Reference Code: SAB-ZA-26515

Closing date: 20 July 2018

Employment :Type Permanent

Location :Alrode Production

Country: South Africa

City: Alrode

Company Overview

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients.

Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois;

multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light,

Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at

the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Key Purpose Statement

The primary role of the artisan is the operation of the area according to work instructions, the execution of non- destructive

quality checks and carrying out of routine maintenance. The artisan has a primary focus on the asset care activities of the team.

Competence Requirements

N3 Qualification

Mechanical, Electrical or Millwright

Trade Test preferably in Millwright or Mechanical & Electrical.

Output and Accountabilities

Operating and Process Control

Operating the process area according to the work instructions and adhering to usage standards. Carrying out the required quality checks as described in the quality control and analysis work practice. Recording waste on the appropriate

documentation or information systems, and reviewing waste trends to identify problems or opportunities timeously. Constantly reviewing process performance against target, and completing all short interval control documentation.

Responding rapidly to upstream or downstream triggers that result in stoppages. Appropriate problem solving

approaches, as detailed in the problem solving work practice must be followed. Performing housekeeping tasks, applying 5s principles and following safe work practices. Unsafe work practices must be identified and corrected. Assisting fellow team members in the execution of their tasks.

Maintenance of Plant and Equipment Carry out in-depth cleaning, lubrication and inspection of machines according to the work instructions, and following the schedules supplied by the maintenance planner. Carrying out routine maintenance activities according to the maintenance schedule. Where routine maintenance reveals larger problems, and the process artisan is unable to resolve these, it must be escalated to the team leader. Taking part in maintenance and cleaning days.

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This work must be executed in support of the maintenance support team and in accordance with the schedule issued by the maintenance planner. Taking part in maintenance post mortems. This must be done in support of maintenance specialist support. Monitoring trends when conducting routine maintenance. Where trends indicate the existence of

underlying problems, corrective action must be Quality Control and Analyses taken. This corrective action may involve the SBU, the maintenance controller or maintenance support. When operating, the process artisan must carry out the

non-destructive quality checks and analyses. The list of checks to be carried out are contained in the work instructions.

Recording the results of quality checks on the relevant documentation or information system. Where production does not

meet quality standards the process artisan must try to identify and resolve problems using the appropriate techniques. If

they are unable to resolve the problem themselves, it must be escalated to the team leader for further direction.


Actively participating in shift meetings, asking questions to test understanding and contributing suggestions. Making use of

the gap list to record issues, problems and improvement opportunities. Fully understanding the team goals and

participating in team goal review sessions. Where FFA’s have been initiated, the process artisan may be asked to

participate. Making use of relevant communication media (e.g. shift logbook) to stay informed and inform others of issues.

Problem Solving

When problems occur, applying the appropriate techniques (e.g. 5y, quick fix routines etc.) the identify and correct the problem. Where the process artisan is unable to resolve the problem, involve fellow team members or escalate to the team leader if necessary. Where problems have been resolved, verify that the problems have been eliminated.

Continuous Improvement Using run/control charts and trend analysis, to identify sources of waste and variation in the process. Using short stop analysis, Pareto charts and other tools seek to identify opportunities to simplify activities. Where improvement opportunities have been identified, these must be recorded on the team gap list. The process artisan should involve other team members in evaluating opportunities and call in specialist resources to assist if required.

Additional Information

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

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