Job Summary

Oversee hardware and engineering roles of the company including but not limited to repairs and maintenance of company equipment

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Overview

Title : Hardware Leader

Reports to : Operation Manager

Duty station : Jinja

Available number of positions : 1

Deadline of application : 31 January 2021


About us:

WASSHA Africa Uganda Ltd is a fast-growing start-up solar energy company in Uganda offering alternative energy solutions to people who have no or limited access to power. We empower them by offering affordable and clean energy service to enhance their businesses and/or improve their standards of living.

Our company vision is “Unlock Humankind’s Limitation” and aim to change what was “unable” to “able”.

We are part of the WASSHA group with presence in Japan, Tanzania and with expansion prospects to several countries in Africa. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to achieve the vision together.


Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Oversee hardware and engineering roles of the company including but not limited to repairs and maintenance of company equipment

  • Monitor that parts and tools stocks are kept at desired levels and alerting the procurement team in a timely manner on when replenishments should be made

  • Prepare a quarterly repair plan to ensure all company equipment is in good working condition

  • Performance evaluation with measuring the outcome from both qualitative and quotative point of view and overall supervision of technical staff on attendance and job execution

  • Identify loopholes in existing system and liaise with company software developers to close the gap

  • Train the team on proposed engineering solutions and ensure they are well equipped to assist agents with related challenges

  • Provide after-sales support to the customer to when necessary, to identify inefficiencies and to ensure successful use of our products and solutions to improve outcomes

  • Conduct electrical safety checks on equipment and repairing

  • Troubleshooting system and network problems, diagnosing and solving hardware or software faults

  • Development of appropriate test hardware and procedures, both informal and formal, to prove the correct operation of hardware

  • Provide support for the hardware and manage component obsolescence throughout its lifecycle


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

  • Ability to effectively research and solve complex technical issues

  • Proven work experiences as a Team Leader/Supervisor with minimum of 3 years’ experience

  • Leadership skill and experiences in work environments

  • Ability to train and equip the team with junior engineer

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English

  • Excellent IT skills including, but not limited to, Excel and database and ability to quickly learn new inventory management systems

  • Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure

  • A team player towards the common vision of the company

  • Be honest, disciplined and with integrity



How to apply:

  • Send CV, Application Letter and academic transcripts in PDF to recruitug@tz.wassha.com not later than 31st January 2021 at 18:00 (EAT)

  • Prompt applicants will be contacted first

  • Ensure to indicate the JOB TITLE in the SUBJECT HEAD of the email. 


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