10 Process Operator Job Opportunities - Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)


Organisation: Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

About Us:
Uganda Development Corporation (UDC) has been revived as an investment arm through which Government will invest in strategic Sectors of the economy in partnership with the private sector to trigger industrial and economic development of the country. The mandate of UDC is to promote and facilitate the industrial and economic development of Uganda. The Government of Uganda received a grant from The Korean Government through Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) to facilitate construction of a Fruit Processing factory. The factory is to be run under UDC as a subsidiary- Soroti Fruits Limited (SOFTE). The company will produce ready to drink juice and concentrates from Ugandan produced fruits notably Oranges and Mangoes.

Job Summary: The Process Operator will safely and efficiently use manufacturing implements/ machines to produce high quality products in time as required.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Preventive maintenance of production machines
  • Operate production machines efficiently
  • Control wastage of materials
  • Ensuring that the products produced are of good quality.
  • Adhere to health and safety practices.
  • To oversee housekeeping around the machine area.
  • Check the materials provided to ensure rightful amounts and materials are provided.
  • Inspect the machines regularly to ensure they are in good and operational condition.
  • Detect and report any faults to the Plant Maintenance Electrician/Mechanic
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the Production Supervisor


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant must hold a Diploma in Food Processing and technology or its equivalent,
  • Higher diploma in a relevant field is an added advantage
  • One year of relevant experience in a manufacturing plant.
  • Good communication skills including reading skills
  • Mechanical ability
  • The ability to get along well with co-workers
  • The ability to keep up to date with changing technology
  • Creativity
  • The ability to do precision work
  • Awareness of factory safety & health regulations

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to send their applications accompanied with detailed curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, telephone contact, names and addresses of three referees should be addressed to:

The Executive Director,
Uganda Development Corporation,
Floor 5, Soliz House,
Plot 23 Lumumba Avenue,
P. O. Box 7042 Kampala, Uganda

Email to: hr@udc.go.ug

Deadline: 4th April 2018

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