Manager Materials Innovation Footwear (m/f)

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Location
Herzogenaurach, Bayern (DE)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2016
Closes
06 Oct 2016
Ref
147876
Job Type
Permanent

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Be the key consultant for material related questions for the respective material focus area
  • Pro actively initiate and drive Innovation projects and material developments and ensure their successful technical implementation and documentation
  • Lead all technical discussions related to the respective material focus area, steer the material innovation and development process and support material consolidation to improve material efficiency
  • Ensure availability of correct materials data in the material management system
  • Identify suitable sources for new material developments
  • Initiate and monitor all material developments for the respective material focus area
  • Provide latest information on material innovation and newness
  • Initiate appropriate R+D lab and athlete testing to ensure quality and performance suitability of materials for intended end use

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to anticipate problems, offer solutions, and address issues with materials in order to meet the Design team’s aesthetic goals and financial targets
  • Ability to work independently or with limited guidance
  • Ability to accept and meet critical deadlines with good planning and organization skills

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Four year college or university degree in material engineering or comparable degree/education
  2. Minimum of 2-3 years work experience in the respective material industry (material or material machinery supplier)

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