Packaging Operator Jobs at Heineken

Job Description:

The Packaging Operator is responsible for the operation of all packaging equipment to ensure efficient and effective achievement of packaging objectives, including productivity, cost, quality, safety, and morale.


  • Matric Certificate
  • 1-3 years of experience



  • Efficiently operate packaging equipment to meet packaging targets
  • Check equipment availability before start up
  • Start up, operate, and shut down equipment according to standard operating procedures
  • Prepare and perform changeovers according to the packaging production plan
  • Prepare and perform shift handovers at the end of each 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 according to 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:

  • Comply with SHE standards and requirements to ensure safe operation of the de-palletising process
  • Report unsafe conditions and accidents to SHE representatives
  • Follow safe work procedures, including use of correct PPE
  • Segregate and dispose of waste according to waste handling program requirements
  • Participate in safety meetings and committees
  • Ensure the department operates within company SHE standards and OHS Act through continued education and training, and obtain the co-operation and commitment of all staff to observe all safety rules, procedures, and processes to drive a zero accident mentality


  • Comply with quality standards and requirements to ensure the packaging of a quality beverage
  • Perform quality checks on all packaging processes
  • Monitor packaging equipment control parameters
  • Support all quality initiatives
  • Capture data and keep records for reference and auditing
  • Follow and maintain requirements and procedures as laid down in the Quality Systems Sedibeng Brewery subscribes to (Laboratory Star System, ISO 9001, ISO 22000, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001)