7171-Pulp and Papermaking Plant Operators

Job Title: 

Pulp and Papermaking Plant Operators

Job Description: 

Pulp and papermaking plant operators operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and processing equipment to control the processing of wood, scrap pulp and other cellulose materials in the production of pulp.


Analyzing instrument readings and production test samples and making adjustments to pulp production process and equipment as required

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

717101 - Wood and Paper Manufacturing Machine Minder
Description : Prepares, sets up and runs and monitors wood and paper manufacturing machinery and equipment.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

717102 - Paper and Pulp Mill Operator
Description : Operates plant to produce paper pulp from woodchips and to make paper sheets.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Bleach Plant Operator, Cardboard / Paperboard Machine Operator, Carton Making Machine Operator, Dryerman (Paper Mill), Fourdrinier Machine Operator, Inverform Machine Operator, Paper (Bag / Box / Envelope) Maker, Paper Folding Machine Operator, Paper Making Machine Operator, Paper Mill Machinist, Paper Rewinder Operator, Paperboard Machine Operator, Station Marshaller, Supercalender Operator (Papermaking), Water Marking Operator

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa