• 14 Somerset Drive Westville
Marcelle Govender

Marcelle Govender


Personal Information

  • Date of birth:13/06/1989
  • Identity Number:8906130147085
  • Gender:Female
  • Nationality: South African
  • Drivers License: Code 08
  • Health Status:Excellent
  • Criminal Record:None



Bachelor of Technology:Mechanical Engineering

Feb 2013 - Jun 2015
Durban University of Technology


National Diploma:Mechanical Engineering

Jun 2009 - Nov 2012
Durban University of Technology


Grade 12-Bachelors Pass

Jan 2002 - Dec 2006
Westville Girls High School


Work History

Work History

Mechanical Engineering Graduate Trainee

Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Toyota South Africa Motors(TSAM)
  • Quantum CKD project start up:i.e. involved in training, implementing and documenting procedures(element work sheets), setting up the production line
  • Quantum CKD project support:involved in the design, manufacture and implementation of work stations for the production line, providing assistance to Team Members working on the production line.
  • Quantum CKD project reports:defect reports, cycle time reports, success charts, team member competency reports
  • Quantum CKD volume up activity:takt down activity based on increased volume(i.e. reduction of cycle time using line balancing and kaizen activites) for the production line.
  • Prepare schedules for Engineering projects
  • Roving Torque Inspections and Calibration of tools according to TMC design specifications
  • Development of Quality Control Charts,Quality assurance reports and Programming of Pokayoke (Fail safe) systems for safety critical processes to avoid Rank A defects
  • Procurement of Tools required for Quantum Tooling CKD Project
  • Liaising with various suppliers regarding suitable tools for processes
  • Prepared and submitted payment requests(Project justification documents and Plant enquiry forms)
  • Performed risk management and identified root cause analysis
  • Assisted in the development and execution of all key milestones in the Quantum Plant CKD Project
  • Verification tests performed on torque wrenches, pulse tools and battery tools according to ISO 6789
  • Promotion of safety and 5S culture within department. Maintenance of ISO 9001 compliant systems.
  • Use of SAP software to track inventory/ delivery notes/ invoices
  • Assigned the responsibility of troubleshooting and solving problems related to quality control aspects
  • Continually improved methods and procedures,processes and workflow techniques regarding Material Handling and Set Part System setup
  • Increased productivity by keeping an open channel of communication with all project teams involved in process changes
  • Concept selection and Project Planning for the implementation of an Pacemaker and Andon Reporting System for Quantum Plant Production Line

Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Jan 2013 - Dec 2013
Fibre-Wound SA (Pty) LTD| Reinforced Plastics and Non Metallic Manufacturing Company in Southern Africa
  • Review of customer design documentation
  • Preliminary Designs for Quotation purposes
  • Design with the use of Sound Engineering Practice
  • Design strictly in accordance with local, international, and customer specifications
  • Prepare estimates for new projects as well as compilation of datasheets and design calculations(Approved by ECSA)
  • Check, verify and issue drawings for clients approval and acceptance
  • Overseeing of the draughting process, and adherence to required draughting standard
  • Strict adherence to Quality Control Systems and specifications relating to design process
  • Conduct day to day quality inspection
  • Identifying and solving various categories of manufacturing problems

In-service Trainee (Sponsored by Minopex Mining Company)

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
Tek-Mation Institution

P1 Training

  • Hand Tools
  • Welding
  • First Aid
  • Safety and Health Act(OSH)

P2 Training

  • Trials on new materials, design, sizes, machining and commissioning of parts
  • Quality Control Inspections
  • Maintenance Reports of Machine breakdowns
  • Write reports and record improvements

Vac Student

Jun 2011 - Jun 2011
WSP Group
  •  Small HVAC projects
  • Research
  • Heat Load Calculations



Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Excel(Intermediate)
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Project

Design/Software Packages

  • Auto Cad
  • Auto Desk Inventor
  • FEA


  • Reading novels
  • Browsing the internet
  • Yoga and meditation

Community Involvement

  • Westville Baptist Church:Christian Care Centre Nursery: 2 Little Fishes
  • Community Feeding Schemes:ABH Saligram Old Age Home


Ashen Mahadeo|Principle Engineer|Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM)
• Amahadeo@toyota.co.za
• 031-910 4688/072 916 7020

Scott McClure|Senior Design Engineer | Fibre-Wound
• Scott@fibre-wound.co.za
• 031-7051750

Thumba Govender|Senior Facilitator| Tek-Mation
• 031-4611116

Paul Woollat| | Manager|WSP Group
• Engd@wspgroup.co.za
• 031-240 8800