Senior Engineer: Boilers – January 2021


Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


Senior Engineer Boilers – January 2021  (Grade 6/HRL17)



Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Senior Boiler Engineer to provide effective Mechanical Engineering support in order to maximise Boiler performance in a safe, legal and cost-effective manner



This role reports into the Maintenance Manager – Utilities



The main responsibilities of this job are:

Development, implementation and maintain standards and schedules and Best Practices to increase Boiler plant and equipment reliability and safe operation.
Conduct audits to ensure compliance to standards and adherence to legal requirements.
Ensure compliance to Maintenance Business Processes within his area of responsibility.
Ensure that Failure Analysis of plant and equipment failures are completed as per the plant standard, and that the probable root causes have been identified and closed out.
Assist Maintenance Manager with long term maintenance planning (Renewals, Capex, and maintenance and project work execution).
Budget and manage renewals and capex’s on behalf of the Maintenance Manager
Management of Maintenance contracts related to boilers and other Boiler projects, contractors and alliances within his area of responsibility.
Manage boiler inspection reports and repair data books,
Utilise Boiler inspection reports, analyse & interpret these reports and information to determine deterioration and wear for the purpose of live enhancement projects. This includes responsibility to ensure data integrity.

The ideal candidate should have:

Relevant NQF7 qualification in Mechanical Engineering
MDP or relevant management qualification.
GCC advantageous
5 Years Boiler and Turbine experience
Pulp and Paper Industry experience advantageous




Closing Date: 16 February 2021


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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.