Manufacturing System Manager at International Breweries Plc

International Breweries Plc – Our Dream is to bring people together for a better world. Beer, the original social network, has been bringing people together for thousands of years. We are committed to building great brands that stand the test of time and to brewing the best beers using the finest natural ingredients.

Our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois; multi-country brands Beck’s, Castle, Castle Lite, Hoegaarden, and Leffe; and local champions such as Aguila, Bud Light, Jupiler, Klinskoye, Modelo Especial, Quilmes, Skol, and Victoria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manufacturing System Manager

Job Requisition ID: 30047607
Location: Ilesa, Osun
Employment Type: Full-Time

Key Purpose

  • The key purpose of this role is to ensure resource availability to execute projects in brewery, provides C&A operational support at brewery level to ensure maximized productivity, efficiency and availability. and ensure integrity of the control layer including MES integration.

Key roles and responsibilities

  • Continuity and Risk Accountable for system BCP and DRP plans for the brewery.
  • In partnership with Solutions, develops and implements approaches to hardware and software obsolescence.
  • Accountable for manufacturing system security.
  • Contribute to the sharing of best practice between breweries
  • Ensure adherence to antivirus and support patch requirements.
  • Vendor Management with support from ZBS/Solutions to enhance the effectiveness of C&A vendors.
  • Validation of system integrator effectiveness and quality. Necessary service level agreements to be in place with vendors.
  • Partnering provide single point of contact between brewery and solutions.
  • Systems available at all times to support production requirements
  • Ability to adapt to new production requirements
  • Visibility and reporting of plant processes
  • Alignment to global supply systems
  • Ensure standardization is adhered to in order to leverage skills and scale
  • Ensure proper root causes established to eliminate problems
  • Identify potential C&A solutions to resolve business problems
  • Comply with safety, health and environmental procedures.
  • Manage ZBB Automation and CAPEX budgeting process
  • Control departmental costs.
  • People Management facilitate team problem solving and decision-making
  • Lead the manufacturing systems team in a manner that engenders ownership, empowerment and team interaction
  • Lead the development of systems’ team goals and ensure these are communicated and understood by team members
  • Comply with and administer Zone people cycle
  • Ensure training need analyses are conducted and training plans developed for team members
  • Ensure appropriate competencies are developed in the team, and ensure cross skilling occurs within the systems team
  • Ensure safe plant operations
  • Ensure effective process control
  • Optimize and improve plant processes
  • Well Managed C&C function
  • Well managed and properly maintained C&A environment.


  • Diploma in Engineer Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics
  • Ability to anticipate situations and take charge
  • PLC systems
  • Manufacturing processes
  • S88 batch control standard
  • Field instrumentation and networks
  • SCADA systems.
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with Control and Automation
  • Microsoft server software
  • Manufacturing Execution systems (MES).

How to Apply
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Closing date: Not specified