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Sappi SA: Procurement Internship Programme 2020

December 24, 2019

Sappi SA is in need of a qualified individual who is interested in sending an application to qualify for its Procurement Internship Programme to be based in Sappi’s Ngodwana Mill.

Established in 1936, Sappi South Africa (SA) is a leading manufacturer of quality paper products and dissolved paper pulp. After a series of aggressive expansion efforts, the company diversified its product line to meet local and international demand. Today, they produce packaging and specialty papers, printing paper, biomaterials and bio-energy, to name a few.

Sappi SA is headquartered in Johannesburg and is the forerunner of Sappi Global, a multi-national company with operations spanning three continents including North America and Europe.

Sappi SA Procurement Internship Programme 2020

Reporting directly to the Procurement Manager, the successful applicant will be given the opportunity to develop and acquire competencies, skills and hands-on experience in their particular field. Moreover, the incumbent will be performing the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Supplier and customer relations management
  • Procurement and office administration
  • Project planning as well as reporting

This internship opportunity will have the successful candidate to join the Procurement Team based in Sappi’s Ngodwana Mill in Mpumalanga Province.

Who should apply?

The ideal candidate is expected to possess the following minimum eligibility requirements:

  • Holds a Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Commerce, Accounting or any relevant field of study
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office applications
  • Zero experience required

What is the selection process?

Sappi SA employs a straight-forward and effective selection process when screening applicants for either internships or full-time positions.

  • Applicants able to meet the basic requisites are shortlisted by a line manager and the HR department
  • Interview invitations are sent to the qualified applicants
  • The interview is conducted with the HR and line manager present. The most suitable applicants are chosen based on the interview and CV
  • When needed, assessments are done to determine skill gaps or suitability for the job prior to potential employment
  • The line manager reviews the assessment results along with recommendations
  • An offer is made to the best candidate
  • The successful candidate will accomplish the required paperwork and will receive a start date upon accepting the offer

How do I apply?

Applicants able to meet the basic qualifications mentioned above will need to register an account on Sappi SA’s recruitment portal. Click here to start the registration process.

If you already have an account, kindly sign in and use the job requisition ID 26224 to easily locate the job listing.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 27 December 2019. If you do not receive any feedback from Sappi within 14 days past the deadline.

Contact Information

Should you have further questions about this internship programme, get in touch with Saapi directly at careerssa@sappi.com. Do not send applications to this email address.

Click the link if you wish to view the Sappi SA Procurement Internment

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