Job title: 2 Management Trainees – Distillery 

Organization: Kakira Sugar Limited 

Job Ref: 2018.12.187/FY-01-WM-U9

Age: 25 years and above

Reporting to Distillery Manager

About us:

Kakira Sugar Works Jobs:  This Company was formed in 1985 as a Joint Venture between the Madhvani Group and the Government of Uganda to take over the assets of Madhvani Sugar Works Ltd., which was the Group’s flagship prior to 1972. At the time of take-over in 1985, owing to the economic turmoil in the intervening years as well as inadequate management whilst under Government control, the factory was no longer in production and most of the nucleus estate had reverted to bush.

Under the Group’s management, the Kakira sugar complex was fully rehabilitated with financing of US$ 60 million from the World Bank, the African Development Bank and Uganda Development Bank.

The sugar factory has been expanded steadily and is currently operating at a crushing capacity of 6,000 Tons Cane per Day [“TCD”] during a 10.5 month crushing season. A confectionery factory within the complex also produces a variety of sweets and toffees and other confectionery items. The Company employs over 7,500 people and has been responsible for the socio-economic development of this rural area.


  • Collecting and analysing samples from fermentation, distillation, alcohol storage, water treatment, bio digester and boiler (in regular shifts)
  • Yeast propagation work from lab stage to fermentation level.
  • DCS control operation work.
  • Assisting fermentation, distillation, bio- digester, water treatment plant and distillery related process operations.


Applicants should be holders of Bachelor of Chemical Engineering or Bachelor of Food Processing Technology from a recognized university. Experience: Not required. Fresh graduates may apply and will undergo on job training in the distillery plant. 


Attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicants for each of these posts.

Job application procedure

Applications with Photostat copies of testimonials, certificates and curriculum vitae, indicating daytime telephone contact number, contact addresses of two referees and quoting the job reference number on the upper left-hand corner of the envelope should be sent to:

Mr. Moses H. Thenge
Human Resources Manager
Kakira Sugar Limited
P.0. Box 121, Jinja – Uganda

Deadline of this Job: 30th December 2018 


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