Jul 29, 2021

Reliability Engineer I

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

Job Description

Ref No: 96241

Org Structure No: 80018733

Energy Operations

Energy Operations - Secunda Operations

Short Description / Purpose of Job:
Provide Technical support by the independent formulation of a technical approach, data assimilation, assessment, interpretation and contextualization for a portfolio of projects

Applying Asset Management principles to enable the safe and cost-effective utilisation of our assets throughout their life cycle.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities:

Plan and safely execute work according to work instructions, quality requirements, deadlines, budget and schedules under no supervision

Accountable for safe project execution and implementation of work procedures. i.e. HAZOPS, PDA39s, experimental plans etc.

Expert Troubleshooting, and addressing problems with equipment/processes in the labs and pilot plants

Efficient &effective use of resources to ensure objectives are achieved and work delivered on time, in scope and within budget. Assess technical work of peers and contractors

The ability to work on multiple projects and/or requests with different priorities

Manage complex schedules and communicate possible delays in meeting deadlines

Manage multiple projects and/or requests on time, in scope, within budget, and to quality and customer requirements

Ensure all documentation is compiled and of a good quality for a project/assignment

Assist with the justification of optimal critical spares holding as well as assessing optimal maintenance interventions through life-cycle costing (LCC) analysis

Data interpretation, contextualization and knowledge generation; understand the context in which work is being performed

Participate in multiple projects with different priorities and manage cross boundary projects that have business impact

Contribute towards resource allocation and efficient &affective work processes and procedures

Deviation Management (DM) and Root Cause Analysis (RCA) inclusive of quality reporting of the outcomes and health of the management system

Advocate of reliability business processes, procedures, work instructions, and practices in the relevant operating department

Demonstrate the desired behaviours in agreement with the Sasol Values

Take responsibility for personal performance, improvement and skills development; technical competence in the application of computer software and writing skills to be able to report effectively on work progress

Share knowledge and skills with project leaders and team members

Play a leading role in implementation of new technical ideas/opportunities

Apply knowledge and good understanding of relevant technology in technical area

Share knowledge and skills with team and peers

Participate in Functional Development

Plan and organize own work to deliver safely, on time and to quality standard keep line informed on progress

Clear and regular verbal and written communication to supervisor and other stakeholders, including line manager and team members

Identify &share operational improvement opportunities

Makes suggestions to optimise equipment, systems and processes

Stay abreast of global trends, developments and opportunities in own area of work and implement technical & operational improvements

Build, maintain and leverage effective networking and stakeholder relationships to increase knowledge and understanding of context to project

Understand and address stakeholder requirements and ensure regular feedback

Support the relevant personnel in the operations departments to obtain the necessary competence in reliability practices through training and coaching

Share key information and ideas or learning with customers and teams

Knowledge of all discipline engineering principles

Familiar with other disciplines relevant to area of responsibility

Policies, procedures, specifications and legal framework

Good verbal and written communication skills

Formal Education

Relevant University Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Min Experience

3+ relevant years

Certification & Professional Membership



Business Acumen: An intuitive and applicable understanding of how a company or unit makes money. Displays a thorough understanding of what drives profitability. Maintains a market-focused approach to business. Keeps an overall big picture understanding of the business and its interrelationships enabling a person to make better business decisions. The ability to make good business judgments and quick decisions in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome.

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

Continuous Process Improvement: The methodology followed for increasing the effectiveness and/or efficiency of a business process, often through automation.

Customer Focus: A continuing focus on the needs and requirements of customers and clients, anticipating their needs, remaining sensitive to customers while performing services for them, responsive to customer needs.

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.

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.

Self-Mastery: Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting

Tech Savvy: Knowledge of the Information Technology Industry including trends, emerging technology, best practices, competition, regulations, and legislation.

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