MSP Process Controller Gr2 (116975)



Ref No: 116975


Closing Date:

25 May 2023


Process Controller Gr2


Org Structure No:




Energy Business


Business Unit

Energy Business Commercial Energy Solutions





Role Category



Short Description / Purpose of Job

A Process Controller operates process equipment and systems for a specific plant / unit within the Sasol environment to achieve production requirements in a safe manner


Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Participate in emergency preparedness exercise

Perform routine inspection on safety equipment

Conduct BBS Observations

Perform effective shift handover

Electrical isolation of equipment

Performing gas test for vessel entries and Hot work

Mixing process chemicals

Handling of process chemicals

Compilation of shift log

Participate in INVOCOM

Participate in IMS inspections

Participate in incident / accident prevention

Report all deviations

Clean plant / ensure plant is cleaned

Monitor and report on an emergency preparedness exercised

Perform tasks on equipment as per signed off Career Guide

Successfully complete permit training

Perform level standby

Participate in potential deviation analysis (PDA, root cause analysis)(RCA and risk assessments)

Apply SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedure)

Follow modified plant procedures after implementation

Apply PSM standards (Process Safety Management)

Participate in startup and shutdown

Adhere to permit to work procedure

Adherence to SHERQ standards (ISO, ASHAS and implemented)SHERQ processes

Actively involved in behaviour based safety program on shift

Support the alignment of work (e.g. maintenance, Technical department

Participate in resolution of performance problems

Utilize resources e.g. raw materials, people that are available on site

Support diversity in the workplace

Coaching and technical training of fellow workers

Accountable for own competence on plant

Plan own progression through the career path

Manage own performance

Get results through empowering others to act

Live company values and ensures compliance of team to the values

Contribute to team motivation and wellness

Understand customer requirements and ensures product / services meets customer requirements

Effective networking and liaison with P&SM, technical, engineering and financial departments

Identifies and supports interdependencies (synergies with own and other departments)

Ensure transition of work from own shift to next shift

Support drive for overall equipment effectiveness (OEE of the plant)

Apply new ideas / work methods to improve results

Provide information / assist with projects with technical / support functions

Assist with implementation of organisational change initiatives within own team


Formal Education

Matric/ Grade 12 with Maths & Science

NQF Level 2 Occupational Trade Qualification (Chemical)


Min Experience

3+ relevant years


Certification & Professional Membership




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

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


Please note that all appointments will be made in line with approved MSP career guide. 


Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for 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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