Sappi Southern Africa Is Hiring: Fitter (Woodyard)

Sappi Southern Africa

Country:  South Africa

City:  Umkomaas

Location:  Saiccor Mill, Umkomaas

Department:  Engineering

Posting date:  Apr 25, 2024

Closing date: 

We are Hiring! 

We’re on the lookout for an experienced Fitter to provide mechanical services by identifying repair and replacement needs, installing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading mechanical systems and equipment, and ensuring tools and materials are available and maintained to ensure overall plant availability and equipment effectiveness in the Woodyard.

As a Fitter, you will be responsible for:

Fit, assemble, grind and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies to maintain production machines and other equipment. Install, test, connect, commission, and modify mechanical equipment

Perform plant maintenance and remedial work according to SAP notifications, work orders, and planned schedules, including during shuts. Complete notifications and work orders on the SAP system

Do fault-finding on systems during breakdowns and repair the problem to keep downtime to a minimum. Participate in failure analysis

Complete daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed checklist

Performs any other assigned tasks that fall within the scope of a Fitter

Understand and comply with the safety, health, environment, and quality (SHEQ) requirements of the Section

Participate in the investigation of SHEQ incidents on request and help to identify root causes for non-conformance. Correct any deviations that relate to mechanical maintenance

Maintain a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all times.

What are we looking for?

Grade 12 and N2 Engineering while N3 Engineering would be preferred

Recognised Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter

2 years post-apprenticeship experience in a heavy engineering environment will be advantageous

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 regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. At Sappi, we encourage and support vaccination.

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