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Job Title:  Operator

Job Number:  21918

Country: Viet Nam

Location: TP Ho Chi Minh 

Function: Operations 

Level: Non-management 

Grade: NM 

Job Type: Permanent 

Contractual Legal Entity: VINA-BAT JV Co. Ltd. (VN16) 


  • Perform necessary machine startup / setting / adjustment to deliver daily production plan:-
    • Carry out daily start up and operate production lines on production schedule
    • Do all the machine check and adjustment to ensure product quality is at the highest quality standard with minimum wastage and stoppage.
    • Do trouble shooting to ensure lowest down time
    • Run all machine within working cell to back up each other during breaks
  • Perform regular online check to ensure product quality are always in highest quality.
  • Perform shifty loss analysis on their own machines to understand top 3 losses and implement improvement for the following shift.
    • Shift check machine condition base on center line guides and adjust machine to ensure machine condition are within center line zone.
    • Shift define loss analysis within their working shift and carry out improvement during CIL time.
  • Carry out the machine daily / weekly / monthly schedule base on the standard maintenance checklist
    • Daily/weekly/monthly perform machine / sub-assemblies cleaning and maintenance in accordance with the planned maintenance schedule and standard checklist.
    • Weekly perform
  • Responsible for safety at their machine
    • Check and ensure all interlocks, detectors, sensors, safety switches, machine guards and stop buttons are in good working condition.
    • Conduct safety observation within their machine to detect defect or unsafe condition and report to fix it.
  • Participate in project works as instructed by SMD production technician for improvement of machine performance, housekeeping, safety, product quality etc.
  • Assist technicians during repair and maintenance.

Perform other technical jobs instructed SMD technical engineer.


  • Leadership
  • Drive the seasonal worker, worker on daily support activities:
      • Guide and ensure seasonal worker to perform workplace cleaning and machine cleaning in the safe and compliance with quality guides
      • Guide and ensure seasonal worker to handle materials and finished goods movement in a safe and compliance with quality guides
  • Lead the team in assigned machine group to implement maintenance plan, housekeeping practice as 5S policy, weevil infestation control activities, PI&T.
  • Able to cross train other team member & provide inputs for training material development
  • Management
  • Maintain a good housekeeping in assigned working area and equipment at required level.
  • Follow up strictly infestation control method of BAT.
  • Strictly follow safety regulations of company to ensure zero accident.
  • Comply with and implement required tasks to follow up environment policy of company.
  • To control the spare parts as policy.
  • Relationships
  • Close working relationship with Shift Leader, Operator, Technical Specialist, IPQC inspector, Warehouse Operator to achieve all set KPIs   
  • Maintain good relationship with all temp staffs, seasonal workers
  • Establish good partnership with OEM Technicians, spares parts suppliers
  • Innovation
  •  To have initiative on troubleshooting with machines’ problems.

 To expand production line when requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Experiences:

  • Possess a Certificate from College/Vocational School with at least 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • English communication is advantage
  • Possess basic MS office skills:  MS Excel, Words. 
  • Advantage if possess engineering experience/ knowledge in areas of manufacturing machines, mechanical fitting skills & knowledge.


British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

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