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Vacancies in Mobius Motors, Nairobi, Kenya

Body Shop Team Leader

Overview
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 Body Shop Team Leader interested in a truly unique entrepreneurial opportunity to create impact on a global scale as part of our Technical Team.

Responsibilities
Assembly
·         Assembly Instructions: Ensure that all team members are following the work instructions correctly.
·         Facilities: Ensure proper arrangement of machines, tools, staff and materials.
·         Tools and Equipment: Ensure all welding machines, tools and equipment are setup at the start of the shift and stored at the 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 areas.
·         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
·         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.
·         Line-side Inventory Management: Check line-side 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.
·         Welding – Be able to step into any operation to cover absent or ill staff.
Qualifications
Academic & Professional Qualifications
·         General Diploma in a Technical field – automotive is a plus
·         Welding Certificate II or higher
Functional Knowledge & Skills
·         5 years’ experience in welding 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
General
·         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

General Assembly Operative
Overview
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 Operative interested in a truly unique entrepreneurial opportunity to create impact on a global scale as part of our Production Team.
Responsibilities
Assembly
·         Sub-assembly: Assemble work benches, fixtures and jigs of various sub-assemblies such as front panel, engine, dash and doors working from specific work instructions to the quality standard and in the prescribed time.
·         Vehicle Assembly: Assemble vehicle components in Trim and/or Chassis stations, working from specific work instructions to the quality standard and in the prescribed time.
·         Tool and Equipment Usage: Use provided electric, hydraulic and manual assembly tools as per specific instructions and in a safe manner. Monitor the functioning of all equipment and report any problems or substandard condition to the Team Leader.

·         Safety: Ensure that the correct Personal Protective Equipment are worn at all times.
·         Continuous Improvement: Propose potential quality or productivity improvements.
·         Quality Checks: Review finished assemblies & parts to ensure accuracy against work instructions and prescribed quality.
·         Housekeeping: Maintain clean, safe and orderly work areas.
Qualifications
Academic & Professional Qualifications
·         Mechanic Certificate II or higher
·         KCSE certificate
Functional Knowledge & Skills
·         Preferred 3 years of automotive-related Assembly experience
·         Ability to read and follow work instructions
·         Good communication skills
·         Strong problem-solving skills
General
·         Patience and a good sense of humour and the ability to work as part of a team
·         An energetic personality; ambitious, independent, systematic attention to detail, flexible, self-critical and able to work well under pressure

Quality Team Member – Paint
Overview
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 Quality Team Member – Paint, interested in a truly unique entrepreneurial opportunity to create impact on a global scale as part of our Technical Team.
Responsibilities
Product Inspection
·         Inspection process: To follow standardized work and quality standards in all the quality operations to ensure consistency in the process and the final product.
·         Repair Inspection: Ensure complete and perfect defects repairs before buy off.
·         Material Isolation: Tag and isolate defective materials within the production line.
Administrative
·         Reporting: Ensure accurate documentation of the inspection results, completing reports and logs; summarizing re-work and waste; inputting data into quality database.
·         Defects Escalation: Ensure effective communication & escalation of defects as per Alarm Escalation Procedure.
Tools & Equipment Maintenance
·         Tools Usage: Ensure the appropriate use of the quality inspection tools, equipment and consumables.
·         Maintenance: Keep the measurement tools and equipment in operational state and escalate required repairs and calibration.
Safety
·         Environmental Safety: Maintain safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
·         Personal Safety: Proper and appropriate use of the PPE’s when performing inspection operations in the plant.
Continuous Improvement/Team Building
·         Process Improvement: Being proactive team member in problem solving and identification of the continuous improvement opportunities.
·         Training: Being instrumental in orientation and training of new team members.
·         Multi Skills Development: Willing to be multi skilled and support job rotation within quality department in line with the overall objectives of the Company.
Qualifications
Academic & Professional Qualifications
·         Diploma in Mechanical/automotive/industrial Engineering
Functional Knowledge & Skills
·         Outstanding technical skills in quality and/or automotive manufacturing
·         Basic Computer skills
General
·         Interpersonal skills
·         Be a good listener
·         Communication skills
·         Attention to detail
·         Can work under pressure

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