Job Description

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South AfricaSasol 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.ABOUT THE ROLE / PURPOSE OF THE JOBTo manage, lead, organise and control production and to provide the leadership required to create a high performance team capable of reaching all of its set targets. Execute the statutory duties according to Regulation 2.15.1 in his / her area of responsibility.FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTSCORE ELEMENTS OF JOBSafe Production – Carry out on a day to day basis the planning, organising, control and leadership that ensure that departments' KPI's are met to produce safe coal by ensuringStonework, water and back bye areas, diamond drill and trunk conveyorsAvailability of Equipment Downtime / shift / MTTF /MTTR (infrastructure and in-section equipment)Adherance to Overhaul / maintenance program – plan vs. actualImplement operational projects, ensures operating compliance to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in appointed area of responsibilityEnsures adherence to Operating principles and legislationCompliance to governance bodies (standardisation committees)SOP / COP implementation and adherenceEnsure availability of spares, equipment and resources required to ensure optimal production, including governance of Electronic time keepingTotal cost of ownership (TCO)

Responsibilities + Skills


Electronic time keeping system adherenceProvides first line solutions to employees reporting to him / her on any technical related problemProblems resolvedFailure trend analysis and root cause elimination


Training days for departmentPlanned Task observationsCoaching of employeesEngagement of employees

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020
  • Designation: Shiftboss
  • industry: Energy
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Bloemfontein
  • Salary: not
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3rd March 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Sasol.
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  • 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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