Syrup Room Assistant at Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Closing Date: 2023/02/03

Reference Number: CCB230123-6

Job Title: Syrup Room Assistant

Job Category: Manufacturing

Company: Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda

Job Type: Permanent

Location – Country: Uganda

Location – Province: Not Applicable

Location – Town / City: Mbarara

Job Description

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa /CCBA is the largest African Coca-Cola bottler, accounting for 40% of all Coca-Cola volumes on the continent. Coca-Cola Beverages Uganda /CCBU is a subsidiary of CCBA, and we are currently seeking to recruit a Syrup Room Assistant based in Mbarara.

Asa Syrup Room Assistant, you will report directly to the Process Operator-Syrup Room.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operating the process area according to the work instructions and adhering to usage standards.
  • Carrying out the required quality checks as described in the quality control and analysis work practice.
  • Performing housekeeping tasks, applying 5s principles, and following safe work practices.
  • Identifying and correcting unsafe work practices.
  • Assisting fellow team members in the execution of their tasks.
  • Carrying out quality checks and analysis as per the quality procedures.
  • Pick Beverage concentrates and bases in-store as directed by the process operator.
  • Actively participating in shift meetings, asking questions, and contributing suggestions.
  • Making use of the gap list to record issues, problems, and improvement opportunities.
  • Making use of relevant communication media (e.g., shift handover books) to stay informed and inform others of issues.
  • Applying the appropriate situational problem-solving techniques (e.g., 5Why, quick fix routines, OPLs (One Point Lessons), etc.) to identify and correct the problem.

Skills, Experience & Education


  • Minimum requirement: Diploma in Food Science, industrial chemistry, or any other related field
  • Added advantage: Computer and technical skills


  • All aspects of Food processing operations and process control


  • Ability to work in teams
  • Understanding of the application of WCM foundational practices
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Quality control practices and principles
  • Bottling principles and processes
  • Product handling knowledge
  • Computer knowledge
  • Understanding of SHEQ policies and procedures