Process Controller Gr 2 (x3) (116232)



Ref:  116232


Closing date:  20 March 2023


Process Controller Gr 2 (x3)

(Steam Station I)


Org Structure No:
80013448 /80013441 / 80013446


Energy Operations


Business Unit:
Energy Ops – Sasolburg & Ekandustria Ops


City / Town:



Efficient operation of the plant.
Adhere to all safety regulations and work standards
Comply with legal requirements and be prepared to do physical work as stipulated in the job description,

Process controller reporting to dayshift Foreman and adhere to Foreman reasonable and safe instructions

Adhere to all safety regulations and work standards

Practice good housekeeping, plant cleaning

Comply with legal requirements

Report incidents and near misses

The successful candidate must be willing to work shifts.

He / she will be required to do shift cover duties and work overtime (in accordance with legislation).

Active participation in Behaviour Based Safety, IMS inspections and SHE representative roles.

Physically monitor production processes

Completion of checklists (safety, start up, shutdown, etc)

Work in a dust environment and within legislation

Conduct physical work


Physically support the Artisan to monitor production processes on plant and DCS
Support Artisan with issuing of permit (including safe making) and pre-task risk assessments.
Conduct visual inspections on the process equipment and load defects on SAP.

Complete all required log sheets and logbooks on the plant.

Conduct safety management system inspections e.g. OSHA, ISO 14000/18000/9001.
Report process deviations to the Foreman.
Compile relevant area shift report during and before end of shift.
Report incidents and near misses

Report all risk behaviours and unsafe conditions to Foreman/Line Manager.

Adhere and apply standard operating procedures and work instructions
Conduct basic fault finding and possible solutions.

Assist service provider with cleaning activities on the plant.

Attend shift SHE safety meetings.

Active participation in Behaviour Based Safety, IMS inspections and SHE representative roles

Must be able to work under pressure.

Work together with other departments to ensure plant is operational.


Experience in a production environment (Must)

Related exposure and experience in the Steam Stations environment (Must)

Experience within a petro-chemical / chemical industry will be an advantage

Be able to work in a dusty/ash slurry environment (get dirty).

Must be physically fit

Valid driver’s licences (Must).


Qualifications and Experience:

Grade 12 or N3 with English, Maths and Science (Must)
NQF level 2 Chemical Operations Occupational
Experience in a production environment (Must).


Good communication skills

Problem solving skills

Be able to work independently

Good interpersonal skills

Team Player

Ability to work under lot of pressure



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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