Fresher Career Jobs – Weighbridge Clerk at UCL

Job Title:  Weighbridge Clerk
Organisation: Uganda
Clays Ltd (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Cost
About US:
Uganda Clays Limited is
Uganda’s leading manufacturer of quality clay baked construction products since
1950 and is listed on the Uganda’s Securities Exchange. The head offices are
located at 14Km on Entebbe Road, with a second factory situated at Kamonkoli in
Eastern Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Weighbridge Clerk will provide tonnage
information of all materials received into the plant such as finished products,
raw materials, spares and clay; and all dispatches out of the company (Uganda
Clays) while ensuring compliance with the set weight tolerances, internal
controls and safety requirements. He /she will also safeguard the Company
against the loss of revenue or stocks by ensuring that all trucks in and out of
the plant are weighed appropriately.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure
    adherence to all the Health and Safety procedures/requirements while
    executing weighbridge operations.
  • Safeguard
    the Company against the loss of revenue or stocks by ensuring that all
    trucks in and out of the plant are weighed appropriable as per the laid
    down procedures and report any exceptions to the cost accountant
  • Responsible
    for preparing daily weighbridge reports and treat all
    documents/information as confidential. It’s unethical to divulge any
    information to external parties without proper authorization.
  • Ensure
    complete compliance to the weighbridge procedure (finished product) and
    weighbridge procedure (Materials) at all times.
  • Regularly
    check proper function of the weighbridge Report any malfunction
    immediately it’s noted as per the escalation procedure and follow up on
    the repair.
  • Ensure
    proper housekeeping around the weighbridge and especially the gaps between
    the weighing platform and the foundation for accurate weighing.
  • Ensure
    that any exceptions are brought to the attention of the management as
    necessary in order to protect the Company’s interest.
  • Regularly
    report to the Cost Accountant all PO balances that are warning in WIMS
    immediately and follow up closure.
  • Actively
    co-ordinate with Quality and Audit as regards incoming raw materials
  • Ensure
    all documents are filled away safely for future reference.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Weighbridge Clerk should be a Diploma holder in
    logistics, purchasing and supplies, Accounting and Engineering.
  • At
    least one to two years’ experience in Weighbridge work.
  • Working
    knowledge and or experience of contract management
  • Good
    computer knowledge of and reporting tools.
  • Financial
  • Basic
    reporting skills
  • High
    level of integrity and honesty
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team
    player with excellent influencing and organizational skills.
  • Analytical
    nature and ability to think laterally
  • Initiative,
    drive and ability to handle extreme work pressure.
  • Prudence
    and result orientation.
  • Must
    be proactive, assertive and self-disciplined.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates with relevant experience, know that they meet the above
job requirements and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should
send their applications and CV, present position, current remuneration, copies
of certificates/ testimonials and addresses of three (3) referees plus day-time
telephone contact to this address:
Human Resources and
Administration Manager, Uganda Clays Limited, P.O. Box 3188 Kampala, Uganda.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will not be
entertained and if done will lead to disqualification.
Deadline: 20th February 2015
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