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Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)

Published on 19.02.2021

Company

Website : http://linkedin.com/company/sim-plastics-uganda-limited
Industries :
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Paper, wood, rubber, plastic, glass, tobacco
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)

JOB DETAILS:
Sim Plastics (U) Ltd is a plastics manufacturing company dealing in the production of different shapes of plastic containers mainly supplied to our sister company Movit Products Ltd.
The company is seeking to recruit a highly competent, motivated and professional individual to fill the position of Maintenance Technician (Mechanical).
Job Summary:
Install, maintain, improve and repair plant equipment, to set levels effectively in compliance with best practices ensuring production efficiency can be met within a safe well-presented facility.
Respond to technical issues affecting production and maintain mechanical equipment through Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend to breakdowns, identify faults and problem solve, with minimal downtime to production.
  • Carry out diagnosis of faults, maintain and repair all types of plant equipment in a safe, timely and professional manner and return equipment to operational service.
  • Estimate length of time required to complete a job and likely consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales.
  • Identify and escalate any activity that has the potential to cause harm or damage
  • Ensure all work is undertaken to a high quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations.
  • Ensure company targets are met in respect of quality of parts produced
  • Identify spares requirements and log usage
  • Carry out PPM schedules as necessary and planned work orders as required and provide feedback.
  • Assist with the moving, installation, repositioning of machines and equipment
  • Make full use of the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Fill in job tickets/log completion of work for technical completion in the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)
  • Work within 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard.
  • Promote environmental issues and comply to all company procedures relating to safety and environment
  • Participate in mold change and ensure it is completed in the shortest time
Required profile for job ad : Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)
  • Ordinary Diploma/Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable institution of higher learning with at least 4 years of working experience in maintenance of mechanical equipment preferably in a manufacturing set-up.
  • Professional accreditation with an institution of professional engineers would be advantageous
  • Commercial understanding of the impact of failure/downtime on production and ultimately customer delivery
  • Ability to use basic problem solving tools (5why, Ishikawa) key performance indicators
  • Achieve 100% compliance on all assigned tasks
  • Reduce on reworks to zero by ensuring 80% accuray on assigned tasks.
  • Improving the equipment mean time between failures and reduces the mean time to repair
Job criteria for job ad : Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)
Job category :
Production, maintenance, quality
Services
Industries :
Industry, production, manufacturing and other
Paper, wood, rubber, plastic, glass, tobacco
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bwizibwera - Entebbe - Gulu - Hoima - Jinja - Kampala - Kasese - Kira - Lira - Masaka - Mbale - Mbarara - Mukono - Nansana - Rest of Uganda
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
HND
Spoken language :
englishfluent
Number of Position(s) : 1

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