Senior Hardware Test Engineer

KOKO Networks

KOKO Networks

Other Engineering, Quality Assurance
Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2022
About KOKO Networks
KOKO Networks is a venture-backed climate-tech company with 1,800+ employees across East Africa, India, and the United Kingdom. Our mission is to imagine and deliver technology that improves life in the world’s fastest growing cities. We offer a fast-paced and highly collaborative work environment with significant opportunities for professional growth. Our core lines of business currently include: (1) KOKO Fuel, an ultra-clean liquid bioethanol cooking fuel solution delivered via a network of smart fuel ATMs and leveraging existing downstream liquid fuels infrastructure; and (2) KOKO Climate, which retails the emissions reductions that occur from switching households from deforestation-based charcoal to KOKO Fuel. In 2021, KOKO was selected as the world’s leading emerging markets climate technology solution by FT/IFC.
As Senior Test Engineer, you will be leading the team of test engineers; responsible for testing KOKO’s Bio-Ethanol based Cook Stove & Canister. Your role includes design & supervising execution of tests for our Cooker, Canister & its components. The testing will be distributed across KOKO’s Product Test Lab at Gandhinagar, Nairobi & third party labs. You will work closely with KOKO’s Design engineering team & Product team for defining test protocols & developing the right type of test hardware / equipment & environment.

What you will do

  • Understand product end use, environment & typical operating conditions
  • Designing tests & their detailed test protocols / procedures
  • Design formats for data collection & test reports
  • Design/Source Test Rigs and Equipment required to carry out tests
  • Provide technical support to the team of Test Engineers & Technicians during the tests
  • Publish test reports & recommendations for Designers, Process engineers & Product team
  • Maintain & Upgrade KOKO’s in-house test Lab.

What you will bring to KOKO

  • Education- Master of Engineering / Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical or Mechatronics
  • Experience- 6-8 years
  • Background- Must have worked in the Product Testing Department / Test Lab with similar Responsibilities
  • Industry- Home appliances, Lab equipment, Consumer electronics or other relevant industries
  • Experience with testing of Cook stoves and/or Combustion process will be preferred
  • Expertise in Documentation with Charts, Tables etc. for effective communication & documentation
KOKO is committed to gender and racial diversity in the workplace. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply!