Mechanical / Electrical Automation Technician at Guinness Nigeria Plc

Guinness Nigeria Plc is a key market for Diageo. Guinness Nigeria functions in the unique and fast-developing alcohol industry of more than 15mhl beer potential. It is the only organisation that engages in Total Beverage Alcohol (TBA) in Nigeria. It is an on trade led market but with a fast growing off trade network. They are hiring to fill the following positions described below.

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Job Title: Mechanical / Electrical Automation Technician

Ref Id: JR1028602
Location: Ikeja-Lagos & Benin-Edo
Job Type: Full time
Worker Type: Regular


  • The Lagos and Benin Breweries produce 1.5 to 1.6 million hectolitres each of various Guinness products per annum and package these products for the local, national and export markets.
  • GNPLC is striving towards world class and to be the Number 1 Alcoholic Drinks Company in Nigeria. The organisation is devoting huge resources into: developing production and sales quantities, progressive improvement of their operations, training and growth of their staff (CAP) and capital for the newest technology.
  • The Electrical Technician Automation are accountable for running, cleaning and sustaining their plant and equipment to satisfy the increasing quantity and quality demands in a dependable and cost efficient way. They are also responsible for participating in all PPMS/EISC improvement initiatives in their department and for their own training and development. They will report to the Automation Engineer Packaging

Purpose of Role

  • To keep (inspect and adjust) and fix line equipment proactively as per maintenance objectives in order to progressively improve line efficacy, to optimize equipment availability and to reduce losses and risk.
  • To put in process, technical, progressive improvement and individual/team improvement skills to enhance overall brewery development and plant performance.

Top Accountabilities

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  • Offer a detailed production service on plant and equipment to which they are mainly allocated: running and cleaning, executing maintenance plans, replying to breakdowns, evaluating & monitoring plant performance on a regular basis and attending to all other procedure duties in a prompt manner.
  • Offer the best possible plant functioning by increasing plant availability and efficacy of operation through implementation of Planned Preventative Maintenance schedules.
  • Optimise product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering RFT on quality and control parameters.
  • Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track.
  • Apply, record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence Manage spares required by their plant and equipment – includes draw down stock from locally provided “bins” and be accountable for whatever stock is drawn down.
  • Technicians will display flexibility in terms of availability, personality and work practices, and help colleagues in breakdowns, upkeep and solving problems on their equipment.
  • Support site in ensuring power systems and lightening controls and maintenance
  • Share and apply new skills as acquired, participate in departmental Continuous Improvement initiatives and PPMS/EISC to meet/exceed improvement targets.
  • Consider general opportunities to improve work areas.
  • Gather and communicate whatever reports are needed – either original reports or those created automatically. This includes status sheets, check sheets, condition monitoring sheets, etc.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • OND/HND/BSc in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering and others as applicable or equivalent.
  • 3 years’ experience/competence in motor controls and lightening maintenance.
  • Proven skills and experience in Bottling principles and processes, SHE principles and procedures, electrical control principles and ability  to read and interpret wiring diagrams
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving
  • Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GNPLC SHE policies, statutory requirements and responsibilities.
  • High level of energy and commitment to team based achievement and high interpersonal effectiveness to develop & sustain robust relationships.

Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

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