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Sasol: Metallurgical Assistant


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. To assist the Metallurgical Engineers with the execution of their tasks To execute any task required by the Laboratory Manager with in your scope of work The jobs execution is within the Metallurgical testing laboratory and workshop Technical management of the work done by the laboratory Achieving the goals set for metallurgical engineering laboratory Maintaining systems to manage the operation of the laboratory Ensuring safety systems are in place Be able to perform physical tasks e.g. replica’s / hardness test on site Working independently without much supervision High level of integrity Deliver quality work Able to perform mechanical testing Preparation of samples


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. Driver’s license – Code B Qualifications National Senior Certificate Gr 12 with Maths, Physical science and English or N3 with Maths, Physical Science and English (equivalent to Gr 12 / Matric) (Must) Apprentice Artisan Qualification (Boilermaker or fitter) (Wish) Experience Practical metallurgical laboratory experience (Wish) Safety-orientated (Must) Familiarity with the operation of basic machining equipment and power tools Good physical health Ability to work under pressure


Leadership Self-mastery Continuously develop self Ambassador for living the Sasol Values

Functional Competencies

Ability to handle power tools (115 mm grinder, pencil grinder and drill) (Must) Ability to handle workshop tools (band saw, milling machine, bench grinder and lathe)(Wish) Corrosion Background (Wish) Aptitude for technical related tasks Ability to perform physical work in laboratory, workshop and on Synfuels site Good Communication skills Internal and external networking skills Computer Literacy Analytical skills Be a quick study

Behavioral Competencies

Positive attitude Team Player Live the Sasol Values Good work ethics