Melissa Odendaal Manufacturing and Power Generation Specialist, Welding Engineer

Melissa has a passion for materials engineering, weld design, procedure development and welding process optimisation.

Melissa studied at the University of Pretoria, where she completed a Bachelor in Metallurgical Engineering and completed the international Welding Engineer certification soon afterwards while working as a graduate engineer on major coal-fired power station construction projects, on oil & gas projects and within the fabrication industry.

Her responsibilities have included technical support and advice to operations and production technicians on sites, generating welding documentation and procedures efficiently using the relevant codes, implementing and writing procedures for orbital welding and upholding ISO 9001 certification.