Road Loading Foreman (116982)



Ref No: 116982


Closing Date:

25 May 2023


Road Loading Foreman


Org Structure No: 



Energy Business


Business Unit:
EBU: Commercial Energy Solutions


City / Town:


Short Description / Purpose of Job
Supervise access, movement control, loading, and dispatch of transportation units as part of the facilities management business process within Secunda Tankfarm Operations (STO) Logistics business.


Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities
Handle activities of vehicle scheduling, access, and movement control.

Monitor activities to limit costs, improve accuracy, customer service, safety and quality.

Oversee weighbridge systems and operations where applicable.

Perform ongoing logistics operations improvements and identify opportunities to debottleneck loading facilities.

Assist STO Logistics operations in implementing change activities.

Issue permits to work and ascertain safety of operations from a technical and human perspective including applicable Process Safety Management (PSM), OHS18000 and ISO 14000 standards.

Constantly improve the physical STO Logistics operations through performance management, gap analysis, redesign, and implementation.

Adhere to legal requirements, business rules, policies, and internal controls.

Comply with risk policies, SOX, applicable regulations of the OHS act, and environmental legislation.

Provide constant feedback on loading operations to enable design, implementation, and improvement of transactional planning and execution systems.

Report loading information data to serve for performance measurement, data analysis, and decision support systems.

Create and maintain master data records. Confirm the accuracy of relevant master data from loading operations.

Guarantee governance compliance to enable supply chain activities and standardise loading operations.

Deliver updated functional training to all resources in the loading operations environment.

Attend relevant meetings and represent operations at appropriate forums.

Apply evidence-based SHE practices in alignment with set standards for safe operations.

Implement Sasol Group’s risk philosophy and enterprise risk management framework.

Build and maintain positive relationships with clients, business units, and third-party logistics to optimise the effectiveness of logistics and transportation.

Continuously improve own skills and knowledge. Complete, implement, and track personal development plan to attain personal performance goals.

Manage team performance and development formally and informally based on standard practices in use across Sasol Group.

Identify and activate learning as required based on individual and collective needs.

Nurture a team spirit and openness towards feedback, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovation.


Formal Education

Matric/ Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical science or similar

NQF level 4 Chemical operation qualification


Min Experience

8+ years relevant experience in either road or rail loading environment


Certification & Professional Membership




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

Facilitation: The means of expediting a process or operation quickly and efficiently.  Particular focus is on meetings but can include other processes such as the delivery of products and services where others are involved and their participation is critical to success.

People Management: The interaction, communication, relationships and dealings with staff members, and the style in which those interactions take place. It includes the development of employees and work places that are inclusive.

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. In involves critical thinking, analysis and persistence.

Risk Management: The process of measuring or assessing risk and then developing strategies to manage the risk.  Strategies employed may include transferring the risk to another party, avoiding the risk, reducing the negative effect of the risk, and accepting some or all of the consequences of a particular risk.

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 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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