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Operator Tapper Jobs post opportunity at Samancor in Witbank

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Operator Tapper Jobs post opportunity at Samancor in Witbank

Operator Tapper Jobs post opportunity at Samancor in Witbank

Witbank introduce Operator Tapper job opportunity kindly follow all the steps to apply job, in this job safely prepare the tap floor and auxiliaries and to tap the furnace to recover molten product.

Purpose of the Job:

To safely prepare the tap floor and auxiliaries and to tap the furnace to recover molten product

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality:

  • Comply with SHEQ requirements (SHEQ Toolbox)

Customers:

  • Ensure customer satisfaction

BUSINESS PROCESSES:

Housekeeping:

  • Ensure that all spillages on the tapfloor are cleaned after each tap

  • Ensure that all oxygen lance pipes, drill rods and other tapping equipments are stored in their designated areas

  • Ensure that taphole paste is stored properly and that mugdun is clean.

Tapping:

  • Prepare the tapfloor and auxiliaries for tapping molten material

  • Ensure that there is enough sand to build the runner

  • Position the skimmer block in its tapping position as per SOP

  • Ensure that that the runner is dry and safe before tapping can start

  • Tap the furnace to recover the smelted product

  • Open the taphole by means of a taphole drill and lancing

  • Continuously monitor metal and slag flow and ensure that slag overflows to the slag bay and metal overflows to the casting pans by controlling the height of the metal and slag overflow

  • Continuously pour insulating material and poke the metal overflow to prevent it from freezing

  • Close the taphole by means of a mud gun or manually

  • Take appropriate corrective action to handle upset conditions

  • Monitor the condition of the skimmer block and plate and change them when necessary

Crane Operation:

  • Operate the overhead crane to move equipment around the tapfloor·

  • Complete crane inspection checklist·

  • Use sling equipment during shutdown

Casting:

  • Prepare casting pans as per standard

  • Ensure that molten metal easily flows on the casting pans

Sampling:

  • Take metal and slag samples

  • Print metal and slag ID tickets and take samples to the laboratory

Reporting:

  • Update the Tapping log sheets on the MES

  • Report any safety hazards immediately to the Shift Supervisor

  • Report any malfunctioning of tapping equipment immediately to the Shift Supervisor

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Safety Awareness

  • Initiative

  • Managing Work

  • Results Orientation

  • Work Standards

  • Communication

  • Adaptability

  • Contributing to Team Success

  • Adhering to Values

Workplace Competencies:

Skills:

  • Skimmer preparation and tapping

Knowledge:

  • Basic Rigging/Slinging Training

  • Overhead Crane License

  • N3/Grade 12

  • 1 years’ relevant experience for external candidates

  • No experience for FMT previous Skills Groups

Closing Date: 07 July 2022

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