Shiftboss Production / Section Belts

at Sasol
Location Secunda, South Africa
Date Posted Sep 17, 2020
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time


      • Enforce compliance to health, safety and environment procedures and requirements of the MHSA
      • Carry out Shiftboss duties as described in MHSA Regulation 2.15
      • Manage all applicable service providers and ensure that they are issued with the necessary tools and equipment to execute work safely
      • Conduct necessary workplace inspections to ensure strict adherence to the applicable COPs and SOP's
      • Ensure that Planned Task Observations (PTOs) are conducted for all people in your area of responsibility
      • Plan, schedule, and execute work accordingly and as per planning principles
      • Actively participate in Health and Safety structures and processes on the mine by operations in area of responsibility
      • Implement High Risk Work (HRW) controls in  area responsibility
      • Share and implement best practices in area responsibility
      • Show commitment to and ownership of safety initiatives
      • Ensure that service providers strictly adhere to applicable health and safety procedure
      • Conduct stock check and order mining material for delivery on time
      • Maintain discipline in area of responsibility
      • Ensure that safe productivity targets (QDCSM) are met on a daily basis
      • Use the Business Improvement Process (BIP) to implement QCDSM improvement initiatives
      • Assist in the development of a realistic budget for the area
      • Ensure that risk assessments are conducted prior to each task being performed
      • Be self-disciplined and adhere to all other relevant Sasol procedures and requirements


      Personal Attributes:

      • Have an ability to lead people
      • Have a high level of  self-discipline
      • Pay attention to detail
      • Have an ability to work with a diverse teams
      • Have an ability to influence people positively
      • High level decision making skills
      • Have an ability to relate well with people and build teams
      • Be able to communicate effectively with the lowest level of employees



      In line with Sasol’s commitment to Employment Equity, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups.

      In addition to a pre-employment medical examination, some positions may require a physical fitness assessment, as part of the normal pre-employment selection criteria.


      Qualifications and expertise required

      • Grade 12/N3/NCV Level 4 with Maths & Science
      • Permanent Blasting Certificate (for Fiery Mines)
      • Gas Testing Certificate
      • Flame Proofing certificate
      • Valid Red Ticket
      • Valid drivers' license
      • Relevant Conveyor belt training
      • SAP experience
      • Computer literate
      • A Mine Overseers certificate will be an advantage


      Specific experience required:

      • Minimum 2 years' experience on underground section conveyors
      • Experience as a Shiftboss for underground section conveyors and/or experience in managing service providers on section conveyors will be an added advantage
      • Applied Strata Control experience
      • Risk Management experience

      Leadership Competency
      People Leadership

      • Inspirational: Authentically and inclusively engages people to follow; leads culture transformation.
      • Builds Talent: Builds capability and diversity for competitive advantage.
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