Chemical Engineering In-Service-Trainee Opportunity at Sappi Southern Africa

Closing Date 31 December 2020

Sappi Technology Centre requires 2 Chemical Engineering students to participate and assist with laboratory tests for projects for a period of 12 months, to gain experience needed for completion of a tertiary degree/diploma.

Location: Regional Head Office - Technical - Technology Centre - Pretoria


The main responsibilities of the job are:

  • Assist and perform laboratory and pilot plant experiments according to standard procedures
  • Operate bench-top and pilot scale equipment
  • Take part in mill visits
  • Generate data and conduct basic analysis
  • Report data from experiments and field testing in the form of written reports and presentations
  • Participate in maintenance and troubleshooting of pilot plant equipment

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Grade 12/Matric certificate
  • Completed all theoretical modules in Chemical Engineering and only need P1 and P2 to graduate
  • No experience required
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook)

Feel free to visit our website for further information  


Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment

without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.