BBS) Business Intelligence Services

2005 Train the Trainer NSSA

2004 First Line Management Development Program (FMP1) Best Practices

2003 Occupational Health and Safety (OHS 18001) and SHEQ Internal Auditing Course Neubaur

IT Skills
Advanced & Intermediate User: MS Office | Aspen | Chemcad | HYSYS | ONKEY PRAGMA | SAP

Career Summary

September 2008 – June 2013
Zimchem Refiners, Kwekwe, Zimbabwe [Chemical – Benzene and Toluene manufacturing]
Production Superintendent

Key Contributions:

• Process equipment and unit operation and maintenance of Distillation Columns, Heat Exchangers, Steam Generation plant, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Alkylation Reactors, Process simulation, optimization and control of distillation process(Benzene and Toluene) and bi products like Bitumen

• Energy management system and projects.

• Process and Equipment Design, Process Instrumentation and Control, Chemical Reactor Design

• Ensure that process instruments and control loops are accurately functioning in controlling process parameters i.e. temperature, pressure, concentration transducers, PID controllers and automated valves.

• Monitoring and controlling process parameters via DCS systems and control room

Operations:

• Compilation of daily shift reports (Statistical Process Control)on plant performance, plant availability, quality rate and the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

• Manpower management i.e. planning of manpower requirement per shift per plant capacity/throughput and shift rotation

• Ensure that Plant operations and day to day activities comply with ISO 9002, 14001 and 18001 standards.

• Compilation and reviewing of Work Instruction and Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) in compliance with OHS and SHEQ standards.

• Responsible for the plant “lock out” and “tag out” system during the weekly planned

Maintenance:

• Conducting pre/post maintenance meetings with the service departments i.e. maintenance, stores and purchasing.

• Issuing of authority to permit work in plant confined areas like inside Chemical Reactors, and Tanks.

• Conducting a Monthly, Quarterly and Annual budget for the Production Department including Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) projects

May 2003 – July 2008
Turnall Fibre Cement, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe [Manufacturing]
Production Foreman

Key Contributions:

• Manning of the Production line i.e. monitoring and controlling of key process parameters using DCS systems and Automated Plant Operation using SCADA

• Compilation of daily shift reports (Statistical Process Control)on plant performance,

• plant availability, quality rate and the Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

• Manpower management i.e. planning of manpower requirement per shift per plant capacity/throughput and shift rotation

• Planning Leading, and Controlling a day/night shift or a production team of 24

• Ensure accurate raw materials utilization in line with production efficiency and product quality.

• Ensure that process instruments and control loops are accurately functioning in controlling process parameters i.e. temperature, pressure, concentration transducers, PID controllers, and automated valves.

• Responsible for effective Heat and Mass transfer to achieve the required process temperature from the Steam Generation Plant.

• Conducting Mass and Energy Balance for the plant and also Environmental and Energy Management Projects.

• Conducting Health, Safety and Environmental internal audits as I am a trained OHS and SHEQ internal auditor.

• Ensure that Plant operations and day to day activities comply with ISO 9002, 14001 and 18000 standards.

• Compilation and reviewing of Work Instruction and Standard Operation Procedures (SOP) in compliance with OHS and SHEQ standards.

• Raising of maintenance job requests to the Engineering department using computer based planned maintenance software i.e. PRAGMA ONKEY.

• Issuing of authority to permit work in plant confined areas like inside Chemical Reactors, and Tanks.

• Responsible for the plant “lock out” and “tag out” system during the weekly planned maintenance.

• Conducting pre/post maintenance meetings with the service departments i.e. maintenance (mechanical and electrical), stores and purchasing.

• Conducting a Monthly, Quarterly and Annual budget for the Production Department including Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) projects.

January 2003 – May 2003
Zimpharm Stan Chemicals, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe [Manufacturing-Chemical]
Process Operator