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The candidate obtained a BSc in Minerals Processing Engineering, an MEng in Industrial Engineering, Intermediate Management Development Programme, Certificate in Environmental Sustainability and also attended various short courses. Started career as a Metallurgist in the gold mining industry and held various other positions in project and plant management. The candidate then joined an environmental and waste management company as a Mining Projects Manager, was promoted to Regional Key Accounts Manager and then National Operations Manager
Remuneration: CTC per year R840 000
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate has a BA in Psychology and is a Trade Tested Millwright (Red Seal) and is currently studying towards GCC Factories. Has worked in various industries including steel, pulp and paper, engineering and food and beverages. The candidate’s 13 years of experience includes fault finding on various equipment, installations, plant maintenance, health and safety, technical support, training and development and project management. Currently a Maintenance Engineer at a beverages manufacturer.
Remuneration: CTC per year R550 000
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate has a National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, a Diploma in Financial Management and a Management Development Programme. Has 20 years experience in the ink, paint and coatings industry including, quality control, running production projects, research and development on metal decorating inks, coatings and is currently a Technical Service Manager responsible for business growth, developing and implementing product strategies and pricing. The candidate is based in the Cape and is willing to relocate, possibly to Durban or Johannesburg.
Remuneration: CTC per year R750 000
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate has a National Diploma in Medical Biotechnology, Management Development Programme and attended numerous courses in Quality Management, Environmental, Food Technology, Safety and Auditing. Has extensive experience in quality control and assurance in industries including beverages, medical research and mining industries. The candidate also functions in production, operations, sales and logistics. Currently  self-employed and is keen to get back into quality control and quality assurance
Remuneration: CTC per year R650 000
Category: SHERQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Risk Control, Quality)


The candidate obtained a National Diploma in Production Management in 2004 and she is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Technology in Operations Management. She has solid experience in the FMCG, Supply chain management and Manufacturing industries. Her experience includes goods return area clerk, stock control and trainee production manager. She is currently working as a Shift Warehouse Dispatch Controller responsible for processing loads, ensure that all vehicles are checked before loading and managing report
Remuneration: About R20000 CTC
Category: Production / Supply Chain - Logistics


The candidate has a BSc in Chemistry and also obtained an MBA in 2011. Started  career doing laboratory analysis work and has been in sales and marketing for more than 15 years in industries including pharmaceutical, scientific, medical and laboratory supply. The candidate held various positions such as National Manager, Regional Sales Manager and is currently a Sales and Marketing manager at a chemical company. Responsible for developing and executing a marketing plan worth over several billion rand per year and and expanding African and South African markets.

If you are interested in this candidate please contact Elisabeth on 0113264252 or lis@elchemie.co.za

Remuneration: about R950 000 CTC per year
Category: Business, Management & Executive


The candidate has a BSc in Chemistry and Biochemistry and a Certificate in SAPMA Paint Technology. Has more than 20 years experience in the paint and coatings industry which includes sales and marketing, technical support, new product development, quality control and research and development. Currently a Senior Product Development Manager responsible for managing all paint related research projects.

Remuneration: R500 000 CTC per year
Category: Scientific (Laboratory, Research, Training)


The candidate obtained a Diploma in Bookkeeping and Accounting, BCom Human Resources Management and BCom honours in Business Management. Also attended various courses including VIP Payroll Part 2, ICDL, and Pastel and is accredited to administer and analyse the Personality Profile Assessment (PPA). The candidate's career in training, HR, Learning and Development spans over 15 years. Currently Regional HR Manager for an international organisation facilitating strategic operational plans and projects.
Remuneration: CTC R750 000 per year
Category: Human Resources


The candidate completed S4 Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current), Millwright Trade Tested, NQF6 Specialist Project management programme and BTech in Management. Has solid experience in the manufacturing, engineering and FMCG industries. Currently working as a Maintenance Technician responsible for maintenance, creating job cards and order spares using ELKE program, fault finding and repairs to all instrumentation, process equipment and automation system. Also provides technical and specialist support to the entire branch and responsible for ISO schedules on instrumentation equipment. The candidate resides in Durban an dis not willing to relocate.
Remuneration: R27 000 CTC per month
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate has a National Diploma in Pest Control, and also has certificates in Agriculture. Started career in the agriculture industry responsible for technical sales and then moved to an agro chemicals company as Branch Manager where the candidate successfully achieved targets with more than R5 million to R10 million per year. For almost 8 years this candidate worked for a chemical and agricultural group as a National Divisional Sales Director and General Manager and won a tripoverseas as part of the winning teaml in 2007. Unfortunately there was a retrenchment exercise and is currently unemployed. Very keen to get back into the chemical industry.
Remuneration: Highly negotiable
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)