Corso Trapani 16, 10139 Torino

 +39 011 0362870


Giovedì, Dicembre 6, 2018
Head of Engineering & Tooling
Sede di lavoro: 
South of Italy

Our Client is a leading and fast growing Italian Company working in Automotive sector as Tier1. In order to enforce their team, they’re looking for a:


Head of Engineering & Tooling


The Head of Engineering & Tooling will report directly to the Company Board and will be in charge of:

  • Managing the assigned Team, composed by more than 25 Specialists and Professionals, divided in several different location in Italy and in Europe;
  • Managing and ensuring the assigned budget for Engineering, Tooling and new Production's models and strategies development;
  • Ensuring all the Engineering and Tooling activities for the HQ and for all the Plants in Europe, providing all the required support needed for achieving the Projects, managing the relation with both internal (Sales, Operations Depts) and external Clients (global OEMs working in the Automotive, Commercial Vehicles, Off-Higways and Trucks sectors);
  • Provide reports and help to the R&D department in order to improve existing equipments and developing new and existing ongoing Projects and Programs, analyzing existing equipment capability and being responsible for technological investments budget;
  • Defining the best strategies to face technological and market challenges about required investments for his/her functional area, respecting the assigned budget;
  • Supporting the General Management in defining the best performing strategies to follow and optimizing the effectiveness of the Engineering and Tooling Department, consolidating best practices and creating new organizational models or procedures when and if required;
  • Being the reference point within the Company for all the issues and opportunities in relation with the Clients' and the Company's needs about technological and product developments;
  • Providing and realizing all the required reporting package for the Company Board and General Management.

Skills required:

  • Degree or Master Degree in Engineering;
  • More than 15 years of experience in similar role in a multinational Tier1 or a relevant role within the Technical Department of a OEM organization, in Italy or abroad;
  • Proved experience in managing multicultural technical Teams is mandatory;
  • At least 5 years of experience, actual or past, with international mobility or as an Expat in EMEA, NAFTA or APAC, is a relevant "plus";
  • Strong experience and competence on processes and procedures of the Automotive (or related business) sector and Clients is mandatory;
  • Consolidates experience and proved knowledge of Engineering technologies applied on plastic, interior trims or similar components and technologies is a strongly relevant "plus";
  • Fluent in Italian and English languages.