2 Engineering Technician – Electrical Job Placements – Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)

Organisation: Uganda Development Corporation (UDC)
Project Name: Soroti Fruit factory (SOFTE)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: Electrical Engineer
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 Engineering
Technician -Electrical will provide first line maintenance, fault finding and
root cause analyses and ensures maximum availability of equipment
Key Duties and
  • Perform assigned maintenance activities
    including assessments
  • Prioritize Jobs to maximize product
    quality and plant availability (break-in jobs)
  • Request for permission to stop plant/
    process and time required to attend to the process after formal
    negotiations with relevant customers and supervisor.
  • Provide timely feedback to supervisor on
    deviations to schedule and on work to be completed.
  • Isolate Plant/ process as per relevant
  • Carry out maintenance and repairs
    according to acceptable engineering standards.
  • Hand over to customer for approval all
    Plant/ equipment/ process commissioned after maintenance works
  • Document and give feedback on all
    Information collected to the Electrical Engineer.
  • Conduct shift handovers according to the
    standard procedure in place.
  • Communicate to other shifts all line and
    equipment specific problems and outstanding work.
  • Ensure efficiency of line is met as per
    equipment rated speed.
  • Attend maintenance meetings when on shift
    or on instruction by supervisor.
  • Attend and contribute to all business
    management systems activities
  • Provide support for the implementation of
    autonomous maintenance through involvement with the coaching of production
  • Identify and action unsafe conditions
    & work practices as per the standard maintenance procedures
  • Use, handle and dispose of as per
    procedures all Hazardous substances.
  • Report & action all Health &
    Safety incidents are as per procedures.
  • Adhere to all housekeeping standards.
  • Maintain all work areas clean and
    organized at all times
  • Contribute to the development of SOP’s
  • Perform any other activities that may be
    assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must hold an Ordinary
    Diploma in Electrical Engineering.
  • Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering
    is an added advantage.
  • Five years working experience in a
    hands-on industry set up, FMCG industry is preferred.
  • Age: Below 45 years
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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