Design Engineer - Footwear

Multiple Locations
Required Experience: 0 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 6 days ago
Job Description
Position Summary:Primary responsibility is contributing to the engineering development of our footwear including Ski Boots and Skates. Execute all phases of the footwear development cycle from concept to production support to achieve quality, delivery, cost and innovation goals Essential Job Duties: • Develop innovative new products to excite customers and fuel growth • Ensure products are of high quality to meet market needs, meet safety standards, exhibit low factory off-quality rates, and low warranty return claims • On-Time and accurate development execution to allow successful delivery • Optimize material selection, component design, and manufacturing processes to maximize value to our customers • Manage test program and team to thoroughly test all new products for fit, function and durability • Be educated and aware of industry and market trends, generate concepts and find creative solutions for design challenges that add value to the performance and marketability of the product and brand • Develop and maintain accurate specifications, tool lists, and development lists • Develop and produce materials such as product specifications, instructions and feature descriptions to support the sales and marketing teams in clear communication both internally and customer facing • Define Standard Operating Procedures, Quality Control Specifications, Testing Requirements and Bill of Materials related to all parts • Work with factory on initiatives to improve quality and efficiency • Travel to product tests, sales meeting, trade shows, and factories as needed to execute the work Desired Qualifications: • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) • Proficient in Microsoft suite and 3D CAD design software • 2-4 years of engineering experience with footwear development preferred • Alpine ski and in-line skate experience • Self-directed, motivated, and goal-achievement oriented • Excellent work ethic, enthusiasm, and interpersonal skills • Ability to organize multiple tasks and manage projects • Excellent communication and presentation skills • Outdoor sports enthusiast