Competition Engineer
R&D
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2018-08-23

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

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.

COMPETITION ENGINEER – PORCIA, Italy

A REGULAR DAY AT WORK 


As CI&S Competition Engineer you will ensure the management of testing & analysis for competition appliances, particularly identifying all relevant element and information’s for the development of our products. 

Ensure the check; in coordination with relevant department; of competition appliances for any possible patent infringement. And you will manage the storage of appliances needed to prove the use of technical solutions from date.

You are:
• Diploma Engineer in a technical theme with some economical management knowledge; with an initial experience in a similar position even if • High talented fresh graduates are eligible for this position.
• You are curious, open minded and technically skilled; not afraid by challenges; English skilled (Italian a real plus) 
• You are able to manage in autonomy delegated activities, including animation of multi competences small team.

You will:
• Follow and analyze technically Competition:
- Develop and maintain a «competitor map», this map will contain technical analysis and competitors features, and also summarize claim from competitors.
- Ensure testing of competition appliances and deliver the related analysis, with hints for the development of our products, this is including testing subcontracted to internal and externals labs.
- Manage workshop. 
Be the Reference point to purchase competitors appliances and Follow budget for the related activities.

• Manage tear down analysis:
- Reference person for tear down analysis.
- Responsibility for competitor’s appliances cost analysis.
- Manage the outsourcing for that specific activity. 
- Organize workshop on demand on specific product to diffuse competitors know how within organization 

• Analyze competition to verify any possible patent infringements in coordination with group intellectual properties:
- Verify any possible patent infringement on new appliances analyzed
- Check specific patent upon request (e.g. patent office) 

• Keep updated « Go bench » or any new internet based site where to store and share all info related to the analysis made. 

YOU

• International. You are used to a global environment with colleagues all over the world.
• Adaptive. You like challenges and you are flexible to adapt to new situations and contexts. 
• Pragmatic. Your solutions are realistic and doable. 
• Analytical. You enjoy being updated with the latest changes in your field, and also being able to apply your sharp analytical skills in day to day activities.

EDUACTION AND EXPERIENCE

• Engineering University Degree. 
• Very good technical culture (Mechanical, electrical, Hydraulic; thermodynamic aspects).
• Ideally Knowledge in mass market product, home appliances. 
• Knowledge of usual computer software (office / outlook / explorer).
• Able to manage cost, activities and working group.
• Fluent English.