New Job Vacancies at International Breweries Plc

AB InBev is the world’s leading brewer. We produce over 500 beers, including world-famous brands such as Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona. Local Africa brands such as Carling Black Label, Hero, Kilimanjaro, 2M, Eagle and we want like-minded, hard-working and passionate people to join our teams in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Training Controller – Technical Services 

Location: Port Hacourt Plant, Rivers
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Career opportunity exists for a highly skilled and result driven Training Controller, Packaging in Port Harcourt Plant reporting to the Packaging Manager.
  • The incumbent will provide a specialised and effective training and development service & solution to the Packaging team, focusing on skills acquisition and performance

Key Roles and Responsibilities
Initiate the training and development process:

  • Get relevant input for training buckets, this is taking from Team room discussions, ITF, Annual Training Plan and all other problem-solving discussion i.e. 5Why’s, abnormality reports, walk about
  • Collaborate with People Manager and Training Specialist regarding activities on site
  • Engage with L&D Specialist regarding suitable solutions where the training solution does not exist/not part of the Annual Training Calendar
  • Consolidate departmental training needs by reviewing L&D inputs e.g. PDP as input to the annual LNA / budgeting process

Prepare for Training:

  • Coordinate the logistics of the required training and ensure relevant presenters & candidates are present and available
  • Request Purchase Order requests from the NOCC L&D Services team for external training as per the signed off LNA
  • Obtain approval from Zone L&D Specialist for costs not included in the LNA
  • Implement the learning process

Effective use of SOP’s:

  • Implement the 8 step SOP process
  • (Execution of the SOP’s are relevant and effective, use the as training aid), track and check whether people are people being trained against SOP, identify gaps in SOP and ensure Line Manager updates the SOP document)
  • Draw on the expertise of SME’s to run learning programmes
  • Ensure all training completed is captured in Training Bucket and registers are completed
  • Ensure all training registers and events are recorded via NOCC L&D Services
  • Adapt training programme to meet the needs of the team / plant / audience i.e. run 2 day programme over a two week period with short intervals
  • Conducts a quality assurance of Visual Boards by engaging with Line Managers / HOD’s

Evaluate the Effectiveness of Training and Develop ROI Report:

  • Complete the Level 1 evaluations for formal classroom training, analyse the results and develop actions that will improve training effectiveness

Monitor and Support SKAP:

  • Assist Line Manager to develop annual SKAP plan for teams
  • Monitor weekly / monthly adherence to plan
  • Support Line Manager to schedule formative and summative assessments
  • Identify SME Assessors and ensure an adequate pool of assessors in the plant
  • Administration of CAP Management system by ensuring information is accurate (Line Manager captures the assessment result, TC quality assures)

Identify Training Solutions for future Pipeline:

  • Trainees: Conduct monthly check in with trainee to identify opportunities for trainee to attend training as per the planned training bucket

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND in Engineering or related discipline
  • 3-5 years in a packaging environment
  • Knowledge of Performance management, L&D and SKAP practices including the evaluation of training
  • Deep technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of VPO principles
  • Proven training and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, independent and high initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Methodical record keeper
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Good communicator
  • Positive attitude with high energy levels
  • Self-motivated with strong self-management bias
  • Team player with ability to influence and communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure, yet maintaining high attention to detail
  • Ability to operate independently, demonstrate initiative, sound judgment, sensitivity and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Good business acumen with a professional approach
  • Good interpersonal skills

Additional Information:

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting.

Job Title: Packaging Machine Specialist

Location: Gateway Plant, Sagamu – Ogun
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Opportunities exist for highly skilled and result driven Machine Specialist- Packaging in our Gateway Plant reporting to the Maintenance Controller- Packaging.
  • The successful incumbent will maintain, repair and optimize machines and associated devices to ensure machine availability and product quality at minimum cost whilst maintaining standards.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations
  • Assist as functional expert in problem solving
  • This must be undertaken in support of the Process Artisan. This role can also be the Process Artisan on shift
  • Take part in maintenance planning meeting, contributing suggestions and clarifying work required
  • Carry out work during the planned maintenance outage in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule issued by the Main Planner
  • Partake in maintenance postmortems to feedback problems, opportunities and learnings from maintenance activities
  • Partake in cleaning, lubrication and inspection in accordance with the maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Planner
  • Carry out routine maintenance activities in accordance with the maintenance schedule
  • Where problems have been uncovered during routine maintenance, these must be resolved using the appropriate PS techniques
  • Partake in cleaning, lubrication, and inspection in accordance with the maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Planner
  • Carry out routine maintenance activities in accordance with the maintenance schedule
  • Where problems have been uncovered during routine maintenance, these must be resolved using the appropriate PS techniques

