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Sasol: Shiftboss (Production)

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Sasol: Career Opportunities: Shiftboss (Production)

Req Id: 75901

Operating entity: Sasol Mining (Sigma Colliery)

Geographical area: Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa


To 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


  • (Safe Production) –Carries out on a day to day basis – planning, organising, control and leadership that ensure that departments KPI’s are met –to produce safe coal by ensuring
  • Implements operational projects, ensures operating compliance to Standard
  • Operating Procedures (SOP) in appointed area of responsibility
  • Ensures availability of spares, equipment and resources required to ensure optimal production, including governance of Electronic time keeping
  • Provides first line solutions to employees reporting to him / her on any technical related problem
  • Safe Production – Support departments to achieve set targets by coordinating planning within appointed area of responsibility.
  • (Finance) – Control costs to ensure production volumes are achieved within budget.
  • (SHE) – Ensure best in class safety performance and continuous improvement of key safety metrics to maintain required RCR.
  • Provide on the job training, coaching and career development


  • In line with Sasol’s commitment to Employment Equity, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.
  • Should you not receive any response from Sasol within 30 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please consider your application unsuccessful.
  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment, as part of the normal pre-employment selection criteria.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 with Maths and Science
  • Red Ticket
  • Certificate in Blasting, Gas Testing, Competent A, First Aid
  • Mine Overseer Certificate of Competence
  • Code 8 drivers license
  • Minimum 5 years total relevant experience as a Miner


  • Diploma with Certificate in Blasting, Gas Testing, Competent A, First Aid
  • Code 8 driver’s license and 2 years’ experience as a Miner



  • Self Mastery- Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting
  • Partnership Leadership
    • Influential – Persuades and influences stakeholders, builds relationship and partnerships for win-win outcomes
    • Collaborative – Builds teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries

Functional / Technical

  • Supporting the mine in delivering on safe production within the budgeted allowances for engineering maintenance, balancing production targets with maintenance practices.
  • Managing relationships between the mining and engineering departments.
  • Ensuring that the various sets of legal requirements and engineering principles are met with in the operational environment.
  • Influx of new technology that requires highly skilled workforce to manage the complexity.
  • The management of service providers operating in the area of responsibility, providing sufficient supervision.
  • The management of the procurement and supply side of the operational environment

Closing date: 19 September 2019

How to apply

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