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Laboratory Benchmarking and material Specialist

November 14, 2022 • 3 min read
Full Time
Italy - Ivrea, TO
Posted 2 weeks ago

Dayco is a global leader in the research, design, manufacturing and distribution of essential engine products, drive systems and services for automobiles, trucks, construction, agriculture and industry, with over 40 locations in 21 Countries and over 4.500 associates. Dayco’s contributions are integral to how people get from place to place, goods are transported, food is harvested, and infrastructure is built. The company operates according to long-held values — keeping promises, delivering on time all the time, and an intense commitment to service no matter what the obstacles. For more than a century, Dayco has overcome challenges, emerging stronger and smarter at every turn. Dayco improves how the world moves by creating products, systems and relationships that endure.

In order to strengthen our RD&E team, we are seeking a:

Laboratory Benchmarking and material Specialist

The work consists of analyzing the materials of Dayco products from: R&D development phase, quality department, customer testing, internal testing and warranty.

Principal Responsibilities:

Typical responsibilities under the supervision of lab coordinator include:

  • conducting and supporting scientific investigations and experiments;
  • execution of BM activities of mechanical and electrical products used in automotive field;
  • planning, setting up and undertaking controlled experiments and trials;
  • recording and analyzing data;
  • demonstrating procedures;
  • execution of failure analysis on plastic, metallic components;
  • collecting, preparing and/or testing samples;
  • maintaining, calibrating, cleaning and testing the equipment;
  • providing technical support;
  • presenting results to senior staff;
  • writing reports, reviews and summaries;
  • keeping up to date with relevant scientific and technical developments;
  • ordering and maintaining stock and resources;
  • availability to travel to all Dayco plants to support quality process audits;
  • deep capacity in the application of scientific method.

Essential Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum 2-3 years of previous experience in similar tasks, and in structured companies;
  • Master’s degree in Chemical Science / Material Engineering or similar training;
  • Good knowledge of all material lab activities (cutting, mounting, polishing, material etching for metallographic analysis etc.);
  • Good knowledge ad use of all material instruments (optical spectrometer, hardness testing machines, stereo and metallographic microscopes, SEM/EDS microscopes, climatic chambers, Salt Spray chambers, Rheometers, DSC,FTIR,TGA);
  • Good knowledge of statistical analysis of data in laboratory;
  • Fluent spoken and written English;
  • Teamworking;
  • Accuracy in performing tasks;
  • Problem solving attitude;
  • Stress resistance;
  • Proactivity.

We offer: 

We propose direct entry into the client company and remuneration commensurate with the actual experience gained, a dynamic and fast growing business, a lean organization where you have the chance to be visible and appreciated by the top management, company financial health, a global approach to people management.

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