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of B.Sc. / HND in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering
  • 1-3 Years on the job training

Traits & Competences Required:

  • Manage Machines according to VPO principles and standards
  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in an unstructured environment
  • A team player (prepared to communicate, listen and assist)
  • Initiative and energy
  • Achievement Drive (improvement, do better than standard or what was done previously, be the best).
  • Key Function is to Carry out repairs / maintenance
  • Plan and prepare the job

Job Title: Operator, Brewing – Port Harcourt Plant

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Opportunity exists for an Operator – Brewing at International Breweries Plc Port Harcourt, reporting to the Brewing Team Leader. The Operator will operate Cellar, Brew House and Filtration/BMF plant and the execution of quality control checks and analyses, including coaching of other team members and supporting the Process Artisan in carrying out asset care activities

Job Responsibilities
Amongst other duties, the job holder will be responsible for the following:

Shift Based Production, Performance and Processes:

  • Interpret and implement plan for shift
  • Monitor processes on shift for Cellar, Brew House and Filtration/BMF
  • Ensure process quality and productivity
  • Ensure and maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • Co-ordinate autonomous maintenance and cleaning
  • Achieve Cellar, Brew House and Filtration/BMF compliance targets Comply with VPO safety, health and environmental policies, procedures, and legislation
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards

Specialist Analysis:

  • Carry out specialized and highly specialized quality analyses for which the shift based teams are responsible
  • Record the results of analyses on appropriate information systems and communicate results where required
  • Conduct analysis of results to identify problems and improvement opportunities timeously
  • Assist the shift based teams in the execution of quality analysis, where required

Quality Auditing:

  • Conduct required and requested quality audits, completing the appropriate documentation and communicating the results
  • Review quality analysis procedures of shift based teams, identifying problems or training needs and communicating these to the team leader
  • Conduct regular audits of calibration procedures of shift based production teams and communicating results
  • Conduct audits of analytic procedures to ensure compliance with COT guidelines, and identifying corrective actions required
  • Where required, initiate corrective actions coming out of the quality audits in areas that impact the laboratory. Communicate effectively in teams
  • Contribute to self and team development

Problem Solving:

  • Support the shift based production teams in problem solving, providing specialist assistance and techniques
  • Coach, mentor and assist shift based production teams on problem solving and correct use of problem solving techniques. Backlog

Continuous Improvement:

  • Carry out specialized analyses in support of the evaluation of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Determine additional analytical work required evaluating continuous improvement opportunities
  • Take part in regional and divisional process optimization initiatives as required.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND or equivalent in Engineering.
  • Minimum 2 years in FMCG environment Traits and Competencies Required.
  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in a fast paced environment.
  • A team player.
  • High level of initiative and energy.

Additional Information:

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed.
  • Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting

Job Title: Packaging Process Operators – Port Harcourt Plant

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Career Opportunity exists for a highly skilled Process Operators, Packaging. The Successful candidate will operate and maintain defined Packaging equipment and related process in order to achieve optimal effectiveness.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate equipment in Packaging process areas according to VPO standards
  • Constantly review process performance against target, and recording short stops and correcting any out of controls using the VPO tools
  • Record waste and movement of product on the appropriate documentation or information systems
  • Review trends to identify & resolve problems
  • Carry out autonomous operations as defined for the process areas
  • Identify defective plant, and report these through to the Process Artisan or Team Leader to assist with resolution
  • Assisting the Process Artisan/Machine specialist in executing running repairs on shift
  • Carry out the required quality checks and analyses, and record the results on the appropriate information system
  • Actively participate in shift meetings, asking questions to test understanding and contributing suggestions. making use of the action logs to record issues, problems and improvement opportunities
  • Fully understand the team Dream and contribute in achieving it
  • Make use of relevant communication media (e.g. shift logbook) to stay informed and inform others of issues
  • Complete required hand over to incoming shift team members, ensuring the issues relating to plant performance, quality and maintenance are communicated
  • Where problems occur, use the VPO problem solving tools to resolve and record the issues
  • Manage PIMS & POMS and take corrective action on negative trends
  • Use QFR’s (As per triggers)
  • Complete 5 WHY’s (As per triggers) with relevant team members
  • Contribute towards Abnormality reports as required
  • Complete associated tracking and monitoring: operator workstation administration and take action as required
  • Complete Team room administration as required
  • Interpret and implement production plan for shift
  • Operate manual and automatic machines on Packaging line as per standards
  • Monitor production processes on shift and correct any negative trends
  • Ensure process quality and productivity

