Maintenance Training Controller at International Breweries Plc

Maintenance Training Controller 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 of:

Job Title: Maintenance Training Controller

Location: Ilesa Brewery, Osun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The key purpose of this position is to provide a specialised and effective training and development service to the functional maintenance teams, focusing on the acquisition of competence and performance and to create and sustain a progressive learning environment by providing an effective service to the value chain focused on the maintenance department performance and outputs.

Key Outputs and Responsibilities
Initiate the training and development process:

  • Get relevant input for training buckets, this is taken from Team room discussions, ITF, Annual Training Plan and all other problem-solving discussion i.e. 5Why’s, abnormality reports, walk abouts
  • Consolidate departmental training needs by reviewing L&D inputs e.g., PDP as input to the annual LNA / budgeting process
  • Collaborate with People Manager and BOP Training Specialist regarding activities on site
  • Engage with L&D Specialist regarding suitable solutions where the training solution does not exist/not part of the Annual Training Calendar

Prepare for Training:

  • Coordinate the logistics of the required training and ensure relevant candidates are present and available
  • Request Purchase Order requests from the NOCC L&D Services team for external training as per the signed off LNA
  • Obtain approval from Zone L&D Specialist for costs not included in the LNA

Implement the Learning Process:
Effective use of SOP’s:

  • Implement the 8 step SOP process
  • (Execution of the SOP’s are relevant and effective, use the as training aid), track and check whether people are people being trained against SOP, identify gaps in SOP and ensure Line Manager updates the SOP document)
  • Draw on the expertise of SME’s to run learning programmes
  • Ensure all training completed is captured in Training Bucket and registers are completed
  • Ensure all training registers and events are recorded via NOCC L&D Services
  • Adapt training programme to meet the needs of the team / plant / audience i.e. run 2 day programme over a two week period with short intervals
  • Conducts a quality assurance of Visual Boards by engaging with Line Managers / HOD’s

Evaluate the effectiveness of training and develop ROI report:

  • Complete the Level 1 evaluations for formal classroom training, analyse the results and develop actions that will improve training effectiveness.

Monitor and Support SKAP:

  • Assist Line Manager to develop annual SKAP plan for team
  • Monitor weekly / monthly adherence to plan
  • Support Line Manager to schedule formative and summative assessments
  • Identify SME Assessors and ensure an adequate pool of assessors in the plant
  • Administration of SKAP Management system by ensuring information is accurate (Line Manager captures the assessment result, TC quality assures)

Identify Training Solutions for future Pipeline:

  • Trainees: Conduct monthly check in with trainee to identify opportunities for trainee to attend training as per the planned training bucket
  • (Line Manager responsible to report on progress, driving the trainee programme progress)
  • Apprentices:  Ensure Apprentice training solutions are included in the training bucket, identify opportunities for apprentice to attend training as per the planned training bucket
  • Learnerships: Coordinate of the Learnership Programme (SA ONLY) (Line Manager accountable for management of Learners)


  • Ensure the relevant KPI’s are reported against weekly and monthly routines
  • Communicate and share with relevant stakeholders on site

Key attributes and competencies:

  • Deep technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of VPO principles
  • Proven training and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, independent and high initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with strong self-management bias.
  • Team player with ability to influence and communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure, yet maintaining high attention to detail
  • Ability to operate independently, demonstrate initiative, sound judgment, sensitivity and maintain
  • Good business acumen with a professional approach
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Methodical record keeper
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Good communicator
  • Positive attitude with high energy levels.


  • Minimum of B.Sc / HND in Engineering or related discipline


  • 3-5 years in a Brewery environment
  • Knowledge of Performance management, L&D and SKAP practices including the evaluation of training

Reporting structure:
Direct reports (solid line):

  • None.

Dotted line reports:

  • None.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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