Recruitment 2020: GBfoods Africa

GBfoods Africa Recruitment 2020

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for GBfoods Africa Recruitment 2020.

GINO BU of GB foods is a leading FMCG group in West and Central Africa. They are into Trading and Manufacturing of branded food products for the African market. GB foods is present with its daily meal products in Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, CIS Republics, in 30 countries in Africa and the Middle East through prestigious brands as Gallina Blanca, Star, Jumbo, Grand’Italia and Gino. GBFoods – Africa GINO BU has a turnover of around 300 Million USD. Globally we are at about 1 Billion USD turnover.

Job Description

  • Company: GBfoods Africa
  • Location: Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana
  • State: Accra
  • Job type: Full-Time

Job Title: Mechanical Technician

Role & Responsibilities:

This position will support operations by maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing and optimizing all facilities and manufacturing equipment including but not limited to construction, painting, plumbing, welding, heating/cooling, automation and fire protection systems in a safe and orderly fashion.

This position creates value for the facility by performing preventive and corrective maintenance leading to increased up-time and reliability, thus helping the facility to meet their production and quality goals.

Results / Accountabilities

  • Identify, troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and simple electrical problems on plant facilities and production equipment.
  • Recognizes and corrects potential equipment failure or unsafe conditions and communicates this to Maintenance Manager.
  • Performs welding and fabrication (both stick and gas) in various locations and positions including pipe and structural on various metals for new and existing equipment.
  • Responsible for proper care/cleaning of tools, parts, materials and work area
  • Responsible for providing coverage in the absence of other Maintenance Technicians.
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What can you expect from us?

Working for GBfood will offer you a wide variety of career opportunities that will enable you to utilize your full potential. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits plan and much more.


We are looking for someone who is committed, action oriented, problem solver and excellent relationship skills pay attention to detail and are ready to explore the opportunities and challenges that the role brings.


Education and Work Experience:

  • HND in an appropriate Engineering discipline with experience/competence in Operations, Maintenance, Process Control and Performance Measurement in a brewery or drinks or food manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of teamwork principles, continuous improvement, preventative maintenance and problem solving.

Preferred skills:

  • Strong mechanical repair/troubleshooting and metal working skills.
  • Must be able to satisfactorily demonstrate proficiency in Machine Repair, Machine Tool Operations, Pipefitting and Welding.
  • Strong organizational, prioritization, and problem-solving skills with focus on attention to detail
  • Be able and willing to work in non-ideal environments
  • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
  • Job scheduling skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving organizational and personal goals.
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment.
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The incumbent should be able to demonstrate the following Competencies:

  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Authenticity
  • Job Ownership
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving

Job Title: Operator Technician

Role & Responsibilities:

The Operator Technician oversees specific production lines during production hours, with full responsibility for line management. The incumbent should have extensive experience in production machinery operation and some mechanical engineering experiences. He/she will provide line supervision and basic line maintenance on assigned lines.

Results / Accountabilities

  • Start up and shut down processing lines.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.
  • Ensure cooperation and teamwork within team.
  • Assist in the installation/replacement of new parts on the production line
  • Keep production logs
  • Ensure clean production equipment and work areas
  • Provide production progress and/or change over reports to shift supervisors.
  • Maintains inventory of tools and PPEs issued to team members.
  • Member of Plant First Response Team.
  • Member of the production on-call system.
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Job Title: Table Packing Supervisor

Role & Responsibilities:

Ideally the incumbent should have some packaging, operational and/or sorting experience in a production environment. He/she will be responsible for coordinating with shift supervisors to carry out packing/sorting activities of finished goods in order to meet the quality demands in a reliable and cost-effective manner.

Results / Accountabilities

  • Manage table packing teams
  • Timely closure of stock take with proper documentations passed
  • Conduct RCA for sorting packing and market rejects
  • Coordinate with the Quality department on a day to day basis
  • Maintain a sorting target of minimum of 95% (SKU)


Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of an HND in related fields
  • Experience in sorting finished goods
  • Able to pass drug/background check
  • Able to work nights weekends and holidays
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Pays attention to details and monitor quality of inventory
  • Computer literate

Preferred skills:

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Strong communicator (both oral & written).
  • Physically and mentally fit.
  • Proven ability to supervise teams in faced paced environments.

How to Apply for GBfoods Africa Recruitment

Interested applicants should click here to apply.

Application Deadline: 19th May 2020.

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