Brewing Operator at AB InBev
Brewing Operator at AB InBev – Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results.
We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.
The key purpose of this role is the safe operation of one or more discrete processes in the Brewing & Utilities plant (e.g. Wort Cooling, Yeast Management, Filtration Q&C), the execution of maintenance tasks, quality control checks and analyses, and the coaching of fellow team members to produce a consistent product of the right quality at optimum cost.
Key outputs and responsibilities:
Plant and Process
- Optimize Plant & Process Performance where appropriate
- Operate the Brew house Plant and Process
- Operate Beverage Fermentation Plant and Process
- Operate Beverage Filtration Plant and Process
- Operate the Packaging (kegging and bottling) Plant and Process
- Performing housekeeping tasks, applying 5s principles and following safe work practices
- Unsafe work practices must be identified and corrected.
- Support the creation (drafting and documenting) of standard work procedures (including quick fix routines and problems
Quality control and analysis
- Carry out the required quality +checks and analyses, and recording the results on the appropriate information system
- Where quality problems have arisen, apply the appropriate problem solving techniques (e.g.
- Quick fix routines) to resolve
- Escalate any identified or unresolved problems to BAM
Brewing Operator at AB InBev
- Actively participate in meetings and goal reviews.
- Utilise the gap list to record issues, problems and improvement opportunities.
- Fully understanding the team goals and participating in team goal review sessions.
- Making 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
- Complete autonomous maintenance tasks problem-solving activities
Key outputs and responsibilities (continued):
- Respond rapidly to upstream or downstream triggers that could result in out of control process situations
- Apply problem solving techniques (e.g. 5Y, quick fix routines etc.) to identify and correct problems
Work In Teams
- Develop others in own skills as well as the learning of the skills of other specialist Brewery Technicians
- Be a logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in an unstructured environment
- A team player (prepared to communicate, listen and assist)
- Demonstrate Initiative and energy
- Achievement Drive (improvement, do better than standard or what was done previously, be the best)
- Be available to work flexible hours (outside of normal office hours and sometimes over the weekends) to meet production
- Grade 12
- Basic PC Literacy (Microsoft/ SAP)
- Problem solving skills
- Good communication skills
- Ability to work shifts
AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in-line with AB InBev employment equity plan and talent requirements. We are a company that promotes gender equality. Internal applicants require Line manager approval. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 21 February 2023.