Fitter and Turner post available at Sappi

Sappi is on the lookout for an experienced Fitter and Turner to ensure optimum plant availability through maintenance, overhaul and repair of equipment.

Closing date: Not specified

Location: Mill Ngodwana

As a Fitter and Turner, you will be responsible for:

  • Fit, assemble, grind, machine, and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies to maintain production machines and other equipment.
  • Overhaul mechanical equipment
  • Complete notifications and work orders on the SAP system.

  • Participate in failure analysis
  • Complete daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed checklist
  • Perform standby and overtime duties as required.
  • Draw spares from Stores using the picking list in SAP

  • Share knowledge with other fitters in the section and in other areas of the plant.
  • Perform quality control inspection on all equipment that must be prepared
  • Machine a variety of equipment and components on the Boring Mill as and when required
  • Understand and comply with the safety, health, environment, and quality (SHEQ) requirements of the section.

  • Comply and perform tasks as per the organisation’s policies, procedures, and best operating practices.
  • Participate in the investigation of SHEQ incidents on request and help to identify root causes for non-conformance.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in the workplace at all times.
  • Report all unsafe acts to the direct supervisor

What are we looking for? 

  • Grade 12 or N3 Mechanical Engineering Certificate
  • Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter and Turner
  • 2 Years Post-Apprenticeship Machining Experience in a Heavy Engineering Environment
  • Valid Driving Licence

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 
  • Opportunities to travel (dependent on the role) 
  • Market-leading leave benefits 
  • Employee wellbeing benefits 

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