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Technical Operations Technician

· KE - Naivasha

About us
Mobisol Group is a leading global player in decentralised solar electrification. Driven by market demand for off-grid solutions beyond lighting, Mobisol designs, distributes and services large solar systems, seamlessly integrated with proprietary pay-as-you-go (PAYG) software. By combining the latest high-tech solar hardware with mobile payment technologies, the Berlin based company ensures affordability through flexible payment plans. Mobisol enables rural families and businesses to power a wide range of compatible appliances, such as televisions and stereos, thereby improving people's standard of living and enabling incremental income from new solar-powered businesses. With over 750 employees, Mobisol runs its own operations in Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda, while providing hardware and software solutions through a growing network of B2B partnerships in another nine countries worldwide.
What this job is about
The Technical Operations Department aims to serve Mobisol customers with the best technical products.The Repair Technician is responsible for the timely repairing of the electrical components of the SolarHome Systems (SHS) and its appliances.
Your tasks
  • Align and improve workshop activities and facilities. Follow and adhere to departmental and organizational policies and procedures to maximize output
  • Repair all Printed Circuit Boards (PCB’s) and appliances according to Mobisol’s repairs procedures and guidelines
  • Clean and test all repaired PCBs and appliances
  • Categorize and properly document all there paired items and ensure data accuracy(Physical and Database)
  • Issue a 1-month inventory (cycle count) status of tools and spare parts (electronic components) to Repair Supervisor
  • Achieving targeted weekly, monthly and quarterly repairs requirements in terms of assembling new systems and refurbished items
  • Take care of repossessed and returned PCBs and appliances (Stock of needs revision must not pile up)
  • Manage and monitor the performance of the testing tools (Testjigs, Testers, Soldering stations, Calibrators and Multimeters)
Your Qualifications
  • University degree or Diploma in Renewables, Electronics or Electrical Engineering or similar fields§ 
  • ≥1 year of working experience in Technical roles related to Mobisol Repairs Operations (Solar technology, battery technology, circuitry, circuit schematics, test equipment, solar panels)
  • Hands-on experience in accurate soldering is necessary
  • Experience with operational improvement techniques (Kaizen and 5S, 6 Sigma, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience in programming (Arduino) boards is plus
  • Very good organizational and interpersonal skills and team player
  • Self-starter with a passion for Mobisol´s vision to plug in the world
  • Fluency in the CO language; fluency in English is a plus
Your Perspective
This job offers you the chance to serve Mobisol customers with the best technical products.
How to apply
If you feel intrigued by this challenging opportunity, please apply by clicking on the "Apply" button. As an equal opportunity employer, Mobisol Kenya offers all of its employees and applicants full equal opportunity irrespective race, ethnic origin, sexual identity and disability, religion or beliefs.

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