Sappi is Hiring: Requirements Grade 12 or Matric


  • Grade 12 (Math’s and Physical Science) or N3 Pulp and Paper
  • Chemistry or Lab related qualification will be advantageous
  • 1 year Laboratory/ Pulp and Paper industry experience will be an advantage

Sappi seeks to place a suitably qualified Laboratory Analyst to accurately analyse various samples throught the Groundwood Mill on a routine basis and to accurately report results for the purpose of process control and sales.

Whether you’re mild or wild at heart, you could have what it takes to work in forestry. Sappi is a producer of coated woodfree paper which is used in publications such as annual reports, catalogues, brochures and magazines.


  • Analyse samples using analytical techniques
  • Operate complicated laboratory equipment
  • Evaluate the quality of results obtained prior to the 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
  • Analyse and report special samples requested by the plant
  • Enter results into the computer using LIMS software program
  • Accountable for the correct use of PPE, housekeeping and general safety applicable to task performed
  • Check stock level for all solutions/consumables and report to the Senior Lab Technician
  • Report problems with samples or results to Shift Supervisor


  • Analytical accuracy
  • Good Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Excel and word)

How to apply

Applications close on 20 May 2016. Click here to apply online