Machine Operator Job – Avolio Industries Limited

Job Title:   Machine Operator

Organization: Avolio Industries Limited

Duty Station: Kazinga Namanve, Uganda

Reports to: Production Manager

About US:

Avolio Industries Limited is an Avocado Oil Plant based in Uganda. The work environment is fast paced & challenging.

Job Summary: Avolio Industries Limited is seeking for a hard working Machine Operator who is dexterous and able to work efficiently with different machines. As our workforce grows, we need an experienced & diligent Machine Operator to be at the helm!

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Operate production machinery in accordance with prints and specifications.
  • Produce the required quantity of parts within established specifications and tolerances.
  • Maintain logs and records of units produced including a record of errors resulting in rejected or discarded pieces.
  • Inspect equipment prior to use to ensure proper setup and alignment
  • Communicate with management regarding any issues or concerns related to job duties or plant operations.
  • Assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of machinery.
  • Perform periodic checks on equipment and solve problems as detected.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations at all times while performing job duties
  • Follow instructions from supervisors/managers during shift changes and emergencies.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time by the High Authority of the company.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


  • The ideal applicant must be a fresh graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree of science in Industrial Engineering
  • Know how to increase output and fix errors.
  • Very good numeracy skills.
  • Can work well within a team environment where people work in interlocking roles.
  • Ability to quickly read engineering drawings.
  • Flexibility to move between departments.
  • Using measuring equipment for data collection and machine setting.
  • Understanding the functions and basic mechanical workings of assigned machines under limited supervision.
  • Ability to work with light to medium machinery.
  • Excellent mechanical ability
  • Carrying out quality audit checks.
  • Ability to operate more than one machine as and when required.
  • Good knowledge of laser machine processes and safe practice.


  • Using own initiative to find solutions when things are not going right.
  • Physically fit and able to remain standing for long periods of time.
  • Motivated with a “can do” attitude.
  • Reasonable physical fitness, for the purposes of manually loading the machines.

Areas of Expertise

  • CNC machine
  • Fly presses
  • Health and safety
  • Brake presses
  • Troubleshoot
  • Activity logs
  • Safety standards

How to Apply:

Kindly send a detailed CV and all necessary certified academic documents (one PDF) to this email as soon as possible.

NB: We appreciate your application however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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