Cassina Project Manager R&D

Responsibilities
The Cassina Project Manager R&D, reporting to the Cassina Research & Product Innovation Manager, will be involved in the following activities:

Main activities
  • Define the project analytical structure and ensure its implementation;
  • Contribute to development and focuses on innovation and new solutions for product realization;
  • Analyze market trends in the home and office furniture sectors;
  • Develop the strategic plan and identification of product briefs;
  • Research and analyze new materials and processing techniques;
  • Prepare the necessary documentation (sketches, technical drawings) for the realization of the prototypes;
  • Supervise the development of prototypes ensuring compliance with the concept received by the designer;
  • Analyze and formulates price and cost characteristics for new products under development;
  • Provide all information to the Sales, Marketing and Press network for the correct understanding of the product characteristics;
  • Write product development presentations to support the Brand activity;
  • Contribute to the activities necessary for the functioning of the R&D Department.

Experience and Education
  • Degree in Industrial Design or Architecture;
  • Minimum work experience of 4-5 years in a furniture company / design studio with specialization in the furniture product;
  • Ability to work in groups and by objectives;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Technical and Soft skills
  • Fluent in English;
  • Excellent knowledge of materials and construction techniques of furniture products;
  • Excellent knowledge of technical drawing and related 2D / 3D software;
  • Knowledge of graphics programs (Photoshop, Illustrator);
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work.


Work location: Lentate sul Seveso (MB)

Our company is an equal opportunity employer.
Interested candidates can send their CV with authorization for EU 2016/679 (GDPR)

 
Funzioni aziendali
RICERCA E SVILUPPO
Sedi
IT - Italy; IT - Italy/Monza Brianza