[Vacancy]: Packaging Machine Specialist (Bottle Washer) Needed at International Breweries

April 18, 2024

Job Description

About Job

The key purpose of this role is to maintain, calibrate, and repair equipment, and optimize Packaging equipment and associated devices to ensure availability and product quality.

Key roles and responsibilities:

Operational Support

  • Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations.
  • Assist as a functional expert in problem-solving. This must be undertaken in support of the Process Artisan
  • Where requested, provide guidance and advice to the shift-based teams on mechanical equipment, mechanical fault-finding and correct responses to mechanical failure modes

Planned Maintenance

  • Take part in maintenance planning meetings, contributing suggestions, and clarifying work required
  • Carry out work during the planned maintenance window in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule issued by the planner
  • Partake in maintenance post-mortems 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 problem-solving techniques.

Running Repairs

  • On request, partake in carrying out running repairs on plant and equipment, or support the Shift 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 that the Technician has carried out as per SAP requirements


  • 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 Engineering Controller for direction
  • Assist fellow team members to resolve problems on request Take part in FFA’s on request


  • Improve SWIs, SOP’s, and maintenance tasks on an ongoing basis as issues arise to ensure that the loop is closed out to prevent issues from arising

Housekeeping and Safety

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


  • HND/B.Eng or equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Minimum of 3-5 years as Process Artisans or Maintenance Artisan on high-speed packing lines
  • Computer Literate
  • Systemic and Analytical problem-solver
  • Good leadership potential
  • Good understanding of modern maintenance practices maintenance systems, and production processes and technologies
  • Influencing ability with regard to sound maintenance

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