Sappi Ngodwana Mill : Mechanical Fitter

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a MECHANICAL FITTER  to safely perform maintenance tasks to ensure long-term plant reliability, thereby contributing to the overall equipment effectiveness.

This role reports into the Maintenance Support/ Superintendent

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Fit, assemble, grind and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies and fabricate parts for  production machines and other equipment as required
  • Schedule maintenance for the plant or area of responsibility according to notifications and Planned Schedules
  • Perform fault finding on systems during breakdowns and repair or correct equipment to keep downtime to a minimum
  • Perform daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed inspection list
  • Perform standby as required to cover breakdowns after normal working hours and weekends, report all deviations to the Maintenance Support Mechanical (Foreman)
  • Report all unsafe acts to the Maintenance Support Mechanical
  • Withdraw spare parts and equipment from Main Stores utilising SAP as required by the task being performed
  • Improve and maintain Master Data in SAP’s accuracy and comply with work order business processes and update as required
  • Comply to Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) requirements of the Mill and section
  • Assist production personnel with Equipment Isolation / Lockout of the process when performing isolations / Lockouts of the equipment
  • Investigate incidents and identify root cause / s of Non-Conformances and take corrective actions on all deviations as required
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in the workplace and workshop at all times

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Recognised Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter
  • Grade 12 or N2 Engineering
  • N3 Engineering would be preferred
  • 2 years post-apprenticeship experience in a heavy engineering environment will be advantageous
  • Valid Driving Licence


Closing Date 15 July 2020

Updated: July 5, 2020 — 3:56 pm

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