Mobius Motors BIW Design Engineer Jobs in Kenya
Mobius Motors BIW Design Engineer Jobs in KenyaOverview 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 to hire an BIW Design Engineer interested in a truly unique entrepreneurial opportunity to create impact on a global scale as part of our Technical Team.
The Technical team ensures that Mobius Motors has selected and developed the optimum technological solution to maximise the value and benefit of our product offering to our customers.
This encompasses the following areas
Innovation: Strategic selection and application of existing and new technology in a new manner to address challenging product development needs
Design & Development: Utilisation of lean and agile design & development best practices to efficiently introduce new products & solutions quickly and robustly
Capability: Development of the right technological knowhow both internally & externally (through partners) to allow pushing the boundary of capable product development goals
Every member of the Technical team takes responsibility for supporting the business needs above, which may require expanding responsibilities as needed, additional learning, and tackling new professional challenges beyond what is reflected in this Job Description.
Functional Areas and Responsibilities
Design & Development
Ensure clear definition of design requirements, acceptance criteria including applicable Voice of the customer, business and regulation (VOC, VOB, VOR).
Design Development: Design body system components and assemblies to meet vehicle functional and performance targets.
CAD Model & Drawing Design: Produce accurate and timely 3D and 2D designs. Identify and resolve packaging problems. Organise and lead design reviews with peers.
Design for Assembly and Manufacture: Implement design for assembly and manufacture with Mobius design principles.
Timelines: Plan project work to meet project timelines. Produce project plans that are accurate and adhered to.
Risk Management: Proactively manage system project risk.
Plan for risks
Implement and measure risk actions
Maintain up to date plans and communicate with team on changes
Virtual Product Development Analysis: Perform FEA, CAE and hand calculations to assess and improve designs.
Supply Chain Support
Supplier Engagement and Co-development: Engage with suppliers and supply chain team to find technical solutions.
Supplier Visits and Development: Support supply chain where possible with technical advice and requirements documents including trips to suppliers locally and or internationally.
Build Support: Assist timely completion of prototype builds where possible. Provide and explain work instructions.
Build Issues Management: Record and solve build and design issues in a timely manner.
Verification, Validation and Testing
System Testing Support: Support or lead system testing, as necessary
Writing and reviewing test procedures
Preparing for tests
Record and solve testing issues in a timely manner
Production Issues support: Support planning of system production and assembly. Solve production ramp up issues.
Issue Resolution: Generate and implement ideas to improve manufacturability.
Workflow Management: Maintain up to date system information (drawings, supplier details, etc) in appropriate systems
Data Storage: Store analysis, supplier information etc as per company policy.
Continuous Improvement & Learning
Learning Engagement: Proactively and intentionally improve engineering and team skills through books, training courses and other means.
Continuous Improvement: Support continuous improvement at work in proactively looking for improvements to workflow, processes, products.
Lead and deliver to completion where applicable these ideas.
Knowledge & Skills
Bachelor’s degree (minimum) in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Systems Engineering or similar
Functional Knowledge & Skills
Proficiency in SolidWorks, CATIA or AutoCAD
Strong fundamental engineering and physics expertise
Strong system knowledge both theoretical and practical
Welding experience and knowledge of weld quality controls
Passion for prototype development and a pragmatic attitude
Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and work within a diverse team
Extreme patience and a good sense of humour
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
High level of analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to self-manage; taking ownership of projects: budgeting, work planning, resource management and reporting
A start-up personality: entrepreneurial, ambitious, independent, systematic attention to detail, structured thinker, goal-oriented, flexible, and able to deal well with setback
Reliable, diligent, and hard-working team player
How to Apply
Please note that the application channel is email@example.com
The job title should be the subject of the email.
Deadline is 31st July 2020
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