Title: Packline Operator
Type: Permanent
Company: Sasol
Ref: 82156
Division: Sasolburg Operations
Location: Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa


Sasol is seeking Packline Operators to work on packaging process, equipment and systems for a specific plant or unit within the Sasol environment to provide support to the Production environment to achieve production targets in an effective and safe manner.


  • Remove metal detected bags from packline and hand over to the laboratory.
  • Sample taking and analysis in plant lab and transport samples to lab.
  • Operate multiple packline streams and a shrink wrapper. Assisting with stretch-wrapping of bulk bags.
  • Check dust extractor fan bins.
  • Driving a Forklift.
  • Be capable of lifting and moving 25 kg bags.
  • Be capable to move ± 50 kg shrink wrap rolls and slip sheet rolls with assistance from other operators
  • Work shifts and do shift cover. It will also be required to work overtime (in accordance with legislation).
  • Loading and offloading tankers.
  • Do physical and uncomfortable work as stipulated in the job description.
  • Fill bags to the correct weight, weighing of the full bulk bags and transporting bulk bags.
  • Stick printed label to bulk bag and ensure printer is working.
  • Fill in batch card with the correct grade, batch number, quantities, weight of bags and what silo it comes from.
  • Check LP gas tank and electrical vaporizer levels and fill in log sheet.
  • Clean plant and machinery during shift.
  • Perform grade changes.


  • Grade 12 or full N3
  • Drivers licence
  • Experience in a production environment
  • Related exposure and experience as a Packline Operator (advantage)


  • Ability to work under lot of pressure
  • Leadership Competencies
  • Accountability
  • Continuously develop self
  • Team Player
  • Ambassador for living the Sasol Values
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work independently


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Closing Date: 21 July 2020

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