Packaging Operator

at Heineken
Location Kilinto, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 2, 2021
Category Production / Manufacturing
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Purpose of the job

Ensure the quality and quantity of products conform the company’s standards through operating packaging machines in a safe way and according to plan. The job holder is expected to carry out cleaning activities, implement quality control procedures and manage changeovers of packaging machines

Key Responsibilities

2.1 Plant and process operations:

  • Operating packaging machines by anticipating standard and non-standard situations in a safe way
  • Take quality control measurements, record results and act upon deviations by escalating and adjusting the process
  • Report on safety, quality and production progress in reporting systems and DCS
  • Execute changeover of machines by following changeover procedures as per production plan
  • Carry our cleaning, inspection, lubrication and tightening conform the standards
  • Solve minor technical problems and assist during breakdowns
  • Organize the workplace according to 5S standards

2.2 Other Responsibilities

  • Participate in Climate Surveys
  • Participate in meetings organized by the company
  • Work on personal developments on functional and behavioral competencies
  • When necessary, execute tasks deemed important for the business as requested by the immediate supervisor

2.3 Environment

  • Manage resource in a sustainable way; identify possibilities in order to reduce water and energy consumption
  • Support the Energy Saving Program

Reports to: Packaging Team Leader

Function: Supply Chain

Job Requirements


  • Technical School or Bachelor (graduate possible)
  • Computer: Basic skills (Windows, Word and Excel)


  • 3 years in operations

Leadership/ Behavioral Competencies

  • Put Safety First
  • Act as an Entrepreneur
  • Collaborate Through Trust
  • Keep it Simple
  • Learn, to improve

Functional Competencies

Safety Competency OperatorsX
Autonomous MaintenanceX
Packaging Equipment operation and controlX
Quality Packaging – Process execution operatorX
Equipment MaintenanceX
Operator ReportingX


  • English B2
  • Amharic(Other local languages welcome)

Work contacts  (include, but not limited to


  • Packaging team leaders
  • Packaging Manager
  • Automation and corrective maintenance team leader
  • Preventive maintenance team leaders
  • Shift technicians
  • Brewing Team Leader
  • Forklift operators
  • Warehouse coordinators
  • Packaging Technologist
  • Lab analysts


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