Sasol Process Controller Positions

Operating Entity: SA Ops: Secunda Synfuels Operations

Geographical Area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Department: Refining Production SCC

Job Designation: Process Controller/Process Artisan

Role Category: Process Implementation


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. The Process Artisan/Controller position ensures safe and efficient operations of the plant and will report to the foreman of the department.


  • 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


  • In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, this position requires physical fitness assessment as part of the normal selection criteria.
  • A valid driver’s license (Wish)


  • Grade 12 or N3 with Maths, Physical Science & English (Must)
  • Process Artisan: NQF Level 4 (Must)
  • Process Controller Gr2: NQF Level 2 (Must)
  • Process Controller Gr1: NQF Level 3 (Must)



Level of Experience

1 to 5 years
Specific experience required

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

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


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

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.
How to Apply

Click here to send your application via Sasol Career site



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