Training Controller – Packaging

Company Details

AB InBev is the world's leading brewer. We produce over 500 beers, including world-famous brands such as Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona. Local Africa brands such as Carling Black Label, Hero, Kilimanjaro, 2M, Eagle and we want like-minded, hard-working and passionate people to join our teams in Africa. We are employing to fill the job post of:

Employment Title: Training Controller – Packaging

Area: Ilesa, Osun
Employment Type: Full time

Job Description

  • Are you ready to accept the Challenge? A great career opportunity exists for a highly skilled and result-driven Training Controller, reporting to the Packaging Manager.
  • The role is based in Ilesa Plant. The role is responsible for providing specialised and effective training and development service & solution to the Packaging team, focusing on skills acquisition and performance.

Duties and responsibilities
Initiate the training and development process:

  • Get relevant input for training buckets, this is taken from Team room discussions, ITF, Annual Training Plan and all other problem-solving discussions i.e. 5 Why’s abnormality reports and walkabout
  • Collaborate with People Manager and Training Specialist regarding activities on site
  • Engage with L&D Specialist regarding suitable solutions where the training solution does not exist/not part of the Annual Training Calendar
  • Consolidate departmental training needs by reviewing L&D inputs e.g. PDP as input to the annual LNA / budgeting process

Prepare for Training:

  • Coordinate the logistics of the required training and ensure relevant presenters and candidates are present and available
  • Request Purchase Order requests from the NOCC L&D Services team for external training as per the signed off LNA
  • Obtain approval from Zone L&D Specialist for costs not included in the LNA.
  • Implement the learning process

Effective use of sops:

  • Implement the 8 step SOP process. (Execution of the SOP’s are relevant and effective, use them as training aid),
  • Track and check whether employees are people being trained against SOP, identify gaps in SOP and ensure
  • Line Manager updates the SOP document)
  • Draw on the expertise of SME’s to run learning programmes
  • Ensure all training completed is captured in Training bucket and registers are completed
  • Ensure all training registers and events are recorded via NOCC L&D Services
  • Adapt training programme to meet the needs of the team/plant/audience i.e. run 2-day programme over a two week period with short intervals
  • Conducts quality assurance of Visual Boards by engaging with Line Managers / HOD’s

Evaluate the effectiveness of training and develop ROI report

  • Complete the Level 1 evaluations for formal classroom training, analyse the results and develop actions that will improve training effectiveness

Monitor and Support SKAP:

  • Assist Line Manager to develop annual SKAP plan for teams
  • Monitor weekly / monthly adherence to plan
  • Support Line Manager to schedule formative and summative assessments
  • Identify SME Assessors and ensure an adequate pool of assessors in the plant
  • Administration of CAP Management system by ensuring information is accurate (Line Manager captures the assessment result, TC quality assures)

Identify Training Solutions for the future pipeline:

  • Trainees: Conduct monthly check-in with a trainee to identify opportunities for the trainee to attend training as per the planned training bucket. (Line Manager responsible to report on progress, driving the trainee programme progress)
  • Apprentices: Ensure Apprentice training solutions are included in the training bucket, identify opportunities for an apprentice to attend training as per the planned training bucket
  • Learnerships: Coordinate of the Learnership Programme
    Department coordination of any ABInBev training requirements (i.e.VPO etc)


  • Ensure the relevant KPI’s are reported against weekly and monthly routines
  • Communicate and share with relevant stakeholders on site


  • B.Sc / HND in Engineering or related discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a packaging environment
  • Knowledge of performance management, L&D and SKAP practices including the evaluation of training
  • Deep technical knowledge
  • Knowledge of VPO principles
  • Proven training and facilitation skills
  • Proactive, independent and high initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Methodical record keeper
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Good communicator

Key competencies and attributes

  • Positive attitude with high energy levels.
  • Self-motivated with strong self-management bias
  • Team player with the ability to influence and communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work under pressure, yet maintaining a high attention to detail
  • Ability to operate independently, demonstrate initiative, sound judgment, sensitivity and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Good business acumen with a professional approach
  • Good interpersonal skills

Additional Information:

  • The advert has minimum requirements listed.
  • Management reserves the right to use additional/ relevant information as criteria for short-listing.
Application Closing Date

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