Operator (NPE)x15


Job Title: Operator (NPE)x15

Posting Date: Jan 9, 2024

Job Requisition: 3409

Closing date: 23 January 2024

Location: Ekandustria, North West, ZA

Company: Sasol

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

OME: Energy Operations

Business Unit: Energy Ops – Sasolburg & Ekandustria Ops

Department: Production- Watergel

City / Town: Ekandustria (Bronkhorstspruit)

Short Description / Purpose of Job

To prepare work area for start-up and packaging. Make label stickers using the label sticker machine and scanner. Prepare boxes for packaging. Operate/weighing and inspection of cartridges including shutdown

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities:

  • Plant & Equipment – Ensure safety equipment is available and in working order. Correct tools and equipment available. Ensure plant and surrounding areas are clean
  • Plant Operation – Plant operated according to operating manual and safety instructions
  • Administration – Communicate with KP machine operators and mixers regarding production schedule issues
  • Adhering to legislation – ISO, CIE & 5S Systems
  • Maintenance & Statutory Inspection – Prepares plant for maintenance and assists with repairs where possible
  • Do quality checks on manufactured products
  • General housekeeping inside the production area
  • Operators are also required to report on daily production and breakdowns
  • Manually updating production graphs after daily production on the wall next to each production cell

 Formal Education

  • Grade 12
  • 3 months+ experience in Explosives manufacturing
  • Certification & Professional Membership


Collaboration: The action of working with someone to produce something

Compliance: Understanding the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organizations, both internally and externally.

Execution capability: The underlying ability to execute a strategy/project or day to day work

Problem Solving: Is a step-by-step process of defining a problem, searching for information, and testing a series of solutions until the problem is solved. It involves critical thinking, analysis, and persistence.

Self-Mastery: Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting 

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