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Engineer: Boilers



Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023

At Sappi, we are a leading global provider with a reputation for delivering high-quality sustainable Woodfibre products and solutions for the global markets. We lead through our values centred around safety, integrity, courage, making smart decisions which we execute with speed. We are seeking unique people who believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive and safe environment.

We’re on the lookout for an experienced Engineer: Boilers to supply competent and cost-effective maintenance and engineering support, service, advice, solutions, and techniques to maximize boiler performance in a safe and legally compliant manner.

As an Engineer: Boilers, you will be responsible for:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain standards to increase boiler plant and equipment reliability and safe operation
  • Complete failure analysis of plant and equipment as per plant standard, identify probable root cause and ensure close-out
  • Inspect the internal condition of the boiler during shut down in relation to the AIA to obtain a COC after any modification and repair
  • Manage boiler inspection reports and repair data books
  • Assist the Maintenance Manager with long-term maintenance planning, budgeting, capex, maintenance, and project work execution
  • Provide weekly feedback to the Maintenance Manager on boiler performance, unresolved engineering problems, monthly projects report, investigations undertaken, and the status
  • Support ISO9000 (Quality Management system), ISO14001 (Environmental Management standards), ISO50001 (Energy Management System), and OHSAS18000 (Health and Safety Management System) for engineering in the section. Educate the team on the requirements and monitor adherence to standards, policies, procedures, and work instructions
  • Participate in the development of safe work procedures for the section, perform critical task analysis, guide and monitor the team on correct isolation and lockout procedures when performing maintenance work

What are we looking for?

  • 5 years of Boiler and turbine experience
  • Experience within the pulp and paper industry would be considered advantageous
  • NQF level 7 Engineering Qualification (BSc / BEng / BTech in Mechanical Engineering)
  • GCC (Factories) or permission to write will be considered advantageous
  • Management Development Programme (MDP) or relevant management qualification will be considered advantageous

What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunity to work within a global organisation that continues to thrive in a rapidly changing world even after 80 years of existence
  • Learning and development programmes to fast-track your career within Sappi
  • Opportunities to travel (dependent on the role)
  • Market-leading leave benefits
  • Employee wellbeing benefits