Mine Manager

Job Description

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Sasol Mining operates six coal mines that supply feedstock for our Southern African integrated value chain. The coal supplied to Secunda Synfuels Operations (SSO) is mainly used as gasification feedstock and some is used to generate electricity. The coal supplied to Sasolburg Operations (SO) is used to generate electricity and steam. We also export coal from the Twistdraai Export Plant to internal power generation customers via the Richards Bay Coal Terminal.


  • Accountable for the full value chain of sustained safe mining of 4 million ton coal with 4 or more production sections, according to comparative volume, cost and quality requirements from underground coal reserves
  • Adhering to all legislative requirements by leading, directing and managing the operational and business objectives of a large mine
  • Manage coal production at a large mine with a total annual budget of R450m – R550m
  • This position carries a 3.1 legal appointment for the mine

Responsibilities + Skills

Delivering on safe production plan for the year for the mine, balancing reserve utilisation, cost and production priorities without compromising safetyIn-depth knowledge of, as well as application of various sets of legal requirements (SLP, Mining charter requirements, SHE related requirements, water use license, etc.)Highly unionised (multi-union) environment in which union and employee engagement is criticalBalancing short term priorities vs. long term sustainable mining practices and productivity


Relevant B Tech / National Higher Diploma with a minimum of 10 years relevant Engineering in Mining industry experience, with minimum 4 years Operations (Maintenance or Production or Production Services) Management ExperienceOR


Relevant B. Eng. / BSc Eng. with a minimum of 7 years relevant Engineering in Mining industry experience, with minimum 4 years Operations (Maintenance or Production or Production Services) Management Experience

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 10th December 2019
  • Designation: Mine Manager
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Mpumalanga
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 10th December 2019

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sasol.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.sasol.com
  • Company Profile:
  • Committed to excellence in all we do, Sasol is an international integrated energy and chemical company that leverages the talent and expertise of our more than 30 000 people working in 33 countries. We develop and commercialise technologies, and build and operate world-scale facilities to produce a range of product streams, including liquid fuels, high-value chemicals and low-carbon electricity.By combining the talent of our people and our technological advantage, Sasol has been a pioneer in innovation for over six decades. As market needs and stakeholder expectations have changed, so too have our methods, facilities and products, driving progress to deliver long-term shareholder value sustainably. The growth and enhancement of our foundation businesses in Southern Africa is complemented by the significant chapter of growth, Sasol has entered in its history.

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