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Prototyping Manager

Shift EV

Shift EV

Giza Governorate, Egypt · Giza, Al Omraneyah, Giza Governorate, Egypt
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024


Shift EV is a fast-growing electric vehicle technology company, based in Cairo, Egypt. Our vision is to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles in Egypt and the region by developing state-of-the-art electric drivetrain solutions. You will work with world-class technology veterans from MIT, the University of Grenoble, Intel, and Corning to build a venture with transformative potential.


  • Managing the lifecycle of our prototype and first of samples of our various products and components.

  • Improving our prototyping capabilities to improve our turn-around time for the build products and components.

  • Managing the prototyping team and facilities to ensure the successful and rapid prototyping of our parts and products.


  • Managing the entire lifecycle of a prototype, from the initial idea to the final testing and feedback: wiring harness, mechanical fixtures, as well as whole vehicles.

  • Work closely with the Engineering team to rapidly build designs of the designed components and products as well as provide on-going technical training to engineering community as needed

  • Review work requests, drawings or prints, set meetings with requestor to plan implementation and testing when needed

  • Provide coaching and direction to engineering team and technicians to meet deliverables

  • Perform advanced engineering support functions including, but not limited to DFMEA, testing and in collaboration with engineering project teams

  • Manage rapid fabrication and assembly to build first-of-samples of our parts and products in the engineering workshop and using company prototyping and production capabilities

  • Manage and coordinate the resources, budget, and timeline for the prototype development, and ensure that the quality standards and best practices are followed

  • Recognize future needs and manage our prototyping facilities and ensure the tooling improvement to increase our prototyping speed, capabilities and capacities.

  • Ensuring the deployment, motivation, skills improvement and overall management and restructuring of the team.


  • Education Background: Mechanical Engineering ( Design and production )

  • 7+ years of experience

  • Software Skills: Solidworks, Ansys and AutoCAD

  • Technical Skills: 3D Modelling - Workshop drawing - Stress Analysis

  • Aware with the Chassis, Suspension System, Stirring, Breaks and Vehicle dynamic


  • An impact driven mission, and a world class team to work with.

  • A startup where your contributions really count, and an abundance of growth-opportunities exist.

  • Stock options, we want you to be invested in the success of the company.

  • Shift EV strives to create a meritocratic environment that promotes diversity and offers equal opportunity.

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