CAREERS OPEN POSITIONS Powertain Integration&Chassis Team Leader
Moncalieri Italy

Italdesign is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Leader, who will be employed in the Special Projects (ULSP, Mobility & Chassis) & Aerodynamics Team, part of the Aerodynamics, Air conditioning and Thermal management department of the italian site of Italdesign. S/He will be responsible to reach the targets of the assigned field of development.


The role, focused on the coordination of a work team aimed at the development of chassis system for limited serie production vehicles, requires at least 5 years of experience in the automotive sector.

S/He will take an active part in:

  • Definition of technical contents needed to ensure vehicle targets;
  • Overview and steer the Team during the feasibility defintion of the main systems;
  • Control/monitoring of timing, costs and quality of work;
  • Management of the work team, product suppliers and management of collaboration with other internal department;
  • Customer management;
  • Achievement of the project’s technical targets relevant to the perimeter of responsibility;
  • Management of "escalation" activities relating to serious problems with a proposed solution.


Key requirements

  • Knowledge of the chassis systems (guide lines for definition of the systems, best practices, costs and time);
  • Knowledge of the powertrain integration systems (guide lines for definition of the systems, best practices, costs and time);
  • Production technologies and tooling lead time (main materials used, welding, surface treatments, linings);
  • Materials technologies (material characteristics);
  • Ability to transform technical contents/targets into economic constraints and geometric constraints into feasible process solutions;
  • Knowledge of the physical phenomena involved in the performance and knoweledge of the points of attention to be monitored;
  • Development and design techniques and processes (design review, robust design, FMEA);
  • Ability to organize/motivate a teamwork depending on needs and contingent situations;
  • Problem solving, ability to synthesize information, priority management, proactivity, flexibility, resilience;
  • Decision making skills combined with an assertive and persuasive leadership style;
  • Technical drawing and modeling (CAD processes, basic knowledge of Catia 5 and data release systems);
  • Legislative/homologation/rating constraints related to perimeter of competence;
  • Multibody simulation tools knowledge with focus on target definition.

Preferential requirements

  • CAD Creo knowledge;
  • Quality standards, processes, dynamics typical of an OEM car manufacturer;
  • Knowledge of component verification methods and procedures (eg. testing specifications);
  • Ability to disseminate and transfer methodology and know-how in his/her own project team and to the rest of the department teams.

Other Information

Education: Master’s degree in Mechanical, Automotive Engineering or equivalent;

Language skills: Fluent knowledge of written and spoken Italian and English are required; knowledge of German would be appreciated;

Workplace: Moncalieri (TO) and availability to travel;

Benefit: continuous training (technical, soft and languages skills), company canteen, mobility services, health insurance, car leasing program, smart working, flexible benefits, good work-life balance.

Italdesign is committed to create an inclusive, diverse and safe workplace, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer (L.903/77).

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