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Compounder - Staff Engineer (Uitenhage / SAP / Compound Mixing / BSc -Chemistry)

Uitenhage, Eastern Cape
Reference LASCSE001
My Client, an international manufacturer, are in the process of recruiting a Compounder – Staff Engineer to be based at their Uitenhage office.

Reporting to the Technical Team Leader, responsibilities of the position include:
  • Update Book sheets in SAP, make-up and issue mixing cards and update recipe’s in MASDA/CMS and PLC system in Mixing Dept
  • Introduce new compound formulations and mixing, ensure compound release is within required physical properties and on time for new product release.
  • Knowledge on SILICA compound mixing methods and expertise to improve overall compound consistency.
  • Monitor and maintain compound physical properties to target for assigned compounds.
  • Oversee Compound Testing laboratory; maintain Compound release and low frequency testing limits in Auto Release System (As per SAP PPS limits).
  • Control & Management of milling waste & slow-moving reduction.
  • Capability Studies for Mixing (Incl. MSA) & Laboratory Dept, result interpretation and lead capability improvement actions.
  • Mixing Department – General knowledge of equipment and associated delivery systems.
  • Ability to investigate, understand and analyse the interaction between raw materials / compounds and equipment.
  • Understand & control compounding and mixing process influences on downstream processes and products.
  • Knowledge of work-away limits and ability to apply them.
  • Ensure that all PPQ requirements are met in Laboratory and Mixing Dept. for areas of responsibilities.
  • Monitor and control raw materials not listed in MIS by doing monthly checks and sign off on certificate of analysis in raw material stores.
Qualifications and Experience include:
  • B.SC Degree in Organic Chemistry or Equivalent, with min. 3-year experience in the rubber industry, especially compound mixing
  • Personal accountability, decisive and result driven team player able to communicate at all levels.
  • Innovative, flexible self-starter with ability to work under pressure and meet stringent deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Strongly analytical and numerical skills.
  • Set and apply high levels of safety, housekeeping, and waste levels.
  • Ability to work long hours. (Weekend duty & after hours when required)
  • Computer literacy essential – Microsoft office suite essential.
Please apply directly, by clicking on the Apply Button below and visit our www.banking-recruitment-jobs.com here for more exciting opportunities.

Lisa Stroud | Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment
Tel: +27216599200
Email: lstroud@caglobalint.com
Website: www.caglobalint.com
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