Soroti Fruits Limited Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Soroti Uganda

Soroti Fruits Limited Mechanical Engineer Jobs in Soroti Uganda


Job Title & Number of Vacancies:

Mechanical Engineer (1)
Reports to:

  • Assistant Manager Technical Services
    Duty Station:
  • Soroti
    Job Summary:

    Designing new systems and processes for the introduction of new machines and for the improvement of existing ones, undertakes scheduled and breakdown maintenance of manufacturing equipment or plants.

    Main Duties

  • Diagnose breakdown problems and provide solutions where applicable
  • Generate specialist procurement of fixtures, fittings or components; controlling maintenance tools, stores and equipment; monitoring and controlling maintenance costs
  • Deal with emergency and unplanned equipment breakdown and repairs.
  • Take lead in the repairing and equipment maintenance
  • Supervise, mentor, motivate and guide technical services staff
  • Ensure compliance to staff health and safety regulations
  • Manage equipment stocks and supplies
  • Responsible for developing and directing maintenance programs for all mechanical equipment Investigate equipment failures, attend to relevant work orders, and ensure reduced downtime.
  • Supervise and assign specific repair and maintenance tasks to mechanical technicians.
  • Prepare and submit periodical reports about ongoing repair and maintenance activities.
  • Inspect work for satisfactory completion.
  • Manage mechanical engineering inventory and ensure that adequate quantities of spares are always available.
  • Conduct on the job training for subordinate staff, monitor their performance and working standards.
  • Uphold and enforce health and safety precautions in adherence to the company's SHEQ policy.

    Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
    Post Graduate qualifications in a related field is an added advantage 3 years factory/machine maintenance experience from a food/fruits processing/ FMCG factory
  • Ability to positively deliver under pressure
  • Good verbal, written communication skills, staff mentoring and supervisory skills
  • Adequate IT and Analytical skills
  • Dynamic knowledge and understanding of engineering practices in an FMCG factory Ability to troubleshoot equipment failures in a short period Ability to apply knowledge of standards, methods, and procedures in a workplace Problem solving and decision making skills Team work and good interpersonal skills Adequate IT and analytical skills

    How to Apply
  • Applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:
  • The Chief Executive Officer, Soroti Fruits Limited, Plot 1.4, Pineapple Road, Soroti Industrial & Business Park, Arapai, P. O. Box 154, Soroti.
  • Online Applications: hr_softe@udc.go.ug
  • Deadline for receipt of applications: Friday 29th March 2019


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