Chemical Technician Needed at Sappi

Posted on :

10 Apr, 2014

Category :

Chemistry Jobs in South Africa, Technician Jobs in South Africa

Sappi is looking for a qualified candidate to provide analytical support to the mill in order to improve process, optimize production as well as existing laboratory methods and techniques


Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Analytical chemistry or related equivalent is required while a BTech / BSc would be considered advantageous
  • 1 year relevant experience preferably within a pulp and paper or manufacturing environment
  • Computer Literacy (MS Office, MS Projects)


Job Specification

  • Supervise the laboratory in terms of practice, consumables as well as staff
  • Plan and control tasks, consumables and resources within the laboratory
  • Calculate chemical stoichiometry and other analytical / pulp or process chemistry calculations
  • Record, statistically validate and store all data, log sheets, data sheets, notebook and spread sheets accordingly
  • Report all test and projects results timeously
  • Maintain quality standards and ensure data has been statistically evaluated
  • Ensure all procedures and calculations are technically sound and chemically sound
  • Work according to  established work instructions and best operating practices
  • Monitor costs and usage within the laboratory
  • Ensure timeous calibration of equipment
  • Adhere to all safety procedures and maintain good levels of housekeeping
  • Develop innovative solutions to analytical problems
  • Contribute to knowledge management within the department


Key competencies  / skills

  • Reasoning and analytical ability
  • Problem solving
  • Planning and organising
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Wood and Cellulose chemistry


How to Apply

Click here to apply online

Recruiter: Sappi Southern Africa Ltd Updated on: 2014-04-09 00:00:00
REF SAIM/SMT/NC/Chemical Technician/Umkomaas/250314 End Date: 2014-04-11
AA/EE: Applicable Contract Permanent
Location: Umkomaas Available: Asap
Category: Technical Offer: Market Related

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