Training Controller – Packaging at AB InBev

Job Title: Training Controller – Packaging | AB InBev (Anheuser-Busch InBev) | Location: Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Career opportunity exists for a highly skilled and result driven Training Controller, Packaging in Port-Harcourt Plant reporting to the Packaging Manager.
  • The incumbent will provide a 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 taking from Team room discussions, ITF, Annual Training Plan and all other problem solving discussion i.e. 5Why’s, abnormality reports, walk about
  • 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 & 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 SOP’s:

  • Implement the 8 step SOP process
  • (Execution of the SOP’s are relevant and effective, use the as training aid), track and check whether people 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 a 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 future Pipeline:

  • Trainees: Conduct monthly check in with trainee to identify opportunities for 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 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 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 ability to influence and communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work under pressure, yet maintaining 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

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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  • The advert has minimum requirements listed. Management reserves the right to use additional/relevant information as criteria for shortlisting.
  • The company policy requires that your immediate manager is informed of your intention to apply for the role and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted and specify the plant where the role you are applying for seats.
  • International Breweries PLC is an equal opportunities employer and we promote gender equality in the company.