Sappi: Student Training Artisans 2021/2022

Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill 



Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires an Artisan Assistant to safely perform less complex maintenance tasks and to assist Artisans with complex maintenance tasks, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness



This role reports into the Fabrication Foreman.



The main responsibilities of this job are:


  • Perform maintenance, repair and overhauling of equipment concerning Mechanical and Fabrication Workshops
  • Obtain Licence as “Authorised Workman” as per Sappi Lock out Procedure and assist Production personnel with isolation process where required
  • Comply with legislation – safe handling of, identifying, sorting and disposal of waste in correct waste streams.
  • Correct selection and use of tools for the job and maintenance there-of
  • Obtain Licences for various mobile equipment as found on Ngodwana Mill site
  • Assist Artisans with breakdowns and opportunity maintenance and perform tasks as per competency level
  • Move and transport of equipment in the workplace as required
  • Ensure a safe working environment with the development of safety and housekeeping strategies
  • Ensure that the Section complies in all respects with the relevant statutory requirements



The ideal candidate should have:


  • Relevant NQF 4 Qualification with Maths and Science
  • Valid driving license
  • No Experience Required


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Closing Date: 20 December 2021

How to Apply? Please click on one of the buttons below. If you encounter any issue while applying contact your HR contact.

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Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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