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Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)

SIM Plastics Uganda
Kampala, Uganda

Salary rangeConfidential | Contract type: Permanent

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Job Summary

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) .• 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 application procedureInterested candidates are invited to apply through our email [email protected] , copy [email protected] . Indicate the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Closing date: 18th March 2021

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

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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