Setup and maintain R&D infrastructure like dyno, testers, tools, R&D vehicle fleet management.
Define process, methods and standard operating procedures for smooth operation of R&D activities e.g. SOP for lab usage, 5S R&D facilities, calibration of R&D infrastructure.
Asset management (R&D inventory, tools, equipment, sample ordering, tracking of material movement, consumables, etc).
Manage Vehicle integration and validation team members (line management).
Define, update and maintain project management processes for R&D projects.
Create and own the Standard Operating Procedures & templates for project documentation, managing project data on servers
Work in collaboration with R&D mechanical and R&D Electronics team for coordinating adherence to project schedules, prioritization of common pool (people / equipment / infrastructure) for multiple New Product Development (NPD) projects
All project documentation management, archiving, version control (Requirements, test plans, test results, Release procedures
Timely closure all technical documentation and report release
Final Design gate review for prototyping release
Hands on experience in Vehicle level validation, prototype vehicle build, R&D infrastructure setup and management.
Proficient in working with electronic components used in electric 2 wheelers e.g. batteries, traction motor, controllers, etc.
Proficient in developing vehicle level DVP for function test, performance test & environmental tests.
Automotive component testing background (for lighting, seat latches, brake life evaluation, suspension durability, steering evaluation.
Knowledge of AIS /BIS standards. Connect with local test & certification labs.
Knowledge of strain measurement.
Expertise in diagnosing vehicle faults and trouble shooting.
In-depth knowledge and experience with automotive engineering development Methods, Processes and Tools. (System engineering V model, DFMEA basics, problem solving techniques)
Back ground from motor and chassis dyno testing.
Familiarity of using mechanical design tools.