Who are we looking for?​

We want to enable hard working, passionate people to fulfil their ambitions and make a real difference to our business. So if you share our ambition of being the best in our field, you might just be a perfect fit.

We are looking for people who will take well considered risks to grow the value of our business and consistently strive to be excellent in all that they do.

Beyond a strong academic background, we are also looking for individuals who:

  • have an entrepreneurial approach to their assignments
  • focus on how to develop the best solutions
  • are committed
  • can deliver exceptional performance, and encourage and motivate your colleagues to do the same
  • are alert, careful and responsible
  • are able to communicate well with all types of people, and
  • are practical and versatile.

If that sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you browse for vacancies. Please remember to make sure your meet the minimum requirements before applying. For more information: careersSA@sappi.com (applications are not accepted by email)

Our recruitment process
We're always looking out for potential recruits to join our talented team. Read about our process so that you can be prepared if you choose to apply.
The quality of our people, their dedication, resourcefulness and drive has made it possible to overcome the transformative challenges in our industry.
Steve Binnie, Chief Executive Officer, Sappi Limited

Career areas

Sappi offers fulfilling careers in the following areas:

  • Corporate affairs     
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Forestry
  • Human resources
  • Information technology
  • Legal
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Paper and pulp technology
  • Procurement
  • Research and development
  • Sales
  • Strategy, and
  • Supply chain.