Supervisor – Workshop Careers – Kakira Sugar Limited (KSL)

Job Title:   Supervisor – Workshop    

Organisation: Kakira Sugar Limited (KSL)

Duty Station: Jinja, Uganda


About US:

Kakira Sugar Limited (KSL) is a leading sugar manufacturer in Uganda. KSL boasts of two sugar estates, one in Kakira – Jinja and the other in Kayunga.


Job Summary:  The Supervisor – Workshop will coordinate and supervise all the activities in the Machine shop.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check attendance and punctuality of subordinate staff and ensure efficient performance of their duties.
  • Receive job orders, specify material requirements and initiate requisitions for approval by the Workshop Superintendent.
  • Carryout inspection of all finished jobs of intricate nature to ensure satisfactory workmanship.
  • Oversee the proper utilization spare parts and other material resources of the workshop.
  • Allocate and assign staff specific job tasks and provide necessary technical backup and guidance as required
  • Supervise on-the-job training programs in conjunction with the Technical Training Officer.
  • Check and ensure that necessary technical tools and instruments are available to facilitate the execution of assigned tasks.
  • Check the shop equipment such as; lathes, shapers, mills and grinders routinely and ensure they are properly maintained and serviced to produce the accuracy required.
  • Check spare parts in the machine shop and ensure that they are of high quality and meet the specified tolerances.
  • Keep proper record of completed work, materials used and all other workshop production activities for control purposes.
  • Prepare and submit routine and adhoc reports to the Superintendent – Workshop.
  • Ensure cleaning of the working environment and maintain good housekeeping.
  • Adhere to and enforce the safety, health and environment policy of the company to subordinates.
  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned by the Superintendent – Workshop/Management from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering & Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized Institution.
  • A minimum of two (02) years’ experience for Degree holders and five (05) years for Diploma Holders in related field.
  • Experience in handling of shift workers is an added advantage.
  • Good supervisory skills, good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer knowledge: Very vital for this role.


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications with the CV and academic documents as an attachment to email: with the position in the subject line and addressed to:


Head of Human Resources

Kakira Sugar Limited

P.O. Box 121, Jinja – Uganda

Tel: 0414 444 000


Deadline: 6th May 2024


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Date Posted 2024-04-22
Valid Through 2024-05-06
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Kakira Sugar Limited (KSL)
Job Location Jinja, Jinja, Jinja, 0256, Uganda

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