Architectures Team Leader - Dish Care
R&D
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2018-05-10

Objective:
Develop new Dish Care architectures to match Consumer Benefits and Generation Plans as defined by Product Board.

Key responsibilities:
• Propose and define new Product Architectures and new Product Concepts within priorities, Consumer Benefits, timing and costs targets set by Global Product Board.
• System integrator of technologies and technology modules developed in Advanced Product Development and guarantee standardization, ensure proper interfaces with the existing architectures and modules.
• Ensure that Product architectures and Concepts developed are in line with :
- global standards (performances, modularity, safety, etc) taking into consideration also regional requirements
- product targets (cost, IP,  quality, standards,  design for assembly  and performance  for all variances foreseen )
• Ensure a smooth transfer of new architectures and new modules to the Business Partners (PAGC, GTD, RPD depending on the project scope).
• Collaborate with Architectures and Technology teams within Advanced Product Development.
• Contribute to the definition of APD Technology Roadmap and the links with Regional Gen Plans.
• Keep updated with Generation Plan as defined by Global Product Board. 
• Create the strong relationship with all functions in the Organization, to enhance the delivery of global targets.
• Lead a team of Specialists / Project Leaders

Key functional qualifications:
• Qualified engineer experience with knowledge of mechanics and hydraulics application; - Knowledge of 3D Design (CATIA is a merit)
• Ability to apply theoretical knowledge to deriving practical user-friendly solutions;

Generic qualifications/Soft Skills:            
• Team orientation; 
• Good communication and presentation skills;
• Ability to take initiative and be proactive; 
• Ability to work in an international environment;
• Self-driven, methodical and result oriented; 
• Creative and open-minded approach 
• Positive thinking and “hands-on” approach
• Strong project management skills with experience in running projects; 
• Problem-solving capabilities
• Ability to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions of the organization
• Ability to Build useful networks with key contacts internal as well as external
• Attitude to continuous improvement in all the job areas

Education:
• University degree in Mechanical Engineering. A Ph.D. is considered as a plus.

Preferred Career Experience:
• The ideal candidate has at least 2 to 4 of years of experience in an R&D environment in Home Appliances (Dish Care preferred) as well as experience in leading projects and being part of project teams

Language:
• English mandatory