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Title:  Packaging Operator

Responsible for the operation of all the packaging equipment in order to ensure efficient and effective achievement of the packaging objectives on productivity, cost, quality, safety and morale.


Key performance areas


Efficient operation of the packaging equipment in order to achieve packaging targets

  •               Check equipment availability in preparation for start up
  •  Start up, operate and shut down the equipment according to standard operating procedures.
  • Prepare and perform changeovers in accordance with the packaging production plan
  • Prepare and perform shift handovers end of shift
  • Clean workstation and equipment according to standard operating procedures and schedules.
  • Participate in shift meetings.
  • Give feedback on equipment performance
  • Handover to incoming shift



  • Perform first line maintenance on packaging equipment.
  • Obtain and interpret scheduled maintenance tasks
  • Carry out first line maintenance as per standard operating procedures
  • Report and record faults and deviations on machines to packaging technician and team leader
  • Adhere to standard safe work procedures
  • Perform related asset care (CILT,TPM) initiatives

Safety, Health and Environment:

C          Compliance to the SHE standards and requirements in order to ensure safe operation of the       

             de -palletising process

  • Report unsafe conditions and accidents to the SHE representations
  • Follow safe wake procedures, including use of correct PPE
  • Segregate and dispose waste as per the waste handling programme requirements
  • Participate in safety meetings and committees
  • Ensure the department operates within company SHE standards and OHS Act, through continued education and training and obtaining the co-operation and commitment of all staff to observe all safety rules, procedures and processes in order to drive zero accident mentality 



Compliance with the quality standards and requirements in order to ensure the packaging of a quality beverage

  • Carryout quality checks on all the packaging processes
  • Monitor packaging equipment control parameters
  • Support all quality initiatives

Job Requirements

  • Matric Certificate
  • Must be Computer Literate 
  • Proficency in Microsoft Office package (Advantageous)
  • 1 Year Packaging Operator Machine Experience

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Supply, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operations

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