Research and Development
Process Innovator
R&D Project Manager
Technology Planner
 

Process Innovator

 

Mission Tasks

To identify areas of major improvement (innovation)/updating of critical processes/technologies through technology leverage and innovation

 

Professional Skills

1) Monitor critical processes/technologies and analyse the current weakness and identify areas of major improvement; 2) Compare current processes capability with the growing industry requirement and State-of-the-Art evolution; 3) Identify areas of improvement in critical processes and technologies; 4) Pursue innovative solutions at a conceptual level; 5) Verify feasibility of the concepts; 6) Propose actions and initiatives to further develop the innovations; 7) Collaborate to the implementation of R&D actions and projects;

 
 

R&D Project Manager

 

Mission Tasks

To define and manage R&D projects

 

Professional Skills

1) Define project planning and detailed scope & goals for the assigned R&D Project; 2) Act as a champion between Business Units and R&D Dept; 3) Define partner selection criteria; 4) Implement and manage the project according to assigned priorities and goals; 5) Continuosly monitoring project status and evolution verifying consistency with Business Units needs, technology/business changes and Company's Technology Planning; 6) Propose changing in project scope and goals due to scenarios updates; 7) Implement necessary remedial action; 8) Transfer the results to the internal client;

 
 

Technology Planner

 

Mission Tasks

To manage the planning activities relevant to the Technology Innovation. To manage Intellectual Property Rights.

 

Professional Skills

1) Identify technology needs according to BUs business needs and critical technologies availability; 2) Conduct scenario & benchmarking analysys relevant to critical technologies identifying trends and paths of innovation; 3) Identify R&D projects and actions Portfolio assigning priorities, ranking and resources. 4) Recommend initiatives to obtain and maintain technology capabilities; 5) Ensure the Corporate's Technology Plan according to ENI requirements; 6) Ensure integration between Technology Plan and Company Strategic Plan; 7) Verify the compliance of R&D projects with the Technology Plan and the R&D annual budget; 8) Provide appropriate actions/tools to manage the technology innovation process; 9) Manage the overall process relevant to IPR and the Company's IPR portfolio (patents and knowhow);