Kiira Motors Corporation Senior Powertrain Systems Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Kiira Motors Corporation Senior Powertrain Systems Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

Job Summary

The Senior Powertrain Systems Engineer is responsible for directing powertrain project activities through application of proficient technical knowledge and leadership competencies.

The span of powertrain projects responsibly includes initial gathering of the voice of the customer performance requirements, product definition, product design, product development, manufacturing support and product launch.

Key Functions

  • Provide project leadership, mentoring, and training for new or junior-level powertrain engineers on design and development processes, software, procedures, specifications, etc;
  • Guide reviews and reports on engineering metrics and/or test results through engineering reports and written correspondence to ensure timely and effective communication with supervisors and colleagues;
  • Conduct Design, development, and failure analysis through the use of DFMEA, customer returns, or specific development projects;
  • Support the implementation of design changes to improve quality, performance, cost reduction, and standardization through analysis of designs and problem solving techniques;
  • Provide technical guidance to engineering personnel on various powertrain systems and makes presentations to internal and external customers on different programs or products as required;
  • Develop the necessary documentation relating to the development of powertrain systems;
  • Mentor and train other technical support staff on technical and procedural matters; and
  • Any other duties assigned by the Powertrain & EE systems Manager

    Person Specifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Honors) in Electrical Engineering or Related Field from a recognized Institution;
  • Must be a registered Engineer by a recognized professional body; and
  • Master’s Degree Electrical Engineering, Engineering/Operations Management or Related Field from a recognized Institution is an added advantage.

  • General working experience of at least four (4) years; two (2) of which should have been served in a Powertrain Systems Engineer Position in a
    reputable organization preferably in the automotive industry



  • Familiar with powertrain systems, powertrain configurations (ICE, Hybrid, EV) related regulations, requirements, design and release;
  • Background of powertrain system design and validation, including durability, NVH and all functional requirements;
  • Acquainted with system functions such as NVH/CFD/FEA, Chassis and Body etc;
  • Knowledge of FMECA/FMEA, FEA, EPL’s, OEM Engineering Release Process, QS9000; and
  • Strong Background in Vehicle Electrification and alternative Vehicle Propulsions

  • Ethics and integrity;
  • Team work;
  • Concern for results;
  • Listening and effective Communication skills; and Time Management

    How to Apply
  • To apply for any job you must hand deliver your application documents to the Kiira Motors Corporation’s Office at Plot 13 Kimera Road, Ntinda before the deadline.
  • No applications will be accepted after 28th June 2019 at 1700 HRS.
  • Please note that we are not accepting applications received through email.

    Your application documents should include the following:

  • An application Letter (Cover Letter) addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Kiira Motors Corporation.
  • A CV (Please use this CV template).
  • Certified copies of Academic Documents (Certificates and Transcripts).
  • Only copies certified by the awarding institution will be accepted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Kiira Motors Corporation Senior Powertrain Systems Engineer - Jobs in Uganda

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