Thursday, 16 November 2017

Senmin Learnership Opportunity 2017

Senmin is a manufacturer and supplier of mining chemicals used in the beneficiation of a wide range of ores such as platinum, copper, zinc, coal etc as well as polyacrylamides used for tailings treatment. In addition, Senmin supplies a full-service model for the seamless make-up and application of all of its reagents on a 24/7 basis.

The company has invested in state-of-the-art technology, with respect to its new production facilities, to meet expanding mining requirements.

These production and technology, environmentally responsive investments will deliver new speciality products and will complement Senmin’s existing product range to meet the growing demands of mines throughout South and Southern Africa, Australasia and Chile.

Senmin International would like to appoint 16 unemployed Learners to train in a Chemical Operations (NQF 2) qualification. The Learnership period will be of 12 months duration. The training will involve both Chemical Operations theory and a practical component at various AECI operations in the Sasolburg area.

Senmin supplies a range of chemicals used in the beneficiation of minerals. Most of its products are utilised in the froth flotation and tailings treatment segments of the mining industry in South Africa, Southern Africa and further afield. In addition, Senmin provides customers with value-adding expertise in the handling and dosage of its products.

Duties & Responsibilities 
• Attendance of theoretical classes at the AECI Training Centre situated in Sasolburg Complex for a period of approximately 2 months.
• Undertake Plant Operator experiential training with a Chemical Plant environment.
• Undertake Shift work and/or Overtime duties as and when required.
• Achieve competency in all relevant NQF Level 2 Unit Standards and compile a Portfolio of Evidence in support of this qualification.

Qualifications & Experience 
• Grade 12 or equivalent qualification in Mathematics and Physical Science.
• Age group 18 – 25 years.
• Ability to work within a Chemical Plant environment.
• Basic computer literacy would be an advantage.
• Must reside in the Sasolburg area.


• Team Work.
• Communication.
• Adaptability.
• Attention to detail.
• Timekeeping.
• Follow-up.

Closing Date: 28 November 2017
Location: Sasolburg, Free State


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