Career Opportunities: Explosives Operator Grade 1 – Delay Manufacturing (113949)

Requisition ID 113949 – Posted 10/05/2022 – South Africa – Gauteng

Ref No: 113949
Closing Date: 17 October 2022

Explosives Operator Gr 1 – Delay Manufacturing

Org Structure No:


Energy Operations

Business Unit:
Energy Ops – Sasolburg & Ekandustria Ops

City / Town:

Short Description / Purpose of Job

To reduce the diameter of a lead stubby and to cut delay elements into the required cut lengths. Compliance with all SHERQ procedures in daily operations.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

  • Assemble the machines for production. (The 2 machines – Draw Bench & Traub)
  • Do quality checks on delay and cut element to ensure that all units meet the specified cut length
  • Housekeeping to maintain 5s standards
  • Do stock count of all the raw material in the production area
  • Reduction of delay stubby into a required diameter using draw bench machines
  • Do visual inspection and use relevant measurement tools and capture information on the Lot Traveller
  • Do fault findings on the machines for any deviations from the setup
  • Completion of production documents
  • Movement of cut elements into the heated storage area
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Be able to work full shifts and overtime
  • Consciences and diligent
  • Detail oriented
  • Maintain a high standard of integrity
  • Fosters teamwork and collaboration
  • Able to work on your own with little supervision

Formal Education

Grade 12 with Maths and Science

Min Experience

6-12 experience in Explosives manufacturing

Certification & Professional Membership



Collaboration: The action of working with someone to produce something

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

Execution capability: The underlying ability to execute a strategy/project or day to day work

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


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