Zambian Breweries Plc
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Team Leader

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Job Description

Dreaming big is in our DNA. It’s who we are as a company. It’s our culture. It’s our heritage. And more than ever, it’s our future. A future where we’re always looking forward. Always serving up new ways to meet life’s moments. A future where we keep dreaming bigger. We look for people with passion, talent, and curiosity, and provide them with the teammates, resources and opportunities to unleash their full potential. The power we create together – when we combine your strengths with ours – is unstoppable. Are you ready to join a team that dreams as big as you do?

The key purpose of this role of the Team Leader is to lead the shift-based team/s in the execution of the production plan to the required performance criteria (QCDSM).

Key outputs and responsibilities:

Maintain a safe and healthy working environment:

Comply with safety, health and environmental procedures and legislation.

Maintain safety and housekeeping standards.

Optimize Production Performance & Processes:

  • Manages shift in accordance with VPO tools and principles.
  • Manages shift to achieve production plan within the allowed costs.
  • Co-ordinate scheduled maintenance and autonomous operations.
  • Monitor and co-ordinate production processes to within budget.
  • Interpret and implement the production plan for shift.
  • Ensure and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Build and foster relationships with customers and suppliers.

Perform Administration:

  • Ensure application of admin systems and procedures.
  • Administer conditions of employment for team members.
  • Contribute to self and team development.
  • Prepare and control budgets.

Initiate and Facilitate Team Problem Solving and Decision Making:

  • Apply problem solving and decision-making techniques and principles.
  • Facilitate team problem solving.

Manage Human Resources

  • Develop employees.
  • Ensure a healthy industrial relations climate.
  • Manage and apply people policies and practices.

Optimize Team Performance:

  • Facilitate effective team dynamics.
  • Implement performance management and OPR processes.
  • Communicate effectively in the workplace.

Minimum Requirement:

  • Post Matric Tertiary Qualification e.g., National Diploma or equivalent in engineering, N6 Engineering studies plus Trade. A degree in Engineering will be an advantage.
  • SAP (Where applicable) and Voyager Plant Optimisation (VPO); Experience in a packaging process environment
  • Supervisory level experience.
  • Minimum 2 years in FMCG environment.
  • Experience of managing and running a high-speed packaging line would be highly advantageous.
  • Min – 3 months on the job training.
  • Completion of a ABInBev packaging Traineeship.

Additional information:


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.