Maintenance Planner at Guinness

Job Description

GGBPLC operates from two sites in five drinks categories: Stout, Lager, RTD, Non-alcoholic Malt and Mainstream spirits, as well as the distribution of Spirits.

Growth in the Ghana economy is estimated to continue at mid to high single digit in a driven environment.

Consumers and customers in this region expect products of the highest quality. There is also growing middle classes who are likely to experiment with new products.

GGBPLC is undertaking significant change process, principally in the areas of accountability, quality maintenance practices, supply planning, cost reduction and efficiency. In line with its objectives GGBPLC will develop its people and build an environment that attracts and retains the best people.

As the Supply function we will produce quality products in a safe environment at driven costs, on time and in full with no errors.

Purpose of the role

  • Work at T1 & T2 level to effectively manage Work Planning & Control business process
  • Effectively manage and optimise internal and external maintenance resources, time, and material.
  • Interpret and analyse data and action to improve asset care practice and performance
  • Mentor and engage operational teams across business areas of responsibility in order that Asset Care is prioritised and owned by Operations
  • Ensure Work planning and scheduling key performance indicators are managed and communicated, and improvement actions agreed.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure adherence to Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality Standards.
  • Ensure compliance to maintenance regulatory standards within the area.
  • Work with Maintenance Leaders and Craft teams to identify areas of plant under performance and support improvement plans
  • Responsible for management of SAP data integrity with respect to plant and equipment structures, maintenance plans, task lists and work orders for business area(s) of responsibility in accordance with Diageo Work Planning and Scheduling standards
  • Work with Asset Care Leaders and Asset Care Technicians to ensure work requests undergo adequate technical assessment and planning prior to scheduling work
  • Engage and mentor stores teams to support effective and efficient planning through use of job kitting in accordance with Diageo Work Planning and Scheduling standards
  • Support & energise deployment of the MMS Asset Care strategy and practice at business area(s) of responsibility with Equipment Owners, Asset Care Technicians and operators
  • Lead weekly Asset Care coordinated planning meeting providing scheduled maintenance requirements, performance reporting and agree improvement actions with collaborators
  • Support Daily Operational Review meetings to report Asset Care performance and support actions to improve compliance and performance.
  • Action any non-completion of scheduled work to prioritise and reschedule
  • Continuously follow leader standard work and ensure weekly maintenance schedules optimise use of resource time and materials
  • Continuously drive for the next level of performance. Be ambitious on action planning and delivery
  • Develop team morale, recognise great performance and take timely action to address under performance where vital
  • Have appropriate behavioural safety conversations – comfortable challenging each other and visitors
  • Demonstrate self-awareness and own development plan
  • Contribute to grow own capability and experience to the benefit of self, your team and Diageo.
  • Prepare and complete own P4G documentation. Be receptive to feedback and willing to learn from mistakes


Entry level requirements – skills and experience

  • Hnd in engineering with 5 years planning/scheduling experience or First degree in Engineering with a 3 years working experience


  • Experienced in data analysis, use of applications (excel, word, etc.) and business systems (SAP, Harford, etc.)
  • Experienced in a manufacturing /maintenance environment, good interpersonal skills both written and verbal, root cause problems solving skills


  • Working knowledge of SAP, Harford
  • Hnd/First dgree electrical/mechanical

Excellence in Supply Chain

  • Understands and uses MMS principles tools and techniques

Leadership Capabilities

  • Win through Execution – Lead ambitious execution in a fast-moving world
  • Inspire through Purpose – Amplify our purpose internally and externally
  • Shape the Future – Create focus and ownership for shaping Diageo’s future ambition
  • Invest in Talent – Harness the full extent of Diageo’s talent and diversity

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 14th May, 2024

May 2024