Senior Materials Engineer Job Careers – Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)


Job Title:    Senior
Materials Engineer

Organization: Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Principal Materials Engineer


About US:

The Uganda
National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) is a statutory body under the Ministry of
Trade, Industry and Co-operatives established by the UNBS Act Cap 327. It is
governed by the National Standards Council and headed by the Executive Director
who is responsible for the day-to-day operation of UNBS. The mandate of UNBS is
to develop, promote and enforce national standards in order to enhance
competitiveness of Ugandan products, promote fair trade and protect consumers
and the environment.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Reporting to the Principal Materials
Engineer, the successful candidate shall be required to develop/review test
methods, provide technical guidance and perform laboratory analysis to ensure
accurate and timely test results in line with the laboratory objectives through
performing the following duties;

Carry out none routine tests on samples received for the
first time and any other complex tests.

Initiate and develop appropriate test methods and
procedures in consultation with the Head of Division.

To ensure UNBS and industry adopt the latest methods and
technology in materials testing

Conduct and participate in research relevant to standards
development and document the latest methods and technology in testing to be
adopted by UNBS

Verify and interpret test results by subordinate staff to
ensure accuracy.

Liaise with the Head of Division and other relevant
officers in writing test reports and test certificates.

Undertake proper document control of laboratory records to
enable ease of retrieval whenever information is required

Monitor, maintain and administer the stock control and
analyze cost system functions for the Laboratory to ensure timely procurement
of requirements in the section

Participates in technical committee meetings in standards

Any other relevant duties that may be assigned from time
to time.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant for the Uganda National Bureau of Standards
(UNBS) Senior Materials Engineer job career must hold a post Graduate
qualification in Engineering or any other related field from a recognized

Honours degree in Chemistry, Engineering and any other
related field.

At least five years’ experience

Hands-on supervisory competencies with capacity to
multi-task and deliver results efficiently with minimal supervision

Must be computer literate with skills in MS Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, and the Internet application

The successful candidates must have a high level of
integrity and professionalism, Communication, Teamwork and Analytical skills
and needs to be a team player, an excellent communicator with good oral communication
and presentation skills.



How to Apply:

candidates should apply online at the link below.


Click Here



Use your email address for registration

Fill in all tabs as per the application as required

Attach your updated CV with mobile telephone numbers
indicated, copies of academic qualifications and national identity card under
the tab for documents

Complete your application by clicking ‘submit application’

No hand delivered applications will be received

Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic

UNBS does not request for any payments at any stage of
recruitment and review process

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


Deadline: 24th August 2020 by 5.00pm.


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