Mechanical Technician Vacancy at Sappi

Posted on :

4 Sep, 2014

Category :

Technician Jobs in South Africa

Sappi Ngodwana seeks to place a suitably qualified Mechanical Technician to plan, lead, organise and control maintenance personnel and resources in his area of responsibility by implementation of correct planned maintenance techniques and quality systems , also through effective teamwork strive to achieve optimum plant availability and efficiency in the most cost effective manner


Minimum Requirements

National Diploma Mechanical Engineering

3 years’ experience in a heavy industrial environment

Pulp and Paper experience will be advantageous

Exposure to and knowledge of Industrial / plant hydraulics will be an advantage


Job Specification

Undertake and lead engineering tasks investigatory project (e.g. failure analysis) of specialist technical nature by application of specialised knowledge and leadership skills

Provide technical support to analyse breakdowns as required

Manage various multi-disciplinary plant modifications from concept to commissioning and close out phase, using both internal and external resources as required

Manage costs for modifications and projects

Conduct detailed asset management, inventory, cost control and budgeting

Assume responsibility for assisting with Hydraulics fault finding – plant specific and Mill wide




Conflict Handling

Root Cause Analysis

High attention to detail

Good communication skills

SAP will be advantageous

Computer skills – Full Microsoft Office Package


How to Apply

Click here to apply online

Sappi is an equal opportunity employer. Any suitably qualified candidates can apply but candidates from underrepresented groups will be particularly welcomed. Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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