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Candidate Info


Available for exploratory interviews.
Ref: EP34258127

Seeks a position as Senior Scientist / Laboratory supervisor (Investigating Customer Complaints)

Company classification: Research and Development Industry in: FMCG FMCG - Other Highest formal qualification and other: B.Tech Discipline: Quality Management Years of experience range: d. 6 to 10 years (b. 1 to 2 years management) Annual package range: South African Rand - ZAR Annual package range: 351 000 - 450 000, per annum Nationality: South African Home and other languages: English, IsiNdebele, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu, SiSwati, Zulu Gender: Male Ethnicity: African/Black Candidate location: South Africa Location preference: I am open to positions internationally.

Expertise in metal packaging coatings and their applications. Knowledge of various metal packaging manufacturing processes (food and beverage cans, monobloc aerosol cans, wine and food closures). Basic knowledge of metal packaging coating and ink formulations. Basic understanding of lithographic and dry-offset printing processes. Experience in writing technical reports and troubleshooting/problem solving.

Equipment knowledge:
Chemistry: HPLC, UV-Vis spectrophotometry, pH and
Conductivity meters, extensive wet chemistry analysis, ICP-OES, AAS, DSC, GC and FTIR, Anton Paar Penetrometer and Karl Fischer Moisture content analyzer.
Coatings and Inks: Duncan Lynch printing, Olympus Microscope, Taber Abraser (scuffing resistance), Sheen Scratch Tester, Altek Slip Meter, Sencon (Enamel Rater and film weight).

Online Interview Questionnaire

Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Testing machines

Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

I am a hardworking, friendly, reliable, and fast learning individual. I am disciplined, punctual and able to work under pressure. I adapt easily to teamwork. I am an assertive and decisive. I am environmentally conscious. My objective is to be efficient, effective and add value to the company that employs me. It is my mission to add value to the lives of the people around me.

Ideal business title:

Senior Scientist
Laboratory Supervisor

Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Customer complaints

Skill area of competence:

MS Office (2007 and 2010), Moon Stats, Chronbach`s Alpha Reliability Test SPSS, SAP Business

Career summary:

Chemistry lab - 5 years
Food lab - 3 years
Coatings and inks lab - 2 years

What do you absolutely love doing:

Problem solving

Ideal company (culture and values):

I want to work for a company that promotes internally whenever possible and helps employees maintain long careers at their company. My ideal work environment is also one where I can learn new skills and take on challenges that can help me grow

If you are looking for a Scientist, then do get in touch.

Call the Head Office – Gauteng, SA. + 27 10 597 0862.

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