Mechanic (Welder and Fabricator) (One Post)

Job Type: Full Time
Department: Factory

Report To:      Senior Factory Technician

Duty Station:  Mpanga Tea Factory

Job Role: Monitor, repair and service factory machinery, carryout installations and up-grades in line with the Business Plan and the relevant policies and guidelines.


Job description;

  1. Monitor machinery performance, diagnose, Identify and report faults in line with engineering guidelines
  2. Repair, install and carryout fittings for machinery in line with engineering procedures
  3. Carry out fabrication and welding works for the machinery parts as required
  4. Perform machine servicing and scheduled maintenance in line with the drawn schedules and engineering guidelines
  5. Provide technical support to workers and other colleagues in the factory in line with the relevant policies and laws
  6. Document and maintain up-to-date records of the repairs, installations and fitting works in line with the company policies and guidelines
  7. Any other duty as allocated by your supervisor


Person specification;

Qualification and Experience

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or a related relevant qualification
  • Mechanical engineering craft practice/fitter machinist part II At least two-year experience in machinery maintenance in production environment, preferably in tea industry
  • Knowledge of;
    • Tea processing machinery
    • Plant and machinery assembling
    • Welding and bearing fitting

Skills and Abilities:

  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to use physical effort and lift heavy machinery
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal, communication skills

All applications, Curriculum Vitae, Certificates, and Academic Transcripts, three referees include their postal addresses and telephone contacts should be submitted to the office of Human Resource Manager, Mpanga Growers Tea Factory Limited or copy to by 5th September 2022 before 5:00pm or P.O. Box 585, Fort Portal