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Dairy Maintenance technician job at Horeb Services Uganda Ltd

About the Organization

At Horeb Services, we are driven by a steadfast commitment to safeguarding lives, protecting assets, and empowering communities. Founded with a vision to redefine security services, we have emerged as a trusted name in providing comprehensive security solutions while concurrently making significant strides in contributing to societal welfare through employment opportunities.

Job Description

By fulfilling these duties and meeting these requirements, a Dairy Maintenance Technician ensures that dairy processing operations run smoothly, efficiently, and safely, contributing to the overall success of the dairy production process.

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Duties and Responsibilities

Equipment Maintenance and Repair

Preventive Maintenance

  • Conducting regular inspections and preventive maintenance on dairy processing equipment.

  • Lubricating, cleaning, and adjusting machinery to ensure optimal performance.

  • Maintaining records of maintenance activities and schedules.

Troubleshooting and Repair

  • Diagnosing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues in dairy equipment.

  • Performing repairs and replacements of faulty parts.

  • Utilizing diagnostic tools and equipment to identify problems.

Operational Support

Facility Maintenance

  • Ensuring the maintenance of dairy facility infrastructure, including HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems.

  • Conducting routine checks on refrigeration systems and ensuring proper temperature control.

Production Support

  • Assisting in the setup and calibration of equipment for production runs.

  • Collaborating with production staff to minimize downtime and ensure efficient operations.

  • Supporting the installation and commissioning of new equipment.

Safety and Compliance

Health and Safety

  • Adhering to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment.

  • Conducting risk assessments and implementing corrective actions to mitigate hazards.

  • Ensuring compliance with OSHA and other regulatory standards.

Sanitation and Hygiene

  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene in the dairy processing area.

  • Ensuring equipment and facilities meet food safety regulations and standards.

  • Participating in regular sanitation procedures and inspections.

Documentation and Reporting

Record Keeping

  • Maintaining accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs, and equipment performance.

  • Documenting issues and solutions to build a knowledge base for future reference.


  • Reporting maintenance activities and equipment status to supervisors and management.

  • Providing feedback and recommendations for improving equipment performance and reliability.

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Qualification, Experiences and Competencies

Education and Experience

Educational Background

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Technical or vocational training in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance is preferred.


  • Previous experience in equipment maintenance, preferably in a dairy or food processing environment.

  • Experience with dairy-specific equipment such as pasteurizers, homogenizers, separators, and refrigeration systems.

Technical Skills

  • Mechanical and Electrical Proficiency

  • Strong understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics.

Diagnostic and Troubleshooting Skills

  • Proficiency in using diagnostic tools and equipment.

  • Strong problem-solving skills to identify and resolve equipment issues efficiently.

Personal Attributes and Abilities

Attention to Detail

  • Meticulous attention to detail to ensure precise maintenance and repair work.

  • Ability to identify potential issues before they become major problems.

Physical Stamina

  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including lifting heavy objects and standing for long periods.

  • Comfort working in various environmental conditions, such as cold storage areas.

Communication and Teamwork

Communication Skills

  • Effective communication skills to work collaboratively with production staff and management.

  • Ability to clearly document and report maintenance activities.


  • Strong interpersonal skills to work as part of a maintenance team.

  • Willingness to support colleagues and share knowledge.

Certifications and Training


  • Relevant certifications in mechanical, electrical, or industrial maintenance are advantageous.

  • Certification in refrigeration or HVAC systems can be beneficial.

  • Ongoing Training

  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with the latest maintenance techniques and technologies.

  • Participation in training programs and workshops to enhance skills.

How to Apply

Apply now: To HR & attach CV, Academic docs, Experience certificates & Passport copy.
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Submit your CV, Academic docs, Experience certificates & Passport copy to our office or email & confirm with contacts herein if your documents have been received.

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