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Shift Mechanical Artisan at Hariss International Uganda

 Shift Mechanical Artisan Needed.

Organization: Harris International
Division / Department: Maintenance
Reports to: Packaging Engineer


Harris International is seeking an experienced Shift Mechanical Artisan proficient in the installation, maintenance, and repair of production machinery and plant equipment. This role requires expertise in emergency and scheduled maintenance, encompassing mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems. The ideal candidate performs machinist duties, interprets manuals, diagnoses issues, and effectively replaces or repairs parts. Proficiency in preventive maintenance, including plumbing and carpentry tasks, is essential. Operate a variety of tools and equipment while prioritizing safety and maintaining a neat work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install and maintain production machines and plant equipment.
  • Conduct emergency repairs and scheduled maintenance during production.
  • Perform machinist duties, troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
  • Interpret equipment manuals and work orders for maintenance tasks.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, and make necessary adjustments.
  • Execute preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and facilities.
  • Perform plumbing and carpentry functions as required.
  • Utilize hand and power tools, electric meters, and material handling equipment.
  • Identify and report faulty operations and defective materials promptly.
  • Receive work orders and determine necessary parts, equipment, and services.
  • Adhere to safety regulations and maintain clean and organized work areas.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of boilers, pipe fitting, and welding preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role within a dynamic environment.
  • Prior experience in general maintenance, plumbing, or HVAC is advantageous.

Key Requirements:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective organizational and time management abilities.
  • Proficient problem-solving skills.
  • Adaptability to new situations.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

Equal Employment Opportunity:
Harris International is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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