Senior Factory Technician (One Post)

Job Type: Full Time
Department: Factory

Report To:      Factory Manager

Duty Station:  Mpanga Tea Factory

Over role purpose: Job Role: Job Role: Plan, coordinate and certify all engineering works of company in line with the Business Plan and relevant policies and guidelines

 Duties and responsibilities

  1. Shall be in charge of the Engineering section
  2. Plan, coordinate and evaluate the implementation of general maintenance of the plant processing machinery
  3. Design minor structural drawings, prepare cost estimates, supervise and certify works done
  4. Plan, budget and monitor the performance of the section budget
  5. Manage the performance, development and welfare of the Engineering staff
  6. Initiate procurement requests for the engineering section and follow-up on the status
  7. Assess the performance of motor vehicles and motor cycles and maintain them in a good mechanical condition
  8. Monitor and maintain water supply systems up running to ensure adequate water supply
  9. Monitor power supply to the factory, staff quarters, maintain systems and generators in good working condition
  10. Implement and enforce compliance to health and safety standards
  11. Any other duty assigned to you by your immediate supervisor

Person specification;

Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/ Agricultural Engineering or a related field
  • At least three years’ experience in maintenance in production environment, preferably in tea industry
  • Knowledge of;
    • Tea processing machinery
    • Engineering & workshop practices
    • Knowledge of Engineering software such as Auto CAD

Skills and Abilities:

  • Risk management skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal, communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Interpretation of technical drawings, designs and installations
  • Construction management

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.