Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - Present

Application Specialist

Ecolab

Application Specialist in Food & Beverage Division

  • Giving support to sales team for the application of cleaning and disinfection chemicals range of F&B division.
  • Field trials in food processing industries namely diary (milk, ice cream, cheese, yogurt), protein (poultry and red meat), beverage (soft drink, water and juice) and etc.
  • Preparing and adapting material safety data sheets for new products (holding a certificate from Turkish Standards Institution)
  • Close contact with R&D staff (both local and international) for new applications
  • Training customers' staff
Jan 2009 - Jun 2011

Research and Development Engineer

Fluidinova, Engenharia de Fluidos, S.A.
  • Research and development responsibilty in a EU funded FP7 project called PILLS "Process intensification methodologies for liquid-liquid systems in structured equipment" (http://www.fp7pills.eu)

  • CFD simulations of single and two phase (liquid-liquid) flow in NETmix® (a patented mesoreactor/static mixer) using FLUENT and GAMBIT, for studying the effects of geometry, feed ratio, flow regime and physical properties of the feed species on mixing and droplet formation for the liquid-liquid phase reaction in focus.(using mainly VOF model).

  • Design and construction of a laboratory-scale setup for carrying out experiments on the liquid-liquid reaction in study and carrying out the inital experiments to determine the conversion, yield and by-product formation on this setup.

  • Scaling-up the NETmix reactor for a pilot-plant installation.

Dec 2006 - Jan 2008

Sales Engineer

Henkel Tic. ve San. A.S.
  • Marketing and sales of Henkel water treatment chemicals in Eastern Marmara and Western Black Sea Regions. Direct sales to key accounts and indirect sales to small and medium-sized accounts through regional distributors.

  • Contact with potential customers and preparation of the treatment programs

  • Continuous control, optimization and improvement in the treated systems with on-site water analysis and field trials.

    • Utilization of Hach Lange DR 890 mobile spectrophotmeter and titrimetric field test kits for on-site analysis of water parameters.

    • Theoretical and practical knowledge of the filming amine technology, Cetamine®, for the treatment of steam boilers, closed heating/cooling systems as well as other conventional treatment programs for cooling water and waste water.

Feb 2006 - Dec 2006

Sales Engineer

Setas Kimya Tic. San. A.S
  • Marketing and sales activities of textile dyestuff and auxiliaries for Istanbul, Iran, Tunusia andPortugal markets.
    • Intermediate knowledge about disperse, reactive, acid dyestuff and and printing technology.
Jul 2003 - Aug 2003

Intern

Henkel Tic. ve San. A.S.
  • Learning water, water treatment basics
  • Participation in customer visits with the senior sales engineers
Jun 2002 - Aug 2002

Intern

Unilever Algida Ice Cream Factory
  • Internship in the production and quality assurance department
  • Learning the quality control and HACCP procedures

Education

Education
Sep 1999 - Nov 2004

Chemical Engineering

Ege University
  • GPA: 79.55 out of 100
  • One year English preperatory class (studied in the Upper Intermediate Class. Final Exam Mark 92 out of 100)
  • All English Syllabus
  • Unofficial transcript in the attachement (Official can be provided when required)
  • Referee: Prof. Dr. Suheyda Atalay, Head of Chemical Engineering DepartmentContact Information:Ege University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Izmir, TurkeyTelephone: +90 232 388 76 00 – Extension: 2276Fax: +90 232 388 77 76e-mail: suheyda.atalay@ege.edu.tr
Sep 2003 - Jul 2004

Chemical Engineering

University of Porto
  • Socrates/Erasmus Exchange Student for two semesters (One of three students selected among fifty two applicants in Ege University Chemical Engineering Department)
  • Diploma Project: “Hydraulic and Reactive Studies in CFD Environment”

Skills

Skills

Certificate for Material Safety Data Sheet preparation

Eager for learning and improvement

Good Communicator

Team Player

COMPUTER SKILLS

MICROSOFT Windows, Office and Visual Basic OPEN OFFICE LOTUS Notes MATHWORKS, MatLab ANSYS., Fluent 6, Gambit AUTODESK, AutoCAD Google Sketch-up  

LANGUAGE SKILLS

ENGLISH              ADVANCED [TOEFL IBT SCORE : 108 / 120 (September 2008, Istanbul, TURKEY)] PORTUGUESE   INTERMEDIATE [UNIVERSITY of PORTO, FACULTY of LETTERS (2003-2004)] GERMAN              BEGINNER TURKISH              NATIVE  

Interest

Playing Piano and KeyboardsJazz musicScience-fiction novels and movies

Cult Movies

Objective

To work in a chemical engineering position which will enable me to use my analytical thinking, reporting, problem solving, language and computer skills.