Mine Overseer Recruitment, Training

Job Description

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 international power generation customers via the Richards Bay Coal Terminal.PURPOSE OF JOB / ROLE INTENTProvide the leadership required to create high performance teams - capable of reaching all their targets, as well as to do the coaching required for the teams to function successfully without supervision. Execute the statutory duties according to Regulation 2.14.1.FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTSSafe Production – Manage and carry out tactical strategies on a day to day basis that ensure that departments KPI's are met –to produce safe coal tons / cm / shiftAvailability of Equipment Downtime / shift / MTTF /MTTR (infrastructure and in-section equipment)Adherence to Overhaul / maintenance program – plan vs. actualImplements operational projects, ensures operating compliance, develops and implements engineering Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in appointed area of responsibilityEnsures adherence to Operating principles and legislationCompliance to governance bodies (standardisation committees)SOP / COP implementation and adherenceAssess economics / engineering viability of non-major engineering business cases and provides specific, in-section expertise and coachingTotal cost of ownership (TCO)% delivery against OE initiativesCarry out condition monitoring programs in appointed area of responsibilityCompliance to Condition monitoring program schedulesFailure trend analysis and root cause eliminationExecution of Predictive Maintenance recommendations (backlog)Safe Production – Support departments to achieve set targets by coordinating planning within appointed area of responsibilityRand per ton (R/t), Tons per CM per shift (t/cm/shift)Volumes vs. monthly TQF (Including Quality)(Finance) – Control costs to ensure production volumes are achieved within budgetDelivery against budget and reporting calendar vs. target

Responsibilities + Skills

Recruitment, training, coaching and career developmentVacancy rates vs. Staff Establishment (vacancies incl. Absence due to TSD / PSD), AWOP, and Successors for critical positionsKey role turnover rate vs. industry average, absenteeism, employee engagement and enablement score (%), Tons/man/year, Monthly bonus targets


(SHE) Ensure best in class safety performance and continuous improvement of key safety metrics to maintain required RCRSHE compliance rates vs. targets (especially major findings), % outstanding actions on findingsZero harm, Zero fatalities, LWDCR


Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020
  • Designation: Mine Overseer (Shift Superintendent)
  • industry: Energy
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Mpumalanga
  • Salary: on a call
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020

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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