SAPPI; OUTSIDE OPERATOR (28561)-NGODWANA MILL

Career Opportunities: Outside Operator KLB (28561)

Req Id 28561 - Posted 02/11/2020 - Production - 0-2 years - South Africa - Ngodwana Mill - Paper Production - Ngodwana Mill


Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


Outside Operator KLB (Grade 11)

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires an Outside Operator to safely and efficiently operate the equipment and to ensure optimum production thereby reducing downtime.


This role reports into the Shift Superintendent

The main responsibilities of this job are:

Area of responsibility includes raw stock refiner, machine refiner, forming and press section.

Inspects the relevant areas using check sheets, observe, rectify and report all deficiencies to the process controller.

Improves machine runnability by cleaning pulp build-up on machine.

Ensure clothing and chemical showers are clean producing uniform jets / spray.

Take regular raw stock and refined stock samples as per sampling schedule and take it to the wet-end laboratory for analysis.

Prepare machine for start-up, start and operate the plant from outside panels.

Supervises housekeeping for section.

Keeps and maintains a high standard of safety awareness.

Initiates notifications to various maintenance departments.

Performs isolations on the plant equipment for plant maintenance using safe work procedures.

Writes out clearance certificates for plant maintenance.

Reliefs on plant sections where licenced.

Identification, communication and mitigation of risks

Inspect machine clothing and assist with clothing changes.

The ideal candidate should have:

Grade 12 with Maths and Science or N3 Pulp and Paper

1-3 years relevant production experience

Closing date for applications: 26 February 2020


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