SAPPI: Hardwood Operator (Ngodwana Mill)

Career Opportunities: Hardwood Operator (29066)

Req Id 29066 - Posted 03/06/2020 - Production - 0-2 years - South Africa - Ngodwana Mill - Paper Production - Ngodwana Mill


Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


HARDWOOD OPERATOR (Scale B)


Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Hardwood Operator to ensure the efficient operation of the hardwood plant from the log intake chain conveyor to the hardwood chip piles.


This role reports to the: Shift Superintendent Woodyard


The main responsibilities of this job are:

Ensure start up and shut down of plant

Monitor plant during operation

Identify abnormal / emergency plant conditions and take corrective action according to standard (BOP)

Shut down the plant when required

Conduct planned / unplanned knife changes

Clear log blockages on log conveying systems

Clear bark blockages on bark system

Ensure plant is running at optimum state to deliver on daily targets

Monitor chip quality and report deviations to Shift Superintendent

Isolate plant as required (Authorized Operator)

Perform house keeping with the team – focus on area of responsibility

The ideal candidate should have:

Matric (Maths and Science) / N3 Pulp and Paper

1-3 years’ experience in the Pulp and Paper industry, preferably Woodyard Operation


Closing date for application: 20 March 2020


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