Color Specialist

Portland | United States | Product Development

Purpose <

Support continuous improvement of Team Sports material/component APP color and color lab testing processes to ensure the highest level of product color achievability and continuity. Take ownership for material color quality for all Team Sports / Licensed product.<

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Key Responsibilities<

Color Management< <

Work closely with key stakeholders on color guidance each season< Ensure color matching within team uniforms and licensed product and color continuity between seasons and BUs.< Provide color / color approval comments to suppliers in a timely manner for lab dips, prints, bulk & trim lab dips & shorten the color approval turn time. < Coordinate with developers & suppliers to advise on and solve color / fastness achievability and issues.< Work with dyestuff suppliers for quality improvement.< Check and track submissions for color & fastness issues and provide solutions for improvement to related product developer. < Coordinate and generate material color reports, including but not limited to fabric lab and trim approval tracking as related to development calendars, monthly color workload analysis.< <

Laboratory Testing< <

Execute material color fastness testing according to latest laboratory standards.< < < Translate test results into recommendations for material, component and product development < Ensure proper data management in the respective systems in timely and accurate format< <

Device Management< <

Support device purchasing process< Maintain equipment and devices< <

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Key Relationships< <

BU Team Sports, BU Training < T1/T2 suppliers< Creation Center< Dye Houses< <

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Knowledge Skills and Abilities< <

Superior color acuity < Expert knowledge of laboratory colorfastness testing, dyeing processes Basic knowledge of manufacturing Strong time management and organizational skills Good interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team atmosphere< Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)< Fluent in English< <

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Qualifications< <

4- year College/University degree < 2 years working experience on dyeing and textiles< <
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The Facts

Jobtitle Color Specialist
Team Product Development
Brand adidas
Location Portland
Country United States
Number 196489
Position Type Full time
Date Jun-05, 2019
Relocation no

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