4 Mechanical Technician Job Opportunities – Hima Cement

Organization: Hima
Duty Station:
Reports to:
Mechanical Supervisor
About US:
Hima Cement, a
member of LafargeHolcim is a leading global manufacturer of building materials
is a cement manufacturer in Uganda. Hima Cement Limited is the second-largest
manufacturer of cement in Uganda, producing an estimated 850,000 metric tonnes
annually. The leading cement manufacturer in the country, Tororo Cement
Limited, has a production capacity of over 1 million metric tonnes annually.
Job Summary: The
Mechanical Technician will actively contribute to ensuring that mechanical
equipment in his/her allocated shop is well maintained at optimum cost and in
compliance with the OH&S regulations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintenance Operations
  • Carry out robust troubleshooting of mechanical failures in the
    plant, repair with high precision of quality.
  • Contribute to the analysis of equipment mechanical failures &
    problems, recommending best corrective actions.
  • Record anomalies observed on the equipment during maintenance or
    daily inspection.
  • Perform trial of equipment after every maintenance activity.
  • Ensure timely readiness to efficiently tackle emergencies or urgent
    breakdowns as programmed with On-Call Team Leader.
  • Execute weekly work orders according to preventive maintenance plans
    or scheduled corrective maintenance actions.
  • Participate in development of execution Job Plans for all
    maintenance activities she/he is involved in.
  • Proposes and executes cost reduction initiatives to extend
    mechanical life of the plant equipment.
  • Perform daily walk by inspections on equipment & generate
    feedback reports.
Management –
Planning & Cost Control
  • Support the Mechanical Manager in the control of the maintenance
  • Ensuring planning and follow-up on key tasks & costs through
    executing effective solutions to achieve budget and to meet or exceed
    targets for the assigned equipment.
  • Comply with regulations, company goals, rules, local permits,
    policies and procedures, optimize the internal processes and structures.
  • Respect MAC standard, follow up weekly MAC target of scheduling
OH&S and
  • Mechanical technicians to guarantee compliance with OH&S and
    environment policies.
  • Comply with all health, safety & environment procedures to
    ensure zero harm. Contribute to plant housekeeping and cleanliness.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Hima Cement Mechanical Technician must hold a Diploma in
    Mechanical Engineering or equivalent education/experience.
  • A minimum of three years’ working experience in a busy industrial
  • Knowledge of cement production process.
  • Strong knowledge of basic maintenance tasks (welding, hydraulics, pneumatics,
    bearing installations, shaft alignment) preferred.
  • Understanding of cement manufacturing process.
  • Understanding of characteristics 
    and properties of cement and intermediate products.
  • Knowledge of material transport equipment.
  • Knowledge of all parts of crushers, vertical roller mill, ball
    mills, rotary kiln, de-dusting & packers.
  • Think the business: Analysis and problem solving, business and
    financial minded.
  • Deliver results: Performs execution, customer focus, supports
    action, change and innovation, quality work performance.
  • Energize people: Cultivates relationships and networks, works in
    teams and cooperates.
  • Act as a role model: Adapts and learns, establishes trust and
How to Apply:
All candidates for
the Hima Cement should apply online to: career.applications.hima@lafargeholcim.com.
Please indicate the title of the job in the subject line and attach an updated
CV and cover letter.
Deadline: 18th May 2018
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