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Sappi: Lab Assistant

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  • Post published:Nov 8, 2021
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The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Accurate sampling on an hourly basis at various points in various plants.
  • Preparation of in-process and final pulp samples for analytical testing.
  • Operation of laboratory instrumentation.
  • Credible data generation and reporting using the Laboratory Information System software program.
  • Compliance with all ISO methods for the tests performed.
  • Analysis of final product to declare production in terms of oven-dry tons.
  • Analysis and reporting of special samples requested by the plant.
  • Communication with production personnel with regard to safety problems in the plant.
  • Accountable for the correct use of PPE, housekeeping and general safety applicable to sampling and tests performed.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Matric with Maths and Physical Science/ N3 Pulp and Paper
  • Chemistry/ Lab related qualification will be advantageous
  • Laboratory/Pulp and Paper industry experience will be an advantage

Closing Date: 16 November 2021