Process Artisan Grade 2 (116940)



Ref No:                    116940

Closing Date:          26 May 2023

OME:                        Energy Operations

Business Unit:        Energy Ops – Natref Operations

City / Town:             Sasolburg

Org Structure No:   80020281


 NB:  Candidates will be appointed according to their level of competence and qualification relevant to the MSP career path for this position


Short Description / Purpose of Job


A Process Artisan Gr 2 operates process equipment and systems for a specific plant/unit within the Sasol environment to achieve production requirements safely.



Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities


Operate within design parameters using DCS

Participate in emergency preparedness exercises Perform routine inspection of safety equipment

Perform effective shift handover

Performing gas tests for vessel entries and Hot work Mixing process chemicals

Handling of process chemicals Compilation of shift log

Conduct safety Operation Control Systems (OCS) inspections, e.g., OSH, ISO 14001, 18000, 9001.

Participate in incident/accident prevention Report all deviations

Clean plant / ensure the plant is cleaned and house keeping up to standard

Monitor and report on an emergency preparedness exercised Perform tasks on equipment as per signed-off Career Guide complete permit training

Perform level 2 standby

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

Identify and report defects

Identify and report risks behaviours

Take corrective action on lab results

Conduct product/grade changes

Apply SOPs (Standard Operating Procedure) during normal operation, shut down and start up

Follow modified plant procedures after implementation Apply PSM standards (Process Safety Management) Participate in start-up 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 the 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 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 the 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


  • Full N3 with Maths & Science & Business English or Grade 12 with Maths, Science & English
  • NQF Level 4 Certificate
  • Driver’s license (Code 8/10) (Wish)



Min Experience


  • 5 year + experience in a Chemical/Petrochemical Processing Environment) (Must)





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

Partnering: The development and perpetuation of successful and mutually beneficial relationships where customers and others become business partners with common goals, positive attitudes, cooperative work styles, open communications and team spirit.

Problem Solving: This 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.


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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