Brewing Area Manager (Osun) at International Breweries Plc – Anheuser-Busch InBev

Brewing Area Manager (Osun) at International Breweries Plc – Anheuser-Busch InBev
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AB InBev is the world’s leading brewer. We produce over 500 beers, including world-famous brands such as Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona. Local Africa brands such as Carling Black Label, Hero, Kilimanjaro, 2M, Eagle and we want like-minded, hard-working and passionate people to join our teams in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Brewing Area Manager
Job ID: 30012952
Location: Ilesa, Osun
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The key purpose of this role as a Brewing expert, lead and manage area teams to deliver sound operational and technical practices in the brewing department underpinned by prescribed VPO practices.
  • The Brewing Area Manager is required to meet the required production plan, adhering to the principles of all VPO pillars.
  • The role is required to maintain a high level of control against the budgeted KPI’s as well as the variable and fixed costs controllable within the team.

Key Outputs and Responsibilities

  • Promote beer brewing quality excellence in the value chain
  • Provide Brewing process expertise (Technical depth) and Lead problem solving processes
  • Facilitate team problem solving and decision making
  • Manage Health, Safety & Risk, Manage Productivity, Manage the brewing process, Management of People
  • Occupational Health, Safety and Risk Ensure that Brewery quality and taste targets are met
  • Ensure overall reliability of production Process optimization and asset management and plant availability
  • Adherence to AB InBev and global brewing quality standards
  • Brewing Strategy implementation and support
  • Ensure that brand and brewing process standards are met
  • Ensure that brewing technical and brand audits are conducted as per the QA audit schedule – and deviations
  • Identified and managed through the non-conformance management process
  • Ensure training need analyses are conducted and training plans developed for team members
  • Ensure appropriate competencies are developed in the team, and ensure cross skilling occurs within the brewing shift team
  • Provide coaching and mentorship to brewing levels 1, 2, 3
  • Ongoing optimization of brewing quality and production processes
  • Drive implementation of process and product optimization including CAPin and VA projects and trials
  • Analyses plant performance data to identify opportunities for improvement to plant performance and initiates
  • opportunity evaluation
  • Analyses plant failure modes and investigate causes for repeat failures to correct root causes
  • Ensures that continuous improvement is built into brewing team goals.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • BSc Degree in Biological Sciences, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • IBD Papers 1,2&3 completed and passed
  • Completed brewing traineeship
  • At least 2 years production experience, of which 1 years’ operating at a management level within Brewing.

Traits & Competences Required:

  • Demonstrate experience in driving commercial decisions in a brewery (financial, operational, people) and brewing technical expertise
  • A good performance track record indicating a disciplined work ethic with passion at maintaining quality
  • Excellent understanding of VPO
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Self-managed and assertiveness.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business
  • Creative and broad-minded thinker.
  • Dynamic personality.
  • Must be a Change agent (Influential power).
  • Self-starter and energetic.
  • Provide operational support to autonomous shift-based teams on process problem solving, supplying expert advice and guidance.
  • Willingness to challenge the “status quo” and uphold process a quality standard within the operational environment
  • Coaching and mentoring: with deviations addressed through the non-conformance management procedure and cabin process.

Application Closing Date
7th June, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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 shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting.


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