Sappi Saiccor Mill requires a Fitter to provide mechanical services by identifying repair and replacement needs, installing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading mechanical systems and equipment; and ensuring tools and materials are available and maintained to ensure overall plant availability and equipment effectiveness in the Services plant.

This role reports to the Maintenance Superintendent.

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Fit, assemble, grind and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies to maintain production machines and other equipment. Install, test, connect, commission, and modify mechanical equipment
  • Perform plant maintenance and remedial work according to SAP notifications, work orders, and planned schedules, including during shuts
  • Perform preventative maintenance activities, eg collect vibration data and take oil samples
  • Align pumps to motors and gearboxes
  • Complete notifications and work orders on the SAP system
  • Complete fault finding on systems during breakdowns and repair the problem to keep downtime to a minimum
  • Participate in failure analysis
  • Complete daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed checklist
  • Report all defects and equipment risks to the direct supervisor
  • Scope and plan work orders as required
  • Draw spares from Stores using the picking list in SAP
  • Required to work standby, overtime, and cover breakdowns as required

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Grade 12 and N2 Engineering while and N3 Engineering would be preferred
  • Recognised Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter
  • 2 years post apprenticeship experience in a heavy industry environment
  • Maintenance experience within a utilities plant with boilers and turbines would be considered advantageous


How To Apply

Apply Here Online

Closing Date: 17 January 2023

You can also desire to view our different graduate programme, internship, and learnership listings that are presently open for applications.



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