Sasol has vacancies for Explosives Operator x7 posts

Job Summary

Sasol is hiring for the vacancy: Explosives Operator Gr 1 – Manual assembly x7 posts.

Closing Date: 05 March 2024

Location: Ekandustria, North West, ZA

Purpose of Job

To assemble non-electric delay initiation systems on a manual assembly machine.

Careers at Sasol

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally.

When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do. Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

• Crimping & Blocking of the Explosives • Coiling of the shock tube • Sealing & Tagging of the Explosives • Explosives Packaging

Assemble different products according to the specifications on the lot traveller. Competency required on all the different assembly machines (crimping machine, coiling machine, sealing machine, tagging machine). Operators may be required to operate two machines simultaneously.

Do quality checks on assembled products to ensure that all units meet specified customer requirements. • Do stock count on all the raw materials in the production area. • Bundle, count and pack assembled units in boxes according to specified requirements as stipulated on the lot traveller

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General housekeeping inside the assembly area. • Do measurements of specifications using relevant measuring tools and capture information on the lot traveller e.g. Vernier calliper.

Adjust the settings of the equipment/machine according to the specific product specifications as indicated on the lot traveller • Operators are also required to report on daily production and breakdowns

Manually updating production graphs after daily production on the wall next to each production cell • Good communication skills (proficient in English) • Be able to work under pressure • Be able to work full shifts and overtime

Consciences and diligent • Detail oriented • Maintain a high standard of integrity • Fosters teamwork and collaboration • Able to work on your own with little supervision.


 Formal Education

  • High School / School Diploma or similar

 Min Experience

  • 6+ months experience in Explosives Manufacturing

How to Apply

Apply directly on the Sasol careers portal which you can access with the button below;


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