Steam Technology Senior Development Engineer
Full Time
Forli, Italy

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.

Steam Senior Development Engineer – Forlí (Italy)


The Steam Technology Organization part of Global R&D Food Preparation is looking for an engineer to join the team. As Steam Senior Development Engineer you will be responsible for the design & development of existing steam component/module/system and creation & validation of new ones. Additionally, analyses technical solutions with suppliers, factory and other functions. Works autonomously, follows and improves existing guidelines and procedures. Finds and applies the best approach to understand and solve technical problems.

You will:

• Design development in collaboration with supplier 
• Collect component specification from different stakeholders (e.g. Platform R&D, Quality, IP, Manufacturing, etc.) 
• Validate functionality, performance and reliability of component/module/system by means of experimental and numerical tests
• Critical analysis of test results, post processing of test data, systematic approach to the testing phase
• Creation and maintenance of Steam component:
- component supply specification 
- design guideline
- roadmap
- IP database 
- cost model
- process flow chart
- catalogue 
• Drive and manage Steam sub-system projects related to:
- Quality improvement
- Cost Out
- Complexity Reduction (Standardization)
- New Feature request
• Bring innovation, based on consumer insight
• Identifies and solves problems in straightforward situations; generates possible solutions, analyzes each using standard procedures


• Collaborative - You ask and you listen, you take ideas on board and work with your team, taking everyone in the same direction.
• Adaptable -With a number of projects running simultaneously, flexibility and agility are essential.
• Communicative - You can make yourself understood and are a good listener.
• Problem-solving - You see challenge as opportunity.
• Results-driven - Maximising efficiencies and hitting KPIs are just the beginning: your real passion is delivering products that change and enhance lives. The rest is a bonus.  
• Ambitious - You always strive for better, in your work and for your future.
• Ability to work in a matrix organization - building strong and valid relationships with all the functions in the organization.


• Bachelor/Master degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent education background.
• 3- 5 Years of experience in a similar role.
• Strong knowledge in electrical components, testing methods, system development and design. 
• Strong structured and engineering approach during each development phase, analytical approach, detail oriented.
• Basic knowledge of approval and environmental rules in different countries. 
• Communications skills to manage suppliers and interact with all company areas.
• The following skills are considered as a plus:
- Knowledge of 6-Sigma, Design Of Experiments (DOE) 
- Experience in Value management and Design for Assembling and Manufacturing
• Fluent English mandatory.