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Process Engineer

Process Engineer

Sappi Southern Africa

Country:  South Africa
City:  Stanger
Location:  Mill Stanger
Department:  Technical
Posting date:  Jun 20, 2024
Closing date:  5 Jul 2024

We are hiring!

 

At Sappi, we are 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 centred around safety, integrity, courage, 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 Process Engineer to review the effectiveness of processes in the operation from end to end and design process improvements to ensure higher production, less waste and improved consistency of quality standards.

 


As a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for:

 

  • Processing development and optimisation.
  • Managing projects from inception to implementation including commissioning of new equipment.
  • Updating, publish and communicate process flow diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams, functional design specifications and mass and energy balances.
  • Updating product specifications for the area and communicate to plant personnel.
  • Reviewing start-up and shut down procedures, best operating practices, and training manuals.
  • High level trouble shooting.
  • Root cause failure analysising and close outs.
  • Developing high level process designs. 
  • Carrying out and participate in feasibility studies. 
  • Leading design review meetings and conduct peer reviews of new designs.
  • Creating an understanding of environmental standards and engineer improvements with current and future legislative requirements in mind.

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • BSc Chemical Engineering Degree.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Process Engineer in a manufacturing / heavy industry environment.
  • Experience in the Pulp & Paper industry would be an advantage.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is an added advantage.
  • SAP experience preferred.

 

What’s in it for you? 

  • Opportunity to work within a global organisation that continues to thrive in a rapidly changing world even after 80 years of existence
  • learning and development programmes to fast-track your career within Sappi
  • Opportunities to travel (dependent on upon the role)
  • Market leading leave benefits
  • Employee wellbeing benefits

We are hiring!

 

At Sappi, we are 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 centred around safety, integrity, courage, 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 Process Engineer to review the effectiveness of processes in the operation from end to end and design process improvements to ensure higher production, less waste and improved consistency of quality standards.

 


As a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for:

 

  • Processing development and optimisation.
  • Managing projects from inception to implementation including commissioning of new equipment.
  • Updating, publish and communicate process flow diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams, functional design specifications and mass and energy balances.
  • Updating product specifications for the area and communicate to plant personnel.
  • Reviewing start-up and shut down procedures, best operating practices, and training manuals.
  • High level trouble shooting.
  • Root cause failure analysising and close outs.
  • Developing high level process designs. 
  • Carrying out and participate in feasibility studies. 
  • Leading design review meetings and conduct peer reviews of new designs.
  • Creating an understanding of environmental standards and engineer improvements with current and future legislative requirements in mind.

 

What are we looking for?

 

  • BSc Chemical Engineering Degree.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a Process Engineer in a manufacturing / heavy industry environment.
  • Experience in the Pulp & Paper industry would be an advantage.
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer is an added advantage.
  • SAP experience preferred.

 

What’s in it for you? 

  • Opportunity to work within a global organisation that continues to thrive in a rapidly changing world even after 80 years of existence
  • learning and development programmes to fast-track your career within Sappi
  • Opportunities to travel (dependent on upon the role)
  • Market leading leave benefits
  • Employee wellbeing benefits

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 regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. At Sappi, we encourage and support vaccination.

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 regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. At Sappi, we encourage and support vaccination.

ABOUT SAPPI

Sappi is a leading global provider of everyday materials made from woodfibre-based renewable resources. As a diversified, innovative and trusted leader focused on sustainable processes and products, we are building a more circular economy by making what we should, not just what we can.

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