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.