LEADING THROUGH DIVERSITY
1 NOVEMBER 2018
Welcome to Renier Snyman Technical Manager
Sun Ace South Africa are pleased to welcome Renier Snyman to the Team as of 1 November 2018. Renier takes up the position of Technical Manager, focusing initially on South Africa. However this role will extend to our existing customers located in 16 countries across Africa, where Sun Ace offers customer support in; problem solving, optimising processing, cost optimisation and on-going technical support.
Renier has worked in the PVC pipe manufacturing industry for over 20 years, and holds a Batchelor Degree in Polymer Technology. He is 6 sigma trained, has completed Pipe Design courses and has ISO 9001 training.
His passion for Standards of Pipe Manufacture and the SANAS Codes is evident through the extensive work he has done as a technical committee member of SAPPMA (South African Plastic Pipe Makers Association) and this will hold him in good stead in supporting our Pipe Customers.
Renier’s additional experience in the industry includes; Plastics, Polyurethane and Injection Moulding.
We have no doubt he will add huge value to Sun Ace both locally and to our Global Technical Team.
15 AUGUST 2018
Terry Coetze featured in the August issue of Sappma Magazine for Womens Month
For the month of Augusts - Woman's month in South Africa - the Sappma Magazine focussed on women in business. We are proud to share that our very own Terry Coetzer - National Accounts Manager for Sun Ace South Africa, was featured in this issue.
Terry is a testament to the Sun Ace Culture of diversity, leading through commitment and by example. Well done Terry.
20 AUGUST 2018
SUN ACE Wellness Day 2018
LEADING THROUGH DEDICATION TO OUR STAFF MEMBERS
Our Sun Ace Joburg Team had our annual Wellness Day 2018 on Friday. The Reality Wellness Group visited us to carry out a corporate wellness survey and health tests on behalf of Discovery Vitality. Staff were also treaded to a healthy “snacks pack” made up Pressed Juice Co and fresh fruit, veggies and a crunchy mixed seeds pack.
Also present was the lovely Sister Ceryllene from The Lifestyle Cafegiving a talk on the importance of putting back oxygen into our diets, WaterLife and Heart Health.
18 MAY 2018
SUN ACE South Africa achieve ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007
THINKING GLOBALLY - WORKING LOCALLY
At SUN ACE we believe it is imperative that we protect our people and stakeholders in all that we do, plus taking care of our environment. We are ISO 9001:2015 ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified. These certifications are an acknowledgement of the hard work and dedication of the entire team. While we celebrate this achievement, we continue to strive for excellence and improve on the way we work. Once again certification was done through the British Standards Institution.
Welcome to Mzwakhe Mkhabela who joins the SUN ACE Team
Mzwakhe Mkhabela joins the SUN ACE South Africa Team as a financial Accountant.
Mzwakhe studied at University of Johannesburg graduating with B Com in Accounting in 2012.
We are pleased to have him on board and look forward to his contribution and experience in working with respected brands such as FNB and Mvunonala Holdings.
LEARNERSHIPS & INTERNSHIPS
What is a learnership:
A learnership is a work based learning programme directly related to an occupation or field of work, such as chemical engineering. Learnerships are managed by Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) and were introduced by government to help skill learners and to prepare them for the workplace. Sun Ace presently have learners who are busy with the NQF Level 2 diplomas, registered with (CHIETA) Chemical Industry Education & Training Authority.
What is an internship:
An internship is a period of work experience offered by an organisation for a limited period of time undertaken by students and graduates looking to gain relevant skills and experience in a particular field.
In the picture Gallery:
Our Chemical Manufacturing Operator learners from left to right: Zama Mtshali, Emmanuel Matsemela, Seputswe Selepe and Viccie Chauke. (NQF level 2 with CHIETA)
Our Interns are Thoko Ndlovo who is currently with Sun Ace as an admin intern and Ruan van Staden who spent a week at Sun Ace as an entrepreneurial intern.
Welcome to Okie Nel who joins the SUN ACE Team
Okkie Nel recently joined SUN ACE Joburg Sales Team as an Account Manager for Non-Vinyls.
Okkie has a background in Environmental Health; experience in the fields of Water Treatment, Chemical Cleaning and 5 years in the PVC Industry. He will now be turning his attention to our Non-Vinyl product range, and working with our customers attending to their specific requirements.
Sun Ace offer and extensive range of non-vinyl additives and are continually developing new speciality grades and products. Some such additives are polyolefins, EVA, ABS resins and latexes.
We are pleased to have him on board and look forward to his contribution and experience in working with respected brands such as Coca-Cola and Clover.