SAPPI Store Process Trainee Programme 2020

Sappi Ngodwana Mill is calling on qualified parties to send their application for its Process Trainee Learnership Programme for the 2020 fiscal year. Review the details and eligibility requirements of this trainee programme below before applying.

Sappi SA was established in 1936 to provide consumers with locally made paper. Through the years, it diversified production to meet local demand for uncoated business and graphic papers, newsprint, packaging and specialty papers.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, the main office manages the sub-divisions of Sappi Specialised Cellulose, Sappi Paper and Paper Packaging, and Sappi Forests. Regional functions including human resources, finance, board functions, technical and engineering, and more are handled in their Johannesburg offices.

From Sappi SA emerged Sappi Global, a huge, multi-national company operating in three continents. They sell millions of tons of top quality products ranging from dissolving wood pulp and paper products, to biochemicals and biomaterials, to customers all over the world.

SAPPI Store Process Trainee Programme

Sappi SA offers thoroughly structured occupational training programmes developed for individuals interested in jump-starting their careers as a process trainee in a multinational company. The learnership programmes allow trainees to experience the best theoretical and practical concepts surrounding the technical aspect of the company’s operation.

The successful candidate will undergo the Training and Development Programme as part of the Stores and Engineering Department in Sappi’s Ngodwana Mill offices. The role reports to the Human Resources Consultant for Learning and Development

Main Responsibilities

  • Undergo section-specific training as required of the position profiles within the allotted period
  • Complete a Specific and General Plant induction
  • Go through legal training in fulfillment of mill and section requirements
  • Maintain an outstanding level of good housekeeping within the workplace

Who should apply?

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to qualify:

  • Completed Grade 12 with subjects in Maths and Physical Science / N3 Engineering Studies
  • A Supply Chain Management certificate will be advantageous

How do I apply?

Qualified applicants will need to set up an account in Sappi’s recruitment portal to be able to apply. Click here to kick start your application process:

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 21 August 2020. Late or incomplete submissions will not be accepted.

Contact Information

For enquiries, contact Sappi SA directly at:

Phone: +27 (0)11 407 8111
Email: Mpho.Lethoko@sappi.com


  • How long will it take to complete?
    This trainee programme runs for a duration of six months
  • Where will it take place?
    The incumbent will be serving trainee contracts at the Sappi SA’s Ngodwana Mill.

Click the link to view a PDF copy of the SAPPI Store Process Trainee Programme 2020 advert.

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1 Comment

  • Reply nkululeko October 21, 2019 at 11:25 am

    i would like to be the part of this training as a young graduate

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