Vacancy Title: Fitter Machinist

  • Type: FULL TIME
  • Industry: Construction
  • Category: Science & Engineering

Company: East African Roofing Systems Limited

Duty Station: Within Uganda, Kampala, East Africa


Job Purpose: Responsible for setting up and adjusting machine tools and workpieces to ensure proper alignment and precision.

Specific Tasks:

  • Reading Blueprints: Interpreting technical drawings, reviewing samples, or written instructions to understand the specifications of the part to be machined.
  • Operating Machinery: Planning the method and sequence of operations; using various machining tools to cut, shape, and finish metal and other materials according to specified dimensions.
  • Setting Up Machines: Preparing and setting up machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, drilling machines, and grinders, including making adjustments to achieve precise measurements and tolerances.
  • Measuring and Inspecting: Performing precise measurements using tools such as micrometers, calipers, and gauges to ensure accuracy and quality of the finished parts.
  • Problem-Solving: Identifying and resolving issues related to the machining process, such as tool wear, material defects, or deviations from specifications.
  • Material Handling: Selecting and handling materials, loading them into machines, and securing them for machining processes.
  • Quality Control: Inspecting finished parts to ensure consistency with specifications, discarding defects, evaluating finished machined products, and performing quality checks on products to ensure they meet quality standards.
  • Maintenance and Repair: Performing routine maintenance on machines and tools, as well as troubleshooting and making minor repairs when necessary.
  • Documentation: Maintaining and keeping records of approved, defective units or final products, machining processes, measurements, and any issues encountered during machining operations.

Environment, Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to safety policies and work instructions.
  • Report and participate in the investigation of incidents and accidents that occur at the workplace.
  • Identify any hazards likely to occur during work and report to your supervisor.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certificate in Machining and fitting trade.
  • Completion of vocational training or apprenticeship in Machining/DIT is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from a reputable company or workshop setting.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

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