RINA Consulting is currently looking for an Consultant New product development based in Genova or Milan .
The candidate will join the Technology Development Strategy Unit, part of the Industry Business Unit.
The Technology Development Strategy team supports private and public customers in designing and implementing their innovation strategy and processes, deploying Strategic Intelligence and New Product Development (NPD) projects with a special focus on Technology / IP intelligence, Technology scouting, Competitive Intelligence, Inventive Problem Solving and Conceptual & Basic Product Design.
He / She will be involved in technical tasks of strategic consultancy projects, will prepare parts of Deliverables for both industrial and institutional customers.
The candidate will join a dynamic consultancy environment, with the opportunity to increase his / her skills in an international framework, eventually acting as focal technical point for his / her own areas of expertise.
He / she will also support to grow and develop RINA activities in the field of Innovation Management, including the international cooperation for the development of ISO 56000 standards
The candidate will have the following responsibilities :
Deliver consultancy to customers on innovation processes and projects, applying the most suitable tools and methods and, where necessary, actively contributing in the process to develop new ones.
Develop concepts for innovative products, starting from identification of clients’ needs and idea generation to design of solutions, including preliminary dimensioning, scouting of materials and enabling technologies / components, production of sketches, 3D drawings and renderings.
Set-up and carry out technology / IP / competitive intelligence analyses, applying RINA proprietary tools
Contribute as Subject Matter Expert on new product development, to projects developed by other consultants, business lines and companies of the Group, collaborating to the overall success of the project with valuable contents
Manage complex projects at national and international level, in cooperation with multiple internal team members and external suppliers, monitoring the delivery performance KPIs
Contribute to the bidding activities, both for private customers and tendering
Contribute to the development of new models for consulting, product-service lines and expertise, based on the specific background and ability to identify market opportunities.
Minimum Position Requirements :
Master’s Degree in Mechanical / Industrial Engineering or Design, with strong technical background in industrial product design
2-3 years experience in product design and development
Good knowledge of customer-centred and value-driven Product Design methods and processes such as Design Thinking. Hands-on experience of collaborative tools for product design will be considered an asset.
Proficiency in use of 3D CAD modeling software, such as SolidWorks or similar. Knowledge of rendering software such as 3ds Max Design will be considered an asset.
Passionate for technology and innovation
Strong analytical thinker with problem solving attitudes
Advanced knowledge of the Office suite, particularly Word, Excel, Power Point
Proficiency in English
Availability to travel worldwide on short-mid-term assignments
Good interpersonal skills and organizational capabilities
Ability to manage multiple projects and proactive to meet deadlines
Applications that are not in line with the requirements will not be considered. This job offer is extended to both sexes, in accordance with the Italian Law (Legislative Decree 198 / 2006 and subsequent amendments and additions).
LI-IG1 Business units Industry / Materials, Technology & Innovation