Victor Tsuma

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Chemical Engineers

Dedicated chemical and process engineer with over 2 years of experience implementing strategic initiatives to improve overall process reliability, performance and outputs.

Experience

Pwani oil products limited

Process engineer - February 2021

• Lead a team of 20 personnel in ensuring safe and economic operation of the plant while adhering to the standard operating procedures(SOPs) and good manufacturing practices(GMP).
• Collaborate with the quality department personnel to ensure compliance of all products to the set quality standards.
• Document all activities and running records in a clear and concise manner according to the stipulated procedures and policies.
• Effectively communicate the condition of the plant equipment and performance to the shift supervisor and fellow plant personnel.
• Analysis, trouble shooting and taking corrective and preventive action (CAPA) during system operational disturbances.
• Maintain a safe and organized workplace environment through adherence to safety protocols and procedures.
• Improve the overall equipment efficiency(OEE) of the plant by reducing scrap generation.
• Performing preventive and intrusive maintenance as directed and needed.

Kenya petroleum refinery limited

Process engineering intern - June 2019

• Participated in the early oil pilot scheme(EOPS) project where the first consignment of 240,000 barrels of maiden Kenyan crude oil was exported to China for refining.
• Analyzed the crude oil movement processes from Turkana to the storage tanks at KPRL and transfer of refined crude oil products like automotive diesel oil and premium motor spirit to oil marketers through pipeline and tankers.
• Inspected, monitored and documented crude oil and refined crude oil product quality including flash point, density and Sulphur content.
• Tested products as per KPRL labs procedures and reporting.
• Participated in the safety practices including firefighting drills, first aid practices and quarterly environmental awareness campaigns conducted by the environment, health and safety department.
• Ensured the safety of the work environment during quality checks.

Education

Degree

Moi university
September 2015 - December 2020

Bachelor of engineering in chemical and process engineering

KCPE

Alliance high school
February 2011 - November 2014

Graduated with Grade A plain.

Skills

  • AutoCAD
  • Equipment sizing and costing
  • Process design
  • Process economic analysis.