Vibroacoustics Manager
R&D
Full Time
Porcia, Italy
2019-07-26

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.

Vibroacoustic Manager – Global Technology Development – Porcia (Italy)

Electrolux company purpose “Shape living for the better” expresses our commitment to offer to our customers continuously better experiences in using our products. To make the difference we want to develop innovative and sustainable appliances.

Global Connectivity & Technology plays a key role in delivering on Electrolux’s strategy and impacts all areas of the company’s business model. 

If you’re a dynamic manager, passionate about innovation and with a strong drive for result, join our Global Technology Development organization. You’ll be working in a international, cross functional environment leading an experienced team of vibroacoustic specialists, with the purpose of delivering to our consumers better experiences with acoustics and vibration.

The role demands a close interaction with different functions (R&D, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Product Lines) located in all the business areas (NA, LA, EU, APAC-MEA).

Key operational responsibilities


• Develop and maintain technology radar and technology roadmap.
• Drive Electrolux appliances acoustic experience strategy.
• Drive a globally coordinated approach with the vibroacoustic community (R&D, Quality and Manufacturing Engineering).
• Ensure continuous improvement in testing methodologies, practices and processes.
• Build and maintain internal and external networks (e.g. vendors, suppliers, standardization bodies, institutes, universities etc.).
• Manage team and resources to deliver fast, accurate, reliable and affordable technical solutions.
• Manage internal customer relationship.
• Manage department project portfolio and budget.
• Prepare investment requests for laboratory equipment and manage service contracts.
• 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.

YOU

Have a natural attitude to lead people and love to work in and with teams.
Have a true passion for acoustics & technology innovation.
Have a strong drive for results.
Are a great communicator, who likes to influence decisions.
Are dynamic and open minded, self-starter, self-motivator and highly adaptable.
Are familiar with digital transformation and data management.
Like to do international travel.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• MSc in Mechanical engineering, Physics. PhD is an appreciated plus.
• Solid technical background in acoustics & vibration.
• Demonstrated experience in managing a team of technical experts in a R&D environment.
• Soft skills in collaboration, leadership and team building.
• Hands-on with project and project portfolio management.
• Fluent English.