Sasol seeks to appoint a Trainee Explosive Plant Operator to join its Chemicals Operations department in Secunda, Mpumalanga, The purpose of the job is the efficient operation of the Explosives Production plant. An Explosive Plant Operator provides manual manufacturing tasks on product line(s) to achieve production, blending or distribution requirements in a safe manner.


  • Grade 12 or N3 with English
  • Maths Literacy is a requirement moving up the career ladder and will be a strong wish
  • Related exposure and experience working in an Explosive environment will be advantageous.


  • Adhere to all safety regulations and work standards
  • General Housekeeping
  • Comply with all legal requirements
  • Prepared to do uncomfortable and dirty work at times
  • Active participation in BBS
  • Manage stressful situations


  • Master training on packaging of Products
  • Adhere to Safety procedures, 5S, works instructions, emergency preparedness
  • Adhere to Statutory requirements
  • Adhere to Management Systems & Practices (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001, SHER Policies & Procedures, Documentation)
  • Interpret written information
  • Compile POE’s for Relevant competency declaration
  • Operate the equipment as per standard operating procedure
  • Ensure correct PPE is used, as well as that PPE is in good condition and correctly worn/used.
  • Identify workplace hazards and associated risks and deal with it appropriately
  • Communicate and assist team members
  • Report unsafe conditions
  • Report all defects and deviations to Supervision
  • Support drive for overall equipment effectiveness of the plant
  • Provide information / assist with projects with technical / support functions

How to apply

Closing date is 12 April 2016. Click here to apply online