Team Leader Packaging-Coca-Cola

  • Full Time
  • Nyeri


Team Leader Job Description

Role Overview

The main responsibility of the Packaging Team Leader is to lead teams in executing the production plan, ensuring product quality compliance, autonomous maintenance tasks for asset care, and resolving production issues.

Company Introduction

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa is the largest African bottler for Coca-Cola, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. As a market leader in non-alcoholic ready-to-drink products, CCBA holds a significant presence in Africa, employing around 14,000 individuals across the continent.

Key Responsibilities

People Management

  • Ensure team members conduct required quality checks and record information in appropriate systems.
  • Develop team members, identifying and addressing training needs through one-on-one sessions and performance reviews.
  • Drive performance management practices, including team goal development, meetings, and goal review sessions.
  • Lead World Class Manufacturing (WCM) initiatives during the shift.
  • Conduct assessments to ensure best practices are followed and implemented.
  • Identify and execute opportunities for improvement.

Operations and Process Control

  • Resolve escalated production problems and decide on appropriate solutions.
  • Identify the need for work instruction updates and allocate resources for updates.
  • Enforce safety, housekeeping, and food safety standards.
  • Participate in maintenance planning meetings, communicating plans to the team.
  • Ensure the line is ready for maintenance and operational post-maintenance.
  • Allocate team members to autonomous maintenance tasks.

Quality Control and Analysis

  • Ensure team adherence to quality standards.
  • Verify routine quality checks as per work instructions.
  • Analyze quality trends and take action to address issues.


  • Communicate team goals and review alignment regularly.
  • Prepare for daily shift meetings, review previous shift performance and identify discussion topics.
  • Update visual management boards before shift meetings.
  • Lead daily shift meetings using a standard agenda, encouraging active participation.

Problem Solving

  • Decide on suitable actions for escalated problems, including involving specialist resources.
  • Verify successful resolution of problems and update work instructions.

Continuous Improvement

  • Implement mechanisms to track and monitor waste (e.g., mass balance).
  • Integrate waste reduction and process improvement goals into team objectives.

Skills, Experience & Education


  • Degree in Food Science or relevant Engineering discipline.


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