Technical Assistant at OOLU Energy Nigeria Limited

Oolu is one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in West Africa. Our vision is to be a leading energy and financial services provider to millions of customers in the developing world. Our model, developed with local communities, allows us to offer high-quality solar products on an affordable financing plan. We are proud of our after-sales commitment, with replacement parts under warranty and customer service representatives who speak the local languages of our customers.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Technical Assistant

Location: Benin, Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are actively looking for a Technical Assistant in Benin, that can effectively test, install and repair solar systems and support the components inventory.

Core Responsibilities
Technical and Repair work:

  • Regularly: Test, analyze and repair solar systems and their components;
  • Regularly: Review technical tickets and complete online reports with detailed information;
  • Regularly: manage the stock of spare parts and the reverse logistics for faulty components;
  • Occasionally: Perform tests on new products and accessories;
  • Occasionally: Support the training of field staff on the correct installation of solar systems, effective troubleshooting, new products and best practices

Warehouse and Logistics Operations:

  • Receive goods physically into the warehouse, ensure the quantity received of any product is same with the quantity ordered on purchase order
  • Ensure the stock is in the right place in the warehouse and in the right condition
  • Coordinate with the sales team to identify needs in the region
  • Organize the transport to sales team and ensure delivery
  • Carry out monthly inventories of the region in liaison with the sales team
  • Draft and send the inventory report to the central team in Lagos.

Profile:

  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of electronics, electric circuit and solar systems
  • Practical experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic equipment (SHS, TV, etc.)
  • Previous relevant work experience in a similar position in the energy sector
  • Good understanding of in-bound and out-bound logistics
  • Attention to details and ability to organise the daily work independently
  • Ability to analyze and process data / information using excel or google sheet and to write concise and clear reports,
  • Curiosity and interest in understanding how products work and the root cause of problems;
  • Be proactive and a critical thinker.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree / HND qualification with 2 – 4 years work experience.

Deadline: 31st October, 2022.

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