Machine Specialist Jobs – Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Job Title:   Machine Specialist

Organisation: Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda


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:   As a Machine Specialist, you will report directly to the Maintenance Controller. The primary role of the machine specialist is to maintain, repair, and optimize plant and associated devices to ensure that plant availability and product quality at minimum cost; without sacrificing standards. The role also entails providing specialized machine skills and knowledge to the shift team and supporting the operations, maintenance, and problem-solving activities of the shift teams.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist support to the shift-based teams during operations. This will include standby and day-shift support.
  • Where requested, assist as a functional expert in problem-solving. This must be undertaken in support of the process artisan.
  • Provide guidance and advice to the shift-based teams on machine operation, machine fault finding, and correct responses to machine failure modes.
  • Participate in maintenance planning meetings, contributing suggestions, and clarifying work required.
  • Carry out work during the planned maintenance window by the planned maintenance schedule issued by the Planner.
  • Partake in cleaning, lubrication, and inspection following the maintenance schedule issued by the Maintenance Planner.
  • Carry out routine maintenance activities following the maintenance schedule.
  • Partake in carrying out running repairs on plant and equipment or support the shift artisans in carrying out repairs.
  • Always operate safely, and identify and highlight unsafe work practices so that these may be corrected.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering or any other related field
  • Added advantage: Computer and technical skills, Physical strength, auditory acuity; visual acuity.
  • Two years of relevant technical experience in an FMCG environment
  • Equipment functionality and packaging process in a process area



  • Diagnostic ability
  • Coaching skills
  • Teamwork
  • Result and Execution Driven
  • Resilient and energetic
  • Customer focused.
  • Contribute to self and Operator development.
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work under the pressures.
  • Must have an appreciation for quality and technical standards.
  • Must be able to carry out mechanical and electrical maintenance work.
  • Must have good ‘troubleshooting skills.


How to Apply:

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


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Deadline: 12th February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-02-01
Valid Through 2024-02-12
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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