Laboratory Assistant Opportunity at Sasol

Closing Date: 18 November 2015

Sasol is looking for a Laboratory Assistant to join the Synfuels Operation team in Secunda.


• To assist the metallurgical Engineers safely and efficiently with the execution of their tasks from the metallurgical laboratory.
• To execute any task required by the Laboratory Manager within your scope of work


• Grade 12 / N3 with Math’s and Science
• Code 08 driver’s license
• Ability to handle power tools (grinder, pencil grinder and drill)
• Aptitude for technical related tasks
• Ability to perform physical work in laboratory and on Synfuels site

Specific experience required

• Practical metallurgical laboratory experience
• Safety-orientated
• Familiarity with the operation of basic machining equipment and power tools
• Good physical health
• Ability to work under pressure

Required outputs: Functional

• Technical management of the work done by the laboratory
• Achieving the goals set for metallurgical engineering laboratory
• Maintaining systems to manage the operation of the laboratory
• Ensuring safety systems are in place
• Be able to perform replica tasks
• Working independently without much supervision
• High level of integrity
• Deliver quality work
• Be able to perform mechanical testing
• Preparation of samples


• A completed BCom degree specializing in Accounts, Supply Chain, Economics or Finance or a BSc degree specializing in Maths or Stats.
• One year experience in planning in a similar industry

Competencies (skills, knowledge and characteristics):

• Positive attitude
• Team Player
• Live the Sasol Values
• Leadership abilities
• Good Communication skills
• Internal and external networking skills
• Computer Literacy
• Analytical skills
• Good ethics

How to Apply?

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