Mill Machinist Job Opportunities – Duma Works (Alam Group)

Title:               Mill Machinist
Organisation: Duma Works (Alam Group)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Supervisor
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They
are efficiently connecting employers and potential hires through our mobile
platform, we make finding that perfect person a fun experience, allowing
businesses to grow and job seekers to access new opportunities. Duma Works is a
recruiting platform that fuses traditional human-centered recruiting and an
interactive digital process to simplify how growing businesses hire top talent
on the African continent. Since 2012, hundreds of employers all over East
Africa have used DUMA Works to save time and money when identifying qualified
job candidates. They are recruiting for a valuable client, Alam Group in
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Mill machinists operate industrial devices
    that generate manufacturing parts. Essential skills are technical
    knowledge, computer programming experience, and precision. Most mill
    machinists have a high school diploma and a certificate from a technical college
  • A Mill machinist operates equipment such
    as mill machines, end mills, resolving lathe tools, and drill presses, to
    produce manufacturing parts out of metal, aluminium, steel, or plastic,
    often for the aerospace industry. Using blueprints provided by company’s
    engineers, mill machinists asses specifications and configure equipment to
    produce batches of parts.
  • The work requires technical knowledge and
    precision, since mill machinists take measurements to adequately setup the
    devices. They may be responsible for procedures such as cutting, squaring,
    and milling, drilling, tapping, and boring.
  • Mill machinists use measuring tools such
    as gauges, calipers, indicators, and micrometers to perform tool changes
    and radius offsets. In addition to setting up, loading, and programming
    equipment, they’re responsible for its smooth operation. An incorrect
    measurement or inaccurate cut, for example, could ruin an entire batch of
    production and negatively affect company profits.
  • Mill machinists also perform maintenance
    and look for potential problems such as a poorly fitting piece or an
    overworked machine
  • Successful mill machinists are team player
    who pays attention to detail, can analyze a problem quickly, and
    troubleshoot effectively.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Attainment of 100% preventive mill
    machines measures implemented in response to identified breakdown.
  • Realization of 100% adherence to
    maintenance machine on full time attendance.
  • Realization of 100% adherence to
    employee’s trainings conducted in a given period.
  • Attainment of 100% good and sound
    technical knowledge and precision.
  • Realization of 10% to full attendance this
  • Attainment of 100% adherence to good
    behavior conducts while on duty.

Qualifications, Skills and
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical
    engineering and manufacturing.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a related
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: with the
subject line as “3297”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 3297 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through.
N.B: You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic
screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive
immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8
questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the
test. If you have any issues with the process, please reach out to
Deadline: 30th April 2018
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