Mobius Motors General Assembly Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

Mobius Motors General Assembly Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

Mobius designs, manufactures and sells vehicles built specifically for the African mass market.

Mobius II was conceived by reimagining the vehicle, around the needs of the African consumer – common road terrain, typical vehicle loading and average income levels were important factors in the development of the vehicle.

The result, an SUV with the durability required to handle rural roads, sold at the price of a used sedan.

Mobius is not just building vehicles more suited to local demand, but a transport-business platform that empowers local entrepreneurs to run profitable transportation services to end-users in their communities.

The range of businesses is vast, from public transport, to mobile medical care, to goods delivery - transforming Africa’s transport network.

Mobius’ vision is to become the mass-market car of Africa and connect millions of people across the continent.


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 exceptional General Assembly Team Leader interested in a truly unique entrepreneurial opportunity to create impact on a global scale as part of our Production Team.


  • The General Assembly Team Leader ensures that Mobius Motors executes a rigorous, efficient manufacturing process to deliver product on time and right first-time.

    This encompasses the following areas:

  • Assembly – Ensure that Vehicles are manufactured to specification, within the designated Takt Time
  • Scheduling – Ensure that Production schedules are communicated, understood and met
  • Team Management – Responsible for the allocation of work duties to a team of Operatives to meet the demand requirements
  • Every member of the Production 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



  • Work Instructions: Ensure that all Team members are following the work instructions correctly.
  • Work Flow: Ensure proper arrangement of machines, tools, staff and materials.
  • Tools and Equipment: Ensure all tools and equipment are setup at start of shift and stored at end of shift. Ensure all electrical tools are powered up and spare batteries are always available.
  • Troubleshooting: Resolve assembly problems on the floor and notify Production Manager to obtain additional resources if required.
    Continuous Improvement: Propose potential quality or productivity improvements.
  • Housekeeping: Maintain clean, safe and orderly work
  • Quality: Responsible for in process quality for finished assemblies & sub-assemblies to ensure accuracy against work instructions. Verify specifications by measuring completed components and assemblies.

    Scheduling: Communicate work schedules to the team by studying assembly instructions and parts lists; ensuring components, sub-assemblies, tools, and manpower are available.
  • System Usage: Use Microsoft NAV computer system to ensure schedules and components are correct.
  • Lineside Inventory Management: Check lineside inventory of raw materials, liaising with the Warehouse to ensure correct stock; anticipate needed supplies; place and ensure expediting orders for supplies; monitor rejections.

    Team Management

  • Team Leadership: Lead and develop the team to achieve superior automotive quality products through example, training and job rotation.
  • Compliance: Ensure that all team members follow Quality Management System processes and procedures. Ensure that all Safety procedures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) are used at all times.
  • Vehicle Assembly: Be able to step into any operation to cover absent or ill staff.


  • Knowledge, skills and any other information required to be successful in this role.

    Knowledge & Skills


    Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • General Diploma in a Technical field – automotive is a plus
  • Mechanic Certificate II or higher

    [Functional Knowledge & Skills

  • 5 years’ experience in vehicle assembly and team management
  • Ability to read and interpret work instructions and drawings
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience in Production systems – preferably in an ERP system such as Microsoft NAV, SAP, Oracle or Syspro
  • Good oral and written communication skills


  • Patience and a good sense of humour and the ability to work as part of, and to lead a team
  • An energetic personality; ambitious, independent, systematic attention to detail, flexible, self-critical and able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work with professionalism and with precision while meeting strict deadlines

    How to apply

  • To apply for any of the roles below, please send your CV and a covering letter to By 30th December, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Mobius Motors General Assembly Team Leader Jobs in Kenya

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