Laboratory Leader
R&D
Full Time
Satu Mare, Romania
2019-03-07

At Electrolux, we are on a journey to shape living for the better. By creating desirable solutions and great experiences that enrich peoples’ daily lives and the health of our planet, we want to be a driving force in defining enjoyable and sustainable living.
Our R&D Global Laboratory team is looking for ambitious, talented professionals who would be keen to join our Centre of Excellence and build their expertise with us.

Join the most successful international organisation, a leader in the market!
Discover the world of Global R&D and challenge yourself to shape living for the better for millions of people worldwide.

We are looking for the following skills, attributes and experience:
• Technical University degree, preferably mechanical, electrotechnical, electronic or related
• Ability to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in a global organization
• Ability to take initiative and be proactive, creative, open-minded and adaptable in a fast changing environment 
• Organizational and planning skills, ideally with some experience in project management
• High level of attention to detail
• Strong communication skills, especially in the English language, both written and oral. Skilled in technical writing
• Must work well as part of a team and individually in a global organizational setup
• Willingness to travel, valid driver’s license and passport where is required
• Ability to apply own detailed understanding of typical testing methodologies (DoE, statistical methodologies, CFD, Weibull analysis…) to the evaluation process
• Proficient with PC-based software including Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Lotus Notes
• Experience with developing and documenting procedures
• Relevant experience working with gas / electric systems available for laboratory purpose
• Practical problem-solving skills with a strong sense of applied engineering both mechanical and electrical. This should include the ability to make mechanical and electrical modifications to test samples or appliances; fault-finding; understanding of electrical wiring and circuit diagrams
• Advanced level English
• Fluent Romanian speaker

Skills that can be useful in your daily job
• Familiarity with product development processes
• FMEA knowledge is an advantage
• Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
• Proven experience in a testing and evaluation facility
• Knowledge of authority approval to:
- Asia Pacific: CCC(for China), AN/NZSI (for Australia and New Zealand)
- EMEA: EN, IEC standards and environmental rules
- LA: IEC, Specific Standards for LA countries NA: ANSI, UL, CSA
• Programming skills: C,C++,C#, Java or any other programming language knowledge can come useful in your daily job

REGULAR DAY AT WORK


You will be responsible for ensuring testing of key functionality and safety, compliance with technical standards (internal/external) and providing improvement proposals. Your duties will be as follows: 
• Define relevant specifications and ensure testing on:
• Safety according to internal/external standards, including preparation of relevant documentation
- Energy consumption
- Cooking performance
- Environmental impact
- Noise level – where applicable
- EMC – where applicable
- Materials
- Components/product reliability/Lifetime 
- Materials (e.g. surface cleanability…)
- Transportation – where applicable
- Authority approval – where applicable
- Technologies processes: enamelling, glueing, painting, plastic moulding, etc. – where applicable
• Provide improvement proposals to categories and Product Care
• Ensure alignment on test methodologies with other Labs in Global R&D Cooking.
• Ensure proper maintenance of testing equipment according to ISO9001
• Ensure compliance with the work environment and safety regulations
• Support Categories, Product Care and technologies in relevant testing
• Participation in technical committees for standards
• Responsible for team members skills development
• Drive concept developments
• Responsible for Team members
• Project and resources planning
• DM Efficiency
• Precision in project targets achievement (time, quality, cost)
• SCR
• LCC
• Ensure alignment on test methodologies with external authority labs
• To track national standard updating and new national standard creation, ensure to have the test capability according to the update/new standards, and suggest R & D Product Care team if the product design to be changed in compliance with the new/updated standards.
• Support the timely delivery of assigned R&D projects / new products in collaboration with Platform Leaders.
• Participate in Project Teams
• Participate in FMEA’s (Failure Mode and Effects Analysis)
• When necessary, support the introduction and ramp-up of new models designed by the R&D Department into production (whether directly or indirectly involved)
• Additional Responsibilities where applicable
- May supervise and mentor other engineers, technicians or interns as required on a project or task basis and is involved in knowledge transfer within the organization or to relevant staff
- Creates maintains and controls project schedules in relation to evaluation or prototype requirements
- Works with internal or external consultants, suppliers and manufacturers to develop and manufacture electronic, electrical or mechanical components and assemblies for prototype evaluation or concept studies.

If you are
• Networker. You are able to work in a matrix organization, building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in a global organization.
• Proactive. You take initiative, are creative, open-minded and adaptable in a fast changing environment
• Good Planner. You have strong organizational and planning skills, ideally with some experience in project management
• Precise. You have a high level of attention to detail
• Good communication skills, especially in the English language, both written and oral. Skilled in technical writing
• Collaborative. You work well as part of a team and individually in a global organizational setup
• Willing to travel. You have a valid driver’s license and passport is necessary

Then we await you to join our team and see your work being materialized in the products that we create, shaping the living for the better.

Kindly provide your CV in English