Engen: Senior Depot Operator

Job Title Senior Depot Operator
Department Logistics and Distribution
Division Supply Chain
Job Type Permanent
Location - Town / City Durban
Location - Province KwaZulu-Natal
Location - Country South Africa
Key Purpose Perform all operational activities utilising plant equipment and resources pertaining to raw materials revieved; shipments; products blended; filled and despatched in accordance to company policy and procedure.
Key Generic Accountabilities -Checks effecient operation of plant; equipment; reporting faults and ineffeciencies to the Operations Supervisor.
-Liases with the Operations Supervisor regarding scheduled blending; filling and despatch schedule
-On receiving blending; filling and despatch instructions from Operations Supervisor ensures procedures are strictly adhered to.
-Blending of products in accordance to specified blending instructions
-Inspection; labelling and filling of drums with blended products and solvents
-Loading and /or unloading bulk products into and from bulk tankage; blend kettles; iso tainers;road tankers
-Product transfers and receipts by pipeline from refinery and shipments
-Loading and / or unloading of packaged products; raw materiels; drums and packages into and from road or box containers
-Sampling of all blends and shipments including manifold; shore tanks; end of line samples and rundown samples
-Pigging of pipelines before and after product receipts during pipeline transfers from refinery or shipments
-Gauging and dipping of tanks to ensure proper inventory management during operations
-Repacking and decanting of products under strict supervision and controlled conditions
-Assist in weekly and monthly stock taking of all raw materials; bulk products and packaged products
-Perform daily forklift maintenance checks and ensure that equipment is in a safe and operable condition
-Ensure good housekeeping carried out and maintained
-Accurate and complete documentation to be submitted for all production and despatching movements
-Attend fire fighting; safety and security practise drills and provide assistance to the fire teams and security during emergencies.
-Minimise spillages; and product contaminations by ensuring that the Right First Time principle is applied in all daily tasks
-Draining water from tanks in bund area
- Cleaning of seperator pits and taking samples to lab for testing
Specific Outcomes -Observes and adheres to all health; safety;environment; quality and security standards
-The effective promotion of safe operating procedures to all personnel on a continuous basis
-Responsible for ensuring that the requirments for ISO 9001:2000 pertaining to the position are carried out
Education & Experience Matric and or equivalent
3 years in all areas of Plant Operations
Sound knowledge of plant equipment utilisation and operational activities preferably in a chemical, solvents plant.
Knowledge, Skills & Attributes Knowledge;
-Sound knowledge of plant equipment utilisation and operational activities preferably in a chemical, solvents plant.
-The requirments for ISO 9001:2000
-Knowledge of product blending and solvents

-Leadership and people supervision

-Decision maker
-Proactive and assertive
Important Information 1. All applications must be submitted to the contact details provided and in the manner requested.
2. If not submitted by the closing date, applications will automatically not be considered.
3. Engen does not guarantee that you will be called for an interview or appointed by virtue of your application.
4. Engen reserves the right not to make an appointment.
5. Engen’s approved Employment Equity plans and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. Senior Depot Operator, Durban

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