Chemical Technology Leader
R&D
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2020-09-30

Fabric Care Global R&D

“Chemical Technology Leader”

Location: Porcia


The Global Technology Domain (GTD) is a global team (290+ employees) based in 4 different continents (Europe, Asia, North & South America) responsible to drive, at global level, the definition and the deployment of the technology roadmap for the following domains related to Washing Machines, Tumble Dryers and Dishwashers:

- Digital & Power Electronic;
- Electric components and mechatronics systems;
- Human machine interface solutions;
- Control Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence;
- Washing, Cleaning and Drying Product functionalities;

For the Washing, Cleaning and Drying Product functionalities domain, you have the opportunity to join us as Chemical Technology Leader.

Reporting To: Washing Technology Manager


In this role your main responsibilities will be to: 

-Lead and facilitate activities of Chemical Technology team, actively supporting the personal growth of team members;
-Define and guarantee Chemical Laboratory test capabilities;
-Support Laboratory organization to define test plan (e.g. resources allocation, equipment, costs)
-Drive the preliminary functional development and investigation of new technologies along the GTD Washing technology laboratory; 
-Drive with the team activities in the field of chemistry applied on: washing process, hygiene, sustainability;
-Generate improvement and innovation proposals;
-Develop the product functionalities in cooperation with Electrolux departments (e.g. GTD Laboratories, Governance Centres, Regional Product Developments, Prod Line, etc);
-Support the development of global washing and/or drying cycles;
-Guarantee innovative approach and continuous improvements;
-Develop and maintain internal testing procedures focussed on chemical aspects;
-Improve and optimize testing procedure by tools, instrumentation, best practice; 
-Drive the chemical team as chemical competence reference inside the Wet R&D; 
-Collaborate with Universities, Test Institutes, Institution, Relevant Partners;

Competencies Needed:


-Chemical degree and/or similar experience (3-5 years)
-Knowledge on washing and/or drying technologies, detergents and textiles
-Knowledge of laboratory equipment, data acquisitions system, testing procedures and evaluations of results
-Knowledge of statistical methods and tools
-Experience in projects management
-Ability to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in the organization

Soft Skills:

-Open-minded;
-Practical problem solving skills;
-Team oriented;
-Good communication skills;
-Creative & Proactive;
-Result driven approach;
-Resilient.

Required Language

-English
-Italian is a plus

Apply now

We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'