R&D Engineer - System Engineering Commercial Product Industrialization & Modularity

R&D Engineer - System Engineering Commercial Product Industrialization & Modularity


Rome, Italy

Job Purpose:

Within System Engineering organization, manage for all commercial product categories (TBR, AG, PCT):

  • New products & TPA, Industrialization
  • Support Design to Modularity realization in the shopfloor
  • Promotion + Activation de-complexity opportunity in manufacturing.

Main Accountabilities:

According Lean process & following “Well Born Tire” concept to:

  • Arrange & Follow qualification trials of new commercial product (TBR, PCT & AG) to be industrialized (Size Expansion & Master Size single loop)
  • Arrange & Follow qualification trials of Transfer product from one plant to another in commercial category (TBR, PCT & AG)
  • Promote & activate initiatives in favor of manufacturing de-complexity in EMEA plants
  • Support on optimizing product Manufacturing cost (DMC & CC)
  • Set & drive together with CTD a structured modularity approach in commercial (by design & “retrofit”)
  • Support on driving Commercial Product industrialization to digitalization in a Maximize the adoption of Virtual tools to minimize the actual prototypes

Working relationships:

  • Commercial Tire Development (CTD)
  • Compound and Material development (MID)
  • Production Plants (Bilbao, BSST, PSM, Brisa, Pune, Brits, LKL)
  • Logistics (IPL – LSCM)
  • Quality Assurance functions (QM & plant local QS)
  • Manufacturing/Engineering division (MTDS & & plant local Engineering)
  • Business Unit (CPM, SALES, RET Tech, RET TSG)

Technical skills


  • Tire basic/advanced technical Knowledge (Tire Features, Performances and Mechanics) (M).
  • Indoor & Outdoor testing (NTH).
  • CREO (M).
  • Vulcan J (M).


  • Project management (M).
  • Problem solving (M).
  • Design of Experiment skill (M)
  • Innovation attitude (NTH)
  • Basic knowledge of:
    • Statistics (M).
    • 6sigma (NTH).
    • FMEA (NTH).
    • MS office (M).


  • University degree in mechanical engineering (M).
  • Already acquired Familiarity on tire “environment” (NTH).

Language skills

  • Fluent level of English (M).


  • Availability on travels (NTH).
  • Openness to evaluate at proper time on Job rotation within and outside department (NTH).

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