Production Foreman – Sasol



To ensure that agreed on specification, production volumes are achieved, efficiently and safely.

To ensure that production contributes to the increase of the business growth.

To lead and manage a production team, ensuring supply of products through the acquisition and effective innovative usage of resources

Continuously ensure adherence to all quality, safety and legal requirements.

Continuously optimize processes to ensure maximum output.

Ensure sustainable plant performances.

Ensure equipment are operated within the OWAP principles.

Align day to day shutdown and equipment outage with the value chain.




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

A valid driver’s license




Grade 12 with Maths, Science, English and NQF4 Occupational Trade Qualification



Minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant field as a Process Artisan and identified and measured Leadership competency.


Specific experience required

Plant Specific Business Results

Delivery Target Achievement

Plan, control and management of operations/maintenance activity

Ensure effective execution of operations/maintenance activities

Manage water balance

Ensure maximum task quality and efficiency, and overall effective use of equipment

Cost Target Achievement

Manage and control costs (where allocated budget responsibility is assigned)


SHER Target Achievement

During emergency situations, evaluate the abnormalities and take corrective action as to avoid downtime, equipment damage and/or SHERQ incidents.

Productivity Target Achievement

Ensure own team adheres to operational/maintenance procedures and for people and plant

Ensure maintenance planning is scheduled optimally to maximize production output

Leadership, people management and values

Performance direction

Take action on first occurrence performance problems, misconduct, disciplinary and grievance cases.



Performance management

Manage performance of own team

Ensure sensitisation to diversity in the workplace

Team skill level, succession and career progression

Get results through empowering others to act

Enable direct reports to achieve competence for career progression

Ensure coaching and technical training of direct reports

Accountable for practical “”declaration of competence”” of direct reports to operate the plant

Ensure team motivation and team wellness

Live company values and ensure compliance of team to the values

Change management and communication

Facilitate effective communication to all stakeholders

Participate in selection of direct reports

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