Mill Engineer, Jinja

Last update 2024-07-22
Expires 2024-08-22
ID #2216973705
Mill Engineer, Jinja
Uganda, Eastern Region, Jinja,
Modified July 1, 2024


Job Title: Mill Engineer Company: Large Sugar Conglomerate Location: Uganda Overview: My client a prominent player in the sugar industry, operating as a leading conglomerate in Uganda.

With a strong commitment to excellence and innovation, are seeking a talented Mill Engineer to join their team.

This position is integral to the operations, focusing on maintenance and operational efficiency to ensure the consistent supply of high-quality cane and the smooth operation of the milling facilities.

Responsibilities: As a Mill Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in optimizing our sugar milling processes.

Your primary responsibilities will include: Cane Quality and Supply: Confirm the consistency of cane supply to the factory, ensuring it meets budgeted throughput and grinding hours/week.

Monitor trash and mud/sand levels in cane, maintaining them at acceptable levels.

Cane Preparation: Evaluate the capacity and efficiency of cane preparation devices to meet production requirements.

Milling Plant: Assess the performance of milling equipment in terms of capacity, reliability, and juice extraction capability.

Boilers: Ensure boilers supply adequate steam of desired quality to prime movers and process houses.

Oversee boiler operation, controls, and maintenance to meet recognized standards.

Powerhouse: Confirm the suitability of steam and diesel alternators in terms of capacity and reliability for factory needs.

Clarification: Examine equipment for juice clarification to ensure capacity, controls, and operation meet requirements.

Filtration: Evaluate the capacity, operation, and efficiency of filtration stations.

Evaporation: Confirm that evaporation capacity meets juice throughput requirements.

Review operational procedures, juice control facilities, and vessel maintenance.

Crystallisation: Evaluate the system capacity and controls for crystallization processes.

Ensure operational programs and procedures align with desired results.

Centrifugals: Assess equipment capacity, reliability, and output quality at both centrifugal stations.

Laboratory: Evaluate laboratory equipment and procedures to ensure adequacy for required analyses.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.

Proven experience in sugar milling operations, maintenance, and process optimization.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.

Familiarity with industry standards and best practices.

Willingness to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

Remuneration Structure Expatriate employees are remunerated in two parts: External Salary: 1st part: Representing the expatriate’s net Salary is directly paid either in Uganda in US $ Dollars or a nominated offshore account and is tax free.

This is negotiable at the time of interview and is fixed for two years.

This salary is revised at the end of every two years at the time of contract renewal.

Salary Band for this position: US$ ( still to be negotiated) Local Living Allowance 2nd Part: Local Living Allowance (Based on Salary Banding Level for this position): A local allowance is paid which is taxable in Uganda.

The balance after tax is adequate to meet normal living expenses of the family.

Most expatriates can manage their local expenses within the allowance.

Gratuity In addition to salary an Annual Gratuity is paid at the rate of one month’s external salary for each completed year of service.

This is payable at the time of leaving the services of the Group National Social Security Fund The company will contribute the full 15% (10% of employer and 5% of employee) of your external salary towards NSSF contributions till you attain the age of 55 years.

This is payable when you attain 55 years or finally leave the company employment by NSSF authorities.

Medical You will be entitled for self and family Medical Insurance / reimbursement as well as Hospital Cover per company regulations and congruent to your Salary Band – this will be detailed to you at time of interview.

Vehicle / Transportation You will be provided with a company vehicle or transportation by the company.

This will be discussed at interview.

Working Tools – Provided by the company Computer and all other necessary to carry out your working obligations Mobile phone allowance Accommodation: The company provides family accommodation and normally expects employees to be accompanied by their families - unless there are serious constraints such as continuing education of older children or aged parents, spouse’s employment, etc.

The accommodation is.

provided with hard furniture and basic kitchen equipment, such as a cooking range, refrigerator, etc.

Water and electricity accounts are covered by the company Education facilities are available in East Africa up to “O” and “A” level under the British system Work Permits and Visas Successful candidate’s work permit / visa (for self /family) costs and travel is arranged by the company and the Head Office in Kampala provides the necessary assistance.

Annual Leave30 days paid leave per year Air Passages Air Passages - are paid for self, spouse and two children (below 18 years of age), to point of origin to run in conjunction with annual leave cycle Additional Air Tickets if leave is split up and taken in 2 parts will be borne by the candidate How to Apply: If you are a passionate engineer ready to take on the challenge of optimizing sugar milling operations in Uganda, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications to [ ].

Please include "Mill Engineer Application" in the subject line.

Join us in shaping the future of the sugar industry in Uganda and be part of our dynamic team dedicated to excellence.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Mill engineer

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