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Jinja, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 16, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Kiira Motors Corporation is a pioneering automotive company in Uganda, dedicated to the development of eco-friendly and sustainable transportation solutions. Established as a flagship project of Uganda’s automotive industry, Kiira Motors aims to drive technological innovation and industrialization in the country. The company is renowned for its commitment to producing green vehicles, with a focus on electric and hybrid technology, contributing to the reduction of carbon emissions and promoting environmental sustainability.

Kiira Motors has achieved significant milestones, including the development of Africa's first hybrid electric vehicle, the Kiira EV, and the fully electric Kayoola EVS bus, which showcases the potential of locally produced green technology. These achievements underscore the company's capability in advanced vehicle engineering and its role in positioning Uganda as a leader in automotive innovation on the continent.

Job Title

Plant Operators II (Forklift Operators) job at Kiira Motors Corporation

Job Description

The Plant Operator II (Forklift Operator) is responsible for operating forklifts and moving goods around warehouses and production facilities. This includes using forklifts to unload deliveries, stacking boxes for storage, and moving wooden pallets.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Functions:

  • Unloading deliveries and safely relocating the goods to their designated storage areas while ensuring that forklift driving areas are free from spills or obstructions.

  • Maneuvering forklifts and safely stacking and unstacking large quantities of goods onto shelves or pallets.

  • Carryout basic maintenance and cleaning of the Forklifts and Cranes.

  • Report all Technical and Mechanical defects of the Forklifts and Cranes to the supervising officer.

  • Maintain a clean, uncluttered, and safe work environment observing and practicing high standards of health, safety, and environment.

  • Lead, mentor, develop, coach, train and appraise subordinates and peers to help them be successful in their roles and to progress in their skills and abilities.

  • Develop and implement Monthly Work Plans necessary for executing the above duties and responsibilities and Performance Reports detailing all operations involving use of Forklifts and Cranes in the production environment.

  • Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

Minimum Academic Qualifications

  • Valid Driving License (Minimum Class/Group: G class to Operate Forklifts)

  • Certification to Operate Forklifts.


Minimum Experience

  • Three (3) years’ experience with heavy machinery including forklifts and/or cranes and a strong record of safety in a physically demanding role.


Core Competencies

  • Ability to understand codes and fill out forms correctly.

  • Knowledge of warehouse health and safety requirements

  • Knowledge of industrial storage procedures, such as the correct way to stack pallets on top of one another.

  • Ability to itemise and record stock for inventories.

  • Interpretation of Technical and Engineering Documentation


Behavioural Competencies

  • Complete Tasks within Set Budgets, Timeframes and Standards

  • Good Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • Ability to take Initiative and Good Decision-Making Skills

  • Good physical condition, flexibility, and endurance

  • Ability to Learn and Acquire New and Relevant Skills

  • Duty of Care while Operating within the terms of Company policies and procedures

How to Apply

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