Qualifications

  • OND/BSc/HND or equivalent in Engineering
  • Experience in a packaging process environment
  • Minimum 2 years in FMCG environment
  • Experience in running a high speed packaging line

Key Competencies and Attributes:

  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in a fast paced environment
  • A team player
  • High level of initiative and energy

Additional Information

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting

Job Title: Brewing Maintenance Controller – Control & Automations

Location: Sagamu, Nigeria
Location: Full-time

Job Description

  • Opportunities exist for highly skilled and result driven Maintenance Controller E/C&A -Brewing in our Gateway Plant reporting to the Brewing Engineer.
  • The successful incumbent with excellent understanding of Control and Automation Processes will provide for the efficient supply of all Automation services to the Brewing departments within the brewery.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Ability to manage a maintenance department.
  • Mental alertness.
  • Analytical and evaluations skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Articulate communication.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • People handling ability.
  • Accuracy, judgement, decisiveness, and persuasiveness.
  • Work organization and drive.
  • Motivational and developmental skills.
  • Enforce required standards
  • Prepares the allocated area ZBB Maintenance budget
  • Complies to approved budget
  • Highlights risk areas ahead of time.

Expected Standards:

  • Analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Display initiative and ability to interact and influence at all levels of the organisation, within a team environment and with suppliers
  • Motivated self-starter with high energy levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team player.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a B.Sc / HND in Electrical Engineering
  • 3-5 years on the job training.

Traits & Competences Required:

  • Interpret process description specifications and conduct modifications / optimisations of process control software as per specifications and software standards. Identify process control software deviations and resolve or recommend solutions
  • Support the process control software change management process
  • Maintain process control software integrity and security
  • Support the development of and upgrade preventative maintenance procedures for process control systems
  • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers and field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts
  • Maintain working knowledge of new technology instrumentation, software, etc., through reading and/or attending conferences, workshops or other training
  • Provide engineering/projects support and recommendations for new and existing equipment about installation, upgrades and enhancement
  • Troubleshoot Brewing and E&F process control systems when required.

Additional Information:

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting.

Job Title: Day Artisan – Brewing

Location: Port Harcourt Plant, Rivers
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Opportunity exists for Day Artisan – Brewing at International Breweries Plc Port Harcourt, reporting to the Maintenance Controller.
  • The Day Artisan – Brewing will maintain equipment in as new condition, assuring reliable performance to standard through inspections, corrective actions to restore equipment back to inherent condition, problem solving to address root cause of failures and loop closure and provide input into the ZBB maintenance budget.
  • Perform and assist in problem solving and the execution of quality control checks and analyses, including coaching of other team members and support asset care activities

Amongst other duties, the job holder will be responsible for the following:

  • Operating and Process Control
  • Comply with safe, health and environmental procedures and legislation
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards
  • Identification of unsafe practices through SIO’s
  • Safety inspections conducted
  • Safe maintenance practices audited
  • Adherence to PPE policies
  • Maintenance tools are in good working order

Maintenance of Plant and Equipment:

  • Carrying out autonomous operations as defined for the process areas
  • Identify defective plant, and report these through to the Machine Specialist or Maintenance Controller to assist with resolution
  • Assisting the Process Artisan/Machine specialist in executing running repairs on shift

Quality Control and Analysis:

  • Carrying out the required quality checks and analyses, and recording the results on the appropriate information system
  • The list of quality checks to be executed is contained in the work instructions
  • React to the results using the VPO tools supplied

