Feb 22, 2018

Automation Engineer at Diageo

  • Diageo Ethiopia
  • Sebeta, Ethiopia
Full time IT/ICT/Information Technology Jobs in Ethiopia Manufacturing Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Diageo - Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’)

Automation Engineer


External Job Description

Market context
Meta Abo Brewery Share Company SC (Meta Brewery’) was acquired in January 2012 by the global giant Diageo PLC. Diageo is a truly global organization with over 28,000 talented people and a presence in 180 countries. Across our 21 markets, our brand portfolio represents our biggest strength, and our biggest passion.  Be it our global giantslocal stars or Spirits brands we use our vision, creativity and courage to drive the growth of our products worldwide.  We invent strong brands for today and for the future; upholding the quality of our products and taking personal accountability for both the history and for the future of our brands.

We take our corporate social responsibility very seriously and it is our ultimate goal to have a positive impact in the society we are operating in. As a result of that, we launched our Water of life projects in Ethiopia with our NGO partners on 2009. 

Are you ready to join us on our journey to create history in Ethiopia and beyond?  We would like to welcome you to the Meta/Diageo world of exciting possibilities, a world of celebrating life every day, everywhere.

Top Accountability 

  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations to achieve zero LTA
  • Provide input into Site maintenance plan
  • Achieve electrical/automation engineering Key Performance Indicators with direct responsibility for developing, coaching and supporting his team.
  • Implement asset care and perfect plant agenda in the area of electrical/automation engineering to achieve manufacturing excellence through the execution of effective planned maintenance activities (e.g. shutdowns, overhauls) and providing technical input into the engineering teams in collaboration with the maintenance planners.
  • Implement best engineering practices and provide input into asset care management, managing materials, components and spares required by the plant/equipment to achieve optimum cost.
  • Establish clear standards for all contractors in the area of Electrical/Automation and ensure compliance to Permit To Work requirements
  • Optimize product quality, through continuous observation and attention to detail, delivering Right First Time (RFT) on quality and control parameters. Respond to non-conformances in a timely manner to keep process on track. Apply, record & share learning’s to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Monitor completion of all EISC results for example Short Interval Control (SIC) Sheet and RCPS for problems encountered per shift
  • Manage and maintain all SCADA/software backups and ensure all relevant critical spares are available
  • Manage team’s individual performance and reward as well as training & development with clear improvement plans, using the Supply Chain and Procurement framework and PIP’s to drive performance and efficiencies towards world class standards.
  • Develop team members and ensure capable successors for all roles within your team. This includes delivering their development interventions to improve their performance.
  • Participate in the execution of all site equipment overhauls to ensure that these activities are completed on time to specifications and budget.
  • Develop and grow all site technicians






Qualifications and Experience Required



  • Degree in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in maintenance engineering in food or drink manufacturing environment.
  • Proven first line management skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Resource management Skills
  • People management & motivational skills
  • Networking/influencing /communication skills
  • Manage complexity
  • Coaching skills





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