Sappi Vacancies Mpumalanga – Process Operator

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Job Description:

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Process Operator to safely and efficiently operate the equipment and ensure optimum production output and quality at the best cost with minimum downtime.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure correct rope tension, condition and cleanliness.
  • Ensure correct dryer screen tensions and guiding – six in total.
  • Ensure optimum broke feeding to maintain level according to BOP.
  • Operate console and control panels for dryer section, calendar stack and pope reel.
  • Test the density and hardness of each reel by sounding and feeling the reel, comparing it to the
  • Metso QCS profile and reporting relevant non – conformances to the shift superintendent and winder operator.
  • Examine the sheet for dirt, calendar cuts, creases, ridges, rope marks, blotches, stamp marks, formation and wet streaks and communicate the information to the shift superintendent and outside machine-man.
  • Produce paper in accordance with MPS requirements with regards to jumbo sizes, deckle and quality requirements.
  • Coordinate changes in basis weight, trim and speed changes with a process controller and winder operator.
  • Perform pre–start inspection of dryer screens, ropes and separators according to best-operating practices.
  • Minimize Heel slab according to best-operating practices.
  • Perform shut tasks as assigned by Shift Superintendent or coordinator.
  • Operate dry end repulpers, auxiliaries and fit dryer screens on shuts.
  • Control dry end draws and assists on felt and wire changes.
  • Check and correct all PV fans and air make-up units on mezzanine floors.

Job Requirements:

  • 1-3 Years machine operating experience
  • Grade 12 with Maths and Psychical Science or N3 Pulp & Paper

Job Details:

Company: Sappi

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Nelspurit

Application Deadline: N/A

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