Mobius Motors Vehicle Build & Validation Engineer Job in Kenya

Vehicle Build & Validation Engineer
 
Description: Mobius Motors designs, manufactures, and sells highly durable, highly affordable vehicles for Africa’s mass market. 
Our
vehicles create a transport platform that empowers local entrepreneurs
to run profitable transportation services to end-users in their
communities.

The Vehicle Build & Validation Engineer will be responsible for managing the overall vehicle build and validation program. 

 

This
involves ensuring the required mule and prototype test validation units
are built to required configurations and then tracking the validation
of the vehicle, individual systems and components to ensure a successful
overall validation program.

They will work with the Workshop
Supervisor to ensure the vehicle builds are carried out as required and
work closely with the test engineering resources to ensure successful
execution of the validation test plan. 

The
role will also require a close working relationship with the Vehicle
Integration team to ensure the timely and correct integration of vehicle
components for validation. 
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Work
    with the Associate Director to plan the vehicle BOM configuration
    required for each vehicle build as per the program requirements.
    Subsequently work with the BOM engineer to manage and track the vehicle
    BOM configuration.
  • Based
    on program timing targets, effectively plan and manage the physical
    build of mule and prototype vehicles as per required configurations
    & budget. Provide the vehicle build plan to the workshop supervisor
    to support the vehicle builds.
  • Plan
    & track the individual system and component validation activities
    managing vehicle installation, timeframe and sign-off status for each
    after completion of test activity.
  • Coordinate
    with the workshop supervisor to ensure the availability of mule &
    prototype vehicles to carry out mandated verification & validation
    tests as per the vehicle validation.
  • Put
    together clear documentation on the overall vehicle design and build
    configuration with the support of the vehicle system engineers including
    detailed build instructions, CAD DMU models & drawings.
  • Manage
    the timely and periodic publication of vehicle status summaries to the
    engineering & management team for detailed review and analysis.
  • Track and manage the resolution of issues arising from validation vehicles.
Qualifications
 
An
ideal candidate should combine outstanding technical skills in
engineering and operations management with excellent interpersonal and
communication skills to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team. 
They
should possess a strong skill set in leading multi-function teams and
developing, integrating and validating full vehicle content – within the
automotive industry.
 
Required
  • Bachelor degree (minimum) in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering or similar
  • 4+ years related experience in automotive product design/development engineering
  • Good leadership and clear sense of direction with ability to communicate that to others
  • CAD proficiency to be able to read and review drawings, engineering models
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build strong rapport with others
  • Exceptional persistence and endurance to overcome significant challenges
  • Ability to effectively communicate timelines and project progress with both internal and external management teams
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and work within a diverse team
Desired
  • Masters degree (or higher) in in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering or similar
  • Fluency in Kiswahili (the national language of Kenya)
How to Apply

E-mail your application to recruiting@mobiusmotors.com



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