Sappi: Lab Analyst

Sappi Southern Africa

Ngodwana Mill


Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a Lab Analyst to accurately analyse various samples thought the mill on a routine basis and to accurately report results for the purpose of process control and sales

This role reports into the Shift Supervisor

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Analyse samples using analytical techniques
  • Operates complicated laboratory equipment
  • Evaluates the quality of results obtained prior to reporting and to take relevant actions on deviations
  • Calibrates and verifies accuracy of all relevant equipment prior to commencement of shift
  • Comply with all ISO methods for the test performed
  • Testing final product for sale purposes
  • Analyse and report special samples requested by the plant
  • Enter results into the computer using Laboratory Information System software program
  • Check stock level for all solutions/consumables and report to the Shift Supervisor
  • Report problems with samples or results to Shift Supervisor
  • Hand over analytical testing that is in progress to next Analyst
  • Accountable for the correct use of PPE, housekeeping and general safety applicable to tests performed
  • Identification; communication and mitigation of risks

The ideal candidate should have:

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

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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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