PROCESS ARTISAN

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The primary role of the process artisan is operation of the process area according to work instructions, the execution of
non- destructive quality checks and carrying out of routine maintenance. The process artisan has a primary focus on the

asset care activities of the team.

Competence Requirements

Mechanical, Electrical or Millwright

Trade Test preferably in Millwright or Mechanical & Electrical.

N3 to N6 Qualification

Ammonia Cat A/B will be advantageous

Output and Accountabilities

Operating and Process Control

Operating the process area according to the work instructions and adhering to usage standards.

Carrying out the required quality checks as described in the quality control and analysis work practice.

Recording waste on the appropriate documentation or information systems, and reviewing waste trends to identify

problems or opportunities timeously.

Constantly reviewing process performance against target, and completing all short interval control documentation.

Responding rapidly to upstream or downstream triggers that result in stoppages.

Appropriate problem solving approaches, as detailed in the problem solving work practice must be followed.

Performing housekeeping tasks, applying 5s principles and following safe work practices.

Unsafe work practices must be identified and corrected.

Assisting fellow team members in the execution of their tasks.

Maintenance of Plant and Equipment

Carry out in-depth cleaning, lubrication and inspection of machines according to the work instructions, and following the

schedules supplied by the maintenance planner.

Carrying out routine maintenance activities according to the maintenance schedule.

Where routine maintenance reveals larger problems, and the process artisan is unable to resolve these, it must be

escalated to the team leader.

Taking part in maintenance and cleaning days. This work must be executed in support of the maintenance support team

and in accordance with the schedule issued by the maintenance planner.

Taking part in maintenance post mortems. This must be done in support of maintenance specialist support.

Monitoring trends when conducting routine maintenance. Where trends indicate the existence of underlying problems,

corrective action must be Quality Control and Analyses taken. This corrective action may involve the SBU, the

maintenance controller or maintenance support.

When operating, the process artisan must carry out the non-destructive quality checks and analyses. The list of checks to

be carried out are contained in the work instructions. Recording the results of quality checks on the relevant

documentation or information system.

Where production does not meet quality standards the process artisan must try to identify and resolve problems using the

appropriate techniques. If they are unable to resolve the problem themselves, it must be escalated to the team leader for

further direction.

Communication

Actively participating in shift meetings, asking questions to test understanding and contributing suggestions.

Making use of the gap list to record issues, problems and improvement opportunities.

Fully understanding the team goals and participating in team goal review sessions.

Where FFA’s have been initiated, the process artisan may be asked to participate.

Making use of relevant communication media (e.g. shift logbook) to stay informed and inform others of issues.

Problem Solving

When problems occur, applying the appropriate techniques (e.g. 5y, quick fix routines etc.) identify and correct the

problem.

Where the process artisan is unable to resolve the problem, involve fellow team members or escalate to the team leader if

necessary.

Where problems have been resolved, verify that the problems have been eliminated.

Continuous Improvement Using run/control charts and trend analysis, to identify sources of waste and variation in the

process. Using short stop analysis, Pareto charts and other tools seek to identify opportunities to simplify activities.

Where improvement opportunities have been identified, these must be recorded on the team gap list.

The process artisan should involve other team members in evaluating opportunities and call in specialist resources to

assist if required.

Additional Information

AB InBev is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be made in line with AB InBev employment equity

plan and talent requirements.

The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as

criteria for short-listing.

Location

Alrode Production

Country

South Africa

City

Alrode

Apply here!

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