Machine Specialist at Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia

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  • Company: Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia
  • Location: Zambia
  • State: Lusaka
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Engineering Jobs in Zambia
Job Description
Job Description

Coca-Cola Beverages Zambia requires the services of Machine Specialist reporting to the Maintenance Controller. The Machine Specialist will be required to ensure that plant availability and product quality at minimum cost; without sacrificing standards. The role also entails providing specialized machine skill and knowledge to the shift team, and to support the operations, maintenance and problem solving activities of the shift teams.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide specialist support to the shift based teams during operations. This will include standby and day shift support.
  • Where requested, assist as a functional expert in problem solving. This must be undertaken in support of the process artisan.
  • Provide guidance and advice to the shift based teams on machine operation, machine fault finding and correct responses to machine failure modes.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and knowledge transfer of machine operation to shift based teams.
  • Review SIC’s and address deviations regularly
  • Take part, as a functional expert, in regional and central plant optimisation trials.
  • Ability to work shifts and be available on call-out where necessary
  • Verify and ensure that machines are running at rated speed
  • Take part in maintenance planning meeting, 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.
  • Complete any administration and CMMS tasks in support of planned maintenance periods.
  • Partake in maintenance post mortems to feedback problems, opportunities and learning’s from maintenance activities.
  • Review and optimization of maintenance schedules
  • Coach / train Operators on autonomous maintenance tasks
  • 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.
  • Verify that running repairs carried out address the problems
  • Complete the administration tasks relating to any running repairs that the technician has carried out. This includes all CMMS inputs.
  • Where running repairs cannot be carried out, communicates this to the Maintenance Planner to ensure the work is planned into the next planned maintenance window.
  • Operate in a safe manner at all times, and to identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected.
  • Carry out work according to the work instructions and adhering to appropriate CCBA policies and procedures.
  • Carry out housekeeping tasks, and apply 5s principles during the execution of their duties
  • Applying the appropriate situational problem solving techniques (e.g. 5Why, quick fix routines, OPL’s (One Point Lessons) etc.) to identify and correct the problem.
  • Identify equipment critical spare requirements
  • Conduct equipment audit to improve and sustain reliability
  • Perform downtime reconciliation and analyse equipment performance daily
  • Come with equipment improvement initiatives
  • Apply advanced problem solving techniques such FFA and PIPs
  • Ensure that all critical spares are added to stock and stock levels are always in the right quantity
  • Initiate and lead problem solving sessions
  • Develop methods that will reduce MTBF and MTTR

Skills, Experience & Education

  • Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution
  • Member of Engineering Institute of Zambia
  • 5 years’ work experience in an FMCG environment Manufacturing
  • Experience in Bottling industry is an added advantage
  • Technical skill & competence, Computer Literate
  • Team player & Self-starter
Method of Application
  Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 16th  January , 2022.
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