Process Controller – Sasol


To ensure safe and efficient operations of the plant. Secunda  Operations (SO) 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.



Conduct basic first line fault finding

Applies Standard Operating Procedures

Understand equipment failure modes and defect identification and reporting

Demonstrate understanding of how equipment functions

Quality assurance of the product

Carry out all tasks as allocated by shift leader

Carry out plant inspections, take logs and report defective equipment to foreman

Report all at risk behaviours and unsafe conditions to the SPC/Process Artisan and/or Foreman.

Sampling as per schedules.

Maintain required housekeeping standards.



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

Code 8 (B) drivers’ licence



Qualifications :


National Senior certificate with (Maths, Science & English) OR N3

Process Controller Gr 2: NQF Level 2

Process Controller Gr 1: NQF Level 3



Experience in a production environment

Experience as a Process Controller in Petro Chemical Environment

Experience in working on the panel




Customer Focus

Drives accountability and high performance

Fosters teamwork and collaboration

Ability to handle pressure

Adhere to SHE – SHE Law and Regulatory Systems; Permit To Work Systems; Plant General Work Permits

Adhere to good housekeeping principles (ensuring work area is kept neat and tidy)



Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting

Business Leadership

Business-focused:  Demonstrates commercial acumen, a global mind-set and exercises sound judgement.

Results-focused:  Achieves results through others and holds them accountable


Functional / Technical

Adhere to all safety regulations and approved work standards

Practice good housekeeping at all times

Comply with all legal requirements

Must be prepared to work shifts

Prepared to do uncomfortable and dirty work at times

Prepared to change shift on short notice

Prepared to be called out sometimes when on weekend off, depending on plant requirements.



Set and work towards own performance targets and goals as per personal performance agreement

Improve own skills and knowledge

Working relationships with customers (internal and external) – Build customer relationships in order to understand their needs

A team player with sound communication and interpersonal skills


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