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Fitter (Recovery)



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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Sappi Southern Africa

Saiccor Mill, Umkomaas

Fitter (Recovery) (P11)

We are hiring!

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 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 Recovery Plant.

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

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 upon the role)
  • Market leading leave benefits
  • Employee wellbeing benefits

Closing Date: 20 February 2024

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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 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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