Shift Electrical Technician

at Movit Products Limited
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted July 29, 2020
Category Electrician
Job Type Full-time
Currency UGX


Movit Products Limited (MPL), the leading Quality Cosmetics Manufacturing Company in Africa with operations in Uganda, is seeking to recruit a highly competent, motivated and professional individual to fill the position of Shift Electrical Technician.

Job Summary:
Shift Electrical Technician will be responsible for managing shift works, carry out maintenance of machines and attending to machine breakdowns.
Report To: Asst. Electrical Engineer .

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensure machine preventive checks are done on the daily basis by technicians/operators and closed out with the preventive maintenance planner.
• Timely attendance to machine breakdowns in a shift, done according to the breakdown handling process in place to ensure smooth operation
• Drive Movit Eagle way in maintenance.
• Manage costs by through focused improvement and innovations.
• Ensure machine availability and Reliability to improve productivity.
• Carry out root cause analysis (RCA) using 5 Why problem-solving tool for any breakdown above 30mins.
• Carry out machine control system modifications, motor installation and troubleshooting
• Carry out Preventive maintenance planning and aligning on the availability of spare.
• Do annual machine audits and make report.
• Train the technician and the operators on proper handling of the Equipment.
• Perform any other duties and responsibilities as maybe assigned from time to time by your direct supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal candidate must at least hold a diploma in Mechanical/Electrical engineering.
• A minimum of four (3) years` relevant working experience preferably in a same position in a busy working environment.
• Must have technical engineering skills.
• Should have quick Troubleshooting skills and result oriented.
• Should be able to interpret electrical drawings.
• Should have basic PLC programming knowledge.
• Should be able to troubleshoot basic instrumentation systems e.g. temperature control, equipment calibrations, flow control systems, pressure control and level control
• Should have knowledge on date coding machines
• Ability to work under pressure with minimum or no supervision.
• Should have computer basic skills
• Should have machine maintenance knowledge
• Should have knowledge in motor control systems
• Should have knowledge in installation and configuration of variable frequency drives (VFDs)
• Should have knowledge in electrical safety.

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