Controller Gr 2 : Process

Closing Date: 4 July 2018

Operating Entity: SA Ops Secunda Synfuels Operations

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Department: Powerstation

Job Designation: Process Controller Gr 2

Job Description

Purpose of Job / Role Intent:
To ensure safe and efficient operations of the plant

Secunda Synfuels Operations

Secunda Synfuels Operations (SSO) operates the world’s largest coal-to-liquids (CTL) facility and produces synthesis gas (syngas) through coal gasification and natural gas reforming, using Sasol’s unique and proprietary Fischer-Tropsch technology to manufacture synthetic fuel components, pipeline gas and chemical feedstock.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and expertise required (Must)

  • Grade 12 or N3 with Maths, Science & English
  • Process Controller Gr2: NQF Level 2
  • Process Controller Gr1: NQF Level 3
  • Process Artisan: NQF Level 4
  • A Valid Driver’s License Code 8/10 (wish)
  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical

fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria

Specific experience required

  • Experience in a production environment
  • Experience as a Process Controller in Petro Chemical Environment
  • Experience in working on the panel

Required outputs include and not Limited to: Functional

  • Conduct basic first line fault finding
  • Applies Standard Operating Procedures
  • Understand equipment failure modes and defect identification and reporting
  • Demonstrate understanding of how equipment functions
  • Quality assurance of the product
  • Carry out all tasks as allocated by shift leader
  • Carry out plant inspections and take logs
  • Report all at risk behaviours and unsafe conditions to the SPC/Process Artisan and/or Foreman.
  • Sampling as per schedules.
  • Maintain required housekeeping standards.


  • Adhere to all safety regulations and approved work standards
  • Practice good housekeeping at all times
  • Comply with all legal requirements
  • Must be prepared to work shifts
  • Prepared to do uncomfortable and dirty work at times
  • Prepared to change shift on short notice
  • Prepared to be called out sometimes when on weekend off, depending on plant requirements

Personal Attributes

  • Sound communication & interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Self-starter / highly self-motivated
  • Ability to handle pressure
  • Initiative, enthusiasm and perseverance
  • Willingness to work overtime as and when required
  • Customer orientation
  • Willingness to learn & train others
  • Computer skills (Microsoft office, i.e. Excel, Word)
  • Analytical skills

Details on how to apply (as per the specific role)
Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void. If you don’t hear from us within a month (30 days) after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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