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Engineering Manager at Diageo

Job Description :

Application deadline: 23rd May

About us

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy. And it’s why we reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people. Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.


SBL was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002 and commenced commercial operations in 1996 with one brewery in Dar es Salaam. The company was acquired by EABL in October 2010 and has three breweries located in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Moshi.

SBL flagship brand is Serengeti Premium Lager. Other brand portfolios include Guinness and Plisner.  Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, SBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Smirnoff Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream ®, Richot®, Bond 7 Whiskey® and Gilbeys Gin®.

Purpose of Role:

To direct, co-ordinate and provide leadership for the performance of the overall Engineering function within Operations team and SBL Site Facilities.


  • Day to day direction and management to ensure effective functional effectiveness of all installed engineering plants and systems.
  • Ensure to have all critical spares availability and other spares availability, weekly reviews with the store manager to ensure safe stock levels and consumption patterns and is directly responsible for the process of ensuring optimum stock levels and spares availability for the entire plant equipment and machinery.
  • Provide innovative ideas and display rigorous approach to implement and achieve the savings in water energy and RM savings and improving efficiencies.
  • Be focused on the site KPI’s and ensure self and team alignment towards achieving the goals.
  • Providing for a safe and healthy work environment through appropriate systems to monitor and mitigate against workplace risks Identifying and monitoring the application of World Class Engineering Management Standards, Procedures and Guidelines to enhance asset care, safety, and operational efficiency.
  • Development and maintenance of effective Plant and Facilities maintenance plans to guarantee serviceability and proper asset care, plant availability and efficient operations.
  • Involvement in the evolution of Engineering Capex proposals and monitoring implementation to ensure the adherence to company engineering policies, fitness for purpose, provision of spares and training of maintenance personnel, integration with existing installations and compliance with EHS requirements.
  • Providing for effective management of plant and equipment maintenance through an effective planned maintenance system
  • Ensuring Engineering involvement in the origination, formulation and implementation of all Capex projects and providing the needed functional resources to support the Technical Team.
  • Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis. Plans documentation system
  • Directs preparation of accounting records: for budgetary, production efficiency or other such purposes.
  • Recommends budgets to management, including staff utilization, technology, facility and equipment requirements or improvements.
  • Directs appropriate support for manufacturing functions within the organization.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

Educational Qualifications: 

·Bachelor’s degree (5year experience in relevant field)

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Any other relevant professional certification

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