Hima Cement Ltd is a member of Lafarge East Africa and part of the Lafarge Group, the largest building materials company in the world operating in all contmants of the world. Lafarge East Africa ‘ comprises Bamburi Cement Ltd in Kenya and Hima Cement in Uganda.
Hima is looking to fill the position of Assistant Electrical Engineer as per summary below;
Assistant Mechanical Engineer
Direct Reports: Mechanical Foremen
No. of Vacancies: 01
Location: Kasese – Uganda
Scope: All plant operations.
Reports to: mechanical Engineer
Plant Characteristics: Material Conveyors, Crushers, Mills, Kilns and Packers.
Specific responsibilities will include:
Enforces regulations regarding safety, health and welfare of the team.
Responsible for the execution of the mechanical maintenance work carried out on equipment.
Develops working methods in his field: defines procedures & ensures that they are implemented.
Contributes to the preparation of the annual mechanical maintenance budget.
Ensures proper scheduling, planning of works and resources and execution; Work very closely with plant departments and sections for effective co-ordination of maintenance programs.
Provides on the spot guidance as required, develops skills, trains, motivates, carries out coaching and performance appraisal of the employees in the section.
Facilitates communications and relationships – conducts department meetings regularly, conveys management policies to the subordinates, and communicates results to the management.
Keeps himself informed of general plant practices so as to ensure on-call duty.
We are looking for a self motivated and enthusiastic individual who must have the following:
A degree in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent with at least 4 years experience working in ” a busy industrial environment”.
Knowledge of safety laws and regulations.
In-depth knowledge of practical mechanical operations and diagnosis.
Strong problem-solving, trouble-shooting skills and hands-on experience.
Working knowledge of predictive maintenance practices, inspection tools and computer based maintenance management systems (CMMS).
IT literacy and reporting skills.
How to apply:
Closing date for applications is 16thJanuary 2012. If you are interested in being considered for the above position, send your application together with a detailed CV to the address below: Hima Cement Court, 4 Ternan Avenue
PO Box 7230, Kampala.
Telephone: +256 312-213100 /213200 , fax: +256- 382-400286 /288