The intern will join Pirelli product prestige team, focused on product development and application in the Product Prestige segment. In a dynamic and challenging environment, the resource will support her/his tutor in the following activities:
• Product development
o Comprehensive understanding of individual components & materials within the tyre construction, the cause and effect of each on handling, indoor integrity or other performance aspects.
o Support in defining moulds profiles & tooling requirements.
o Support in developing tyre specifications and follow through with local factory development teams for the manufacture of prototypes.
o Support in creating virtual specification, for modeling and feasibility study (simulation)
o Interpretation of test results, ability to summarize synthetically and formulate an action plan.
o Understanding of procedures, technical documentation and legal certification required for correct industrialization procedure of tyres.
o Support and participate in benchmarking and analysis of competitors products and highlight interesting or innovative aspects of geometry/materials etc.
• Product application
o Team working within R&D, Quality, Logistics, OE to ensure correct and precise circulation of project information.
o If necessary support in organizing outdoor test sessions to follow and understand the interaction between vehicle and tyres under various conditions (handling, comfort, NVH).
o Project management & reporting skills.
o Good English
o Excellent skills in MS Office, CAD software, MATLAB
o Master degree in mechanical engineering or similar in the industrial/vehicle sector
o Availability for international travel (both proving ground and Plant)
o Good team working and problem solving skills
o Good interpersonal skills
o Driving license B (for business trips)
o Interest in the automotive sector / passion for motoring
o Experiences in the automotive and / or industrial field (previous works, or theses or term papers, university works, internships, etc.)
o Knowledge of tire technology / processes / materials and vehicle dynamics
o Knowledge of Project management
o Knowledge of FEA analysis tools