Location: Rosebank JohannesburgSappi: Process Improvement Internship 2021
The Sappi Limited requires a Process Improvement Intern to support a new global project in the sales, supply chain and logistics space. The position will be based at the Sappi Group Head Office in Rosebank Johannesburg, however reporting to the Group Process Manager responsible for Continuous Improvement based in Austria.
The main responsibilities of this job are:
Perform process analysis using Lean Six Sigma tools. Use the analysis to suggest areas for further analysis and improvement.
Map processes and identify areas of wate, variability and inflexibility. Work with the business to develop improved processes.
Support projects in the process improvement space in the project definition, design, development, testing and implementation phases.
Consolidate project feedback and prepare progress reports.
Consolidate project risk and issue logs.
Evaluate previous project close-out reports to determine learnings that need to be taken into account.
The ideal candidate should have:
Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering (any discipline), Information Science or Project Management
Advanced skills in Microsoft Tools is required (MS Office, Visio and Project)
Post-graduate qualification in project management would be preferred
Good understanding of Lean Six Sigma tools would be preferred