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Sasol Artisan: Millwright x 2

Sasol Careers

Sasol Artisan: Millwright x 2

Business Unit: Sasol Base Chemicals Explosives

Location: Rustenburg Northwest & Carletonville ( Mponeng Mine) Gauteng


Base Chemicals markets a broad portfolio of commodity chemicals globally. The business consists of three key divisions: Polymers, Solvents, and Explosives & Fertilisers (E&F).

Our key products include:

  • polymers (polyethylene, polypropylene, polyvinyl chloride);
  • solvents (ketones, alcohols, acrylates), chlor-alkali chemicals (caustic soda, hydrochloric acid) and mining reagents (cyanide);
  • bulk and packaged explosives including specialised blasting accessories;
  • ammonium nitrate base products; and sulphur derivatives.

To support our customers we operate a Polymer Technology Services Center that provides research and development relating to polymer-related applications. We also provide agronomic and product support to our fertiliser customers as well as full blasting service and product support to our mining industry customers.


Purpose of the Job:

To ensure continuous Explosives Charging Unit availability through effective maintenance and service. To maintain Charging Units and handling of breakdown underground.


  • Fault Finding on Electrical and Hydraulic systems.
  • Handle electrical and mechanical breakdowns on explosives charging units, transfer pumps and delivery tanker pumps.
  • Preventative maintenance on charging units and transfer pumps.
  • Get service documentation signed off, maintain filing system and ensure records are sent to supervisor.
  • Coaching and training Sasol first line breakdown maintenance personnel.
  • Hydraulic faultfinding and maintenance.
  • General office equipment and portable electrical equipment maintenance.
  • Daily liaison with mining and Sasol site personnel regarding breakdowns, spares and equipment.
  • Assist with technical investigations.
  • Identification of defects, reporting to supervisor, compiling works lists to address defects.
  • Manage safety issues.
  • Establish a maintenance store on surface and underground. Manage spares stock levels and reorder of spares.
  • Site and equipment establishment and commissioning new sites (including cross border operations) – if required.


Specific Experience Required:

  • Electrical/Mechanical/Instrumentation experience
  • Minimum five years maintenance experience
  • Welding skills
  • Experience on the following equipment will be an advantage:
  • Mono positive displacement pumps
  • Pressure and temperature transmitters
  • PLC

Required outputs; Functional:

  • Instrument fault finding
  • Mechanical faultfinding
  • Hydraulic fault finding
  • Monthly services and inspections
  • Ensure safety on area of responsibility
  • Manage and control spares


  • Grade 12/N3 (Maths and Science)
  • Millwright / Electromechanic (or relevant recognised trade)
  • Code EB drivers licence
  • Red Ticket
  • Fit for underground work


  • 5 years experience


  • Plan and schedule own work as and when required
  • Share and implement best practices
  • Examine equipment and complete safety checklist
  • Compliance to all legal requirements
  • Adhere to all safety and work standards
  • Must be able to do standby
  • Must be willing to travel extensively and work / sleep away from home – if required.
  • Actively participate in discussions to improve maintenance and quality
  • Be safety conscious and practice good house keeping


  • Self Mastery – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
  • Partnership Leadership – Builds Teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.
  • Planning,organising and coordination skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Time management skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Be a motivated self starter and willing to learn.
  • Problem solving and analytical trouble shooting.
  • Sense of ownership.
  • Job maturity.
  • Conceptual ability-problem solving and decision making
  • Strategic-planning-innovation-risk assessment

Closing Date: 18 August 2019


Click Here To Apply For Sasol Artisan: Millwright x 2

Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.

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