Samancor Chrome Vacancies – Operator Tapper

Website Samancor Chrome

Job Description:

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

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take appropriate corrective action to handle upset conditions
  • Position the skimmer block in its tapping position as per SOP
  • 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
  • Ensure that there is enough sand to build the runner
  • Ensure that taphole paste is stored properly and that mugdun is clean.
  • Report any malfunctioning of tapping equipment immediately to the Shift Supervisor
  • Prepare the tapfloor and auxiliaries for tapping molten material
  • Ensure that that the runner is dry and safe before tapping can start
  • Ensure that all oxygen lance pipes, drill rods and other tapping equipments are stored in their designated areas
  • Continuously pour insulating material and poke the metal overflow to prevent it from freezing
  • Ensure that all spillages on the tapfloor are cleaned after each tap
  • Open the taphole by means of a taphole drill and lancing
  • Report any safety hazards immediately to the Shift Supervisor
  • Close the taphole by means of a mud gun or manually
  • Tap the furnace to recover the smelted product

Job Requirements:

  • Basic Rigging/Slinging Training
  • Skimmer preparation and tapping
  • Overhead Crane License

Qualification & Experience:

  • N3/Grade 12
  • 1 years’ relevant experience for external candidates
  • No experience for FMT previous Skills Groups

Job Details:

Company: Samancor Chrome

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Witbank, Mpumalanga, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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