A Fortune 100 Athletic Apparel and Footwear Company located in Beaverton, OR is looking for a Footwear Materials Developer II to join their team
This role has a tentative end date of 12/31/19 and is a great way to get your foot in the door at this AMAZING company !!
The nature of the work is focused on the internal or external production of products.
Manages the materials creation process from initial concept through to commercialization and production for assigned materials to lead to on time delivery and development according to critical dates, product specification, sustainability, performance and profitability goals.
Creates and revises appropriate documentation for assigned materials; ensures all appropriate development documentation is maintained including product specs and prototypes.
Tracks and facilitates sampling and prototyping for materials; identifies and addresses key issues and challenges in manufacturing and plans accordingly to deliver proven and tested materials.
Monitors and communicates challenges throughout testing process to meet materials integrity requirements.
Keeps abreast of market trends, new technology and consumer preferences.
Collaborates with Manufacturing to drive the pricing process.
Serves as a technical advisor on materials to Product Developers.
TECHNICAL PROBLEM SOLVING
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Strong understanding of materials, garment construction and the product creation life cycle.
EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS
PROJECT MANAGER -Seasoned project manager, able to handle complex materials. Strong influence skills, with the ability to champion complex projects across the organization
Typically requires a Bachelors Degree and minimum of 6 years directly relevant work experience