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Jinja, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

November 17, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Kakira Sugar Limited (KSL) is one of the oldest sugar milling companies in Uganda and the flagship enterprise of the Madhvani Group. Established by Muljibhai Prabhudas Madhvani (14th May 1894 – 11th July 1958), the company was first set up in 1930, with the capacity to crush 150 tonnes of cane per day.

Job Title

Truck Driver job at Kakira Sugar Limited

Job Description

To drive the company vehicle on both short and long journeys and to report any faults and incidences in case they occur.

Duties and Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the vehicle safely as per scheduled trips on official company business.

  • Keep the company vehicle clean and secure while under charge and when on duty.

  • Carry out basic maintenance on the assigned vehicle such as inflating/replacing tyres, topping up oil etc.

  • Ensure good overall working condition of the vehicle inclusive of fuel level.

  • Park the vehicle every evening in the official parking yard (s) or as directed by superiors

  • Maintain the vehicle logbook of all journeys and fuel/lubricant issues.

  • Identify and report all faults in/on the vehicle to the immediate supervisor/workshop supervisor as soon as possible.

  • Ensure adherence to safety, health and environment policies of the company.

  • Ensure pre-task risk assessments and permits are done for all major works before execution

  • Perform any other duties as maybe assigned by the Supervisor/Management.

Qualifications and Competencies

Knowledge, qualifications & Experience

Education:

  • A minimum of Uganda Certificate of Education plus a valid National Driving Permit free of any endorsement for the class of vehicle assigned.


Experience, Skills and Competences:

  • A minimum of three (3) years driving experience in a reputable organisation with relevant classes free of any endorsement and in heavy vehicles. Good task allocation, good record keeping.

  • Communication Skills: The position demands constant interactions with employees, management, and stakeholders throughout the business and, therefore, communication skills are an absolute necessity.

  • Ms Office: Though not a strict prerequisite requirement, skills in the use of Ms Word, Ms Excel and PowerPoint will be an added advantage.

  • Analytical Skills: A candidate for this position must be capable of gathering and interpreting raw information and data, documenting findings, and drawing appropriate recommendations.

  • Interpersonal Skills: The candidate must be a helpful, calm and professional individual and demonstrate calmness during times of uncertainty.

  • People Skills: individual who is able to gunner the trust and respect of departmental heads and managemen

How to Apply

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