Process Relief Operator

at Sappi
Location Nelspruit, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 23, 2020
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time


The main responsibilities of this job are:


  • Takes and hands over shift.
  • Operate process/equipment according to best operating practices.
  • Complete section specific interventions/initiatives as planned and agreed for all the identified positions for the specific section.
  • Relieves operators and carries out all tasks prescribed for these positions.
  • Assists the foreman/operating staff at breakdowns and in the supervision of staff when necessary.
  • Ensure accurate reporting by recording all incidents in the shift log book.
  • Reports all breakdowns, faulty equipment to Foreman.
  • Attend progress meetings with the section training representative, line supervisor and/or mentor, coach and act on any remedial action and/or additional requirements.
  • Participates in shift activities (5 why problem-solving etc).
  • Understand the SHEQ requirements of the job.
  • Identify and take corrective action in terms of SHEQ conditions and hazards.
  • Comply with all relevant SHEQ requirements.
  • Maintains a high level of good housekeeping in the workplace at all times.
  • Conducts regular BBS Observations.


The ideal candidate should have:


  • N3 Pulp and Paper or Matric With Maths and Physical Science
  • 3 Months experience as Process Trainee or Production Intern
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