Hima Cement Uganda Jobs 2021 – Fresher Mechanical Technician

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Job Title: Fresher Mechanical Technician – Hima Cement Uganda Jobs 2021

Organization: Hima Cement Ltd

Duty Station: Hima



Hima Cement Ltd Profile

Hima Cement Ltd. is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd. which is a member of the LafargeHolcim Group. LafargeHolcim is the leading producer of building materials in the world. At Hima Cement, our Vision is “To be the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience.”

Hima Cement works with all actors in the building and construction industry in Uganda – manufacturing and supplying a wide range of building and construction solutions designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects like individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure projects. Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Hima is committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients.



Job Profile

The Mechanical Technician within the framework of the department’s objectives and yearly action plans, his/her mission is to ensure proper maintenance of mechanical equipment and hence maximum reliability of equipment in a safe and efficient manner at optimum cost through inspection and feedback.



Roles and Responsibilities:

? Ensures proper housekeeping is done at all times within work sites.
? Inspect all machinery and equipment in the section on a daily basis as maintenance inspection requirement and carry out minor repairs.
? Carry out the daily, weekly, fortnightly, monthly and ‘shut down’ maintenance according to work orders issued.
? Carry out emergency repair and maintenance of faulty machinery and equipment as quickly as possible to ensure continued production.
? Confirm that the permit-to-work (PTW) is issued to the foreman before work is commenced and record work done in the work order for historical purposes.
? Prepare and ensure the use of correct tools and spares.
? Ensure that Plant safety standards and procedures are adhered to while carrying out duties.
? Keep work site clean by removing all materials on completion of the job and placing in the proper disposal or storage area.
? Attends to breakdowns, investigates and traces and rectifies Faults.

? Performs all maintenance tasks in the section as be allocated.
? Makes proposals to modify or improve equipment for better performance or safety improvements to the supervisor.
? Carry out risk assessment on all tasks prior to execution and ensure that all jobs carried out under his/her supervision are done safely and in line with existing procedures.
? Perform energy isolation prior to working on equipment as per procedure or as evaluated on the risk assessment.
? Performs on call duties as programmed.
? Participates in all aspects of maintenance planning weekly or shut downs.
? Report to the supervisor, when the Plant or part of the Plant has to be stopped for maintenance purposes giving time frames, requirements and results to support business decision making and planning.
? Assists in Training of Apprentices and others when required.
? Perform plant inspections as and when instructed by the Supervisor and reports in line with accepted procedures to support maintenance planning and execution.
? Perform any other tasks assigned by the foreman




Minimum Qualifications

Educational Requirements
? Must have a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering qualification or equivalent education from
a recognized University.
? At least 1 years work experience preferably in a busy commercial or industrial
environment and with good exposure to manufacturing processes is an added
? Strong knowledge of basic maintenance tasks (welding, hydraulics, pneumatics, bearing
installations, shaft alignment…) preferred.

Profile & Personal Qualities
? Analysis and problem solving.
? Performs execution
? Works in teamwork and cooperation
? Adapts and learns
? Able to work extended hours when required
? Flexibility to work anywhere within Uganda is added advantage



How To Apply for Hima Cement Uganda Jobs 2021

Hima cement will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address. (Email your application and CV to [email protected] and let’s save the environment).

Key Notes:
1. Hima Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
2. Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
3. Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
5. Qualified females are greatly encouraged to apply
6. Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Human Resource Manager – Corporate
Hima Cement Ltd
Plot 838 Namanve Industrial Area
P.O Box 7230

Deadline: 1st June 2021



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