Day Electrician-Automation/Instrumentation, Électricien de jour-Automatisme/Instrumentation, Douala, Guinness Cameroun

Day Electrician-Automation/Instrumentation, Électricien de jour-Automatisme/Instrumentation, Douala, Guinness Cameroun

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description :

Job Title:               Day Electrician Automation/Instrumentation (Douala)

Department:          Supply

Reporting to:         Maintenance Team Lead

Category:              9 (Level 6)

No of positions:     01

Contract:                Permanent


Diageo’s vision creates a powerful mandate for a Continuous Improvement culture, which reinforces strong performance.

Guinness Brewing & Packaging site operates within a constantly evolving environment in terms of cost, volumes and performance.

Significant change is required to deliver improved people performance and a Continuous Improvement culture.  Clear achievements and budgeted performance will be set to deliver these goals.


Work at the tier 1 & 2 to deliver engineering functional expertise across the area/site and support the days-based asset care support team and external contractors to resolve sophisticated Electrical problems

Lead and advocate good governance around internal and external compliance (health & safety, quality, and environment).

Co-ordinate the activities software control and set the standards of control within each shift team with specific responsibilities in assigned Areas

Continuous Improvement – accountable for specialist improvement activity

Provide high levels of specialist support to the operations teams.

Support in delivery of outstanding performance in all aspects of the balanced scorecard (Safety, Quality, Environment, Asset Care, Delivery, Productivity, Cost and Morale).

Support asset care team in preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment

Support continuous improvement in asset management Organize and implement preventive maintenance.

To adjust, inspect and repair machine to prevent future line breakdowns, to maintain equipment in maximum operating condition and to prevent losses

Ensure machine maintenance is carried out in line with the preventative maintenance plan, team goals and as per work instructions

Follow up and make sure Short Interval Control on critical equipment are continuously supervised to meet customer demand

Participate in RCPS session regarding all equipment and ensure actions are closed in a timely manner

Ensure notification are raised and SIR cards as well as their closure

Develop and coordinate 5S in plants Areas

Support in the development of SOP and work instruction on equipment

Coordinate and follow up execution of minor capex projects in assigned areas



A qualified time served trade (Electrical, Automation, Electro technical and Instrumentation) or local equivalent, DUT, Bachelor High National Degree of Industrial or Electrical, Automation, Electro technical

Extensive knowledge of electrical and PLC software management Siemens S7 (Simatic Manager & TIA Portal),

Relevant IBD qualification (General Certificate in Spirits/Beer Packaging) or willing to complete.

Minimum of 5 years proven experience in an industrial environment / competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment.

Good understanding of production equipment (Fillers, conveyors, vacuum pump, CIP plant, Boiler, Borehole, pumps, Variable Frequency drives, Pasto, etc.)

Knowledge of world class manufacturing techniques & standards.

Good planning and organisational skills

Structured problem evaluation & solving skills.

Experience Essential:

Ability to manage people performance, coaching and development of a multi-disciplined team

Thorough solid understanding and demonstrated expertise in all areas of facilities plant in area

Basic financial awareness, understanding of business drivers, budgeting processes.

Proficient in use of standard business (MS Office) and Diageo packages.

Project Management skills & experience

Demonstrate detailed understanding of Permit to Work system and GCSA SHE policies, statutory requirements, and responsibilities.

Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance, and problem solving.

Respond to change in a positive and flexible manner and sustain a positive outlook across a range of situations/challenges.

Positive demeanor to own development and looks for opportunities to help others learn and develop.


As  Day Electrician:

Ensure alignment to Health & Safety, Environmental and Quality Standards and compliance to facilities regulatory standards at all times

To diagnose, solve and repair faults on Plant equipment or machinery as well as carrying out routine maintenance.

Develop and implement standard methodology in automation and software control

Accountable for medium- and long-term technical solutions.

Provide technical support to Capex projects

Provide Engineering with appropriate feedback re automation engineering issues

Support the activities of the shift engineering teams to deliver the site preventative maintenance activities

To maintain (inspect and adjust) Electrical / Automation l Equipment proactively as per maintenance targets to continually improve site efficiency, to optimise equipment availability and to minimise losses and risk.

To suggest improvements in the operation, seek approval and implement to establish harmonious relations with the operational staff and to work flexibly with them

To train operational team members to perform minor maintenance tasks and to assist in major repairs.

To act at all times within the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act.

To maintain a records system giving details of stoppages with actions to correct

To work shifts as required to cover the needs of the factory

Embed the deployment of the MMS standard methodologies within the support team

Lead the specialist support team to ensure maximum equipment availability

Attend daily asset care review meetings, and take appropriate action to provide support to course correct non conformance

Develop team morale, recognise great performance and take timely action to address under performance where vital

Role model and coach operators and technicians in the use of problem-solving tools

Apply specialist knowledge to lead improvement projects using DMAIC methodology

Engage with the Daily Operational Review meetings as required to raise, discuss and follow up on persistent performance issues to root cause problem solving and effective control

Close and update all the jobs completed on the field

Follow-up plant availability and reliability performances within Assigned area

Key player in maintenance & scheduling meeting

Custodian of OEM visit and implement recommendations

Identify and follow his training needs

Identify critical machines (top 3) the highest down time recorded per week

Engineering action plan monitoring trackers

Follow up and complete maintenance activities tasks

Follow-up spares part consumption closely with the store and ensure the right stock level is maintained

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