Tembo specializes in the production of specialised vehicles and accessories for off-road. We supply worldwide to renowned organisations within the mining sector, government and aid organisations.

The primary purpose of this role is to develop and embed systems for new generations of Electric Vehicles.


Duties and Responsibilities:



-          Analysing and improving the efficiency and scalability of the EV battery systems

-          Oversee all mechanical system development including validation, integration and implementation

-          Build specification and design mechanical systems across the EV platform

Mechanical Systems

-          Integration of Powertrain with EV systems.

-          Actively monitor and resolve any mechanical issues with delivery partners

-          Work on advanced control algorithms and modular Mechanical architecture

-          Establishing construction, manufacturing or installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations.

-          Making improvements to vehicles in response to customer feedback; investigating and solving problem, e.g. mechanical failure


-          Ability to communicate with and provide strong support to customers and delivery partners.

-          Have strong internal and external communication skills


-          Performing quality control checks on all systems and products

-          Producing technical documentation, reports and specifications to support project needs

-          Ensure that the business is supported by appropriate documentation including managing 3rd part suppliers.

-          Ensuring mechanical integrity and regulatory compliance for specialist EV environments.


-          Assessing project requirements

-          Production of wiring diagrams and installation specifications to enable efficient and quality production and assembly including by outsourcing partners.

-          Agreeing and negotiating project budgets, timescales and specifications with clients and managers


-          Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant technical discipline.

-          Demonstrable Post Graduate experience in Auto engineering, EV Systems or a similar technical environment.

-          Flexibility, good communication skills and a demonstrable ability to achieve quality results and meet business targets within budget.

-          Willingness to adapt in a fast-growing environment, working positively with all parts of the business.

-          Self-Motivated and with the Ability to work positively with suppliers and partners to ensure technical and business requirements are met


Qualifications and Skills:

-          Qualified to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering

-          Minimum 5 years’ experience in a demanding technical environment preferably in an automotive or similar operation.

-          Ability to lead a small team of mechanical engineers

-          Good knowledge of safety system requirements for batteries and other components including in hazardous environments.

-          Good knowledge of best practice and safety in electrical systems including in motors, batteries and high voltage components.

Apply and send your CV/Resume to info@tembo4x4-elv.com