Factory Technician / Welder Jobs – SPOUTS


Job Title:    Factory Technician / Welder

Organization:  SPOUTS

Duty Station:  Nakawuka,
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

SPOUTS is a Limited
company operating within Uganda that manufactures and distributes ceramic water
filters with a vision of providing access to clean and safe drinking water for
all Ugandans.


Job Summary:  The Factory Technician / Welder will be
responsible for all welding and fabrication activities at SPOUT’s factory while
meeting all standards for safety, quality and efficiency. They shall also
perform repairs and maintenance of factory machines and equipment to enable
increased efficiency of the filter production.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Welding and

To carry out all the required fabrication and welding activities on SPOUTS’s
hand washing facilities including the foot-Paddle system and any changes in
design from time to time.

assembly parts: To carry out welding and fabrication activities on Purifaaya
assembly parts namely; XL stands, regular stands, Boda-Boda filter carrier and

and Equipment: Carry out welding and fabrication activities during
installations, repairs and maintenance of a wide range of factory machines and
equipment. To mention but a few; Mills, Mixers, Hydraulic Press, racks, doors
and windows, guards, etc.

And any
other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the relevant supervisor.

Repairs and
Maintenance of Machines and Equipment:

Maintenance: These are scheduled/planned maintenance program that involves
regularly cleaning and inspections, servicing, fixing abnormalities and keeping
a track record of individual machine and equipment.

Maintenance: Carry out time-sensitive break down repairs on factory machines
and equipment.

Research and

with research and development work example in new product developments,
installation projects and continual improvement projects with Production machines
and equipment.

corporate responsibility

that work practices comply with health and safety requirements

act in a manner consistent with SPOUTS’ values.

with the SPOUTS’ standards of conduct and all applicable policies and


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant
must hold a diploma in mechanical/production/manufacturing
engineering/technology or Advanced certificate in welding & fabrication
and/or machine fittings.

in working in a factory environment for 2-3 years.

possess proven practical skills in welding and fabrication, SPECIFICALLY in arc

and experiences in repairs and maintenance of industrial machines will be an
added advantage.

computer literacy skills such as in MS package, use of internet (emails), etc
will be of value.

communication skills.

requirements: Competent in both written and spoken English language.



Capabilities: Within
the context of the main responsibilities and accountabilities of the role, the
employee is expected to demonstrate the following capabilities:

to follow guidelines and procedures

to be flexible and do lots of different things

to do repetitive tasks and practical work

well in a team to ensure maximum productivity and effectiveness


How to Apply:

All applications
must be sent by email to recruitment@spouts.org


NB: Remember to
attach your salary expectations.


Deadline: Wednesday 04th November 2020


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