Project Leader Food Preservation
Project Management
Full Time
Susegana, Italy
2018-06-10

DRIVE THE CHANGE. TURN IDEAS INTO INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS.

For us going to work everyday has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas – we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

PROJECT LEADER, Food Preservation – SUSEGANA, ITALY

Due to the successful growth of the organization and our ambition to redefine the future of refrigeration we are looking for a passionate hands-on Project Leader who would join our growing team in Susegana.
We are looking for an independent and open-minded professional who would have the ambition to drive and coordinate a project team in a truly international environment. 
You will work cross-functionally on the most innovative projects, driving their execution and reporting in the given time frame, cost target, and quality level.

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK

You will:
• Support and drive projects as well as subsystem projects, from project definition to the approval of series production
• Define and implement new features and aesthetical design
• Be responsible for cost reduction and quality improvement
• Drive standardization
• Lead project teams
Report in Check Point meetings/steering team meetings
• Ensure that new products/projects fit into the platform and subsystem structure
• Participate in platform and variant teams
• Define input for Bill of Material
• Organize test- and pilot series with the production
• Contact with suppliers
• Use development/quality tools like FMEA´s, 
• Create component and product specifications
• Support user manual creation
 
WHO YOU ARE

• Team oriented. You enjoy interacting with people and respect culture diversities
• Good communicator. You know how to tailor your style to a specific audience.
• Proactive. You value taking initiative and being one-step ahead.
• Creative. You are not afraid to explore new ways of thinking.
• Consumer insight mindset. You are passionate about creating best in class consumer experience.
• Networker. You know how to operate in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions of the organization.
• Continuous improvement is in your DNA. You constantly look to improve ways of working in all the job areas.
• Willing to travel within Europe.
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering is preferred; We are also open to Bachelor degree holders in another technical field  or minimum 5 years equivalent experience in R&D function
• 3 years of experience in hands-on project management  
• English language – a fluent speaker

Technical skills:
• Strong knowledge of mechanical component and system development and design.
• Strong knowledge of 3D design tool (preferably CATIA).
• Strong structured and engineering approach during each development phase.
• CAE knowledge.
• Knowledge of approval and environmental rules in different countries.
• Knowledge of the main manufacturing processes (metal forming, injection molding, die-casting) and assembling.
• Knowledge of  quality tools (FMEA´s, …)
• Project management.
• Experience in Design for Assembling and Manufacturing is a plus.
• Experience as project leader in mechanical environments
• Knowledge of components development

Want to know more about what we do within the Electrolux Group? 
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