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Mobius Motors Production Engineer Job in Kenya

Mobius Motors 
Production Engineer
 
Description:
Designed, engineered and built in Kenya, Mobius Motors sells highly
durable, highly affordable vehicles for Africa’s mass market. Versatile,
rugged and durable it is designed for African cities whilst still being
extremely capable off-road.
 
We
are seeking an exceptional and experienced automotive professional to
be responsible for all engineering issues related to vehicle production
process. 

The
role will require a close working relationship with Design,
Engineering, Cost Engineering, Supply Chain as well as the broader
Mobius team. 
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
 
Production Engineering
  • Work alongside production staff and technicians to develop, install and maintain equipment used in the manufacturing process.
  • Develop,
    evaluate and continuously improve manufacturing methods, utilising
    knowledge of product design, materials, fabrication processes, tooling
    and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality
    standards.
  • Investigate
    and resolve operational problems such as material use variances and
    bottlenecks. Develop action plans or contingencies for line stoppage and
    repair plans.
  • Work
    with quality personnel to determine root causes of failures using
    statistical methods and recommend changes in product designs,
    tolerances, machine tooling and process methods.
  • Identify and implement methods to improve safety of manufacturing operations.
  • Give training and technical support on new machines and processes, applying industry health and safety practices.
  • Draft manufacturing documentation including PFMEA, control plans, process documentation and formal quality standards.
  • Perform
    Value Add / Value Engineering. Generate cost reduction ideas through
    identification of process/product efficiencies that will reduce overall
    costs. Work with all stakeholders to achieve cost reduction targets.
  • Provide
    guidance to the Technical and Supply teams for proposed new or modified
    designs to achieve required function at minimum cost.
Project Management
  • Lead and facilitate production review sessions. Report risks and opportunities of production status on a weekly basis.
  • Take
    ownership of projects; plan milestones, timelines, budgets, resources
    and identify potential risks to deliver production aspects within agreed
    completion dates.
  • Be
    proactive regarding task completion and periodically advise wider team
    on project status, timing, resources, issues, and ability to deliver
    on-time with excellence.
  • Ensure
    adherence and compliance to general automotive industry production
    standards and best practices; maintain structured and versioned data
    outputs daily and backup data weekly.
  • Work
    as an active member of the team, ensure effective communication between
    colleagues and positively contribute regularly to meetings and
    briefings.
Qualifications
 
An
ideal candidate should combine outstanding technical skills with
excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively
with a multidisciplinary team. 
They should be rigorous, pragmatic and on-the-ground solution focussed – not overly academic.

Required
  • Bachelor degree (minimum) in Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Process Engineering or similar
  • 2-3 years of volume manufacturing and assembly experience in automotive or heavy industrial
  • Solid knowledge of vehicle parts and subsystems and knowledge of part interaction
  • Ability to read and evaluate mechanical drawings and technical product specifications
  • Strong familiarity with mechanical tools and their use in fabrication, measurement and assembly
  • Ability to troubleshoot, fabricate and/or repair machines and mechanical assemblies
  • Practical knowledge of VE and VA techniques, lean concepts, and quality tools and standards (ISO/ QS9000)
  • High level of design awareness and strong mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of fastener and torque strategy
  • Knowledge of jig design, design software and machine programming
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High level of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to self-manage; taking ownership of projects: budgeting, work planning, resource management and reporting
How to Apply

email your application to recruiting@mobiusmotors.com

Open until filled



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