Mechanical Fitter -Sasol

Location: Sasolburg, Free State, ZA

Company: Sasol

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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.

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Closing date

19 February 2024


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Role Category

Process Implementation

Purpose of Job

An Artisan supports production by providing effective equipment maintenance and reliability while adhering to procedures/codes, and utilising all available support resources to increase stability and maintain sustainability of the plant

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Proven competence in pre-identified areas per discipline of the plant/mine/equipment/systems 
Understand and use the plant maintenance documentation system 
Understand planning work management system 
Relevant plant/mine specific/basic process knowledge (defined per discipline) 
Compliance of Safety Management Systems e.g. IMS, MBO, etc. 
Able to apply emergency procedures 
Read, interpret, and implement task risk assessment 
Hazard identification/task risk assessments 
Participates in daily morning meetings to discuss work assignments 
Support the goals and vision of the business by meeting deadlines 
Provides adequate feedback to supervisor on work progress 
Participates in root cause analyses, and provides feedback to RCA teams 
Participates in risk assessments according to legislation and company requirements to improve safety 
Maintains good housekeeping and adheres to waste disposal procedures 
Share knowledge with junior artisans in known environment/context 
Participates in quarterly performance appraisal with group leader to improve personal development 
Identifies personal training and development needs, and incorporates into PDP with group leader’s approval 
Lead by example (walks the talk) 
Assists with the development of works instructions to develop a higher level of staff competency 
Take the lead in team efforts/tasks 
Able to act as group leader (if appropriate to career path) 
Contribute to overall maintenance strategy and direction 
Mentor learners/artisans informally 
Conducts My IMS (physical inspections to maintain and improve plant sustainability) 
Work effectively in a team 
Attends and interacts in PDAs and RCAs to improve plant safety and stability 
Provides adequate feedback to group leader or planning officer on work progress 
Ensures the correct history feedback is captured to improve renewals/ upgrades and critical spares are replaced 
Gives input at toolbox talks to improve plant safety

Formal Education

High School / School Diploma or similar

NQF 4 Mechanical Fitting or

Red Seal – Fitting

Min Experience

Experience: 0 – 5+ relevant years

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

BC_Customer Focus

BC_Manages Complexity

TC_Analyse Alternatives and Recommend Solutions

TC_Troubleshoots Technical Issues

TC_Equipment Utilisation

BC_Decision Quality

BC_Action Oriented

TC_Planning and Organisation

BC_Ensures Accountability

TC_Engineering Implementation

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for a better world”, Sasol acknowledges that diversity is intrinsic to the fabric of our organisation and is the key to our growth and success.  Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals.  Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities according to Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan.  This includes reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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