Weighbridge Clerk Job at Manufacturing Company

Job Title: Weighbridge
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job Summary:  The Weighbridge Clerk offers accurate
weight information of all materials received into the plant and all dispatches
out of the plant while ensuring compliance with the set weight tolerances,
internal controls and safety requirements. Safeguard the company against the
loss of revenue or stocks by ensuring that all trucks in and out of the plant
are weighed appropriately
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure adherence to
    all the safety procedures/requirements while executing your duties.
  • Safeguard the company
    against the loss of revenue or stocks by ensuring that all trucks in and
    out of the Plant are weighed appropriately and report any exceptions to
    your supervisor immediately.
  • Ensure that the truck
    is properly positioned on the weighbridge then receive the
    loading/delivery documents from the driver in order to verify that they
    match the physical truck on the weighbridge.
  • Retrieve the trucks
    details in WIMS and take the first weight. On the inbound process, check
    first that the weight is optimal (GVW compliance); if the truck is
    overloaded reject it by denying it entry into the Plant and informing the
    security officer so that they can ensure that the truck exits. 
  • Issue the loading
    document to the driver on the outbound process and release the truck for
  • Following truck
    loading and proper positioning on the weighbridge, take the second weight
    if it is within the set tolerance limit. If the truck is under
    /overweight, print the rejection slip with the reason indicated, issue it
    to the driver and send him back to the Packing Plant for corrective
    action. This case must be recorded in the exception case report. 
  • Following truck
    off-loading and proper positioning on the weighbridge confirm the truck
    has off-loaded all the material. If for some reason, the truck hasn’t
    off-loaded everything, acknowledge the transaction in WIMS as a part
    receipt and take the weight. If the truck has off-loaded all the material,
    acknowledge the transaction in WIMS as a full receipt and take the
  • Following second
    weight, the weighbridge ticket and delivery note/goods issue note will be
    printed. Issue the relevant copies of the documents to the driver and
    retain the rest for eventual forward to customer service center/production
    clerk and own filing.
  • Prepare daily
    weighbridge reports and treat all documents/information as confidential.
    It is considered unethical to divulge any information to external parties
    without authorization.
  • Check proper function
    of the weighbridge, communication and computer equipment and timely
    replacement of printer cartridges and printing paper to avoid any truck
    delays. Report any malfunction immediately it’s noted as per the
    escalation procedure and follow up on the repair.
  • Ensure proper
    housekeeping around the weighbridge and especially the gaps between the
    weighing platform and the foundation for accurate weighing.
  • Ensure that any
    exceptions are brought to the attention of the management as necessary in
    order to protect the company’s interest
Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:
  • The candidate should
    possess a diploma in logistics, purchasing and supplies or engineering.
  • Basic reporting skills
  • Computer literacy
    skills i.e. Excel, MS office.
  • High levels of
    integrity and honesty 
  • Good communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Team player and good
    at time management and organisational skills
  • Initiative, drive and
    ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work under
How to Apply:
Please abide by these instructions else you may be bound to
  • Write an Application
    letter and CV/Resume.
  • Merge these two
    documents into one document in either word or PDF format.
  • Please do not attach
    or send any scanned documents. These are sometimes too large for our
  • Send your application,
    please click “Apply
    to Position” 
  • Only successful
    candidates will be contacted. For all other inquiries please contact our
    offices directly
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