Technical Operator Job – Guinness Uganda

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  • Posted 2 months ago
  • Company: Guinness
  • Location: Uganda
  • State: Kampala
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Engineering Jobs in Uganda

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people. Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.


The role involves working a twelve hour shift; Working night shifts; Coordinating operations up and downstream, Quality team, Utilities team and Asset care team with its own set standards and KPIs.

UBL operates in a liberalized and competitive market.  The consumer is now more discerning, and demands both quality and value for money.

The company seeks to perform all its activities in compliant ways that prevent environmental pollution and ensure the occupational health and safety of its employees, contractors, suppliers and visitors.

Reports To:

Shift Brewer



Ensure process and component wastes are below target; Execute duties under optimum cost.

Market Complexity:

EABL faces the challenge of competing with foreign brewers with good technology. To maintain a competitive edge, it is EABL’s policy to brew and sell brands that exceed consumers’ expectation. This is done by benchmarking against the best.

The brewery has a mixture of modern and very old plant. The plant design is old. There are hard mains for wort and beer transfers. These present a challenge to the brewing team in terms of plant and product hygiene, Safety controlling losses and achieving quality.

The market demands a brand portfolio necessitating the production of several SKU. This creates complexity for the brewing team in terms of managing the SKUs.

The company is facing competition from 1st world companies which produce high quality product with minimum human error. Costs incurred during beer production are increasing and it is imperative that these costs are reduced and not pass the burden to the customers. Legal requirements are changing and the penalties for non conformance are very high, some of which include shutting down the brewery. Environmental laws regarding effluent disposal are changing and so is the environment itself. ISO and Diageo Ways of Brewing standards must be adhered to.


The job holder relates to:

  • Brewing Manager

  • Shift Brewer

  • Quality analysts

  • Brewing  Asset Care team

  • Utilities Asset Care team

Purpose of Role

Brewing consists of sub sections (brew house, fermentation/ maturation, filtration and material handling).

The role requires one (at any one moment) to operate any of the  brewing process as per manufacturer’s stated (standard) operating procedures to produce product that meets stated quality requirements as per the quality standards in a very safe manner, while ensuring high plant reliability, minimal process and component waste.

This is executed with the support of a full time Shift Brewer, and competent asset care and quality teams.

Top Accountabilities

  • Accountable for Shift brewing output (OEEs, Quality, waste reduction and environment protection) in the area of deployment.

  • Accountable for usage of the inputs / raw materials and additives in brew house.

  • To consistently keep process records as required by the quality management systems.

  • Ensure own safety and for any contractors working in the plant. Ensure compliance with safety requirements at the work environment, this is aimed at achieving zero harm/injury.

  • Operates, Carries out daily Autonomous maintenance, scheduled preventive and corrective maintenance tasks to ensure targeted plant reliability of about 95%.

Qualifications and Experience Required


  • Diploma in Electrical, Instrumentation or Mechanical Engineering and any other related field. Institute of brewing Qualifications are an added advantage.

Key Skills / Personal attributes

  • Engineering skills (mechanical /electrical/ instrumentation)

  • Operational system support skills as defined in the Capability matrix.

  • Manufacturing Excellence.

  • Time management.

  • Team player

  • Positive attitude

  • Self-driven with minimal supervision

  • Change agent


  • Training and coaching in Process control preferably in a Food/ beverage manufacturing industry.

Diversity statement

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 17 April. 2021

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