Mobius Motors Vehicle Test Engineer Job in Kenya

Vehicle Test 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.

We are seeking a long-term commitment from an experienced vehicle test professional to support the engineering development team to carry out the required vehicle verification & validation activities (V&V) during the vehicle development program. 


You will be responsible for ensuring the verification and validation activities are defined, executed, monitored and reported on. 
The role will require a close working relationship with the Senior Vehicle Test Engineer, Vehicle Build & Validation Engineer and the Vehicle System Design Engineers. 
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Work with respective vehicle system engineers to plan, develop and conduct functional tests covering overall vehicle components.
  • Ensure V&V activities are executed in alignment with the vehicle program timeline and quality goals. 
  • Analyse requirements specifications including any regulatory requirements and with the respective system engineers develop the applicable test plans.
  • Work with system engineers, R&D workshop to create and monitor overall vehicle test design and verification test plan and ensure execution to program timeline.
  • Support design and coordinate the building of any required off-vehicle test rigs for verification test work.
  • Ensure proper set up of test data equipment on vehicles for data logging and analysis.
  • Ensure comprehensive reporting of vehicle testing issues to respective engineering system and Product Quality Engineers.
  • Work with respective System Engineers to support the analysis and interpretation of the test data results from the verification and validation test work by collating and preparing technical test reports for use by the engineering and management team.
  • Support the development of appropriate End of Line (E.O.L) specification for use by various suppliers to ensure the necessary testing during production of vehicle components.
  • Ensure the appropriate storage and easy retrieval of all test reports, data and results.
  • Be proactive regarding verification and validation issue identification and periodically advise wider team on status, risks and required activities to progress forward.
An ideal candidate should combine excellent test verification background with appropriate technical skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team.  
They should possess a strong skill set in defining verification and validation strategy and identifying critical issues and risks to meeting required goals.
  • 2+ years related experience in quality, mechanical, electrical engineering or closely related fields.
  • An ability to work to a very high level of accuracy and detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills to build strong rapport with design engineers
  • Excellent problem solving ability in cross-functional and multi-cultural environment; able to define problems, collect relevant data, extract meaning from data, and draw valid conclusions
  • Exceptional analytical skills with regards to logistics analysis, data manipulation, and the ability to create information from data
  • Experience in developing verification and validation test plans
  • Experience with data analysis tools and software
  • Understanding of engineering test instrumentation and data acquisition equipment
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and work within a diverse team
  • Clean Driving license
  • Willingness to work occasional long hours to ensure required test work is completed
  • Willingness to travel to conduct required vehicle testing
  • Fluency in Kiswahili (the national language of Kenya)
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