National Breweries plc
Posted Job
11 months ago

Automation and Control Technician

National Breweries Plc is Zambia’s leading producer and distributor of Traditional African Beer. Our affiliation to Delta Beverages gives our employees a sense of pride and that of belonging to one of the biggest international brewing companies in the world. The Company offers opportunities for all to learn develop and grow, whilst offering challenging career opportunities for lateral or vertical advancement.

We are inviting applications to fill the following vacant position:

Contract: Permanent

Reporting to the Maintenance Controller the successful candidate will be accountable for the following:

  • Complying with site safety, health and environmental requirements
  • Working in teams
  • Maintenance of PLC and SCADA hardware
  • Maintenance of software standards for the site
  • Maintenance and calibration of field instrumentation and measuring devices for the site
  • Support plant teams with instrumentation, plc and scada troubleshooting
  • Support development and implementation of plc and instrumentation maintenance plans
  • Participate in problem solving to optimise plant, process equipment and systems
  • Operate plant and process equipment
  • Apply world class manufacturing principles and practices

This job is particularly suitable for candidates who meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Instrumentation or Electronics or Electromechanical technician
  • 3 years’ experience as automation/instrumentation/control artisan on high speed packing lines or distributed control systems
  • Member of Engineering Institute of Zambia
  • Good knowledge of SIEMENS PLC’s
  • Advanced SIMATIC Training will be an added advantage
  • 1-2 years’ experience with SCADA system maintenance

How to Apply

Interested persons should send their applications and CV’s to:

The Human Resource Specialist,

National Breweries Plc,

Sheki Sheki Road,

PO Box 35135,


Email address:

(Only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to & all attachments should be in a single PDF File. Kindly state the position in the subject line)

Application deadline
27 Nov
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