Entry Level Mechanical Engineer Job Careers – Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)

Job Title:      Mechanical Engineer
Organisation: Monitor Publications Limited (MPL)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Production Manager
About Us:
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 maintain 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Carries out monthly stock-take of
    mechanical spares
  • Ensures the use of quality work practices

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold a University
    Degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent from a recognized
    institution. Engineer registration board certificate is an added advantage
  • Two years of relevant experience
  • Strong drive for results
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to follow through and dose issues
  • Willing to work long hours
  • Excellent planning and organization skills
How to Apply:
Al suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with daytime telephone
number(s) addressed to:
The Head of Human Resource,
Monitor Publications Ltd.,
P.O. Box 12141, Kampala, Uganda.
E-mail to: resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
Deadline: 22nd December 2017
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