Environmental Technician - , Mbombela

  • Mbombela
  • Salary: R161.50 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Agriculture
  • Posted by on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
  • Reference: 26380
  • Apply before Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 47 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer:

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN to support the Risk Specialist in ensuring Mill compliance to the environmental policies and objectives, adhering to the requirements of external environmental authorities and legal licenses

This role reports into the Risk Specialist Environmental 

The main responsibilities of this job are:
* Responsible for monitoring and measuring compliance in the following environmental areas: air, recycling, barrow pits, water, waste, sewage, farm, macro dump, lime dump, boreholes, Hazchem, composting, environmental representative training, environmental document operating system, other general items as assigned
* Act as an expert to support line managers, foremen and supervisors by guiding them on the most appropriate or relevant revised environmental policies and objectives
* Assist in scheduling, conducting and leading internal and external audits
* Analyse audits results to ensure that findings are actioned and closed out
* Liaise with Internal and External Auditors, Consultants, Accreditation body, other Mills, customers and suppliers
* Ensure that the environmental management system (based on the ISO 14001, 9001 and FSC standard) is implemented and maintained
* Participate in local and regional environmental meetings convened by relevant external authorities
* Investigate environmental complaints received internally or externally
* Assist with environmental management with additional focus during shuts and projects
* Keep abreast of environmental regulations and advise or create awareness and ownership within the Mill
* Consult with I&AP’s (DWA&F, DEAT, DAEA etc) on changes to environmental permits/licenses to operate
* Collect, interpret and analyse information for compiling legal compliance and performance reports
* Monitor and oversee departmental legal compliance performance in the Mill on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis and advice accordingly 


The ideal candidate should have:
* National Diploma (Environmental/Chemical Engineering) or equivalent
* 2 - 4 years relevant technical environmental experience
* Knowledge of environmental legislation and permitting processes

Candidate Requirements

Sappi Ngodwana Mill requires a ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNICIAN to support the Risk Specialist in ensuring Mill compliance to the environmental policies and objectives, adhering to the requirements of external environmental authorities and legal licenses
Apply before Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 47 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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Sappi was formed in South Africa in 1936 to serve South African consumers with locally produced paper.

We have a tradition of innovating and developing new products to meet local demand for newsprint, uncoated graphic and business papers, packaging and speciality papers used and protect our customers’ products especially in the agricultural sector and speciality papers used in the convenience food, confectionery, cosmetic and luxury markets, and tissue products for household, medical and industrial use in the Southern Africa region.

We are also the world's largest manufacturer of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), which are used worldwide by converters to create viscose fibre for fashionable clothing and textiles, acetate tow, pharmaceutical products as well as a wide range of consumer and household products. Almost all of the production of our mills in South Africa is exported.

Our headquarters in Johannesburg (South Africa), manages the sub-divisions of Sappi Forests, Sappi Paper and Paper Packaging, and Sappi Specialised Cellulose. A number of regional functions like finance, human resources, sales and marketing, technical and engineering as well as board functions are also based there.

We are looking for people with the right attributes
Whether you’re mild or wild at heart, you could have what it takes to work in forestry.

We’re looking for people who...
Are hardworking, passionate, and professional;
Share our ambitions to be the benchmark in forestry;
Will take well-considered risks to grow the value of our business and returns for our shareholders; and Own their work and have pride in it.

Like a blank sheet of paper, a career at Sappi offers infinite possibilities. There has never been a better time to build a career at Sappi.