Process Relief Operator – Recovery


Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


Process Relief Operator – Recovery  ( P17  )



Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Process Relief Operator for the purpose of the Relief Operator programme is to assist production in reducing overtime by providing leave/training relief.



This role reports into the  Shift Superintendent.



The main responsibilities of this job are:

Takes and hands over shift.
Operate process/equipment according to best operating practices.
Complete section specific interventions/initiatives as planned and agreed for all the identified positions for the specific section.
Relieves operators and carries out all tasks prescribed for these positions.
Assists the foreman/operating staff at breakdowns and in the supervision of staff when necessary.
Ensure accurate reporting by recording all incidents in the shift log book.
Reports all breakdowns, faulty equipment to Foreman.
Attend progress meetings with the section training representative, line supervisor and/or mentor, coach and act on any remedial action and/or additional requirements.
Participates in shift activities (5 why problem-solving etc).
Understand the SHEQ requirements of the job.
Identify and take corrective action in terms of SHEQ conditions and hazards.
Comply with all relevant SHEQ requirements.
Maintains a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all times.
Conducts regular BBS Observations.
The ideal candidate should have:

N3 Pulp & Paper/Matric with Maths & Psychical Science
National Diploma Pulp and Paper or Chemical Engineering would be an advantage
3 months experience as Process Trainee/Production Intern
Closing date for applications: 12 February 2021


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