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Sasol Career Opportunities: Foreman

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Sasol Career Opportunities: Foreman (Roving Maintenance)

Location: South Africa – Mpumalanga

Req Id: 76027


  • Management of the maintenance personnel, processes and activities in own specific section to enable individual mining team (Section) to reach production targets within the principles of QCDSM
  • Carries a 2.9.2 legal appointment for the mine


1.    (Safe Production) – Conduct daily, weekly and monthly maintenance to ensure that the departments (sections) KPI’s are met, repair breakdowns in a timely cost effective manner to ensure minimal impact on production. Ensures that machines are overhauled on schedule.

  • Maintenance cost vs R/t in appointed area
  • Maintenance budget – actual vs. budget
  • Availability of Equipment Downtime / shift / MTTF /MTTR (infrastructure and in-section equipment)
  • Adherence to Overhaul / maintenance program – plan vs. actual

2.    Operational projects, ensures engineering compliance, develops and implements engineering Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in appointed area of responsibility.

  • Ensures adherence to Engineering principles and legislation
  • Compliance to engineering governance bodies (standardisation committees)
  • SOP / COP implementation and adherence

3.     Implements small engineering projects within section, monitors and gives feedback in terms of these projects.

  • % delivery against OE initiatives

4. Carry out condition monitoring programs in appointed area of responsibility.

  • Compliance to Condition monitoring program schedules.
  • Failure trend analysis and root cause elimination
  • Execution of Predictive Maintenance recommendations (backlog)

5.    Safe Production – Support section and personnel to achieve set targets by coordinating planning within appointed area of responsibility.

  • Rand per ton (R/t), Tons per CM per shift (t/cm/shift)
  • Volumes vs. monthly TQF (Including Quality)

6.     (Finance) – Control costs to ensure that maintenance practices are carried out within budget.

  • Delivery against budget and reporting calendar vs. target

7.     (SHE) – Ensure best in mine safety performance and continuous improvement of key safety metrics to maintain required RCR.

  • SHE compliance rates vs. targets (especially major findings), % outstanding actions on findings
  • Zero harm, Zero fatalities, LWDCR

8. Recruitment, training, coaching and career development

  • Vacancy rates vs. Staff Establishment (vacancies incl. Absence due to TSD / PSD), AWOP, Successors for critical positions
  • Key role turnover rate vs. industry average, absenteeism, employee engagement and enablement score (%), Tons/man/year, Monthly bonus targets
  • Training days for department
  • Planned Task observations


Please note the following clauses:

  1. The Sasol Group / Sasol Mining will never request you to make any cash deposits/payments as part of the recruitment process.
  2. In line with Sasol’s commitment to Employment Equity, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.
  3. In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.


  • Matric /N3/Grade 12 with Maths & Science
  • Valid Trade Test certificate as Electro Mechanic
  • Valid Red Ticket able to obtain one
  • Gas Testing and First Aid certificate

Specific experience required

  • At least 5 years’ experience as an artisan.



  • SELF-MASTERY – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
    • Influential – Persuades and influences stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.
    • Collaborative – Builds teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.

Closing Date: 25 Sep 2019

How To Apply:

Click Here To Apply For Sasol Career Opportunities: Foreman

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

The Sasol Group / Sasol Mining will never request you to make any cash deposits/payments as part of the recruitment process.

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