Fitter and Turner

  • Permanent
  •  Full Time


Sappi Ngodwana MillDescription

 Sappi Ngodwana Mill seeks to employ a Fitter and Turned to ensure optimum plant availability through maintenance, overhaul and repair of equipment 

REPORTING TO Mechanical Workshop Foreman


  • Fit, assemble, grind, machine and shape metal parts and sub-assemblies to maintain production machines and other equipment.
  • Complete notifications and work orders on the SAP system.
  • Complete daily and weekly inspections on equipment according to a detailed checklist.
  • Fitters and Turners may be required to cover breakdowns after hours and weekends on a standby basis.
  • Report all defects and equipment risks to the direct supervisor.
  • Draw spares from Stores using the picking list in SAP.
  • Perform standby and overtime duties as required.
  • Share knowledge with other fitters in the section and in other areas of the plant.
  • Perform quality control inspection on all equipment that must be prepared
  • Machine a variety of equipment and components on Boring Mill as and when required
  • Understand and comply with the safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ) requirements of the section.
  • Comply and perform tasks as per the organisations policies, procedures and best operating practices.
  • Participate in the investigation of SHEQ incidents on request and help to identify root causes for non-conformance.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in the workplace at all times.
  • Report all unsafe acts to the direct supervisor


  •  Mechanical processes and standards
  • Rotating equipment
  • Fits and tolerances
  • Materials
  • Workplace safety
  • Technical Drawings


  • Grade 12 or N2 Mechanical Engineering Certificate
  • Trade Test Certificate as a Mechanical Fitter and Turner
  • 2 Years Post-Apprenticeship Machining Experience in a Heavy Engineering Environment
  • Valid Driving Licence

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