Communication:

  • Actively participate in shift meetings, asking questions to test understanding and contributing suggestions. Making use of the action logs to record issues, problems and improvement opportunities
  • Fully understand the team Dream and contribute in achieving it
  • Make use of relevant communication media (e.g. shift logbook) to stay informed and inform others of issues

Problem Solving:

  • Where problems have occurred during routine activities, apply the correct problem-solving approach to resolve
  • Where required, call in additional resources to assist in problem solving or escalate to the Maintenance Controller for direction
  • Assist fellow team members to resolve problems

Housekeeping and Safety:

  • Always Operate in a safe manner, and identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected
  • Carry out work according to the work instructions and adhere to appropriate AB InBev policies and procedures
  • Carry out housekeeping tasks, and apply 5S principles during the execution of duties.
  • Complete required hand over to incoming shift team members, ensuring the issues relating to plant performance, quality and maintenance are communicated

Qualifications

  • BSc / HND or equivalent in Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years in FMCG environment

Traits and Competencies Required:

  • Manage Machines according to VPO principles and standards
  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in an unstructured environment
  • A team player (prepared to communicate, listen and assist)
  • Initiative and energy
  • Achievement Drive (improvement, do better than standard or what was done previously, be the best)
  • Key Function is to Carry out repairs / maintenance
  • Plan and prepare the job

Job Title: Data Capture Clerk – Brewing

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Career Opportunity exists for a highly skilled Data Capture Clerk – Brewing.
  • The Successful candidate will perform engineering data capturing administrative duties for the Brewing department which could also include SOP / SWI write-ups, filing, photocopying, and disseminating of information.

Duties and Responsibilities
Capture Data:

  • Receive job cards from Engineering Planner artisans
  • Capture the information on the job cards into the system
  • Run reports on maintenance performance

Maintenance Planning:

  • Assist planner with the planning of maintenance priorities
  • Run the job-cards from the system
  • Capture ad-hoc requests into the system and run schedules
  • Issue the schedules to the engineering controllers for maintenance days
  • Collection of schedules after maintenance day and capture and closure for all maintenance schedules

Downtime Planning:

  • Generation and display of Brewing engineering and individual artisans performance indicators

Work in a Team:

  • Communicate effectively in teams
  • Contribute to self and team development.

Visual Management:

  • Relevancy of data displayed – content and date
  • Apply 5S to own workspace Communicate effectively in teams

Data Management:

  • Accuracy of data captured
  • Accuracy of generated reports
  • Backlog of data to be captured
  • Reports generated in time
  • Validate information if something does not seem correct

Reporting

  • Capturing of maintenance data into CMMS
  • Maintain data integrity
  • Extract reports
  • Capture problem solving documentation
  • Achieve optimal reporting capability Accuracy of data captured

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND qualification or equivalent in Engineering
  • Computer literate essential
  • One-year experience in similar data capturing environment
  • Familiarity with maintenance systems eg. COSWIN or SAP-PM and SAP-MM
  • Self starter

Key Competencies and Attributes:

  • Computer skills
  • Numerate and accurate
  • Communication ability
  • Attention to detail Good admin.

Additional Information:

  • This job has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting

Job Title: Electrician, Packaging – Port Harcourt Plant

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Opportunity exists for an Electrician – Packaging at International Breweries Plc Port Harcourt, reporting to the Maintenance Controller.
  • The Electrician – Packaging will provide specialized electrical artisan skill and knowledge to the shift team, and to support the operations, maintenance of the Packaging plant.
  • Perform and assist in problem solving and the execution of quality control checks and analyses, including coaching of other team members and support asset care activities

Responsibilities
Amongst other duties, the job holder will be responsible for the following:

Operational Support:

  • Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations
  • Assist as functional expert in problem solving
  • This must be undertaken in support of the Process Artisan. This role can also be the Process Artisan on shift.

Planned Maintenance:

  • Take part in maintenance planning meeting, contributing suggestions and clarifying work required
  • Carry out work during the planned maintenance outage in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule issued by the Main Planner
  • Partake in maintenance postmortems to feedback problems, opportunities and learnings from maintenance activities.

