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Coca-Cola Job alert Application 2024 Available in South Africa


Closing Date2024/06/24
Reference NumberCCB240530-9
Job TitlePlant Engineer
Job CategoryManufacturing
CompanyCoca-Cola Beverages Africa

Job Type
Location - CountrySouth Africa
Location - ProvinceNot Applicable
Location - Town / CityPretoria, Polokwane, Johannesburg
Job Description

Company Overview

 Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African Coca-Cola bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent.  CCBA is a market leader in the NARTD (non-alcoholic ready to drink market) in Africa. CCBA has an extensive footprint in Africa, employing over 13 000 employees. 


Key Purpose Statement

The primary role of the Engineering Manager is to provide systemic and technical leadership for Engineering and Utilities within Voltic and ensures compliance to group SD requirements and standards, also ensuring Legal compliance.

Develops and maintains Engineering Standards for Utilities, Plant and Services.

Key Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensure business compliance to CCBA SD (Sustainable Development) requirements and standards.
  • Ensure Engineering Legal Compliance at Plant and in other Operations (CDE, Fleet).
  • Lead the development of Business Continuity Plans in respect of Water and Electricity.
  • Develop and maintains Utilities, Plant, Equipment and Maintenance standards.
  • Ensure that utility and plant equipment and processes are performing to the required standards.
  • Provide input into the design of large capital projects and ensures that asset management operational readiness requirements for utilities and plant are met.
  • Lead the definition and integration of new efficient technology, including alternative energy sources.
  • Ensure that the engineering teams apply proper safety and housekeeping procedures, and adhere to all legal requirements when carrying out their tasks.
  • Develop and implement KPI’s and reporting systems and analyses the KPI’s to provide business insight.
  • Provide SD operational support at a plant level.
  • Provide SD input into the design of large capital projects and ensures that SD operational readiness requirements are met.
Skills, Experience & Education

Qualifications and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or Higher Diploma (minimum) in Mechanical or Electrical engineering
  • Advanced certification into Hazardous Installations, Systems under pressure, Pressure Vessels
  • At least  7 years working experience of which at least 4 years covered utilities and plant operations and management
  • Is an experienced practitioner of the manufacturing way/lean manufacturing/TPM/WCM
  • Implementation of Asset Management and OEM principles and standards
  • Very strong communication skills from executive level through to shop floor
  • Strong systemic and strategic thinking balanced with a practical realism
  • Strong analytic skills and problem solving capability tempered with a bias for action
  • Ability to train others in CCBA Utilities Systems & Management
  • Deep understanding of Utilities Technology and drivers of efficiency and integrity
  • Deep understanding of Plant and Equipment maintenance principles and practices.





  • Good knowledge of Engineering Management disciplines, frameworks and processes
  • Sound knowledge of legal compliance
  • Sound knowledge of the management of safety, health and the environment
  • Ability to implement/audit Business Continuity processes
  • Ability to ensure compliance to recognised standards
  • Exceptional root cause analyses/problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality is non-negotiable.



  • Understanding and experience of the nature and management of multisite/location business operations
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • Understanding and experience of relevant OHS, Building Regulations and Environmental legislation



  • Capability to operate at all levels of the business up to, and including, MD and Directors
  • Strong communication, presentation and inter-personal skills essential
  • Ability to influence senior management and to encourage implementation of new ideas and approaches to Sustainability



Ability to:

  • Compile effective and meaningful reports and proposals
  • Manage, influence and develop teams (E.g. Project Initiatives)
  • Customer focus
  • Impact and influence
  • Analytical thinking
  • Innovation
  • Understand and develop a Process approach to Risk



  • Ability to self-manage in a pressurised working environment.
  • Proactive and motivated initiator
  • Team player and leader
  • Refined communication skills
  • Innovative approach with an attention to detail
  • Decision-making skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Energetic with a practical, common sense approach
  • Honesty and integrity

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