Internship Junior Benchmarking Technologist
Established in 1872, Pirelli is among the world’s leading tyre producers. It is the only pure consumer tyre company that includes car, motorbike, and bicycle tyres as well as associated services.
Pirelli has a distinct positioning in high value tyres, characterised by an advanced technology with more than 2,700 homologations obtained, thanks to partnerships with the most prestigious car manufacturers in the world.
In order to achieve the highest levels of performance, safety and containment of environmental impact, Pirelli has always been strongly committed to research and development, in which it invested 6.
1% of revenue from high-value products in 2019.
Involved in motorsport since 1907, Pirelli has been the exclusive official tyre partner of the Formula 1™ World Championship since 2011 and has just renewed the agreement until 2023.
The role is suitable for a junior engineer willing to enter into tire technology area, gaining a specific on-field training about tire functions and properties, tire structure and its interaction with vehicle and about tire and automotive competitive scenario.
This is going to be done through the following tasks / steps
Carrying out, first with initial input from direct superior, then in an autonomous way, product benchmarking loops, including framing of product range and features, organization of tire testing (indoor + outdoor), organization of structural reverse analysis, organization and summary of results, properly interacting each time with relevant reference functions
Collecting and internally diffusing loop results in a structured way, through production of reports and standardized files
If needed, writing simple software packages to support and automatize data analysis and data organization
Later, generating transversal analysis on specific items / technologies based on extraction / synthesis of findings of different benchmarking loops
In a second stage, possibly acting as reference point for other internal functions as for the coordination of different benchmarking loops
Strong analytical skills and structured working method
Ability to interact with different functions and levels adopting the right approach
Right level of autonomy
Interest and ability to collect, merge and summarize information coming from different sources (experimental data, technical literature and patents, technical magazines, other) so to have and produce a clear vision of the competitive context of the activity
Excellent written communication ability
Tecnical competence and Skills
M.Sc. in Mechanical, Structural or Material Engineering,
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft package, in particular Excel
Excellent knowledge of Matlab or similar software
Excellent Knowledge of CAD 2D
Knowledge of any database management software is a plus
Excellent Knowledge of English