2 Planner and Scheduler Job Placements – Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Job Title:        Planner
and Scheduler (2 Job Placements)

Organization: Uganda
Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)

Duty Station: Uganda

About US:

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited (UEGCL) is a Public Limited Liability Company incorporated
in March 2001 under the Companies Act (Cap 110), the Laws of Uganda and in
conformity with the Electricity Act, 1999. UEGCL started operation on 1st April
2001 and is wholly owned by the Government of the Republic of Uganda, with the
head office located in Kampala. The mandate of UEGCL is to establish, acquire,
maintain and operate electricity generation facilities as well as promote
Research and Development in the Electricity generation sector while running the
company on sound business principals.

Job Summary:    The Planner
and Scheduler will prepare annual maintenance plans and maintain or update the
maintenance plan and ensure execution of planned activities through production
of periodic schedules for distribution to maintenance teams. Generally, the
Planner is to improve work force productivity and work quality by anticipating
and eliminating potential delays through planning and coordination of labour,
parts and material, and equipment access.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        
Minimize
downtime and interruptions to operations

·        
Render
better service to operations by performing most important jobs first (as
determined by operations)

·        
Apply
technical and maintenance experience to analysis of each job

·        
Provide
orderly procedures for processing work to prevent work orders from getting
lost:

·        
.
Maintains accurate backlog status b).

·        
Reports
completion promptly

·        
Provide
a single contact for all in-process, scheduled, and emergency work (area
supervisor or functional supervisor)

Maintenance

·        
Permit
advanced determination of labor resources needed and time required to complete
each job, which aids the maintenance supervisor in measuring the performance of
his/her personnel

·        
Allow
elimination of delays due to waiting for information, materials, equipment, other
skills, tool, etc.

·        
Provide
the cooperation necessary in connection with each job to do work as prescribed
by operations

·        
Provide
a central source of information concerning maintenance work, equipment, and
equipment repair

·        
Provide
special tool and equipment requirements

·        
Reduce
clerical work of the supervisor

·        
Permit
advance determination of the number of labor resources needed in a given area
or location

Management

·        
Reduce
total cost of maintenance while improving conditions of equipment and operating
facilities

·        
Permit
accurate forecasting of labour and material needs

·        
Permit
immediate recognition of labour shortages and excesses

·        
Enable
management to level out peak workloads

·        
Provide
factual data required for evaluation of performance and corrective action as needed

·        
Provide
close and constant liaison between operations and maintenance through the
maintenance scheduler

·        
Provide
a full day of productive work for each tradesperson and thus increase
productivity through the elimination of delays

·        
Permit
more accurate collection and analysis of cost and assure an economic level of
maintenance with less interruption of production

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·        
The
ideal candidate must hold an upper second Bachelor’s degree in electrical or
mechanical engineering, production engineering, manufacturing engineering or
similar.

·        
Post
graduate diplomas and certificates in other fields of engineering such as
mechatronics, automation etc. is an added advantage.

·        
At least
three years’ relevant experience of working in a similar position.

·        
Related
industrial/pupil engineering training in hydropower plants or related industry.

·        
At least
three years of experience working at a power plant, heavy manufacturing
Industry, processing plant, a major repair workshop or similar work places are
needed for this position.

·        
Knowledge
and experience in CMMS

·        
Knowledge
in planning and scheduling

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should address their applications with
copies of certified academic documents, professional qualifications and
detailed Curriculum Vitae indicating two referees and their full addresses to:

The Chief Human
Resource Officer,

Uganda Electricity
Generation Company Limited,

Block C, Plot 6-9,
Victoria Office Park, Okot Close, Bukoto

P.O Box 75831,
Kampala.

Applications should
be submitted electronically as one attachment only in portable documents format
(pdf) indicating the position applied for in the subject line to email address:
jobs@uegcl.go.ug

NB:

  • Only applications on-line will be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be
    contacted.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required
    to present original copies of certified academic documents during
    interviews.
  • Applications without authentic academic
    transcripts will not be considered.
  • UEGCL offers equal opportunities for
    both male and female applicants.

Deadline: 19th August 2019.

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