Sappi: Engineering Traineeship 2021


Sappi Southern Africa

Lomati Mill, Barberton

Engineering Foreman HRL 15 )

Sappi Southern Africa requires an Engineering Foreman to coordinate the safe performance of maintenance tasks to ensure long – term plant availability and reliability, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)

This role reports in to the Engineering Manager

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Coordinate the execution of assigned scheduled and / or planned maintenance tasks
  • Manage maintenance tasks execution
  • Improve Master data accuracy
  • Effective shut planning and execution
  • Ensure Artisans available for breakdowns and opportunity maintenance when required
  • Reporting and communication to all relevant stakeholders
  • Knowledge sharing within and across teams
  • Mentoring, coaching and motivation of the team
  • Maintain good industrial relations and practices
  • Develop personnel through active engagement
  • Time management
  • Manpower planning
  • Create a safe work environment by identifying and managing risks associated with a task to be performed
  • Move and transport equipment in workplace
  • Assist with management of plant maintenance costs (within budget)
  • Effective salvage yard management

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Recognised trade certificate (Manpower or SETA accredited)
  • Relevant NQF 4 qualification
  • NQF3 /4 Management Certificate advantageous
  • 5 Years post qualification experience
  • Sawmilling industry experience advantageous
  • Electrical background, PLC, Scanners


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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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