Sasol is hiring a Controller

Operating entity: SA Ops: Secunda Synfuels Operations

Geographical area: Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Department: TPS Carbo Tar

Job Designation: Controller Gr 2: Process


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. Efficient Operation of the Tar Production Plants.


  • Operating Production plant, inspections and process monitoring.


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

Qualifications :

  • National Senior Certificate Matric Gr 12 / N3 (with English, Mathematics and Physical Science)
  • NQF 2 Operational Trade Qualification Accredited by CHIETA

Experience :

  • Experience in a production environment
  • Related exposure and experience as a Process Controller would be an advantage




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

Partnership Leadership

  • Influential: Persuades and influences stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.
  • Collaborative: Builds Teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.

Functional / Technical

  • Physically monitor production process
  • The taking of readings on the plant
  • Examine equipment and complete safety checklist
  • Report all at risk behaviours and unsafe conditions to line Foreman
  • Comply to all OSH ACT requirements
  • Practise good housekeeping
  • Conduct visual inspections on the process and equipment
  • Report process deviations to SPC and / or Production Foreman
  • Communicate and assist team members in controlling the process
  • Compile relevant area shift report at end of shift
  • Maintain good housekeeping on the plant.

Note: Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void. If you don’t hear from us within a month (60 days) after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

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