Toona - QA Manager - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Lebogang Nerissa Toona

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Services

QA Manager

Work History

Contact Person

NESTLE Quality Assurance Centre

From April 2010

(NQAC), South Africa Laboratory Analyst April 2010 - Current Mr Edward Nhlapo 011 238 8487

Laboratory Analyst

From April 2010

Responsibilities:

• As the laboratory analyst, I am responsible for ensuring reliable results as per ISO 17025
requirements and within five days turnaround time.
• I am responsible for carrying out minerals and approximates (protein, total dietary fibre (TDF, etc.) analysis according to Nestle internal and official procedures based on HPLC, analysis of finished bulk product; ICP-OES, titrimetric or gravimetric analysis.
• I am responsible for the preparation of the sample, the analysis, entering results into LIMS (SAP) and reporting of results through the Head of Chemistry within five days according to a work planning.
• In addition to the reporting of results, I am responsible for adding value to the analytical results through full understanding of product in terms of food safety and regulatory compliance and alert Head of Chemistry of discrepancies / out of norm situations.
• As a technical signatory for pH and acidity, total dietary fibre, protein, sodium chlorides, fat and moisture I am responsible for the contents (i.e. Results) of the report which i am signing or authorising and I must be able to assess and interpret the data.
• I am responsible for maintaining the chemicals and laboratory equipment according to internal control plan (ICP) and track the performance of analytical methods in use through method performance monitoring applications (QSTAT).
• My duties include the management of GLP, ICP, and SOP. Putting ICP, SOP in place and updating them when necessary and maintain Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
• I participate in Nestle "P"tests and other proficiency schemes.
• I am responsible for the maintenance of resources (chemicals, glassware, equipments, etc, ) & arranging for defects/ faulty equipment to be repaired.
• I am responsible for requesting quotations from the supplier for chemicals and glassware and,
creating purchasing requisitions.
• I am responsible for performing method (quality) audits and evaluations in the chemistry section and...

In-service trainee

NESTLE Quality Assurance Centre

August 2009 - March 2010

Mr Edward Nhlapo 011 238 8487

In-Service trainee

Tshwane University of Technology

January 2009 - July 2009

Mrs. Jacoba Smit Contact number: 012 382 6282


Skills
Current
• Calibration - More than 5 years
• Quality Assurance - Between 2 and 5 years


Equipment Expertise
• Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP - OES)
• High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
• Titration (automated)
• Distillation Instrument (automated)
• UV Spectrometer
• UPLC
• LCMS

In-service Trainee

August 2009 - March 2010

Responsibilities:

• All duties as assigned by the supervisor
• I was responsible for assisting the senior analyst with the preparation of samples and performing analysis (melamine, vitamin PP, vitamin B6 etc) on HPLC.
• I was responsible for maintaining the chemicals and laboratory equipment according to internal control plan (ICP) and track the performance of analytical methods in use through method performance monitoring applications (QSTAT).
• I was responsible for ensuring that food safety and regulatory are compliant to.
• Ensuring safety is in place at all times.

Reason for leaving: Offered a permanent position

Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Chemistry Department
Section: Chemistry
Contact person: Mrs. Jacoba Smit
Contact number: 012 382 6282
Responsibilities:

• All duties as assigned by the supervisor
• Providing services requested/ directed by the supervisor
• Mentoring of students and assisting them during their practical's
• Assisting the quality assurance officer by issuing stock (chemicals and glassware), stock control and ordering (procurement)
• Arranging for disposal of chemicals/ waste chemicals


Reason for leaving: Contract/In-service

January 2009- August 2009

Qualifications & Certifications

School Prefect

Cornerstone College

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