Process Artisan Mechanical - Utilities

  • Ilesa, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients. Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria. Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium. To the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US. To the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. To Bohemia, the first brewery in Brazil. Geographically diversified with a balanced exposure to developed and developing markets, we leverage the collective strengths of approximately 200,000 employees based in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Job Description

Opportunity exists for a Process Artisan, Mechanical - Utilities in International Breweries Plc Ilesha, reporting to the Utilities Engineer. The Process Artisan will provide engineering support to the maintenance function through the repairing, replacing, or manufacturing of parts for plant, machines, and equipment in manufacturing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Maintain a safe and healthy working environment

  • Comply with VPO safety, health and environmental policies, procedures, and legislation
  • Maintain safety and housekeeping standards

2. Maintain and repair plant and associated devices

  • Locate plant, equipment, spares, and relevant documentation and or systems
  • Plan and prepare the job
  • Carry out repairs / maintenance
  • Operate workshop equipment
  • Stop and start Utilities equipment

3. Work in Teams

  • Communicate effectively in teams
  • Contribute to self and team development

4. Work orders complete

  • Backlog
  • Satisfied customers – no rework

5. Health, Safety and Environment

  • Identification of unsafe practices
  • Safety inspections conducted
  • Safe maintenance practices audited
  • Adherence to PPE policies 
  • Maintenance tools are in good working order
  • Comply with VPO requirements for LOTO and PTW

6. Planned Maintenance

  • 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
  • Where scheduled work can not be completed, feed back to the maintenance planner for direction. This may involve rescheduling the work or prioritizing outstanding work
  • Assist fellow team members in the execution of their tasks during planned maintenance windows
  • Partake in maintenance post mortems to feedback problems, opportunities and learnings from maintenance activities

7. Routine Maintenance

  • Partake in cleaning, lubrication and inspection in accordance with the maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Planner
  • Carry out routine maintenance activities in accordance with the maintenance schedule
  • Where problems have been uncovered during routine maintenance, these must be resolved using the appropriate problem solving techniques

8. Running Repairs

  • On request, 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, Where required, specialist assistance may be called in. This may include internal resources such as Instrument Technicians, or external resources such as Contractors or Supplier. Where repairs indicate that major work is required, such as re-wiring a motor, this must be transferred to the engineering workshop for attention

9. Problem Solving

  • Where problems have occurred during routine activities, apply the correct problem solving approach to resolve, Where required, call in additional resources to assist in problem solving or escalate to the Maintenance Planner or Engineer for direction
  • Assist fellow team members to resolve problems on request Take part, as functional expert, in FFA's on request

10. Operational Support

  • 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


  • Min. of B.Sc./HND/ B.Tech in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 2-3 Years’ experience in FMCG environment
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft office applications i.e. (Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint

Traits and Competencies Required:

  • The main role is to apply core competencies to achieve optimum plant and process performance
  • Manage a process area according to VPO principles and standards
  • A logical, analytical problem solver who can operate in an unstructured environment
  • A team player (prepared to communicate, listen and assist)
  • Initiative and energy
  • Achievement Drive (improvement, do better than standard or what was done previously, be the best).

Additional Information

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting. 

The company policy requires that your immediate manager is informed of your intention to apply for the role and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted and specify the plant where the role you are applying for seats.

1. Kindly have line manager approval for internal applicants. 

2. Attach cv in pdf format 

International Breweries PLC is an equal opportunities employer and we promote gender equality in the company.

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