No Experience Packaging Operator Job Vacancies – Nile Breweries

Job Title:    Packaging Operator

Organisation: Nile Breweries

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda


About US:

Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) was established in 1951 by a group of businessmen, associated with the Construction of Owen Falls Dam. After several ownerships, SABMiller Plc, the world’s 2nd largest brewer in the world, acquired the company in 2001 from the Madhvani family. The combined capacity of Nile Breweries Limited with two plants in Jinja and Mbarara stands at 2.45 million hectolitres of beer, making NBL the No 1 provider of locally produced beer in Uganda with a 59% market share. The company was recognized as The Investor of The Year 2015 by Uganda Investment Authority.


Job Summary:  The Packaging Operator will safely operate and maintain defined packaging equipment and related processes in order to achieve optimal effectiveness.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Operating & Process Control

  • Operating equipment in Packaging process areas according to VPO standards
  • Constantly reviewing process performance against target, and recording short stops and correcting any out of controls using the VPO tools
  • Recording waste and movement of product on the appropriate documentation or information systems. Review trends to identify & resolve problems

Maintenance of Plant & Equipment

  • Carrying out autonomous operations as defined for the process areas
  • Identify defective plant, and report these through to the Process Artisan or Team Leader to assist with resolution
  • Assisting the Process Artisan/Machine specialist in executing running repairs on shift

Quality Control & Analysis

  • Carrying out the required quality checks and analyses, and recording the results on the appropriate information system
  • The list of quality checks to be executed is contained in the work instructions
  • react to the results using the VPO tools supplied


  • Actively participate in shift meetings, asking questions to test understanding and contributing suggestions. making use of the action logs to record issues, problems and improvement opportunities
  • Fully understand the team Dream and contribute in achieving it
  • Make use of relevant communication media (e.g. shift logbook) to stay informed and inform others of issues
  • Complete required hand over to incoming shift team members, ensuring the issues relating to plant performance, quality and maintenance are communicated

Problem Solving

  • Where problems occur, use the VPO problem solving tools to resolve and record the issues


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Engineering
  • Should be self-motivated, result and detail oriented
  • Should be ethical and a good team player
  • Excellent spoken and written English language and computer skills
  • Innovative and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Keeps abreast with new developments in own occupation/profession, actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally


How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.


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