Working in Africa’s Manufacturing Industry
Do you work in the Manufacturing Industry?
Today I am proud to share with you Fidelis Tshuma’s Interview where he explains what it’s like working in Africa’s Manufacturing Industry.
What industry do you work in Fidelis Tshuma?
I work in the Manufacturing Industry.
What are your strengths?
My strengths are perseverance, the willingness to face new challenges and endurance.
What inspired you to get into this sort of industry?
I trained and worked at a company within the Manufacturing Industry which has futher lead me into this sector.
What is the most challenging aspect within your field of work?
Working long and overtime hours can be extremely challenging at time.
How do you manage and overcome these challenges?
Total commitment,experience and perseverance truly help me with the challenges that come with working in the Manufacturing Industry.
What has been the highlight of your career?
Training and working at a heavy Electrical Industry with the most complicated circuits has been a career highlight of mine. This experience has immensely nurtured me into a good Electrician who can tackle a lot of complicated Electrical problems.
If somebody starts as a trainee / beginner within your line of work, what could they earn in salary?
First year apprentices can earn roughly US $400.
What can this person expect to earn after 10 years of experience?
I would say roughly US$ 5000.
What advice can you offer people who are in the same industry as you?
Working in the Electrical field requires sober minds and being cautious every time when doing work. Even the slightest mistake can lead to fatal deaths and permanent equipment damage.
If you had to describe yourself in FIVE WORDS, what would they be?
Self Excited. Can work with little or no supervision
Time keeper and qualified
Where in Africa have you worked before?
I have previously worked in Zimbabwe and briefly in South Africa.
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?
Ghana, due to its richness in oil.
CA Global is a big believer in Africa, why do YOU believe in Africa?
Yes, because Africa has the potential to further develop and grow due to abundant minerals.