Sasol Technician Leanership Programme


Technician in Training provide technical support to business (designated environment) and engineers by applying theoretical skills and making suggestions and implement solutions to optimise systems under supervision


  • Use theoretical knowledge for inputs to influence and assist in decision making
  • Do Hazop studies.
  • Assist in developing Project Plans
  • Produce plan to a project proposal document complete with suitable appendixes, bar charts.
  • Assist in managing projects according to plan
  • Arrange for project hand overs.
  • Complete project reports.
  • Compilation of required training material
  • Assist in problem solving in the workplace
  • Study the operating and maintenance philosophies in your area.
  • Keep abreast of new technologies.
  • Assist in optimizing maintenance / operations capability of the team through:
  • participation in reliability – centered maintenance,
  • skills/systems development to ensure functional effectiveness of the plant

Qualifications and expertise required (Must)

  • Grade 12 with English, Mathematics and Physical Science
  • S4 in Engineering – All Disciplines
  • Valid Driving License

People Leadership

  • Inspirational: Authentically and inclusively engages people to follow; leads culture transformation

Partner Leadership

  • Influential: Persuades and influences Stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes.


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

Functional / Technical

Business Results: Operational, Financial and Technical results

• Ensure that work standards are met according to quality, quantity and due dates (Shared)

• Company values and goals: supported/lived (Remote)

• Achieving delivery targets (e.g. tons, products, services; OME and Discipline Specific) (Shared)

• Ensures that self meets the targets, due dates and quality standards (Shared)

• Ensure that work standards are met according to quality standards & compliance (Prime)

• Quality Results (Agreed standards/compliance; Conduct basic processing and reporting) (Prime)

• Optimises and control resources effectively (Prime)

• Perform all tasks cost consciously (Prime)

• Independently gather information and data accumulation (Prime)

• Awareness, focus and control of cost / budget (Shared)

• Independently gather information and data accumulation (Prime)

• Achieve safety and risk objectives(Shared)

• Ensure safe project execution and implement safe work procedures

• Apply safety in all practices, specifically project planning and execution (Prime)

Leadership and Values

  • Understand the company vision and values (Remote)
  • Demonstrate the desired behaviours in agreement with the Sasol Values (Prime)
  • Improve own skills and knowledge (Prime)
  • Take ownership for personal improvement and skills development (Prime)
  • Ensure that curriculum is adhered to, completed and log book updated (Prime)
  • Apply the learning experience at the workplace (Prime)
  • Agree and review personal performance goals and the achievement thereof (Prime)
  • Set and work towards own performance targets and goals as per personal performance agreement (Prime)
  • Review compliance and follow up against the standards and objectives (Prime)
  • Ensure work is completed as planned (Prime)
  • Manage own work planning and delivery according to targets (Prime)

Relationships, teamwork and Collaboration

  • Build customer relationships in order to understand their needs (Prime)
  • Demonstrates good understanding of customer needs (Prime)
  • Project a positive image of the department (Prime)
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with managers and peers (Prime)
  • Build effective partnerships with team to ensure high performance (Prime)
  • Provide technical input or advice to multi-disciplinary project teams (Shared)
  • Demonstrate effective listening and communication skills when dealing with colleagues (Prime)
  • Improve present way of doing work by continuously asking questions (Shared)
  • Identify optimisation opportunities (Shared)
  • Share and implement new ideas regarding work (Shared)