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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Agricultural Products Engineer Job at Solar Now - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Agricultural Products Engineer 

Jobs at:
Solar Now 

Deadline of this Job:
25th October 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 11th September 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Title: Agricultural Products Engineer
Reports to: Products Development Manager.

Job Summary.
Aims at bringing desirable quality products to the market to meet customer satisfaction and support our operations.

Responsibilities and Tasks:
Product Technical Definition: Ensure products have technical definitions based on industry standards and client requirements.

Products Sourcing: Support sourcing in screening of products and their relevant suppliers.
Products Testing and Specification: Create specifications, test methods for every product and their subsequent testing and reports.
Products Launch: Use product launch tracker to ensure controlled and successful launch of new and improved products, work to create value proposition and training.
Products Review: Review products customer satisfaction surveys and product performance ie insights into low customer satisfaction, what can be done about this and how -including review of solutions related to operational impacts and cost benefit
Products Roll Out: Roll out the Intervention project given in proposal, work within the budget and across teams to ensure successful implementation.
Product Intervention Tracking: Track interventions relevant to your specified product portfolio in the insights engine. Ensure market awareness and insights relevant to your product portfolio, bringing market baselining into your interventions and introductions

Interdesk Communication: Work closely with other desks to ensure a smooth client journey. In addition, ensure regular communications out to Desks to promote the work being done within your team and understanding on how your team works.
Reporting: Prepare your weekly report on time to enable accurate tracking of your work and the team
Quality Assurance: Review work done by Officers to ensure it meets requirements.

Performance Monitoring: Track and review the performance of Officers to ensure optimal team performance.
Team Mentoring and Coaching: Support the development of the team through sharing skills and abilities

Qualification and skills
  • Highly motivated and passionate about work.
  • Eye for detail.
  • Technical knowledge of agricultural equipment..
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good communication & reporting skills.
  • Team player / People Management skills.
  • Computer literacy: Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Minimum Academic qualifications is a Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Mechanization or any related field.
  • Knowledge on water pumps or irrigation solutions is an advantage.
  • More than 1 year work experience with agricultural equipment or irrigation products is an advantage.
Job application procedure
Interested candidates can send their motivation letter and CV to