Fork Lift Operator - Serengeti Breweries Limited


Application deadline: 9th December 2016

This role reports to the Fulls/Empties Controller
Context/ScopeSerengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits) It is a subsidiary of East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL), the largest business unit in Diageo Africa and the largest listed Company on the NSE in Kenya. SBL operates exclusively in Tanzania and is the second largest beer company with a market share of around 25%.
SBL was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002, and commenced commercial operations in 1996 with one brewery in Dar es Salaam. The company was acquired by EABL in October 2010 and has three breweries located in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Moshi.
DimensionsTo support SBL in achieving the set objectives
Market ComplexitySBL operates in a competitive environment and in a vast geography. The main player in the beer industry is Tanzania Breweries Ltd. (TBL), a subsidiary of SABMiller. Inflation rates remain high in Tanzania and average income per capita is less than 1 USD per day. The GDP growth is estimated at 7% and is expected to grow to 7.5% as investment, gold production, trade and tourism pick up. There is growing consumer affluence and consumerism, giving rise to greater opportunities in our product categories
Purpose of Role
  • To drive the forklift within the brewery while loading and offloading beer products.
Top Accountabilities
  • Manage Forklift truck utilization and efficiency to achieve target loading / unloading time performance in supporting the downstream distribution and supply chain activities.
  • Consistently demonstrate safe driving / safety consciousness and be able to pass on the practice to others.
  • Have a proper knowledge of all functional parts of the FLT and be able to carry out autonomous maintenance (Greasing, measure water level, oil etc).
  • Able to demonstrate understanding of GCSA driving principles and be capable of reporting performance to colleagues and others as appropriate
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the FIFO principles and be able to arrange the store base on this principle
Qualification & Experience
  • Experience in mechanical activities,
  • Proven ability to persuade, influence and build credibility with all levels and all functions
  • Analytical and interpretative skills within a highly dynamic process environment.
  • Be a holder of a valid driving license category B or C
  • Capability to sustain long working hours
Barriers to Success 
  • Lack of responsibility and focus
  • Not adhering to safety requirements on site
Source: Tanzania Jobs