SAPPI: Winderman (Tugela Mill)

Winderman 1 (35464)

Requisition ID 35464 - Posted 03/23/2021 - Operations - 0-2 years - South Africa - Tugela Mill - Paper Production - Tugela Mill

Sappi Southern Africa Tugela Mill WINDERMAN (P13) Tugela Mill requires a Winderman to assist PM2 in ensuring the efficient operation of the Winder to produce reels according to customer specifications. REPORTING TO: Production Foreman MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES PLANT OPERATION

  • Conducts inspection of section to ensure that the equipment is in a safe working condition.

  • Ensure that the paper quality leaving the winder meets the customer quality specifications and appearance.

  • Reports all non-conformances to the Machineman.

  • Prepares the section for start-up.

  • Reads instruction on Master Production Schedule (MPS) and orders cores from the Core Cutter.

  • Inspects jumbo reel for defects before start up, and reports defects to Machineman for corrective action.

  • Loads jumbo reels onto the unwind stand using a crane.

  • Feeds paper through the machine and onto the winder shaft while the machine is on crawl speed.

  • Stops Winder and gum tape paper onto rewinding shaft.


  • Enters reel information on PTS system.

  • Initiates barcode for identification purposes.

  • Enters production statistics for reporting purposes


  • Understand & comply with all SHEQ requirements of the job.

  • Carries out BBS Observations

  • Identify and take corrective action in terms of SHEQ conditions and hazards.

  • Maintains a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all times.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Matric and/or N3 Pulp and Paper (4 subjects)

  • Minimum 1 year experience working on a paper machine manufacturing process

  • Computer Literacy (MS Office) and SAP knowledge will be advantageous

Closing date: 5 April 2021

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