Body Unit - Lighting Specialist

The candidate will be involved into the Body - Exteriors department having the following MISSION:



  • Support engineering and development activities (projects and platforms) of Front and Rear Lighting, from concept until the SOP.
  • Define and execute Maserati Innovation  projects in order to implement into Product Development, innovative products, processes and technologies;
  • Carry out technology and process scouting for the definition of next-generation of products
  • To provide technical leadership of specific systems assuring that design rules are followed and design practices are implemented: this includes base architecture and geometry development and innovation, and virtual and physical validations (Design FMEA, Design Verification Plan and Report).




  • Execution of robust, quality, cost and weight efficient designs that meet program objectives.
  • Lead role in supporting the execution of component standardization, design verification plan, design rule harmonization, and lessons learned.
  • Accountable for the development and execution of requirements for their respective commodity(s) and application.
  • Conduct commodity benchmarking activities for their area linked to the program(s).
  • Ensure application of corporate technical best practices and complexity strategies for each commodity.
  • Execute responsible component commonality, re-uses with consistency across vehicle lines (including fasteners and Joint designs).
  • Provide technical solutions and support the PC in technical interfaces with PDO (product design office) and Advanced Engineering.
  • Support the Exterior System Responsible in new innovation component activities.
  • Support the Exterior System Responsible in implementing weight reduction strategies.
  • Support the Exterior System Responsible in developing & maintaining System and Component/ Product Engineering level functional objectives, DFMEA’s, DVP&R’s, PSI, performance standards, and process standards.
  • Define component and system test plans and review/sign-off on results for all program(s).
  • Review and approve all the types of component proposals and request for changes and verify best practice read across and technical integrity.
  • Own compliance reports, Owner’s Manual and Service Manual content.
  • Validate & release technical cost reduction solutions.




  • Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-4 years in automotive engineering, in OEMs or in Tier1 suppliers or in engineering companies, with specific experience in Lighting components development
  • Basic knowledge of Siemens Nx

Technical skills

 One or more of the following technical skills are required:

  • Knowledge of all aspects about LED technology for lighting
  • Knowledge of optics, thermal management and electronics
  • Knowledge of automotive Electronic control units development and management;
  • Basic knowledge of design of sheet metal parts
  • Knowledge of FMEA
  • Good engineering perception of aestethical topics focused on the named compoent



Soft skills

  • Ability to work in team and pursue complex tasks;
  • Ability to support/consult work teams and teach /coach others;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural teams;
  • Good problem solving capability;
  • Good self-organization and analytical skills;
  • Ability to work in stress conditions
  • Very good english language is mandatory


Business units
R&D - Vehicle
Modena - Italia
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