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The candidate is a holder of a BSc Chemistry (Pure and Applied) with ten years experience in the paint industry offering particular expertise in analytical, factory troubleshooting, technology transfer and resolution of customer complaints. His duties include providing technical support to the factory, assisting with laboratory work and carrying out trend analysis. He is also knowledgeable in the operation and maintenance of analytical instruments, safety and ISO regulations. He has also been extensively involved in determining formulation problems, paint troubleshooting and development and improvement of analytical test methods.
Remuneration: R29 000 CTC per month
Category: Scientific (Laboratory, Research, Training)


The candidate obtained a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering in 1994 and he is a certified GeneXpert and Infinity Engineer, a certified Flow Cytometry & Haematology Service Engineer and also a certified Medrad Service Engineer. He worked in the manufacturing, medical, printing, food and engineering industries and his experience includes technical support, technical sales, project management, customer service and installations and maintenance of laboratory instrumentation. He spent more than 10 years in the Netherlands and was last employed as an International Field Service Engineer for the African region and was responsible for sales support, workshop repairs, maximizing equipment performance and ensuring maximum customer uptime.
Remuneration: Negotiable
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate completed a BTech degree in Chemical Engineering and is studying for a BCom Management degree. He has 7 years experience in the chemical industry and is currently employed as a Shift Manager at a company where he was involved in the successful construction and commissioning of a new plant which he is now managing. His key areas of expertise include the optimisation of the batch and continuous process, project management and plant commissioning with practical knowledge of SCADA, PLCs and DCs. He is the Health and Safety representative for the company and is involved in the implementation of quality systems which include ISO 9000, 9001, 14000, 18000, 18002
Remuneration: R47 000CTC per month
Category: Production / Supply Chain - Logistics


The candidate obtained a National Diploma in Analytical Chemistry, National Diploma in Marketing Management and Consumer Behaviour and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She has 9 years’ experience in the speciality chemical industry starting in technical sales early 2006. Her current responsibilities include managing a team of 5 internal sales representatives, sales and marketing, budgeting, contract negotiation and quality conformance. She also develops or supports and implements business development strategies to ensure future growth, sustainability and profitability for all business areas.
Remuneration: R40 000 CTC per month
Category: Sales and Marketing


The candidate is a holder of a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering, a certificate in Industrial Instrumentation and an Instrument Mechanician Trade Test Certificate. He has 9 years’ experience working as an Instruments Technician with duties which included the installation, construction and commissioning of instrumentation. He has extensive knowledge of instrumentation, having worked on PLS, DCS, Siemens S7, Yokogawa and Honeywell.  His responsibilities also included staff supervision, client liaison and ensuring that Health and Safety standards are adhered to. He was also responsible for the implementation of quality policies which include ISO, MHSA and OSHA among others.
Remuneration: Negotiable
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate completed a Masters degree in biotechnology and is currently studying part time towards a Ph.D. She has been working throughout her studies, her experience includes some tutoring, research management with a staff of three for a consulting company, technical customer support and technical sales. Experience includes proteomic and genomic analyses, avian influenza research and sales of products including flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, molecular cell culture, rapid test kits to hospitals, clinical laboratories, private institutions, academic and research institutions. Would like to continue her career in the sales field.
Remuneration: About R 20000 CTC
Category: Sales and Marketing


The candidate obtained a National Diploma Electrical Engineering (light current) in 2011. He has 5 years’ experience working as an Electrician. His current responsibilities include supervising, distributing daily jobs to be done amongst technicians and supervising their work, performing QC on all repaired terminals for the day, performing KPA for the team, training electrical interns and transferring skill amongst technicians, repair of advanced terminals, troubleshooting difficult repairs and performing circuit analysis to solve problems and report writing.
Remuneration: TCTC R18000
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate obtained a National Diploma in Electrical Engineering at Tshwane South College in 2010 and an Electrician Trade test certificate at Indlela Olifantsfontein 2010. He previously worked as an Artisan Electrician for a manufacturing company for about two years and his duties included Maintenance, standby supervising, Breakdowns, welding and fitting. He is currently a working in the government sector as an Artisan and supervisor and his duties include Managing a team and doing preventative Maintenance
Remuneration: Basic R17808, housing allowance, Shift Allowance, Overtime, Standby Allowance, Cell phone, Provident fund, Medical aid, Bonus, Take home about R22 000 per month
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate is currently studying towards a Certificate in Facilities and Operations Management. He obtained a National Training Certificate in Electro Techniques and Mechano Techniques, electrical trade in 1984 and a wireman licence in 1991. He has over 30 years working experience. He started his career as an Apprentice Electrician in 1980. He worked as a Refrigeration Technician, Senior Electrician and Maintenance Manager. His responsibilities included managing staff, budget management, quality control, seeking new contractors, planning of maintenance and job cards. He is currently unemployed and available immediately
Remuneration: R36 000pm CTC
Category: Engineering (Chemical / Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / civil etc)


The candidate is currently studying towards a Master of Business Leadership at UNISA; he obtained a BCom in Marketing and Communications Management in 2007 and Honours in Business Management in 2012. He has 6 years experience in managerial positions i.e. Accounts Manager, Key Accounts Manager and Regional Sales Manager. He is currently working as a Regional Key Accounts Manager with South Africa’s largest packaging company, his responsibilities includes sales channel coordination, monthly sales forecast, budget management, formulation of sales strategies, price negotiation and margin prioritisation.
Remuneration: R450000pa CTC
Category: Sales and Marketing