Performance Laboratory Leader
R&D
Full Time
Cerreto D'Esi, Italy
2021-03-18

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

By creating desirable solutions and great experiences that enrich people’s daily lives and the health of our planet, we want to be a driving force in delivering enjoyable and sustainable living. At Electrolux, we shape living for the better. 

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.

For that, we employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds – not just because it’s the right thing to do, but also because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.

Performance Laboratory Leader – Cerreto D’Esi, Italy

As Performance Laboratory Leader, you will be responsible fort he development of Range Hoods performance strategy and assuring coordination of Laboratory facilities and activities to continuously improve specifications experience of products.

You will

• Drive Electrolux Range Hoods performance strategy.
• Guide the benchmarking activity and sure delivery best in class target
• Manage team and resources to deliver fast, accurate, reliable and affordable technical solutions.
• Elaborate, evaluate and present performance and energy consumption test results 
• Ensure continuous improvement in testing methodologies, practices and processes.
• Drive development of Test  Specifications and design guideline
• Manage internal customer relationship.
• Periodic communication of achievements in meetings, workshops, events, etc.
• Work and collaborate in an international environment with multiple global and regional product teams, competence centers and experts.
• Team and talent growth.
• Ensure all activities comply with Electrolux code of conduct, safety and legal demands
• Ensure the planning and follow up of all project-linked test activities
• Drive feasibility studies
• Follow up and evaluate technical trends
• Support Categories/ Platforms/modules in relevant knowledge 
•Collaborate with Product Line to define the target and activities needed to support the performance claim definition
• Participation in technical committees for standards
• Ensure participation of lab resources to projects
• Relationship and alignment with consumer’s institutes
• Testing methodologies (DOE, statistical methodologies…)
• Project and resources planning
• Define relevant specifications and ensure testing on Range hoods performance and assure alignment on test methodologies 
• Support Platforms, Product Care and Technologies in relevant testing
• Create continues collaboration with Global Connectivity & Technology organization
• Provide improvement proposals to platforms
• Ensure proper maintenance of testing equipment according to ISO9000
• Ensure compliance with work environment and safety regulations
• Participate in technical committees for standards

YOU

Innovative, flexible and open minded.
Self-driven, methodical and action/result oriented.
Time driven, good coordination and communication, proactivity , product passion.
Ability to work in an international / multicultural environment.
Respect of culture diversities and ability to tailor the communication on the people.
Willingness to travel

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

• MSc in Mechanical engineering, or any other related technical degree.
• Testing methodologies (DOE, statistical methodologies…)
• Project and resources planning
• Solid technical background in performance testing.
• Demonstrated experience in managing a team of technical experts in a R&D environment.
• Fluent English.

Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2020 Electrolux had sales of SEK 116 billion and employed 48,000 people around the world. For more information go to www.electroluxgroup.com. 

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