Consortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness Mechanical Technician Jobs in Uganda

Consortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness Mechanical Technician Jobs in Uganda

Job Details:

The Consortium for Enhancing University Responsiveness to Agribusiness Development Limited (CURAD) is a public-private partnership initiative promoted by Makerere University, the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE), National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO).

CURAD is an agribusiness innovation incubator set up with the aim of boosting job creation and incomes within the Agricultural sector in Uganda using the agribusiness incubation model.

Agribusiness and Agripark Project: aBi Development Limited is partnering with CURAD to set up an Agripak Facility at Namanve Industrial Park which will be engaged in the production and marketing of fresh fruit, vegetables, dried fruits and packaging materials using the incubation model.

Curad is now looking to fill up the following positions at the Agripark Facility Terms of References

Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out routine maintenance and repairs according to acceptable engineering standards.
  • Perform assigned mechanical maintenance activities of all CURAD equipment and machinery
  • Prioritize Jobs to maximize product quality and plant availability (break-in jobs)
  • Provide timely routine maintenance to all Curad equipment and machinery.
  • Provide timely feedback to Manager on deviations to schedule and on work to be completed.
  • Document and give feedback on all Information
  • Collected to Supervisor.
  • Communicate to other shifts all line and equipment specific problems and outstanding work.
  • Ensure efficiency of line is met as per equipment rated speed.
  • Provide support for the implementation of autonomous maintenance through involvement with the coaching of production stat.
  • Identify and action unsafe conditions & work practices as per the standard maintenance procedures Use, handle and dispose off as per procedures all Hazardous substances.
  • Report & action all Health & Safety incidents are as per procedures.
  • Adhere lo all housekeeping standards.
  • Develop appropriate routine maintenance schedules
    for all CURAD equipment

    Job Qualifications:
  • The applicant must hold an Ordinary Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering is an added advantage
  • Three years working experience in a hands-on industry set up, FMCG industry is preferred in beverage processing, coffee processing and/or milling and dry product packaging industries.
  • Awareness of factory safety & health regulations
  • Proven team leader dynamic in negotiations and ability to interact with a multi-disciplinary support environment.
  • Handling training programs, event management and understand the demands of the farmers and market.
  • Trainable and willing to learn

    How to Apply
  • All the above jobs will be offered on a one-year contract with an option to extend based on the incumbent performance and funds.
  • A positive attitude and passionate approach for the job will be very much appreciated.
  • These are a one-year Contract Jobs subject to renewal depending on performance Location: The incumbents will be mainly based at the Agripark Facility in Namanve but will also rotate to Curad's other sites at Kabonyolo Gayaza and Kapeeka Industrial Park, Kampala, Ladies are encouraged to apply
  • Application letters and CVs should be sent only by hard copy to the Executive Director Curad PO Box 1509, Muarik, Gayaza, Kabanyolo Kampala or using email to and a copy to by 30th September 2019 at 5:00pm

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