Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Milano


Senior Analyst – Lightweighting General Job Duties

- Conduct primary and secondary research to build in-depth understanding of carmakers' weight reduction strategies and of material trends at the component level.
- Support the creation and maintenance of databases which will track a set of attributes related to component materials and weights across various domains (Body in white, Chassis, Powertrain, Interior, etc)
- Project work involvement, including cross-regional and cross-team projects as needed
- Present findings/data via webinars and at conferences/tradeshows/client events
- Nurture a network of contacts at automotive companies, both OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers


- Proven understanding of current and future trends in automotive lightweighting as well as implications on vehicle systems and components (light vehicle)
- Engineering and/or material science background is highly desirable, OEM and/or Tier-1 experience is a plus
- Understanding of carmakers' material selection process and translation of weight reduction targets into material choices at the component level
- Fluency in English, additional language skills an added bonus
- Passion and knowledge of automotive industry, proven connections/entry points in the automotive industry
- Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); understanding of database mechanics helpful but not essential (e.g. Knime, Access)
- Accurate analytical and data interpretation skills
- Strong presentations skills and comfortable in client interactions

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  • access
  • excel
  • ms project
  • powerpoint
  • word