Slab Driver


Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


Slab Driver  ( P13  )




Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Slab Driver to maintain constant supply of pulp to PM1 and PM2.



This role reports into the Shift Superintendent.



The main responsibilities of this job are:

Check vehicles as per check list at the start of a shift
Report and record any vehicle faults
Supply correct grade of noodle to designated hoppers to feed pulpers
Maintain pulp levels in hoppers
Feed loose broke onto swing conveyor to supply either #2 or #3 pulper
Remove excess broke from pulper area, and transporting it to waste plant for use
Prevent foreign objects from entering the hoppers and causing damage to screw feeders
Collect pulp rolls from slab to be fed into pulper
Remove pulp rolls stacks in designated areas on slab
Assist with loading newsprint conveyor if required
Load and offload pulp rolls from trucks
Collect pulp units for use on newsprint pulper
Remove the wires that bind the units of bales before placing them on the storage conveyor
Load bales on the storage conveyor
Operates the bale loader, cat loader and fork lift
Identify, communicate and mitigate any identified risks
Feed logs from day storage to Groundwood plant

The ideal candidate should have:

Grade 12 with Maths and Physical Science/N3 Pulp and Paper
3 months experience in the paper section
Closing date: 15 March 2021


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