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Team Leader – Packaging


  • Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Chemical Engineering, or Food Science
  • Advanced formal training or further education or qualified through experience
    NEBOSH qualification or willing to complete it within 12 months                          
  • Relevant IBD qualification (General Certificate in Spirits/Beer Packaging) or willing to complete within 12 months


  • At least 3 years’ experience in production management.  Ideally in a shift based FMCG manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to manage people performance, coaching and development of a multi-disciplined team, in a unionised set up
  • Proactive structured problem evaluation & solving skills learnt through exposure to Lean, Six Sigma, TPM or Manufacturing excellence.
  • Experience of working in a challenging quality & customer focused FMCG environment.
  • Basic financial awareness, understanding of business drivers, budgeting processes.
  • Understanding of driving controls and reconciliation of material inputs and finished goods
  • Standard business (MS Office) packages.

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Key Accountabilities

Upholding standards through practices

  • Own KPI targets across shifts as well as for the line/process through SIC monitoring and tracking.
  • Follow leader standard work and ensure all team members follow standard operating procedures.
  • Cascade business objectives to the team to drive ownership of the deliverables by the team
  • Run the shift operations in compliance to the Diageo COBC
  • Input into the weekly planning cycle and Innovation projects
  • Interpret requirements e.g. Asset Care, 5S and deploy resources accordingly
  • Completely accountable for planning and driving the Asset Care agenda for the shift i.e. AMs and PMs
  • Develop team morale, recognise great performance and take timely action to address under performance where necessary
  • Deliver annual learning and growth objectives for the team by executing capability assessments for the shift to identify training gaps, hold the team to account through timely and regular performance conversations

Problem solving for performance

  • Ensure proper application of RCPS through role modelling and leadership. Raise 5WHYs as defined by agreed trigger points and lead situational problem solving on shift. Follow up on actions raised for 100 year fix
  • React ASAP to issues as they manifest. Own Accident reports and non-conforming product
  • Engage with the Daily Operational Review meetings to discuss persistent performance issues

Managing Change for continuous improvement

  • Manage and build capability of the team through identification of training needs and development of quarterly training plans in conjunction with the Packaging Manager and Capability team
  • Influence support functions to support their improvement initiatives; work collaboratively for cross function problem solving
  • Create a “high performing team”. Lead the team through defined phases of development. Identify capability needs of the team members and the team.
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Excellence in Supply Chain:

  • Effectively lead the team in using EISC tools as the default RCPS and continuous improvement program. Should be able to lead a DMAIC successfully.
  • Well versed in MMS practices and leads at least one BP (Team work, Focused Improvement etc) effectively
  • Ability to work within the Performance Management structure of KPIs and use trends to identify focus areas. Should be able to use the Tier Review Meeting Structure to update and escalate issues as they arise
  • Has a proven track record in adherence to Core Process and Standards
  • Demonstrates role model behaviour and coaches others to follow a consistent approach and go beyond mandatory minimum requirements
  • Proactively leverages the learning curriculums and materials on Diageo My Learning Hub and other sources to continuously grow self and team.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Win through Execution – Lead bold execution in a fast moving world by overcoming challenges to deliver great performance consistently
  • Inspire through Purpose – Amplify our purpose within the team externally
  • Shape the Future – Create focus and ownership for shaping Diageo’s future ambition
  • Invest in Talent – Harness the full extent of Diageo’s talent and diversity

Job Posting Start Date : 2021-10-28-07:00

Africa Markets Sustainability Lead

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Graduate with 5 -10 years environmental experience in food or brewing/spirits industry preferred. In-depth knowledge of manufacturing operations, supply chains, engineering. At least 5 years’ experience in a process environment. Has delivered change programs in a production lead environment.
  • Must have good understanding of scale & complexity of the business across the Africa Markets
  • Excellent project management, program management, communication, and interpretation of complex environmental data and trends.
  • Great engagement and communication skills, the experience of coaching and influencing a range of stakeholders for success.
  • Must have good interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Must be approachable and able to provide clear and concise information.
  • Strong facilitation, training and presentation skills.
  • Good at networking to establish excellent relationships at all levels.
  • A proven track record in managing people and or small teams, projects, and cross-functional team working.
  • Environmental professional – or equivalent professional qualifications preferred.
  • Overall, good knowledge of Environmental legislation and standards.  Competency in Diageo environmental capability framework for Environmental sustainability, Carbon & Energy, Water and Wastewater, Solid waste and resource use, Specific aspects to air, land, and water, and site biodiversity.
  • Competency in environmental capability framework for Sustainable agriculture, Packaging, Logistics, and customer, consumer brand sustainability.        
  • Fluid in written and verbal English language.

Shopper Manager

Experience required

  • A Bachelor of Commerce in Sales/Marketing or business degree or equivalent
  • Proven track record in either Marketing and/or Sales (Customer Marketing). Minimum of 4 years experience.
  • Strong creative judgement and good commercial understanding (of our customers and their shoppers)
  • An individual who understands how to get things done within KBL and has the ability to influence across a broad network of the organization
  • An ability to inspire agencies to deliver great work and ideally some experience of working with key customers

Skills required:

  • An individual who understands how to get things done within KBL and has the ability to influence across a broad network of the organization – there is some ‘thinking’ involved’ but much of this will be about simply ‘decide’ and ‘act’
  • An ability to inspire agencies to deliver great work and ideally some experience of working with key customers
  • Ability to influence across the different business units
  • Strategic bandwidth-see opportunity, ideate and develop strategy, and lead in the implementation of that strategy
  • Ability to triangulate complex data set to develop insights that will be used to develop plans that will drive business objective
  • Great personal and interpersonal skills working in a Cross functional environment between supply, commercial leadership team, brand team, and members of Execs
  • Project management skills with an ability to ideate and follow through with project from end to end till completion
  • Great communication and presentation skills with an ability to breakdown strategy to simple executional plan comprehended by distributor teams

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