Base Chemicals markets a broad portfolio of commodity chemicals globally. The business consists of three key divisions : Polymers, Solvents, and Explosives & Fertilizers (E&F).
bulk and packaged explosives including specialized blasting accessories; ammonium nitrate base products; and sulphur derivatives.
To support our customers we operate a Polymer Technology Services Centre that provides research and development relating to polymer-related applications.
We also provide agronomic and product support to our fertilizer customers as well as full blasting service and product support to our mining industry customers.
ABOUT THE ROLE / PURPOSE OF THE JOB To take the lead in the charging and blasting related functions at open cast mines. FUNCTIONAL OUTPUTS - Manage blasting crew at the working area - Identify Hazards and complete necessary documentation - Complete blast reports - Work with mine personnel on safety and quality issues - Attend meetings when necessary - Oversee charging of holes and blasting of blocks - Draw explosive from magazine - Transport explosives to blasting area - Measure and prime holes - Supervise blasting team closing holes - Tie up of blast - Placing of guards for blasting - Inspection of blasted area JOB REQUIREMENTS Qualifications - Grade 12 (Must) - National Rock Breaking Certificate for Opencast (Must) - Daveytronics knowledge in opencast mining (Advantage) - Code 8 or 10 driver’s license (must) KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED People Leadership : Authentically and inclusively engages all stakeholders in developing business relevant solutions.
A talent magnet. Proven ability to identify talent and further invest in talent. Partnership Leadership : Ability to collaborate and influence stakeholders.
Establish and build relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes. Build and establish core capabilities through partners and peers.
Business Leadership : Demonstrates business acumen. A global mindset and exercises sound judgment. Achieves results through others and holds them accountable.
Outside-in approach when developing learning solutions Strategic Leadership Leads the Core and Critical skills portfolio within Sasol in an innovative and sustainable manner.
Strong internal and external networks Ability to benchmark and spot best tap into relevant best practices Self-Mastery Continuously develop self Ambassador for living the Sasol Values