Artisan Grade 2: Process

Closing date: 29 January 2019

Operating entity: Sasolburg Operations (Monomers)

Geographical area: Sasolburg , Free State, South Africa



A Process Artisan operates process equipment, systems and processes for a specific plant / unit within the Sasol environment to achieve production requirements in a safe manner


  • Click Enter to preview the description of Recruitment Description Preview Working shifts – Participates in shift handover meetings through effective plant inspection, risk identification, recording of defects/deviations (log book) and reporting to applicable role players
  • Provides adequate feedback to supervisor on work progress
  • Participates in root cause analyses and provides feedback to Root Cause Analysis (RCA) teams
  • Participates in risk assessments according to legislation and company requirements to improve safety
  • Maintains good housekeeping and adheres to waste disposal procedures
  • Work Independently and do sampling as per schedule
  • Understand and know the business, drives and KPIs
  • Contribute to the development of training modules and identifies personal training and development needs which are incorporated into PDP with group leader’s approval
  • Conduct on the job coaching of learners
  • Quality assurance of the product and adherence to all safety regulations and approved work standards
  • Conducts IMS inspections to maintain and improve plant sustainability
  • Work effectively in a team and lead by example (walks the talk)
  • Attends and interacts in PDAs and RCAs to improve plant safety and stability
  • Play an important role during emergency situations to get the plant back on line
  • Give and receive feedback to other disciplines in daily assurance meetings
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Participate and gives input in “toolbox talks” to improve plant safety
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities in own work area to improve practices and/or equipment
  • Making equipment safe for inspection or maintenance activities
  • Reporting of near misses, incidents and accidents when it happens
  • Participate in pre-task risk assessments (identify the risks in the work area)
  • Confirm required assurance is given trough effective key undesirable event compliance
  • Documenting critical plant parameters on relevant log sheets
  • Perform shift cover duties
  • Stand in for the foreman when he/she is not around
  • Issue permits as part of the work management system



Formal Education

  • National Senior Certificate / completed N3 with Mathematics, Engineering Science / Physical Science and English (Must)
  • Occupational Trade Qualification in Trade: Chemical Operations (NQF4) (Must)
  • Driver’s licenseMinimum Experience
  • Experience in a production environment
  • Experience in a commissioning environment
  • Experience in working on the DCS panel



  • Self-Mastery – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.
  • Partnership Leadership – Collaborative
  • Partnership Leadership – Influence


Functional / Technical

  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Maintenance Supervision
  • Knowledge and Skills around Emergency Response
  • Knowledge and Skills around Radio Communications
  • Knowledge and Skills around Hazard Awareness
  • Knowledge and Skills around SHE Law and Regulatory Systems
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Equipment
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Operations: Product Quality
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Distributed Control System (DCS)
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Alarm settings
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Trip settings
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Emergency Shutdown (ESD)
  • Knowledge and Skills around Inspection
  • Knowledge and Skills around Health and Safety
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Support Information
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Process
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Equipment Monitoring
  • Knowledge and Skills around Plant Equipment Troubleshooting and Problem Solving


Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void.


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