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Operating entity:       Various business units and Operating Model Entities (OME’s)

Geographical area:   Sandton, Sasolburg, Secunda, Ekandustria, Nelspruit, Komatipoort, Alrode, Witbank, Rustenburg, and Kwazulu-Natal

Closing date:             26 April 2019


Non-Permanent role / Fixed term Learner opportunity


Sasol is committed to building an inclusive South African economy.  Through the YES-programme successful applicants get one year work-based experience in their chosen field.



The main deliverables of the role is for the candidate to:  

  • Gain practical work experience
  • Increase own understanding of the work involved in a particular field
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures

Different exposure opportunities may be available in different geographic areas, as well as different business departments.  Each area has specific qualification requirements.   No experience is necessary.  Some roles may require an additional functional- and fitness assessment, as part of the medical evaluation.


Other requirements:

  • South African citizen
  • Between 18 and 29 years of age
  • Currently unemployed
  • Currently residing in our fence-line communities (proof of residence will be required)



Opportunities for Matriculants:

Clerical/Administrative – local communities around Secunda, Sasolburg, Sandton


Opportunities for Operators:

Matric with Maths, Science and English – local communities around Secunda, Ekandustria, Nelspruit, Komatipoort, Rustenburg and KZN


Opportunities for Artisans:

Mechanical Fitters – Matric / full N3 with Maths, Science and English, PLUS trade qualified at NQF4 – local communities around Secunda


Opportunities for Graduates:

Qualification and an interest in the under-mentioned fields – local communities around Sandton, Sasolburg, Secunda, Witbank, Alrode and Rustenburg

  • Engineering:          Mechanical; Electrical; Civil; Chemical; Control and Instrumentation; Chemistry
  • Data and IT:          Industrial Engineering; Analytics; Data Modelling; Statistics; Information Technology; Computer Science
  • Commercial:          Supply Chain; Logistics; Accounting; Inventory Control; Materials Management
  • HR:                        Behavioural and Social Sciences; Industrial Psychology; Human Resources
  • SHE:                     Safety, Physiotherapy, Environment, Quality; Fire Engineering; Process Safety; Product Stewardship; Occupational Hygiene
  • Legal and Risk:     Security; Auditing; Forensic; Governance; Compliance; Ethics
  • Marketing:             Communication; Media; Graphic Design
  • Technical:              Operations Management; Maintenance Planning; Project Management
  • Mining:                  Mining Engineering; Survey; Geology; Explosives; GIS
  • Real Estate:          Property Development; Quantity Surveying; Town Planning



Leadership:  Self-mastery – Takes accountability for driving own growth through developing self-awareness, reflecting, seeking feedback and self-correcting.

Functional / Technical:  Functional skills and technical competencies may be required, depending on the nature of the role where the business considers placement of the YES-Learner.  


The Process:

  1. One application per person – once started, it must be completed within 48 hours
  2. Interview(s)
  3. Medical and fitness assessments
  4. Security clearance
  5. Qualification verification
  6. Selection



Go to htttps:// – tap on YOUTH


SMS YOUTH to 33162

It will take a maximum of 12 sms’s at R1.50 each.  Free sms/sms bundles do not apply.


Only Mobicell or SMS applications will be accepted. 


Failure to provide Sasol with truthful information and valid documents will render your application null and void. If you are not contacted by us within 60 days after the closing date, regard your application as unsuccessful.

Disclaimer: Sasol will never request you to make any cash deposits/ payments as part of the recruitment process.  If you suspect fraud, please contact your local SAPS.


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