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The candidate has more than 25 years’ experience in the Chemical Industry respectively as a Business Developer, Product Manager, Sales Representative and Account Manager. Experience gained in the coatings, adhesive, polymers, raw materials, agriculture, detergent & hygiene, construction, printing inks, lubricants, trades, cosmetics and water treatment. She started her career in internal sales promoted to purchasing manager responsible for sourcing of raw materials, order management and stock control. 12 Years’ experience gained as Marketing & Sales Assistant and Sales Representative included sales management, customer service and marketing in the coatings and personal care divisions. Experience gained as Account Manager to develop business in both Coatings, Construction and Personal Care Pigments. She was a Product Manager in adhesive and coatings for 3 years. The candidate is currently a free-lance New Business Development Manager responsible for sales, growth and technical assistance of the product group. Dealt with the following principals on an international level; Lubrizol, Elementis, Kronos, Double Bond and various others.
Remuneration: R 804 205.30 p.a.
Category: Sales and Marketing


The candidate has more than 25 years working experience within the supply chain & procurement industry. He completed a Management Development Programme at the University of Stellenbosch in 2016. The candidate has more than 10 years’ experience purchasing various types of chemicals used in the steel industry, the mining industry as well as the food industry. He understands the requirements of MSDS that is imperative to be supplied with hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals. Some examples of chemicals that he procured: Sodium Hypochlorite, Hydrochloric Acid, Caustic Soda, Alkaline, Chlorine, various paints and lubricants. International trade include trade with China (companies such as Sinoma) purchasing locks, garage door components and cement mining spares. The candidate enjoys a challenging environment, being part of a dynamic team and contributing positively to the company’s bottom line.
Remuneration: R 690 000 p.a.
Category: Production / Supply Chain - Logistics


The candidate completed a BSc Environmental and Biological Science in 2017 at North West university. Soon-to-be graduate with an Honours degree in Biochemistry. She gained knowledge on chromatography (gas chromatography) and mass spectrometry developing novel ionization techniques, focusing on organic metabolites. Have been exposed to the practical applications of spectroscopy and been left to work autonomously on independent projects.
Remuneration: R 120 000 p.a.
Category: Scientific (Laboratory, Research, Training)


The candidate has a National Diploma in Biotechnology and a total of 10 years work experience in the food technology industry. He is currently employed as a New Product Development Technologist. He has extensive knowledge and experience in food microbiology and the regulations thereof, development of meat, spices and fresh produce, quality/HACCP, sales and sales support.
Remuneration: R 204 000 p.a.
Category: Scientific (Laboratory, Research, Training)


The candidate obtained a B.A degree: Industrial, Organisational and Labour in 1998 and a Post Graduate Diploma: Personnel Management in 1999. Currently Head of HR operations, responsible for HR strategy, recruitment, union relations, learning and development and leadership. She has received excellence awards for successful roll out of programmes, outstanding service and best HR Support Award. The candidate’s expertise lies in successfully directing organisational planning and development through strategic initiatives and programs.
Remuneration: R 1 200 000 p.a.
Category: Human Resources


The candidate obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry in 2003, Bachelor of Science Honours in Industrial Physiology in 2006, Certificate in Labour Relations in 2009. He has 14 years’ Sales Management, Product Management and Business Management experience in the Medical, Chemical Specialty industry (Food/ Pharma / Industrial/ Mining chemicals). The candidate started his career as an Internal Sales Consultant, and later explored the educational arena as a Chemical Technical Research Assistant and buyer in the Commercial and Marketing environment where he obtained valuable experience in management of the laboratory, technical research and student lecturing. This equipped him to move into the Corporate Arena as a Product Specialist: Marketing and Purchasing. He was responsible for negotiations with Europe and Asian producers of raw materials used in Pharmaceutical, Food and Beverage, Cosmetics industries and procure goods into South-Africa. His greatest achievement was to have maintained the highest GP target set. The candidate completed his Master in Business Administration in 2011 and started as Sales Representative in the Chemicals and Explosive industry. The candidate is currently a Sales Manager responsible for a team, key account management, sales and business development. He is ready for new challenges and will be well suited in a challenging environment.
Remuneration: R828 000 p.a.
Category: Sales and Marketing


Having successfully achieved a B.Eng. Chemical degree in 2016, the candidate is seeking to obtain a challenging position in chemical engineering where talents and educational experience can be utilised to the fullest. He is currently an Engineer in training. Training included common plant operating, boiler and turbine operating, engineering, pipes, flanges and vessel, hazardous identification and risk assessment. The candidate is ready to pursue a career as a process engineer.
Remuneration: R249 600 CTC per annum
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate matriculated in 2012. She held various student jobs in the beauty and pharmaceutical industry. As a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative she has demonstrated her skills of cold calling, sales prospecting, sales orders management and relationship building. She is skilled in explaining product features and benefits to customers, negotiating packages and pricing and closing sales deals.
Remuneration: R260 000 CTC per annum
Category: Sales and Marketing


The candidate has obtained a B.Eng in Chemical Engineering. He is currently working as a demand planner and Project Manager (since Oct 2017). He is in Cape Town but also willing to relocate to Gauteng to secure a position as process engineer.
Remuneration: R276 000 CTC p.a.
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate obtained a National Diploma in Chemical Engineering and will be completing his BTech in Chemical Engineering in 2018. He also completed various technical courses, a Certificate in Project Management, a Certificate in Water Treatment, problem solving and sales and management courses. His experience in the petrochemical industry includes process control, production and projects and nearly 2 years in industrial water treatment sales.
Remuneration: R70,000 p/m CTC
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)