Engineering Planner Assistant – Sasol

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The purpose of the role is to provide a continuous input and support into maintenance, and to apply the planning processes at an operational level. To follow the Work Management work instruction and RACI.

Minimum Qualifications and experience required

Grade 12 with Maths and Science or equivalent (N3)

Occupational Trade Qualification (NQF 4) (will be an advantage)

Minimum of 2 years experience as a Planner assistant.

Minimum of 4 years total work experience


 Advanced knowledge of the SAP Plant maintenance module.

 Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams)

 Knowledge of the Sasol mining work management process.


  1. Delivery Targets (tons, products, service)
  • Continuously deliver on target and quality results as per individual performance agreement
  • Successful execution of complex jobs
  • Successful implementation of planning processes
  • Promote and meet expected output on planning deliverables
  • Arrange and participate in plant walks, compile scope of work and draw up detailed task list
  • Responsible for a reliable and achievable work package for execution week

  1. Quality results (agreed standards / compliance)
  • Being engaged in the gate keeping role for the Work Management Process
  • Manage accurate and quality work order feedback information
  • Manage work order control within set targets and according to prescribed standards
  • Be acquainted with operational methods and details related to maintenance activities
  • Have a understanding of production (plant) operations, equipment and process knowledge
  • Evaluate and verify correctness of notification information and take action on deviations – (gate keeping function
  • Ensure visibility of statutory equipment due/outstanding list with actions for adherence to legal compliance
  • Planning and control of statutory work – ensure statutory process compliance

  1. Cost awareness and control
  • Open work order control as per agreed targets to support committed cost flow
  • Have an influence to reduce maintenance cost; optimize and reduce equipment down time
  • Use own expertise and experience to realize cost savings within the planning/scheduling and execution of Day-to-Day work
  • Committed cost drive – continuous communication with maintenance and service providers

  1. Resource utilisation and efficiency
  • Optimization of recourses required to execute work
  • Be familiar with materials, services, financial and other planning relates work methods
  • Confirm material/spares requirements for job execution

  1. SHE Targets
  • Adheres to and ensures adherence to company safety standards – support safety through BBS culture
  • Uphold high safety standards and do quality BBS observations

Major Challenges / Problem Solving

  • Supporting the department in delivering on safe production within the budgeted allowances for the planning department , balancing operational targets with maintenance practices
  • n-depth knowledge of, as well as application of various sets of legal requirements, engineering principles
  • Influx of new technology that requires highly skilled workforce to manage the complexity

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