Mechanical maintenance officer – head facility in charge – kampala job post at Mukwano Industries Uganda Limited

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Mukwano Industries Uganda Limited

Mukwano Industries Uganda Limited

Job Description

Job Category:
Engineering jobs in Uganda
Job Location:
Education Level:
Bachelor Degree

Job Details
Mechanical maintenance officer – head facility in charge – kampala

Reporting to head – engineering services, the successful candidate will;

Key result areas:

• Provide technical guidance in complex installation, defect rectifications, maintenance & testing of a wide range of equipment / system like HVAC, Electrical, Mechanical & instrumentation equipment’s including precision units, DX, AHU’s and on Electrical for LV and MCC panels, Control Gears, UPS, Central Battery Systems, Lighting Control panels, pumps and its stations, DG sets etc.

• Review KPI parameters and other relevant manual, regulations to remain up to date in the respective field of engineering.

• Monitor implementation of plant preventive maintenance activities carried out as per the schedule & safety Standards.

• Troubleshoot the premature / unusual or the system failures and analyze root cause, take corrective action to avoid recurrence of the problem in line with SOPs.

• Provide work directions to specialized vendors and subordinate staffs to ensure that all activities conform to ISO policies and procedures and accepted technical standards.

• To coordinate & liaise with building focal points and coordinate day to O&M activities.

• Receive and review incoming work requests for functioning and maintenance.

• Plan, execute routine preventive maintenance and process work requests after filling in the required materials, man hours, and skill levels.

• Provides technical advice to subordinates and ensures proper use of tools for reinstating the systems.

• Inspect the work of subordinate staff, carry out related on-site work, resolves problems during work, trains subordinates in safe practices and guidelines.

• Prepare regular work reports & maintain records and files of work performed, in progress, and work completed. Completes and processes paperwork related to his section such as time sheets, material costs, repairs, and activity reports.

• Prepare annual lists of spare parts, consumable materials and special tools or test equipment.

• Any other duties assigned by the Head – Engineering Services.


Educational qualifications and experience

• Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Mechanical), or any other related discipline.

• Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline is an added advantage.

• Minimum of 4 years significant working experience which should be at a senior level in engineering environment

Skills & professional attributes required

• Strong general management and demonstrated leadership skills.

• Must be good at application of creativity and innovative skills in managing projects.

• Should have good analyzing skills as well.

• Should be a problem – solver and be able to grasp the problem at hand and take quick steps to resolve it.

• Ability to develop, formulate strategy and exercise good judgment.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Application Process

Application procedure

Interested candidates should visit our website i.e. , go to the career page and upload the Cover letter, CV and Academic Credentials OR send their Cover letter, CV and Academic documents to stating the Job Ref No. in the subject line.

Closing date of receiving applications is two weeks from the date of this advertisement i.e., from 14th January 2023to 27th January 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the closing date. Any form of canvassing is prohibited.

All successful candidates will be offered competitive remuneration packages.

Disclaimer: Beware of fraudulent job offers. Mukwano Industries (U) Ltd does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process, and it does not request any banking information. Mukwano only advertises its employment opportunities on its Careers website and Vacancies Page. It also utilizes bona fide and established media, newspapers, as well as online professional platforms (e.g., LinkedIn) to disseminate its vacancies. All job offers are made by Mukwano human resources personnel following a competitive process.

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