Sappi Southern Africa: Technician Trainee Programme 2023

Application Deadline: : 22 September 2023 

Sappi is a leading global provider with a reputation for delivering high-quality sustainable Woodfibre products and solutions for the global markets. We lead through our values centered around safety, integrity, courage, and making smart decisions which we execute with speed. We are seeking unique people who believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive and safe environment

We’re on the lookout for an experienced Technician in Training – Mechanical to complete a Technician in Training programme and to assist technicians by performing various project work, maintenance tasks, technical investigations and management tasks.

As an Technician in Training – Mechanicalyou will be responsible for:

  • Complete the training and development as per the Technician in Training (TIT) programme
  • Complete administrative training required for technicians
  • Complete practical needed generic training for technicians
  • Complete plant-specific equipment exposure and training as per discipline requirements
  • Work with and assist the assigned area and section Engineer/s, Technician/s with day-to-day tasks, projects, and associated work
  • Act as a Maintenance Support/Foreman/Superintendent for a period as per the job profile for Technicians in Training
  • Act as a Shift Foreman for a period as per the job profile for Technicians in Training
  • Commit to a training programme for 2 years


  • A Trade Test Certificate in one of the following trades:
    • Fitting
    • Fitting & Turning
    • Rigging
    • Millwright
    • Boilermaking/Fabrication
  • NQF level 6  National Diploma – N6/S4 in Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 Years post apprentice experience
  • Valid driving license

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Sappi Southern Africa: Technician Trainee Programme 2023


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