Sasol: Operator Career Opportunities

Sasol invites unemployed people to apply for recently advertised Operator Career Opportunities.

Closing date: 17 February 2023

Location: Ekandustria, Gauteng

Sasol: Operator Career Opportunities

Short Description / Purpose of Job

To prepare raw materials, mix delay pyrotechnics and fill into lead tubes that are used in a downstream process, in the form of a delay train that determines the timing of non-electric detonators

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Preparation of raw materials (screening, weighing and swaging) for use in manufacturing of stubbies and to ensure good quality product.

Charging of raw materials and mixing of different compositions.

Visual inspection of mixture to ensure homogeneity.

Split the mixed powders through Pyropod/Splitter to smaller container for storage and safe handling downstream.

Fill mixed powders into lead tubes by Auguring or Thumping process, within process specifications (monitoring), for use as raw material in downstream process.

Frequent quality inspection to ensure high quality.

Daily weight verification of balance to ensure accurate weighing.

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Monitor stock of raw material in the plants to optimize mixing efficiency.

SHE systems requirements- grounding testing, humidity monitoring, safety observations and waste water handling.

Maintain good housekeeping including 5S, to prevent safety incidents.

Wash the team’s contaminated PPE as required, to protect against heavy metals exposure.

Observe shift leader during discharging of mixes.

Formal Education

Grade 12 or Equivalent with Maths & Science

Min Experience

Experience in Explosives manufacturing (Wish)

Certification & Professional Membership


How to apply

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