Fitter Roll Maintenance – January 2021


Fitter Roll Maintenance – January 2021  ( P11  )



Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a MECHANICAL FITTER  to safely perform maintenance tasks to ensure long-term plant reliability, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness.



This role reports into the Maintenance Support/ Superintendent



The main responsibilities of this job are:

Fit, assemble, grind and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies and fabricate parts for  production machines and other equipment as required
Schedule maintenance for the plant or area of responsibility according to notifications and Planned Schedules
Perform fault finding on systems during breakdowns and repair or correct equipment to keep downtime to a minimum
Perform daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed inspection list
Perform standby as required to cover breakdowns after normal working hours and weekends, report all deviations to the Maintenance Support Mechanical (Foreman)
Report all unsafe acts to the Maintenance Support Mechanical
Withdraw spare parts and equipment from Main Stores utilising SAP as required by the task being performed
Improve and maintain Master Data in SAP’s accuracy and comply with work order business processes and update as required
Comply to Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) requirements of the Mill and section
Assist production personnel with Equipment Isolation / Lockout of the process when performing isolations / Lockouts of the equipment
Investigate incidents and identify root cause / s of Non-Conformances and take corrective actions on all deviations as required
Maintain a high level of housekeeping in the workplace and workshop at all times

The ideal candidate should have:

Recognised Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter
Grade 12 or N2 Engineering
N3 Engineering would be preferred
2 years post-apprenticeship experience in a heavy engineering environment will be advantageous
Valid Driving Licence
Closing Date: 27 January 2021


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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.