Zone Technical Expert

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SABMiller is in the beer and soft drinks business, bringing refreshment and sociability to millions of people all over the world who enjoy our drinks. We do business in a way that improves livelihoods and helps build communities. We are passionate about brewing and have a long tradition of craftsmanship, making superb beer from high quality natural ingredients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Zone Technical Expert

Reference Number: NG003
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos


  • The Zone Technical Expert will provide deep technical expertise on packaging equipment and systems which will assist in driving the associated KPI’s and PI’s. Support the routine performance management, ITFs, strategic initiatives and associated capex and cost projects. 

Duties and Responsibilities
Amongst other duties, the Zone Technical Expert will;

  • Provide deep technical expertise to support the ZBS Director, ZBS Packaging Manager and ZBS Packaging Co-ordinator with all responsibilities required by the ZBS Handbook
  • Participate in development and validation of Global Packaging Engineering specifications and standards - including all safety, quality, and efficiency aspects of the equipment operation
  • Increase Packaging lines Maintainability and Reliability through both continuous and breakthrough improvement initiatives
  • Provide local and remote packaging troubleshooting support
  • Support implementation of Packaging GOPs, identify good practices that can become new GOPs, escalate and multiply
  • Support/enhance the Plant Optimisation management system by creating operational standards: SOPs, GOPs, written and video training material
  • Direct technology vendors and OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) to provide performance improvement solutions
  • Deploy classroom and hands-on-based training to other ZBS specialists, field operations and maintenance teams, and assist in developing pipeline of Plant Technical Experts (PTEs)
  • Apply engineering analysis to systems/equipment design and drive modifications to support debottlenecking production lines
  • Network with other experts, inside and outside the company, in order to stay on top of the knowledge of the subject matter of expertise - attend conferences, seminars, workshops and associated training
  • Use of Lean Tools to support operational efficiency
  • Conduct machine and associated equipment audits and drive actions execution
  • Support TIF (Technical Innovation Factory) and Tech Supply projects to accelerate performance improvement
  • Track and monitor machine group performance
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Qualifications and Experience
The occupant of this position should possess:

  • B.Eng /HND  - Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years’ experience in a related field
  • Good knowledge of Modern Asset care Principles.

Key competencies and attributes:

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to develop decision support material (SOP’s, GOP’s and associated training material)
  • Ability to use appropriate systems (CMMS Maintenance systems, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Ability to conduct training and ongoing coaching
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent machine and associated process specific knowledge
  • Knowledge and ability to coach on Plant Optimisation (Special attention to the safety, maintenance and management pillars)

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About SABMiller Plc
SABMiller was one of the world's leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. It also had growing businesses in soft drinks and was one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products. SABMiller plc. was a multinational brewing and beverage company headquartered in Woking, England on the outskirts of London until 10 October 2016 when it was acquired by Anheuser-Busch InBev.   In October 2015, Anheuser-Busch InBev an...
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Job Summary
March 28, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 5years
April 11, 2019
Engineering/ Technical
Beverages / Drinks
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