SAPPI: Chemical Plant Junior Operator x4 (Saiccor Mill, Umkomaas)

Sappi Southern Africa

Saiccor Mill, Umkomaas

Chemical Plant Junior Operator x4 ( P14 )

Sappi Saiccor Mill requires a Chemical Plant Junior Operator to receive concentrated chemical, perform mixes, strength analysis titrations and supply the plants with chemicals and assist the chemical plant operator where necessary.

This role reports to the Shift Superintendent.

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Receive caustic soda and hypo tankers that deliver the product to the plant.

  • Test the concentrated caustic and hypo to ensure that the strength meets the required specification.

  • Test detergent samples for bleaching 3.

  • Supply bleaching plants and other plants with diluted caustic soda and hypo.

  • Take and collect caustic and hypo soda samples to the lab for analysis.

  • Ensure that the hypo is mixed correctly by opening the valve to the mixing tanks, dilution valves and starting the pumps.

  • Ensure legal compliance in the chemical offloading facility.

  • Maintain good housekeeping and adhere to safety policies and procedures.

  • Carry out BBS Observations as required.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Grade 12

  • N2 Pulp and Paper or related would be advantageous

  • At least 6-12 month's relevant work experience within a similar environment

  • In compliance with the Department of Employment and Labour’s directive of 11 June 2021, Sappi’s risk assessment has identified this role as requiring mandatory Covid-19 vaccination, as an inherent requirement of the job.

Closing Date: 30 November 2021



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