About Muswazi Tshabalala

  • Academic Level Diploma
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Industrial Manufacturing
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About me

I have a demonstrated 2 years water treatment experience where I was working as a process controller operating a DAF system plant and also have experience in Anaerobic & Aerobic digestion systems, activated sludge processes, different type of water filtration (UF, MMF, CF & Reverse Osmosis). I have another 2 years maintenance experience in the FMCG where I am working as a maintenance trainee, looking at different type of maintenance, predictive maintenance, preventive, autonomous maintenance, reliability engineering. I have also successfully ran CAPEX on site, from the initiation phase all the way to project closeout while managing the budget properly.

Education

  • 2012 - 2017
    Central University of Technology

    National Diploma Electrical Engineering

    Majored in Electrical & Electronics Engineering. During the study period I got exposed to various electrical machines, construction of electrical circuits, exposure to mechanical engineering practicals

  • 2019 - Present
    University of South Africa

    B-Tech Electrical Engineering Power

    Modules Completed are as follows: Mathematics Power Systems Power Electronics Electrical Machines Protection Technology Entrepreneurship High Voltage Engineering

Experience

  • 2019 - Present
    Anheuser Busch InBev

    Maintenance Technical Trainee

    Anheuser-Busch InBev Africa logo Maintenance Technical TraineeMaintenance Technical Trainee Anheuser-Busch InBev Africa · Full-timeAnheuser-Busch InBev Africa · Full-time Oct 2019 - Present · 2 yrs 7 mosOct 2019 - Present · 2 yrs 7 mos Caledon, South Africa Caledon, South Africa As a technical trainee my role in the business is to: • Understand and implement the fundamentals of maintenance namely: o Works order systems o Preventive maintenance & Predictive maintenance o Critical equipment o Spare part management o Maintenance facilities and tools o Planning and scheduling o Control & automation and information management o Long term planning o Cost of maintenance o Reliability measures • Process safety management processes for electricity, pressure vessels, boilers, ammonia as well as dust explosion. Developing and reviewing process hazard analysis (PHA) and conducting operation work diagnosis (OWD). • Creating and reviewing of safe work instructions (SWI) for each equipment. • Involved & driving CAPEX projects (project management), it includes: o Initiating o Budgeting o Project planning (scoping and involving the machine owners and suppliers, change management, risk assessments, method statements, technical drawings etc.). o Project execution (tracking of the project\'s status, updating KPI’s & quality) o Performance & Control (commissioning, quality deliverables, cost savings) o Close-out (training, project handover and post mortem). • Using of computer maintenance management systems (CMMS). i.e. SAP • Driving focused improvement to guarantee effective delivery of results. • Problem solving using problem solving tools provided by the business • Involved in the continuous improvement of the business • Conducting research on energy, water and electricity usage. • Observing health and safety regulations at all times. • Analysing data and writing reports according to specifications. • Establishing professional relationships with staff. • Learning and understanding the process of making beer from malting, brewing, packaging until the distribution phase. • Understanding the grain handling process, different types of grain and their properties in relation to malting and brewing. • Maintaining a high degree of professionalism and diligence.

  • 2019 - 2019
    Proxa Water

    Process Controller

    • Operating a water treatment for a brewery. • Operation of the plant consists of pre-clarifier, anaerobic digester, activated sludge process, post-clarification process, • Ensuring that the quality of the effluent treated is at spec at all times. • Operation or reverse osmosis plant (RO). • Taking daily sampling readings and reporting any defects • Updating of daily KPI’s for the performance of the plant. • Doing planned task observation (PTO) when a third party is working on the plant and issuing of work permits (PTW) and risk predictions before any commencement of task at hand. • Ensuring that Lock-Out, Tag-Out is done at all times before any intervention on the machine. • Operational health and safety act (OHSACT). • Reporting daily and weekly of the production progress to the site supervisor and the client. • Identifying abnormalities in the plant and reporting to the maintenance manager. • Identifying any issues that might interrupt the quality of the effluent. • Troubleshooting and faultfinding. • Adhering to the environmental, quality and safety policies put up by the client.

  • 2017 - 2019
    Proxa Water

    Process Controller

    • Operating a water treatment plant for an infant formula manufacturing company: removal of organic solids using the Dissolved Air Flotation system (DAF). • Ensuring that the plant purpose of reducing the chemical oxygen demand (COD), suspended solids, ammonia and nitrites is always at the required spec. • Ensuring that the quality of the treated effluent is always in spec with the municipality requirements. • Interacting with the safety department and maintenance department on a daily basis for reporting purposes. • Reporting daily and weekly of the production progress to the site supervisor and the client. • Identifying abnormalities in the plant and reporting to the maintenance manager. • Training on chemical handling using the recommended personal protective equipment (PPE). • Doing planned task observation (PTO) when a third party is working on the plant and issuing of work permits (PTW) and risk predictions before any commencement of task at hand. • Ensuring that Lock-Out, Tag-Out is done at all times before any intervention on the machine. • Operational health and safety act (OHSACT).

  • 2016 - 2017
    Nestle

    Maintenance In-service Trainee

    • Basic operation of 3-phase and single-phase motors, this includes troubleshooting and testing using the approved testing equipment (digital multimeters & meggers) • Insulation testing of electrical motors. • Installation of various mechanical pumps, maintenance and troubleshooting (centrifugal pumps, lobe pumps, diaphragm pumps). • Actuator sensor interface training course: trained on how to troubleshoot, install as well as addressing the AS-I instruments. • Training on different types of starters used in the plant as well as interpreting the electrical drawings and faultfinding using the drawings. Star-delta motor starters, direct-online starters and forward-reverse sequence starters. • Training on how to design and constructing of pneumatics circuits. • John Thompson short course: basic operation of steam generators, general applications and maintenance. • Selection of appropriate cables for various projects, safety and the importance of color codes approved. • Training on asset and maintenance management: maintenance planning, planning of scheduled maintenance according to the production plan, condition based maintenance management, maintenance planning for shift artisans and maintenance drafting for long-term maintenance shutdown. • Total Performance Management (TPM): Making sure that the plant complied to the TPM standards, adhering to the safety principles of the plant, ensuring that the maintenance schedule of the plant complies with the TPM standards in terms of safety and quality. • Adhering to all the Lock-Out, Tag-Out (LOTO) laws before intervening with the machine. • Occupational health and safety act (OHSACT).

Languages

Zulu
Proficient
English
Proficient
Sotho
Proficient

Skills