Job Number: MB15072019 – FGH PM5


  • To efficiently control and run the plant (tissue machine and virgin stock prep) to produce paper according to the quality specifications and standards laid down for the grade being produced
  • Monitors pulp quality and make necessary changes for optimum machine runnability. Conduct pulp testing as per set SOP’s
  • Ensures maximum production is achieved at all times.  Operate the plant (tissue machine and virgin stock prep) with the aid of the DCS while trouble shooting to prevent problems from re-occurring
  • Performs continuous improvement on the tissue paper properties and optimization of the machine settings to reduce energy and operating costs
  • Ensures correct chemical dosages are applied
  • Ensures that machine water DAF units are checked and necessary changes made to correct quality
  • Ensures correct coating chemistry is applied to the Yankee cylinder to protect the cylinder and ensure correct creping of tissue is achieved
  • Assists the Machine Operators in changing the Yankee creping doctor blade to prevent paper breaks, defects in the sheet without causing damage to the Yankee cylinder
  • Monitors paper sheet properties and makes the necessary changes to ensure target values of the product specification are achieved. Samples and tests paper according to relevant quality testing procedures and records results in the quality control logbook
  • Conduct visual inspection on all reels coming off the machine
  • Removes the spools from the reels and return for use on the machine
  • Wraps the reels and sends the reels to the finished goods warehouse for storage
  • Maintain good housekeeping in and around the machine to reduce health and fire risks.  Follow formal cleaning procedures relating to the machine area; conduct periodic walkabouts to audit housekeeping requirements and action necessary cleaning
  • Adherence to safety and Health regulations and execution of duties in accordance with safe work procedures pertaining to the job. Reports to the SPL any defects or incidents noticed that are unsafe or might result in an accident or unnecessary loss
  • Cooperates with supervisors and fellow team members in order to strengthen the team. Follows all reasonable instructions from his supervisor or superiors


Formal Qualifications

  • Diploma in Pulp and Paper Technology or Chemical Engineering

Knowledge and Experience

  • 1 Year in papermaking environment
  • Overhead crane and forklift/clamp licences

Skills and Personal Attributes/Qualities

  • Meets the applicable person job specifications for the position
  • Good communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Be a team player (be able to work with other people)
  • Adapts well to changes in job requirements.
  • Has high physical energy levels
  • Comfortable performing repetitive tasks

Company Procedures / Systems

  • Relevant OSHACT requirements
  • Twinsaver Risk Management (Willis Blue)
  • ISO 190001 standards & SOP’s
  • ISO 14000 standards & SOP”s
  • Twinsaver Group and Divisional policies and procedures
  • Relevant departmental work instructions, safe work procedures and standard operating procedures

Working Conditions

  • Shift work
  • Work at heights
  • High noise, dust and heat environment
  • Physically demanding – especially during shuts

Relation to Others

  • Reports directly to the SPL; work closely with the Machine Operators and takes instructions from them.  Work with the cleaning crew, chemical suppliers and engineering artisans (where required)


Please note that if we do not contact you within two weeks after closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Application closing date: 22 Jul 2019

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Klipriver

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