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Planner and Scheduler

at Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited (UEGCL)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 7, 2019
Category Science & Engineering
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

JOB TITLE: PLANNER AND SCHEDULER
WORK CENTER: KARUMA HPP
SUPERVISOR/MANAGER TITLE:
MAINTENANCE MANAGER
DEPARTMENT: OPERATIONS
Job Summary: Description of the purpose of the job
To prepare annual maintenance plans and maintain or update the maintenance plan and ensure
execution of planned activities through production of periodic schedules for distribution to maintenance teams. Generally, the Planner is to improve work force productivity and work quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning and
coordination of labour, parts and material, and equipment access.

Key Responsibilities:

Brief description of duties or the responsibilities for the job Operations
Minimize downtime and interruptions to operations
Render better service to operations by performing most important jobs first (as determined by operations)
Apply technical and maintenance experience to analysis of each job
Provide orderly procedures for processing work to prevent work orders from getting lost:
a). Maintains accurate backlog status b).
Reports completion promptly
Provide a single contact for all in-process, scheduled, and emergency work (area supervisor or functional supervisor)

Skills

• Knowledge and experience in CMMS
• Knowledge in planning and scheduling
• Related industrial/pupil engineering training in hydropower plants or related industry.

Experience Requirements

Minimum of 3 (Three) years’ relevant experience of working in a similar position.
• A minimum of 3 years working at a power plant, heavy manufacturing Industry, processing plant, a major repair workshop or similar work places are needed for this position.

Education Requirements

An upper second Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, production engineering, manufacturing engineering or similar.
Post graduate diplomas and certificates in other
fields of engineering such as mechatronics, automation etc. is an added advantage.