Utilities Engineer

AB InBev Africa

The key purpose of this role is to ensure reliable and efficient supply of utilities such as Steam, Refrigeration, CO2 and Compressed Air to the end users. To improve plant availability by applying maintenance best practices and applying problem solving tools. To effectively manage execution of utilities plant improvements and cost saving projects. To drive implementation Voyager Plant Optimization (VPO) in Utilities Plant. To effectively manage and lead utilities Artisans.

Key outputs and responsibilities:

  • Ensure the utilities team adhere to the plant safety policies and plant safety procedures
  • Ensure the utilities team adhere to the Legal (OSHA)Requirements
  • Ensure unsafe conditions in utilities are identified and are resolved. Ensure un-safe work-practices and behavior in utilities are identified and resolved
  • Manage implementation of Ammonia and Steam PSM inutilities Plant Reliability
  • Ensure quality execution of Routine, Corrective, Preventative and Predictive maintenance
  • Lead the development of maintenance standard work instructions for utilities plant
  • Ensure problem solving tools are used by the team and take part in problem solving sessions
  • Lead the development of the reliability plan for utilities plant and ensure maintenance team has the required competencies Plant Optimization
  • Analyses plant performance data to identify opportunities for improvement to the plant performance
  • Implement cost saving projects in utilities. Evaluate and implement performance improvement suggestion projects in the area
  • Evaluate and sign off new equipment and all plant modifications Team Leadership
  • Conduct team training needs analysis and develop training plans
  • Development and periodic review of team goals. Conduct team performance reviews and One on One’s


  • B/Tech, B.Eng. or Bsc (Mechanical, Electrical or Electro-Mechanical) Engineering
  • 3 to 5 years of Operation and Maintenance Experience in Utilities Plant
  • Knowledge of Refrigeration Plant, Steam Plant, Air Plant and CO2 Plant is essential
  • Experience in managing people and leading a team
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and build capacity
  • EIZ Membership Certificate
  • Category A&B Ammonia competence certificate will be advantageous
  • Apply analytical thinking to problem solving
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to write concise technical and engineering reports

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