Zambian Breweries Plc
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Team Leader – Packaging-4

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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 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 Roles and Responsibilities:

Maintaining safety, Quality and Environmental standards

Drive and maintaining VPO implementation

Developing, tracking and monitoring team PI’s and KPI’s

Timely reaction to negative trends (out of controls)

Participating and managing problem solving activities

Delivering the packaging plan

Continuously improving – QCDSM

Supporting and coaching team members

Managing the teams MCRS

Maintain a safe and healthy working environment

Comply with safety, health and environmental procedures and legislation.

Maintain safety and housekeeping standards

Optimise production performance and 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.

Optimise Team Performance:

• Facilitate effective team dynamics.

• Implement performance management and OPR processes

• Communicate effectively in the workplace.


Min – Post Matric Tertiary Qualification e.g. National Diploma or equivalent in engineering /Engineering Degree

Training Min – 3 months on the job training

Completion of a ABINBev packaging Traineeship


Min – SAP (Where applicable) and Voyager Plant Optimization (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

Key Attributes and Competencies:

Be able to work shifts

Ability to make decisions

Be a team-player as well as an effective leader

Attention to detail, Computer literate

Bias for action/comfortable with initiating action

Able to lead meetings and make presentations

Analytical and systematic thinking ability, to enable effective problem solving

Sound communication skills

Ability to manage people as well as ability to drive performance through the VPO tools

Good interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to facilitate problem solving in a team forum

High level of resilience and ability to operate in a high pressure environment

Additional information:

Note there are 4 vacancies available for this role.

Band: VII

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.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 10 June 2024