Tongaat Hulett Starch: Process Controller

Process Controller – Wetmill


To control Primary and Co-Products separation process with optimum efficiency to achieve agreed production throughput and to maximise component recovery and yields and liaise with Co-Products and Steeps Process Controllers to ensure continuity of the total process at optimum efficiency in a safe environment.


Core Competencies

  • Problem Solving
  • Process knowledge
  • Chemical handling
  • Administrative skills
  • Inspires culture and values
  • Accountability
  • Operational Excellence
  • Team leadership
  • Customer focus
  • Innovation
  • Business & Financial Acumen


Leadership Competencies

  • Results focused
  • Innovation
  • Flexibility
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Relationship building


Technical Competencies

  • Numeracy  and Literacy
  • Communication Skills – written and verbal
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Computer skills
  • Time management
  • Basic Lab Skills
  • Plant operation. Operate equipment
  • Identify spillage and safety hazards and rectify
  • Process troubleshooting and optimisation


Grade 12 (Maths and Science). 1-2 Year Diploma in Production Process Control.

N. Diploma: Chemical Engineering (advantageous)



Good understanding of Steeping, component separation and Co-Products drying.



5 years operation experience

Basic wet-milling training