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Senior Automotive Mechanical Design Engineer

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. Today, we are the leading fleet electrification platform in Egypt and emerging markets: our electro-fitting technology allows delivery vehicles to become electric in a few hours for a fraction of the cost of a new EV. Shift EV is led by a world-class team of technology veterans from MIT, Intel, and GM and financed by category leading investors.


  • Designing various automotive mechanical parts used in our vehicles.

  • Creating 3D models using SolidWorks as well as creating 2D drawings and maintaining engineering documentation flow to manufacture and assemble products

  • Doing the needed stress analysis simulations to assure the safety of the design.

  • Leading the continuous improvement of existing system design (Review and approve drawings and Bills-of-Materials for release)

  • Coordinate feedback from other teams to continuously improve product designs.

  • Participating in the quality objectives of the design department regarding minimum waste of raw material, decreasing manufacturing cost, and decreasing product man-hour to increase productivity


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering.

  • 3+ years of experience designing mechanical components and systems from concept through production validation (Preferably an automotive background).

  • Familiar with design for manufacturing (DFM) and different manufacturing processes, including machining, welding, etc.

  • Strong knowledge of stress analysis software (SolidWorks simulation, ANSYS, ABAQUS, etc.).

  • Strong knowledge of cooling systems, Hydraulic systems & Refrigeration.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritise projects while tracking own responsibilities.

  • Analyse various manufacturing issues and resolve them in a timely manner.

  • Previous experience using an ERP system (preferably SAP) is a plus.


  • An impact-driven mission and a world-class team.

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

  • Competitive compensation, including stock options; we want you to be invested.

  • A meritocratic, respectful environment that promotes diversity and offers equal opportunity.

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