Mechanical Technician at Diageo / Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) October, 2022


Mechanical Technician at Diageo

Job Description

From Arthur Guinness to Johnnie Walker, our business was founded on people of great character, and in 250 years, nothing’s changed. We’re the world’s leading premium alcohol company. Our brands are industry icons. And our success is thanks to the strength of our people, in every role. It’s why we trust them with our legacy and reward them with the career-defining opportunities that they deserve. Our ambition is to create the best performing, most trusted and respected Consumer Products Company in the world. To achieve these, we need the world’s very best people. Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you.

Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) is a fully integrated beverage business in Diageo Africa (supply and demand for beer and spirits) It is a subsidiary of East Africa Breweries Limited (EABL), the largest business unit in Diageo Africa and the largest listed Company on the NSE in Kenya. SBL operates exclusively in Tanzania and is the second largest beer company with a market share of around 25%.

SBL was incorporated in 1988 as Associated Breweries Limited and changed its name to Serengeti Breweries Limited in 2002 and commenced commercial operations in 1996 with one brewery in Dar es Salaam. The company was acquired by EABL in October 2010 and has three breweries located in Dar es Salaam, Mwanza and Moshi.

Mechanical Technician at Diageo

SBL flagship brand is Serengeti Premium Lager. Other brand portfolios include Guinness and Plisner.  Headquartered in Dar es Salaam, SBL is also the distributor of several global Diageo international renowned spirit brands such as Johnnie Walker®, Smirnoff Vodka®, Bailey’s Irish Cream ®, Richot®, Bond 7 Whiskey® and Gilbeys Gin®.

Role purpose

The Electrical/Mechanical Technicians provide engineering support in the brewery.

Top accountabilities

  • Accountable for plant Maintenance during the shift
  • Manage shift operation independently (include all utilities, brewing, ETP and packaging)
  • Understand and maintain critical metric – co2, energy and water
  • Implements the maintenance schedules
  • Implement maintenance breakdowns repairs immediately
  • Coach the technical operator on technical techniques
  • Ensure compliance with safety requirements at the work environment

Mechanical Technician at Diageo

Qualifications and Experience Required:


Higher National Diploma in Mechanical or Instrumentation Electrical Engineering or VETA technical course


At least three 3years experience in process engineering


Mechanical Technician at Diageo

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