Fitter Machinist Jobs in Africa | Interview with Shine Madwapela

Are you searching for Fitter Machinist jobs? Meet Shine Madwapela who is experienced when it comes to Fitter Machinist Jobs and he shares with us some of the industry expectations, challenges and tips on how to be successful!

What industry do you work in?

I work in the chemical and mining industry.

What are your strengths?

I have many strengths – My ability to turn difficult situations into simpler ones, my ability to meet targets, I am versatile,  I am a  good communicator, I can work under pressure and learn  new things in a short time.

What inspired you to get into this sort of industry?

The Mining Industry represented an exciting moment for me to realise my potential.

What is the most challenging aspect within your field of work?

Working under a tight deadline and with criticism can be challenging.

How do you manage and overcome these challenges?

To meet a tight deadline I find effective planning to be valuable in saving time, also a good organisation helps with dividing a large project into smaller and manageable tasks. With criticism I try to find the positive inside because some criticism maybe constructive.

What has been the highlight of your career?

As a trainee I had my own section to run.

If somebody starts as a trainee / beginner within your line of work, what could they earn in salary?

Anywhere from US 1000 to 1500.

What can this person expect to earn after 10 years of experience?

Somewhere between US 2000 to 3000.

What advice can you offer people who are in the same industry as you?

Get as much knowledge and experience in the trade as possible.

If you had to describe yourself in FIVE WORDS, what would they be?

  1. Versatile
  2. Safety conscious
  3. Committed
  4. Team player
  5. Innovative

Where in Africa have you worked before?

I have worked in Zimbabwe.

As you know, numerous African countries are being invested in due to their rich minerals. Which country within Africa do you think will be the next hot spot and why?

Southern Africa because its full of opportunities.

CA Global is a big believer in Africa, why do YOU believe in Africa?

I believe in Africa because its full of mineral resources, opportunities and industrial growth.


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If you are looking to gain more experience in the Mining sector field? Do you want to advance your skills and be part of Africa’s mining and commodity sector? Feel free to send me your CV directly! You can forward your CV to zoe [at] caglobalint [dot] com 


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