Shift Coordinator job at Hima Cement Ltd

Hima Cement Ltd

Shift Coordinator job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022

Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 28 March 2022

Hiring Organization: Hima Cement Ltd

Job Details:

Hima Cement Ltd. is a subsidiary of Bamburi Cement Ltd. which is a member of the Holcim Group. Holcim is the leading producer of building materials in the world. At Hima Cement, our Vision is "To be the preferred provider of cement and concrete based building solutions in East Africa with a strong focus on customer experience."
Hima Cement works with all actors in the building and construction industry in Uganda – manufacturing and supplying a wide range of building and construction solutions designed to meet housing and construction needs from small projects like individual home buildings to major construction and infrastructure projects. Whether supplying high-quality cement to a craftsman or helping leading architects explore and deliver creative possibilities, Hima Cement is committed to providing solutions that fit the needs of all its clients
In order to achieve the above objectives, Hima Cement limited seeks to recruit a motivated and competent Shift Coordinator as indicated below;
Job Title : Shift Coordinator
Vacancy Code : SCX02
Reporting line : Production Superintendent
Duration : Full time
Duty Station : Kasese

Job Summary;
To adhere to health, safety and environmental guidelines outlined in group standards, and plant operation procedures to ensure the plant operation within the established parameters, co-ordinate the production activities and manage his/her team within the shift in order to achieve the production, quality, Safety and Environment targets, organize all the activities on the running plant with the others departments in order to meet the plant objectives.
The job holder reports to the Production Superintendent and is responsible for managing the shift operations and material availability inclusive biomass & traditional fuels.

The scope includes:
• Adhere to maintenance schedule to address the production bottlenecks so as to achieve volumes, costs, meet product deadlines and product compliance.
• Ensures skilled production team through people competence gap analysis
• Ensure good atmosphere and coordination within the teams and other departments
• Guarantee the safety of the equipment and people on duty.
• Guarantee the compliance with the Group environment standards in his field of activities.
• Manage shift operations and material availability inclusive biomass & traditional fuels
• Mitigate against identified risks e.g. Falling from height, Moving belt conveyor, Belt tension failure, Suspended load, Chain movement, gas & welding fumes, electrocution, electric sparks, tools

Key Duties and Responsibilities
• Guarantee and enhance compliance with OH&S policies and standards for shift team.
• Demonstrate strong H&S leadership to develop safety culture among shift team.
• Identify and tackle specific actions to ensure health and safety prevention during production activities.
● Manage and improve the performance of the shift teams ensuring competencies and skills development.
● Support and actively develop team members.
• Plan and organize shift activities to meet product quantities, within the quality requirements, according to budget and considering AFR / TSR.
• Organize and manage shifts of production staff.
• Coordinate with plant stakeholders to plan maintenance activities to fulfill market requests and ensure customer orientation of shift team.
● Monitor performance of the shift in order to reach, or exceed production targets, and to achieve quality and environmental standards.
● In collaboration with relevant functions (Maintenance, Process, Quality ...) implement actions to improve operations performance.
● Manage execution of third parties under its responsibility (e.g. housekeeping, handling, refractory works ...)
● Manage shift organisation to optimize costs, e.g. shift organisation, overtime, vacation, etc.
● Support all functions on stock management.
• Prepare management reports covering all process KPI’s in order to facilitate management decision making.
• Identify and communicate operational bottlenecks, provide technical requirements and follow-up technical execution.
• Communicate and implement regulations, company goals, local permits, policies and procedures within shift team.
• Optimize the internal processes and structures and align it with other shifts.
• Ensure compliance for related activities to ISO, H&S standards, sustainability, etc
• Comply with Environmental Rules and Regulations as per Lafarge environmental standards and local regulations
• Drive & support digitalization for improved visibility and utilization across all processes e.g Mobile App for WBI, TIS mobile and HLC

Required Qualifications skills and attributes.
Educational requirements
• Bachelor degree in Chemical, Industrial, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering or Science
• 3 years’ experience in an industrial set up.
• Good knowledge of health, safety and environment regulations and rules applicable in an industrial setting
• Good knowledge of cement manufacturing processes: raw meal preparation, burning, combustion, grinding
• Good knowledge of control tools and instruments i.e operation logic, regulation modes and systems

Profile & Personal Qualities
• Decision making
• Ability to Prioritize
• Problem-solving and Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
• Ability to clearly communicate with teams and individuals
• Good adaptability when faced with challenges or new tasks
• A willingness to learn and grow at the workplace
• Interpersonal skills and a team spirit
• Result-oriented
• Analytical skills
• Attention to details, accuracy and precision
• Customer oriented
• Integrity and honesty

Application procedure

Hima cement will offer a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate.
Candidates that know that they meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in the above position, should send their CVs, which should include details of email address (if any), present position, current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3) Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address not later than 28th March, 2022. (Email your application and CV to and let’s save the environment).

Key Notes:
• Hima Cement Limited is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment process
• Make sure that your application letter, CV and certificates are attached as one document
• Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject for your email
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
• Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
The Plant Human Resource Manager
Hima Cement Ltd, Plot 838 Namanve Industrial Park
P.O Box 7230 Kampala

Date Posted: 2022-03-23