Packer (Packaging) At Heineken

Applications are welcomed for the aforementioned position, based in Sedibeng. The incumbent will report to the Packaging Shift Manager.


Operation: Efficiently operate 2 or more packaging equipment to meet productivity, cost, quality, safety, and morale objectives.

  • Check equipment availability before startup.
  • Operate and shut down equipment following standard operating procedures.
  • Perform changeovers as per the packaging production plan.
  • Conduct shift handovers.
  • Clean workstation and equipment according to standard procedures.
  • Participate in shift meetings.
  • Provide feedback on equipment performance.
  • Hand over to the incoming shift.

Maintenance: Conduct first-line maintenance on packaging equipment.

  • Interpret scheduled maintenance tasks.
  • Execute first-line maintenance per standard operating procedures.
  • Report faults and deviations to the packaging technician and team leader.
  • Adhere to safe work procedures.
  • Engage in related asset care initiatives (CILT, TPM) for first-line maintenance.

Safety, Health, and Environment: Ensure compliance with SHE standards for safe de-palletizing processes.

  • Report unsafe conditions and accidents.
  • Follow safe work procedures, including using the correct PPE.
  • Segregate and dispose of waste according to the waste handling program.
  • Participate in safety meetings and committees.
  • Ensure departmental adherence to company SHE standards and the OHS Act.
  • Promote a zero-accident mentality through continuous education and training.

Compliance: Adhere to quality standards for packaging a quality beverage.

  • Perform quality checks on packaging processes.
  • Monitor packaging equipment control parameters.
  • Support all quality initiatives.
  • Capture and maintain data records for reference and auditing.
  • Follow and maintain requirements and procedures specified in the Quality Systems subscribed to by Sedibeng Brewery (Laboratory Star System, ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001).

Qualifications: Minimum Matric Certificate/NQF3.

Experience: Minimum 1-5 years of relevant FMCG experience.

The Company’s Employment Equity Plan and Targets, as well as its commitment to diversity and inclusion, will be integral to the recruitment process. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Heineken Beverages (South Africa) (Pty) Ltd is dedicated to fostering an organizational culture that appreciates and values inclusion and diversity. Eligibility to live and work in South Africa is a prerequisite for application.

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