Sasol is hiring Foreman x16 posts

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Sasol Mining is hiring and invites applications for the vacant positions of Foreman x16 posts in Mpumalanga & Free State.

Closing date:   28 March 2023

Purpose of the job: To support mining operations by ensuring the best machine availability and reliability through planned maintenance.

Specific experience required:

  • Proven experience of underground Coal Mining activities
  • Proven track record of  LHD equipment, maintenance and supervisory experience
  • Experience of Sasol Mining processes and methods.

  • Maintenance of underground diesel equipment
  • Organisation of activities in supporting the production units
  • HIRAC processes

Required outputs: Functional

  • Manage, control and maintain diesel equipment in area of responsibility
  • Safety management

  • Ensure that COP’s and SOP’s are understood and adhered to
  • Adhere to ISO standards

Qualifications and expertise required (Must)

  • Grade 12 / N3 with English/ Business English, Maths and Physical/Engingeering Science
  • Valid red ticket
  • Valid first aid certificate (Wish)

  • Qualified Artisan: Trade Tested Electromechanic (Must)
  • 5 years’ experience as an Artisan (Electomechanic)
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport

  • Mining experience
  • Exposure in a Leadership role will be an added advantage

  • SAP knowledge
  • (JSA) and SLAM Risk assessment and SOP’s


  • Accurate and realistic maintenance and overhaul plan and budget and forecasting
  • Ensure maximum availability and reliability of equipment
  • Conformance to all legal, statutory and Sasol requirements

  • Provide specific expertise and in-section coaching and training on complex repairs

  • Evaluate personnel training needs, schedule for training and coach sub-ordinates towards requirements for next higher level
  • Willing to work after hours if required

Personal Attributes:

  • Competencies (skills, knowledge and characteristics):
  • Team building and coaching skills
  • Team building and coaching skills

  • Ability to plan, co-ordinate and control all activities
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate

  • Conceptual ability-problem solving and decision making
  • Strategic-planning-innovation-risk assessment
  • Ability to drive costs down


People Leadership:

  • Authentically and inclusively engages all stakeholders in developing business relevant solutions.
  • A talent magnet. Proven ability to identify talent and further invest in talent.

Partnership Leadership:

  • Ability to collaborate and influence stakeholders.
  • Establish and build relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.
  • Build and establish core capabilities through partners and peers.


  • Continuously develop self
  • Ambassador for living the Sasol Values

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

Closing date:   28 March 2023


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