Process Relief Operator Wanted at SAPPI

Process Relief Operator – Newsprint and Groundwood


Requisition ID 45005 
Posted 03/01/2023 
Production – 0-6 months experience needed 
South Africa – Ngodwana Mill 
Paper Production – Ngodwana Mill

Date of expiration: March 15, 2023

We have open positions!

At Sappi, we are a leading global provider with a reputation for delivering high-quality sustainable Woodfibre products and solutions for markets all over the world.
We have earned this reputation by being a global market leader. We are the ones in charge because our core beliefs revolve around things like honesty, bravery, and the ability to make astute choices quickly.
We are looking for individuals that are one of a kind and who are committed to promoting an environment that is varied and welcoming to all.

We are searching for an experienced Process Relief Operator since the goal of the Relief Operator program is to aid production in lowering the amount of overtime worked by providing relief for employees who are absent due to leave or training.

You will be responsible for the following things as a Process Relief Operator:

Takes over and passes the shift to the next person.
Processes and equipment should be run in accordance with the best operating practices.
Finish the interventions and initiatives that are special to the section as they have been developed and agreed upon for all of the positions that are specific to the section.
Fills in for operators as needed and is responsible for performing all duties associated with these roles.

Helps the foreman and other members of the operating staff with breakdowns and, when necessary, helps supervise other employees.
Make sure the reports are correct by writing down everything that happens in the shift notebook.
Notifies the Foreman of any malfunctions or equipment failures that occur.
Participate in progress meetings with the section training representative, line supervisor, and/or mentor, coach, and take any necessary corrective action and/or extra requirements into consideration.

Takes part in the activities of the shift (5 why problem-solving etc).
It is imperative that you are familiar with the SHEQ requirements of the work.
Determine the SHEQ conditions and dangers that exist, and then conduct the necessary corrective actions.
Maintain compliance with each and every pertinent SHEQ requirement.
Always keeps a high level of cleanliness and order in the workplace in which they are working.
Maintains a consistent schedule of BBS Observations.

What exactly are we trying to find?

Matric with Math and Science or N3 in Pulp Paper are both acceptable qualifications.
The possession of either a National Diploma in Chemical Engineering or a National Diploma in Pulp and Paper will be beneficial.
0 to 3 months of experience working as a production intern or as a process trainee

Where is the benefit in it for you?

Chance to work for a worldwide organization that, after 80 years of existence, is still thriving in a world that is always changing, as well as learning and development programs that will help you further your career within the organization Sappi
Possibilities to travel (depending on upon the role) (dependent on upon the role)
Market leading leave benefits
Employee wellbeing benefits

How should one apply? If you run into any problems while applying, please get in touch with the HR contact listed below by clicking on one of the icons below.

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