Sappi: Engineering Traineeship 2021

at Sappi
Location Lomati Mill, Barberton, South Africa
Date Posted August 27, 2020
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-time


Sappi Southern Africa

Lomati Mill, Barberton

Engineering Foreman HRL 15 )

Sappi Southern Africa requires an Engineering Foreman to coordinate the safe performance of maintenance tasks to ensure long - term plant availability and reliability, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE)

This role reports in to the Engineering Manager

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Coordinate the execution of assigned scheduled and / or planned maintenance tasks
  • Manage maintenance tasks execution
  • Improve Master data accuracy
  • Effective shut planning and execution
  • Ensure Artisans available for breakdowns and opportunity maintenance when required
  • Reporting and communication to all relevant stakeholders
  • Knowledge sharing within and across teams
  • Mentoring, coaching and motivation of the team
  • Maintain good industrial relations and practices
  • Develop personnel through active engagement
  • Time management
  • Manpower planning
  • Create a safe work environment by identifying and managing risks associated with a task to be performed
  • Move and transport equipment in workplace
  • Assist with management of plant maintenance costs (within budget)
  • Effective salvage yard management

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Recognised trade certificate (Manpower or SETA accredited)
  • Relevant NQF 4 qualification
  • NQF3 /4 Management Certificate advantageous
  • 5 Years post qualification experience
  • Sawmilling industry experience advantageous
  • Electrical background, PLC, Scanners


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