Packaging Engineer Jobs – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Job Title:  Packaging Engineer

Organisation: Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manufacturing Manager


About US:

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola Bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. In Uganda, CCBA is represented by Century Bottling Company Limited and Rwenzori Bottling Company Limited.


Job Summary:   Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of CCBA, we are currently seeking to recruit a Packaging Engineer based at the Rwenzori plant. As a Packaging Engineer, you will report directly to the Manufacturing Manager. The primary role of a Packaging Engineer is to ensure the engineering integrity of the packaging plant. This includes responsibility for asset care, cost and performance control, overall reliability, and “up-time” of the packaging lines


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and support to plant Packaging Engineering teams in terms of asset management strategy, framework, and technology to enable the implementation of business strategies to leverage equipment, productivity, reliability, and maintainability, thereby enabling high plant availability and utilization at the lowest cost.
  • Partaking in the development of the asset care plan for the packaging plant, contributing suggestions, and providing expert advice.
  • Implement the asset care plan for the Packaging plant, ensuring the Packaging Engineering team has the required competencies to execute the plan.
  • Support packaging performance improvement by conducting and leading performance optimization initiatives.
  • Ensure that predictive maintenance techniques are implemented correctly.
  • Evaluate the impact of new plant and equipment and sign off on all plant modifications and changes.
  • Analyse plant performance data to identify opportunities for improvement to plant performance, and initiates opportunity evaluation.
  • Lead the Packaging Engineering team in a manner that engenders ownership, empowerment, and team interaction.
  • Lead the development of Packaging Engineering team goals and ensure these are communicated and understood by team members.
  • Ensure that the Packaging Engineering team applies proper safety and housekeeping procedures and adheres to all legal requirements when carrying out their tasks.
  • Ensure implementation of the appropriate CCBA and legislative policies (such as the OSH Act) on safety and housekeeping.
  • Entrench a high-performance culture by conducting regular Packaging Engineering team goal review sessions, one-on-ones, and performance reviews.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s in engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Added advantage: A successful track record as a Packaging Unit Manager
  • At least three years of maintenance experience
  • Five years of experience in maintenance of packaging equipment



  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team management skills
  • Deep understanding of Asset Management and OEM Partnering.
  • Understanding of Project Management.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested applicants should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 17th October 2023


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Date Posted 2023-10-07
Valid Through 2023-10-17
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
Job Location Namanve, Namanve, Namanve, 0256, Uganda

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