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Title:  Material Process Manager

Requisition ID:  17666
Location:  Settimo Torinese
Function:  R&D
Contract Type:  Permanent
Experience:  5 - 10 years

Established in 1872, Pirelli is among the world’s leading tyre producers. It is the only pure consumer tyre company that includes car, motorbike, and bicycle tyres as well as associated services.
Pirelli has a distinct positioning in high value tyres, characterised by an advanced technology with more than 3,600 homologations obtained, thanks to partnerships with the most prestigious car manufacturers in the world. In order to achieve the highest levels of performance, safety and containment of environmental impact, Pirelli has always been strongly committed to research and development, in which it invested 6% of revenue from high-value products in 2020.
Involved in motorsport since 1907, Pirelli has been the exclusive official tyre partner of the Formula 1™ World Championship since 2011 and has renewed the agreement until 2024.
Pirelli's commitment to the creation of sustainable value, a characteristic of the Company's responsible management and its economic, social and environmental performances has resulted in its inclusion in some of the world’s most prestigious sustainability stock market indices such as the Dow Jones World and Europe Sustainability Indices and Global Compact LEAD of the United Nations.

We are  looking for  the  Material Process Manager [Plant R&D]

The Material Process  Manager, reporting directly to the Materal Development Manger of our Plant in Settimo Torinese,  is responsible for:

-the development of the mixing process for new compounds, for their industrialization
-the development /industrialization of the extrusion process for new materials and die development
-the process development and industrialization of new reinforcement composites
-the support to production and quality for continuous improvement in the field of competence
-the development & application of numerical tool / kpi to monitor the processes & products in the field of competence
-the coordination of prototype plans (in all area of competence) with strong collaboration to the product industrialization and development team
-the coordination of technical meeting with the HQ for the field of competence

Maintain and further develop a strong collaboration with
oThe compound development team during all development phases, to guarantee the correlation between the factory results and the project properties and to assure a good mixing processability.
oProcess & Equipment in order to act on compounding process to a good behavior in semi-manufactory / tire building area & foreseen impact on machinery of material roadmap
oEngineering dept. to define potential needs / improvement for the process
oQuality in order to issue all quality documentation related to the Material area
oManufacturing to find /suggest efficiencies and output improvement plans

7+  years of seniority in the field;
Degree in chemical engineer, chemistry, industrial chemistry, physic, material science;
Strong professional experience in mixing area or related area;
Very good  knowledge of materials / compounds characterization / rheology and method of characterization;
Good knowledge in mixing machinery / extrusion machinery and related;
Good knowledge in data analysis / statistics;
Strong ability to deal with all hierarchical level within the organization;
Very good organizational skills for both staff management as well as work organization;
Good knowledge of English language;
Excellent knowledge of MSoffice package, in particular MSExcel / PPT;

Ability to program with python or similar is considered a plus


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