Jun 16, 2021

Area Manager Elec & Instr OA, EDR and Desalination

  • Sasol Group
  • Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Full time Management

Job Description

Ref No: 92647

OME:Energy Operations

Business Unit : Energy Ops - Secunda Operations

Short Description / Purpose of Job

To cost effectively ensure the availability and integrity of safe and reliable assets to production.

Effective maintenance of the plant to ensure availability and reliability of the plant equipment and facilities.

Maintenance responsibilities will be coordinated through preventative and corrective maintenance through systems.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Ensure equipment availability to meet the production plan.

Establish and report on agreed performance criteria.

Ensures that self and team meet targets, due dates and quality standards.

Ensure financial discipline and governance in the department. Continuously optimize maintenance activities.

Ensure equipment availability agreed upon supports the production plan.

Compile annual maintenance budget. Compile annual long-term maintenance budget. Control cost to ensure the maintenance budget is achieved within budget.

Manage operations risks by making sure that all hazards are identified, analysed and mitigated to acceptable levels.

Manage, revise and improvement of Asset Management standards for maintenance.

Manage asset life cycle and plans.

Maintain assets within agreed operations envelope conditions and set standards.

Input into 5 year rolling capital plan.

Liaison with technology license holder.

Identification of technical problems/opportunities.

Benchmarking for optimal solutions and practices.

Participating in plant design for maintainability and operability and excepting equipment after installation.

Effective Shut down management.

Management of standards.

Translate and cascade operational goals and long-term plans through effective two-way communication in the organisation.

Demonstrate One Sasol behaviour – ensure area under control is managed to the benefit to the larger Sasol value chain.

Manage multi-level interfaces and integrate effectively.

Interact with relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Manage operations knowledge by transforming, packaging, transferring and maintaining operations knowledge.

Formal Education

University Bachelor's Degree

Min Experience

8+ relevant years

Certification & Professional Membership



Compliance: Understanding the rules, regulations, sanctions and other statutory requirements, guidelines and instructions relating to governing bodies and organizations, both internally and externally.

Data Management: Knowledgeable of the theory, purpose, architecture and design of the management, administration and relationships of the organization's data.

Decision Making: Ability to know when and what decisions should be made and to make several decisions simultaneously in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

Partnership Leadership: Persuades and influences stakeholders; builds relationships and partnerships for win-win outcomes. Builds teams and creates synergies through working across boundaries.

Problem Solving: Is a step-by-step process of defining a problem, searching for information, and testing a series of solutions until the problem is solved. In involves critical thinking, analysis and persistence.

Total Quality Management: The strategy for continuously improving the quality of process output, based on five fundamental principles of Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Measurement, Total Involvement and Systematic Support.

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