Mechanical Engineer ( Automotive) / Fleet Manager - Uganda, Arua

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2205161853
Mechanical Engineer ( Automotive) / Fleet Manager - Uganda, Arua
Uganda, Northern Region, Arua,
Modified June 25, 2024


Location: East Africa Company: Join a leading industrial conglomerate at the forefront of sugarcane agriculture in East Africa.

With a rich legacy and a commitment to sustainable practices, we are dedicated to driving innovation and excellence in our industry.

Role Overview: We are seeking a skilled Mechanical Engineer Automotive / Vehicle Fleet Manager to oversee our diverse fleet of vehicles essential to our sugarcane agriculture operations.

In this pivotal role, you will ensure the efficient and effective management of our automotive agricultural assets, optimizing their performance and reliability to support our operational objectives.

Please Note: This position is open to Indian Nationals / Citizens with a background in Agriculture preferably having worked in Africa (in the Sugar / Agriculture Industry)Remuneration Structure Very Competitive US$ Salary paid Net (offshore)Local salary - subsistance Housing (Single Status) - provided by company Medical Cover (in country) Annual Gratuity Annual Leave Annual Airtickets to point of origin Key Responsibilities: Manage and maintain a large fleet of vehicles including trucks, tractors, harvesters, and other specialized agricultural machinery.

Develop and implement comprehensive maintenance programs to ensure the reliability and longevity of our automotive assets.

Coordinate with internal stakeholders to prioritize vehicle servicing and repairs to minimize downtime and maximize operational efficiency.

Conduct regular inspections and performance evaluations of vehicles, identifying and addressing any issues promptly.

Lead a team of mechanics and technicians, providing guidance, training, and support to uphold the highest standards of workmanship and safety.

Monitor and analyze fleet performance metrics, identifying opportunities for improvement and cost reduction.

Collaborate with procurement and sourcing teams to ensure the availability of spare parts and consumables necessary for vehicle maintenance.

Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards governing vehicle operations and maintenance.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree / Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related field.

Proven experience in automotive engineering, preferably within the agricultural or transportation sector.

Strong technical knowledge of vehicle systems and components, with expertise in diesel engines and hydraulic systems.

Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to effectively manage a diverse team.

Excellent problem-solving abilities with a proactive and hands-on approach to maintenance and troubleshooting.

Familiarity with fleet management software and systems for monitoring and tracking vehicle performance.

Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate across departments and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Prior experience working in East Africa or similar challenging environments is advantageous.

Why Join Us: Make a meaningful impact in the agricultural sector by contributing to the success of a leading industry player.

Opportunity for professional growth and development in a dynamic and innovative environment.

Competitive compensation package with benefits and opportunities for performance-based incentives.

Experience the vibrant culture and natural beauty of East Africa while advancing your career with a respected industry leader.

If you are a passionate and experienced Mechanical Engineer with a keen interest in automotive engineering and fleet management, we invite you to join our team and help drive our organization to new heights.

Apply now to be part of our exciting journey!

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Mechanical engineer ( automotive) / fleet manager - uganda

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