Design Engineer - Backcountry Products / Snowshoes PLM

K2 Sports

Des Moines DC_ARC Washington

0 year(s)

Job Description
Position Summary The Backcountry Products Design Engineer contributes to all phases of the development of our backcountry products including snowshoes & avalanche safety gear. The Snowshoe Product Line Manager researches the market, creates the product line plans, guides product development, and achieves financial targets to ensure the growth and health of our snowshoe business.


Essential Job Duties Engineering (50%)

Product design and engineering

Optimize material selection and product design to maximize customer value

Creation of technical specification documentation and quality standards

Manage testing process to ensure quality and performance

Factory sourcing and selection

Essential Job Duties Product Line Management (50%)

Market research involving global consumers, retailers, and industry information

Product briefs including consumer insights and competitive positioning

Company sales and order analysis

Competitor analysis

Product line and model positioning

Line plan development and communication

Merchandising plan

Guide global pricing, sales programs, and forecasting

Financial model and product cost targets

Product life cycle planning

Item master information completeness and accuracy

Drive creation of product communication materials

Train sales force on product details

Travel for market research, testing, and factories as needed