Assembly Engineer

Date Posted: Oct. 12, 2022, 3:58 a.m.

M-Kopa Solar

Job Description


The job holder is responsible for installing, maintaining, and operating Smartphone assembly systems including the HVAC system, 3 phase electrical system, troubleshooting, conducting smartphone repairs, and reworks, and implementing process improvements to increase output on the production line.


  • Main activities that are undertaken by the jobholder and are reflective of the most important features of the job.

Maintain production equipment & Machines

  • Undertake Tests, Inspection, and Maintenance of a wide range of line electromechanical equipment and accessories including Motors, Compressor, Conveyors & control panels to ensure they are in functional order prior to and/ or after use.
  • Diagnose problems in the production line equipment and provide necessary recommendations and training
  • Work with external third parties to diagnose repair & maintain HVAC, Single & 3 Phase circuits & Structured cabling networks
  • Ensure that all equipment is maintained in an energy-efficient and safe manner, and downtime is reduced to a minimum by anticipation of necessary repairs, keeping records of past operating experience
  • General fault finding and repair to Electrical systems, sanity ware, and drainage.
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance, reactive callouts in all assembly lines on all associated electrical equipment, general fault finding, and repairs to electrical assets and services
  • Maintaining, implementing, or improving electrical instruments, facilities, components, equipment products, or systems
  • Calibration & resetting of process equipment & machines

Process Improvement & Creating solutions to problems

  • Provide technical and engineering skills to resolve operational issues while meeting objectives of lowering cost and/or improving productivity
  • Solve problems that arise in planning, prioritizing, organizing, directing/facilitating action, and evaluating performance.
  • Use systematic processes of collecting, analyzing, and synthesizing information to evaluate current practice and generate new understandings about practice.
  • Develops and maintains specialized knowledge of current and emerging technologies
  • Explore new technology solutions to be able to provide solutions out of the box
  • Analyzes and develops resolutions for problems involving availability and/or performance at the system level
  • Conduct regular training of assembly line workers as needed.
  • Actively promote process improvement to ensure compliance with industry standards and Regulations
  • Identification of subsequent changes to manufacturing and assembly drawings as necessary

Testing & Repair of mobile devices

  • Inspecting electrical components during and after the product installation
  • Replace parts and repair faults in mobile phones.
  • Deconstruct mobile devices to analyze faults, perform the replacement or recycle parts
  • Apply the information, such as periodic maintenance charts, step-by-step repair instructions/manuals, troubleshooting information, and overhaul procedures to perform routine maintenance and repairs.


  • The identification and/or generation of all documentation related to the integration of new products into the production environment.
  • Generate and implement operating procedures and work instructions
  • Maintain written records of all repairs and maintenance interventions undertaken, including information on the parts and materials used, etc.
  • The identification and/or generation of all documentation related to the integration of new products into the production environment
  • Establish construction, manufacturing, or installation standards or specifications by performing a wide range of detailed calculations.
  • Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), to document and present information.

Upholding Safety

  • Ensure all safe systems of work are employed for workshop-based tasks to ensure high standards of health & safety in the workplace are maintained
  • Design, optimize and ensure processes meet requirements for standards, safety, and datelines.


  • Degree in BEng/BSc. in Electrical/Electronics/Mechatronics Engineering 
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experience in electrical & Electronics or Mechanical operations
  • Ability to communicate technical information on a regular basis, both verbally and in writing
  • Well-versed with the various systems, tools, and procedures used in testing & failure analysis 
  • Experience in using or a desire to learn the required software.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes related to electronic engineering.
  • Process Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Good skills in CAD
  • Good attitude towards acquiring new knowledge
  • Able to work under pressure and tight datelines
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Hands-On experience working with embedded systems
  • Experience in troubleshooting computers (RS232, Ethernet, drivers)

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should make their applications to M-Kopa Solar via the link M-Kopa Solar jobs

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