Maintenance Engineer Job Careers – Britania Allied Industries Limited

Job Title:     Maintenance Engineer
Organisation: Britania Allied
Industries Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Britania:
Britania Products (U) Ltd. was set up in 1992 as a small unit for
manufacturing biscuits and bread. A confectionery unit was added to this in
1998. To utilize the abundant natural resources of fruits and vegetables in the
country, Britania Foods (U) Ltd., a modern fruit and vegetable processing unit
blossomed into existence in mid 1995. In late 2002, Britania Products and
Britania Foods merged and a new entity Britania Allied Industries Ltd. was
instituted. The Corporate Office and the factory remained in Ntinda Industrial
Area in Kampala, a contributory factor being the land owned by the company and
available for expansion.
Job Summary: The Maintenance
Engineer will ensure that industrial machinery and equipment runs smoothly and
reliably.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Tasked with designing maintenance
    strategies, procedures and methods
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled and
    breakdown maintenance of the plant machinery and equipment.
  • Planning equipment upgrades and machinery
    modification
  • Responding immediately to breakdowns,
    fixing faults or arranging for replacements to be installed
  • Supports the production manager to prepare
    the plant maintenance budget.
  • Assists the production manager to plan for
    installation of new machinery.
  • Prepares indent and requisition for
    maintenance requirements for approval.
  • Works closely with the store in charge to
    ensure availability of spares and parts.
  • Sources for spares required for plant
    maintenance but not available in stores
  • Carries out quality inspections for
    machinery periodically
  • Assigns duties and tasks to and supervises
    maintenance staff.
  • Coordinates all plant maintenance
    activities.
  • Supervises plant installation and
    maintenance work.
  • Maintains proper documentation of
    maintenance activities
  • Compiles regular maintenance reports for
    management.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a BSc in
    Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Five years of hands-on experience in a PET
    Bottle juice manufacturing plant
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good team work
  • Good people management skills
  • Skills in technical report writing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good understanding of health and safety
    regulations, strong decision-making skills, result-oriented and excellent
    computer skills.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should submit letters of application
specifying their field of study together with an updated CV, contact number
(s), copies of relevant certificates, names and details of three references to:
The Human Resource Manager, Britania Allied Industries Ltd., P.O. Box 7518,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: HRM@dawda.co.ug
Deadline: 22nd
December 2017 by 5.00 p.m.

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