Sappi: Artisans Traineeship-2020

Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill

Mill Wide – Engineering Foreman Shifts June 2020 (Grade 9 / HRL15)

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a MILL WIDE – ENGINEERING SHIFT FOREMAN to supervise assigned skilled trades people and to coordinate the safe performance of maintenance tasks and related activities to ensure short term plant availability

This role reports into the Head of Maintenance – Services

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Coordinate the execution of breakdown maintenance tasks by evaluating resource availability and prioritise resources as per Mill priority list.
  • Assess the equipment, materials and labour needed to complete large and or complex maintenance tasks for the purpose of ensuring that maintenance activities meet strict standards and resolve defined issues while reducing wasted resources.
  • Manage by evaluate and initiate opportunity maintenance requirements as per procedure by assigning staff in resolving complex and/or difficult maintenance issues for the purpose of ensuring that Mill sections are in a safe and effective working and learning environment.
  • Coordinates the services and activities of outside contractors as assigned for the purpose of ensuring that contracted work is completed in a safe, effective and timely.
  • Perform a wide variety of skilled maintenance activities for the purpose of ensuring that maintenance issues are resolved, and projects are completed in a safe, effective and timely manner.
  • Prepares a shift report for the purpose of documenting activities and complying with Mill and or legal requirements
  • Managing and plan skills development requirements by updating personal development plan according to the position profile
  • Manage personnel performance through standard performance assessment procedure
  • Monitor subordinate’s performance against SHEQ requirements and corrects non-conformances.
  • Investigates incidents (SHEQ) and identify root causes of Non-Conformances and corrects deviations.
  • Maintains a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all time.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Relevant N4 – 6 (NQF 5) qualification (Math’s and Science)
  • Relevant Trade test Certificate in an Engineering Discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ plant operations experience post passing the trade test within a heavy industrial environment
  • Pulp and Paper industry experience will be advantageous
  • Computer Literate (MS Office Package)
  • SAP knowledge will be advantageous

Closing Date: 26 June 2020

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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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