Cookies on this website

We would like to use cookies to store information on your computer in order to customise and enhance your experience of our website. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, please see our privacy policy.

Please select your country:
Czech Republic
UK & Ireland
Choose language:
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Russian

Opportunity Details

Field Based Packaging BNL & UK

Posted: 2017-08-10
United Kingdom, Stag Brewery
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

Please be informed, that we have an open vacancy in Supply Zone Brewery Support (ZBS) Europe, UK Breweries

ZBS Packaging Field Based Specialist – BNL/UK

Supports the BNL/UK Breweries in all Packaging Performance linked KPIs and topics as well in specific projects, improvement programs and troubleshooting processes in order to guarantee sustainability in performance and usage of best technology, procedures and standardization and this based on existing working methods, tools and procedures.

If required the Field Based Specialist will also have to support packaging projects and topics applicable to other European breweries . For technical advice and specific detailed support, he can rely on the expertise of the European Packaging Experts.

Main accountabilities:
  • Follow up and validate the Packaging KPIs and targets for the UK dedicated breweries and support breweries in achieving KPI targets(analysis of GAPA’s, deep-dives within the organization, support to PDCA-exercises, specific and routine audits, data collection, etc.)
  • Manage MCRS KPI decks, meetings and associated information
  • Validate, maintain, support and implement Packaging SOPs (chapter 1 to 10) for overall usage in the European zone, as well for the dedicated breweries
  • Validate the written version of the SOP’s of the breweries and confirm the implementation and the compliance on the shop floor. Execute specific audits in the plants, compliance to best practices, GOPs, MTE, etc.
  • Lead ZBS Packaging strategic initiatives such as Flexibility, GLY oversold lines, LBO, etc.
  • Support and/or lead specific quality or technical projects and action plans to sustain and improve the safety, quality, cost and performance on packaging lines
  • Validate the plan speed changes together with Logistics (SNP)
  • Support and/or initiate and implement specific Packaging projects: champions, maintenance, capex and ZTD initiatives
  • Support Brewery teams on technical issues, chronic problem resolutions associated with packaging and/or packaging materials
  • Implement and identify Best Practices and share this between breweries
  • Work with equipment OEMs and external suppliers to assist with raisin their performance and quality to increase overall packaging performance and quality
  • Act as the ZBS-Packaging SPOC to dedicated breweries and guarantee effective (two-way) communication between ZBS Packaging and those breweries
  • Support technical expertise and training to Packaging teams
About the candidate:
  • Mechanical or Electrical engineering degree preferred
  • 3 to 5 years supply experience in Packaging /Quality/Brewing/or Maintenance environment
  • Strong understanding of packaging process and KPI metrics
  • Ability to communicate with and influence Brewery staff including brewery senior managers
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Green/ black belt experience is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of IT tools (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Based in one of our UK Breweries
  • Business travel required up to 50 % of the time, primarily in the BNL/UK region
About the Company

We are AB InBev.   Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places.  Through brands and experiences that bring people together.  Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients.  And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow.   We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.
Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and  the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.