Fresher Mechanical Engineer Careers – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Job Title:     Mechanical Engineer
Organisation: Monitor
Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Technical
Manager
About MPL:
Monitor Publications Limited (MPL), 
a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s most influential media house,
operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and Sunday Monitor newspapers,
93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary: The Mechanical
Engineer will be tasked with the maintenance of the press and auxiliary
equipment in the plant, install and commission new equipment and supervise
service level providers.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
·        
Plans production maintenance for weekly,
monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and yearly maintenance tasks
·        
Ensures that all the tasks specified by the
planner are carried out on due dates in accordance with the approved procedures
·        
Supervises service level providers to carry out
proper maintenance on equipment when due
·        
Attends to breakdowns promptly during production
and solves problems within the shortest time possible
·        
The incumbent installs and commissions new
equipment including hardware and software
·        
Counter checks the work assigned to Plant
Technician to ensure thoroughness
·        
Recommends to the Production Manager the spare
parts to be ordered
·        
Conducts monthly stock-taking of mechanical
spares
·        
Ensures the use of quality work practices
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicant should preferably hold a
University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized
institution. Engineer registration board certificate is an added advantage
·        
A minimum of two years’ relevant experience
·        
Strong drive for results
·        
Good problem solving skills
·        
Ability to follow through and close issues
·        
Good planning and organization skills
·        
Willing to work long hours
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone number
via E-mail to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
NB: Please note that only
short listed candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 4th November 2016
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