Fitter and Turner Apprenticeship Programme 2023

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Fitter and Turner Apprenticeship Programme 2023/2024. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Fitter and Turner Apprenticeship Programme 2023/2024.

Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


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

How to Apply? Please click on one of the buttons below. If you encounter any issue while applying to contact your HR contact.

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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.

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