Junior Industrial Designer (internship)

Scade il 20.01.2022
Sede Fabriano
Design

Descrizione azienda

Elica, headed by Chairman Francesco Casoli and led by Chief Executive Officer Giulio Cocci, has operated on the kitchen hoods market since the 1970s. Today the company has seven plants worldwide in Italy, Poland, Mexico, India and China. 3,800 employees produce 20.7 million pieces ranging from hoods to motors every year.

Elica has two core businesses areas: cooking and motors.

In the first area, Elica is the world's leading manufacturer of cooker hoods for household use. In the second area, Fime brand holds the number 1 position in Europe for the design, production and sale of electric motors for household appliances and boilers.

The cooking business unit designs, manufactures and sells kitchen hoods for domestic use, with the Elica brand as well as for the world's leading manufacturers of household appliances and kitchens. For the Asian market, the company also produces hobs, ovens and sterilisers. The motors business unit manufactures and sells electric motors for appliances, hoods and boilers for household use.


Posizione

We are currently in the process of recruiting a candidate to cover a position of Junior Industrial Designer (internship).

THE IMPACT:

Develops solutions in line with the briefings, either starting from the early stages of the product development as well as the process modifications for improvements; guarantees that aesthetically avant-garde and user friendly products are designed and their intellectual property is protected.

MAIN ACTIVITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

The intern will support the tutor in the following activities:

- Cooperate with the product marketing areas to respond to the needs highlighted in the product briefings

- Design products in line with the requesting brand philosophy, the product lines and the briefings received: sketch initial design ideas; identify the suitability and availability of materials; produce detailed final design specifications, including parts lists and costings; make, with the support of prototypist, samples or working models

- Propose further product development design and functionality solutions

- Cooperate with the manager in order to promote and establish strategic partnerships to gain an insight into the design market trends of the products of interest

- Support the manager in order to guide and coordinate the external partners (e.g. designers, design colleges, etc.) to ensure that the products design is in line with the briefings requirements

- Make presentations to Design Center Director or clients, either when bidding for a contract or to present design proposals


Requisiti

- Degree/Post Graduate Master in Industrial Design

- Previous experience (thesis or internship) in similar role will be considered a plus

- Fluent in written and spoken English

- Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

- Strong Interpersonal & communication skills

- Time management

- Problem Solving

- Curiosity, proactivity and agility