Brewing Maintenance Planner

  • Full Time
  • Ndola, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

Zambian Breweries

Dreaming big is in our DNA. Brewing the world’s most loved beers and creating meaningful experiences is what inspires us. We are owners, empowered to lead real change, deliver on tough challenges, and take accountability for the results. We are looking for talent that shares these values, that is ambitious, bold & resilient. We want talent that is looking for fast career growth, cross-functional experiences, global exposure and robust training & development.

The key purpose of this role is to facilitate continuous improvement in plant reliability through TPM development and maintenance/project planning.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

Plan maintenance and projects

  • Plan scheduled maintenance
  • Plan shutdowns and projects and feedback on progress
  • Review shutdowns / projects
  • Participate in job observations
  • Identify the required follow-on work and raise the relevant work orders

Develop and implement asset care plan

  • Capture data, analyze and generate asset care reports
  • Analyze the equipment data to identify failure causes and dominant failure modes
  • Identify the maintenance tasks
  • Optimize schedules

Maintain COSWIN system integrity

  • Ensure correct system usage by team – auditing and coaching
  • Publish standard reports

Facilitate problem solving

  • Identify problems or potential problems
  • Facilitate problem solving
  • Administer a gap list
  • Identify equipment eligible for design out maintenance

Work in teams

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

Key attributes and competencies:

  • Facilitate problem solving
  • Plan maintenance and projects
  • Develop and implement Asset Care plan
  • Work in teams
  • Maintain COSWIN system integrity
  • Generate reports
  • Interface with production planning
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Analytic problem solver
  • Influencing ability with regards to Asset Care



  • Minimum of FTC (Electrical) or Mechanical plus SABM Brewing Diploma
  • Degree in Electrical Engineer or Mechanical Engineer (advantageous)
  • Registered Engineer


  • Minimum of 3-6 months on the job training
  • 6-9 months on the job training (advantageous)
  • 1-2 years as an Electrical or Mechanical Technician or 3-4 years as Mechanical Artisan or Electrician within the Brewing Industry

Additional information:

Band: VIII
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 short-listed applicants will be contacted.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for short-listing. Interested candidates who meet the above specifications may apply no later than 02 April 2023.

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