Hardware & Firmware Engineering Manager Job in Kenya

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Hardware & Firmware Engineering Manager Job in Kenya

Hardware & Firmware Engineering Manager

About The Role

The hardware manager will lead a diverse team of hardware and firmware engineers that are working on next-generation clean cooking. In addition to the next generation of products, the hardware engineering manager will support existing production activities here in Kenya as well as other sites and partners in Africa, Asia, and India.The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leading, guiding, and building diverse teams of hardware engineers. In addition to leading, they will also identify and drive the development of new technologies and innovative solutions. To do this they will keep a close eye on leading-edge relevant new technologies and best practices.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Mentor, and direct a team of hardware engineers in the design and development of consumer electric cooking products.
  • Lead partnerships with suppliers and technology development partners.
  • Ensure features and requirements are implemented by working closely with our product management and product design team.
  • Resource management.
  • Support product manufacturing and warranty insuring HW is optimized as well at well supported by aftersales.

  • Review HW and Firmware designs to insure they are meeting product requirements and best practices.
  • Establish best practices and tools for getting work done.
  • Scale products from prototype to high-volume production.
  • Set up and implement DFMA, DFR, and DFMA processes.
  • Identify staffing needs and lead hiring activities in collaboration with Burn’s recruiting team.
  • Assist with proof-of-concept simulations that support design reviews.
  • Support preparation of comprehensive documentation for all electrical designs, including wiring diagrams/schematics, bill of materials, assembly drawings, and design changes, test reports, design-validation plans, and reports to ensure installation and operations.

Skills And Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • 7+ years of product development experience, specifically with electronics
  • 2+ years of management experience with multiple direct reports.
  • knowledge of software, electronics, and mechanical engineering, including system integration.
  • Experience conducting and leading DFR, FMEA, and DFMA activities.
  • Experience with Altium designer.
  • Experience with large-scale production is a plus.
  • Experience with simulation tools such as MATLAB, EAGLE, Proteus, etc.
  • Understanding of PCB design constraints
  • Jera or other Agile project management tools.

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