18 December 2020

Sappi Chemical Engineer Internship Opportunity 2021

Closing Date: 31 December 2020

Location:  Pretoria 

Description: Sappi Technology Centre requires a Chemical Engineer Graduate to gain first professional experience.

The graduate will participate and assist with research and development activities in the field of chemical pulping and bleaching for a period of 12 months, 

The main responsibilities of the job are:

  • Participate in the scoping and planning of project activities.
  • Assist and perform laboratory and pilot plant experiments according to standard procedures.
  • Operate bench-top and pilot-scale equipment.
  • Take part in mill visits.
  • Generate data and conduct basic analysis.
  • Report data from experiments and field testing in the form of written reports and presentations.
  • Participate in maintenance and troubleshooting of laboratory and pilot plant equipment.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • BSc or BTech in Chemical Engineering.
  • No experience required.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook).


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.