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Jobs at Opibus (Roam)
Deadline of these Jobs: 13 November 2022
The Beginning Roam was founded in 2017 just as electric mobility was taking off, when electric cars were just arriving on our streets. Roam vision is to make electric transport more accessible to a broader market by making the technology more cost efficient and simplifying deployment. 

Product Engineer

Key Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with electrical, mechanical, software and battery engineers to perform holistic integration, stitching and packaging of product components and subsystems.
  • Developing Digital Mock-up (DMU) releases of products.
  • Perform DMU studies (Clearance, interference, Clash, Review) with technical manager.
  • Consolidate external feedback (customer production lines through issue tracking management and gating and develop strategies for optimization for user experience and ease of assembly.
  • Generate and document product roadmaps and requirements for mechanical systems.
  • Perform risk and failure modes and effect (FMEA) analysis of products.
  • Develop mechanical concepts and designs for all electric motorcycle product lines.
  • Development of test plans and criteria for testing of product features at product and sub-system level and work with testing engineers for motorcycle reliability testing and homologation.
  • Defining product milestones and deadlines and release dates.
  • Sales proposals definition and generation with sales team.
  • Collaborate with procurement teams to coordinate Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) with suppliers.


  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Product Development or has a working knowledge of systems integration, CAD packaging, and product versioning and release management.
  • Must have a relevant bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering
  • Good skills in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer aided Engineering (CAE) for part and assembly modeling, simulations and release management.
  • Ability to draw conclusions and make recommendations based on engineering research and test data and findings.

Director of Product

Key Duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluating new technology/solutions and incorporating it into existing products or creating new products based on new technology or solutions
  • Improving and working on process within Product Optimization, Systems Integration, Release Management and Risk Management
  • Maintaining relationships with engineering, production, and after-sales to ensure that product quality is maintained throughout the product life cycle
  • Developing product communication together with communications team
  • Meeting with customers to discuss product development improvements and providing proposals for solutions
  • Reviewing and capturing user feedback and market data
  • Working with product teams to develop structures and help with recruitment
  • Identifying market trends and consumer preferences to ensure informed product decisions
  • Holding meetings with product team members to discuss upcoming product developments and strategy
  • Update and prepare product strategy for management review, status update and providing feedback.
  • Implement and co-create an overall product strategy
  • Responsible for structuring the product departments, hierarchy and team structure
  • Maintain close communication with engineering, production, and commercial by updating on the status of progress of product management/development and releases.
  • Will be responsible for creating and maintaining product processes and structures.
  • Prepare, maintain, and monitor departmental budget whilst ensuring key departmental plans are realized more cost-effectively
  • Review procedures periodically to ensure that they maintain in line with changing business requirements and reflect best practice.
  • Review and develop policies and procedures and identify process bottlenecks and implement solutions promptly


  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Product Management/Development
  • Must have a relevant bachelor's degree/ Diploma in Engineering or Project Management
  • Preferably previous experience from the Automotive sector and/or Electric mobility.
  • Must have experience working with Product Development Process and building Product Teams
Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 November 2022
Duty Station: several locations
Posted: 31-10-2022
No of Jobs: 2
Start Publishing: 31-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 31-10-2066
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