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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Utilities Supervisor Job at Redhot Recruitment - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Utilities Supervisor

Jobs at:
Redhot Recruitment

Deadline of this Job:
24th November 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Redhot Recruitment are the leading providers of Human Resource management solutions in Uganda. Our services are tailored to meet your company’s recruitment or manpower requirements as well those of job seekers. Our professionals and experts ensure that your company gets the best service at the most friendly rates in the country.
Job Summary: The Utilities Supervisor will manage the various machine maintenance repairs, electrical installations, motor vehicle maintenance, servicing and repairs, plumbing requirements, plant and grounds maintenance, spare parts acquisition and inventory among other aspects to be encountered in the day to day operations of the factory/plant. The jobholder will be responsible for coordinating and supervising the work of employees in the general maintenance and upkeep of buildings, grounds, and equipment. The incumbent will be in charge of planning the maintenance in electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and related systems. The jobholder also carries out mechanical interventions request of employees and other duties as required.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage and supervise properly the maintenance personnel
  • Attend to trouble shooting as well as any plant and equipment breakdown efficiently with minimum downtime.
  • Source and look for relevant spare parts as well as managing stock of spare parts and ensuring buffer stock is available at all times for consumables.
  • Work on preventative maintenance schedule and ensure same is executed and documented properly.
  • Responsible for the general maintenance of factory and building /yard according to ISO Standards.
  • Work closely with relevant subcontractors and suppliers to ensure best possible quote/deal for the company.
  • Responsible for the proper maintenance and servicing of all company vehicles and delivery trucks.
  •  Keep up to date with latest technology and developments in the meat industry and advise Top Management accordingly.
  • Interact efficiently with all relevant departments i.e. Production/ Quality/ Procurement/ Sales/ Delivery/ Finance) with proper effective communication.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in mechanical engineering or any other related field from an accredited institution.
  •  A minimum of five years of apprenticeship/experience in the area of mechanical repairs, electrical, plumbing under a factory setting.
  •  Thorough knowledge of the occupation hazards and corresponding safety precautions necessary for the safe performance of assigned duties.
  • Ability to work beyond normal working hours as required.
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs, academic documents and two references to