Routine Maintenance:

  • Partake in cleaning, lubrication and inspection in accordance with the maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Planner
  • Carry out routine maintenance activities in accordance with the maintenance schedule
  • Where problems have been uncovered during routine maintenance, these must be resolved using the appropriate PS techniques.

Running Repairs:

  • Partake in carrying out running repairs on plant and equipment, or support the Process Artisans in carrying out repairs
  • When carrying out repairs, assess the problem and determine a course of action
  • Complete the administration tasks relating to any running repairs carried out as per CMMS requirements.

Problem Solving:

  • Where problems have occurred during routine activities, apply the correct problem-solving approach to resolve
  • Where required, call in additional resources to assist in problem solving or escalate to the Maintenance Controller for direction
  • Assist fellow team members to resolve problems.

Housekeeping and Safety:

  • Always Operate in a safe manner, and identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected
  • Carry out work according to the work instructions and adhere to appropriate AB InBev policies and procedures
  • Carry out housekeeping tasks, and apply 5S principles during the execution of duties.

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND or equivalent in Electrical Electronics Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years in FMCG environment.

Traits and Competencies Required:

  • Manage Machines according to VPO principles and standards
  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in an unstructured environment
  • A team player (prepared to communicate, listen and assist)
  • Initiative and energy
  • Achievement Drive (improvement, do better than standard or what was done previously, be the best)
  • Key Function is to Carry out repairs / maintenance
  • Plan and prepare the job

Additional Information

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting

Job Title: Operator, Packaging – Port Harcourt Plant

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Opportunity exists for an Operator – Packaging at International Breweries Plc Port Harcourt, reporting to the Packaging Team Leader.
  • The Operator will operate Unpacker / Packer and Depalletizer / Palletizer machines and the execution of quality control checks and analyses, including coaching of other team members and supporting the Process Artisan in carrying out asset care activities

Responsibilities
Amongst other duties, the job holder will be responsible for the following:

Shift Based Production, Performance and Processes:

  • Interpret and implement plan for shift
  • Monitor processes on shift for Unpacker/Packer and Depalletizer/Palletizer machines
  • Ensure process quality and productivity
  • Ensure and maintain a safe and healthy work environment
  • Co-ordinate autonomous maintenance and cleaning
  • Achieve Unpacker/Packer and Depalletizer/Palletizer machines compliance targets.
  • Comply with VPO safety, health and environmental policies, procedures, and legislation
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards.

Specialist Analysis:

  • Carry out specialized and highly specialized quality analyses for which the shift based teams are responsible
  • Record the results of analyses on appropriate information systems and communicate results where required
  • Conduct analysis of results to identify problems and improvement opportunities timeously
  • Assist the shift based teams in the execution of quality analysis, where required.

Quality Auditing:

  • Conduct required and requested quality audits, completing the appropriate documentation and communicating the results
  • Review quality analysis procedures of shift based teams, identifying problems or training needs and communicating these to the team leader
  • Conduct regular audits of calibration procedures of shift based production teams and communicating results
  • Conduct audits of analytic procedures to ensure compliance with COT guidelines, and identifying corrective actions required
  • Where required, initiate corrective actions coming out of the quality audits in areas that impact the laboratory. Communicate effectively in teams
  • Contribute to self and team development.

Problem Solving:

  • Support the shift based production teams in problem solving, providing specialist assistance and techniques
  • Coach, mentor and assist shift based production teams on problem solving and correct use of problem solving techniques. Backlog

Continuous Improvement:

  • Carry out specialized analyses in support of the evaluation of continuous improvement opportunities
  • Determine additional analytical work required evaluating continuous improvement opportunities
  • Take part in regional and divisional process optimization initiatives as required

Qualifications

  • B.Sc / HND or equivalent in Engineering
  • Minimum 2 years in FMCG environment.

Traits and Competencies Required:

  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in a fast paced environment
  • A team player
  • High level of initiative and energy.

Additional Information

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting.

Deadline: 16th June, 2021.

Note:

  • The company policy requires that your immediate manager is informed of your intention to apply for the role and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted and specify the plant where the role you are applying for seats.
  • Internal applicants please ensure you attach line manager approval as well,
  • Only candidates with line manager approval will be shortlisted.
  • International Breweries PLC is an equal opportunities employer and we promote gender equality in the company.

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