Seats Team Leader

Torino, Italia
Engineering

Italdesign is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Team Leader, who will be employed in the Seat and Luggage compartment team, part of the Interior Trims department of the italian site of Italdesign. S/he will be responsible to reach the targets of the assigned field of development.

Responsabilities

The role, focused on the coordination of a work team aimed at the development of seats within a vehicle development project, requires at least 7-8 years of experience in the automotive sector. S/he will take an active part in:

  • 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 objectives relevant to the perimeter of responsibility;
  • Management of "escalation" activities relating to serious problems with a proposed solution;
  • Promotion of the work of the Organizational Unit within the company and towards of the Group Brands.

Requirements

Key requirements

  • Knowledge of the seats as a product (guide line, best practices, costs and times, foam and cover development);
  • Technical drawing and modeling (CAD processes, good knowledge of Catia 5 and data release systems);
  • Production technologies and tooling times (plastic and foam molding, 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;
  • Intermediation capacity between his/her own team and the other teams involved;
  • Ability to manage component suppliers;
  • Decision making skills combined with an assertive and persuasive leadership style;
  • Multitasking ability respecting the quality standards and required timelines;
  • Ability to anticipate, manage critical situations and provide effective solutions;
  • Negotiation skill.

Preferential requirements

  • Quality standards, processes, dynamics typical of an OEM car manufacturer;
  • Legislative/homologation/rating constraints;
  • 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 Informations

Education: Bachelor’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 (also frequently and over a long period of time).

Benefit: continuous training (technical, soft and languages skills), company canteen, mobility services, health insurance, car leasing program, car pooling platform, 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).