Research and Development Officer Job Opportunity – Uganda Clays Limited

Organization: Uganda Clays
Limited (UCL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Production
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 Research
and Development Officer will mainly be responsible for working together with
the marketing and production teams in planning, initiating product development
strategies, testing and application for finished products; improve on already
existing products and research on clay products to come up with new product
designs to meet customer requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The job holder will develop and initiate application
tests for the finished products to ensure that they meet the required
standards.
·        
In charge of initiating product development
strategies to meet the demand of customers.
·        
In charge of improving on already existing products.
·        
Research on clay products (raw materials) and come
up ’ with new product designs and tests.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The Research and Development Officer should
preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Ceramics.
·        
A minimum of three years’ experience in a
manufacturing company.
·        
Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
·        
High degree of integrity and honesty.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates should send their applications and updated CVs, 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.
Deadline: 11th December, 2015
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