Sample Technician Footwear

Portland | United States | Product Development


Support Inline, a.i.t, Design and Development of production samples of highest quality. Identify and proactively solve upcoming problems during the production and or quality assurance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Independently provide product samples and special customization for Design and Project Management.
  • Be the competent contact person for Product Development and Design Teams in respect of material quality management – based on feasibility studies and quality analysis – for the optimization of the construction
  • Support and consult the Technical Managers about the adidas quality standards, material character and Standard Operation Procedures (SOP)
  • Conduct cutting training of internal colleagues of the product development with teaching adidas specific standards, processes and systems which are related to the stitching process in respect of shoe production.  
  • Understand the physical requirements of material-properties and Knowledge to differentiate between different material types and quality.
  • Identify and Communicate technical issues of products (e.g. problems with upper patterns, fit of mid and outsole, material issues), to suggest respective solutions or change the product accordingly.
  • Independent Implementation of finishing techniques according to specific Italian handwork, welding- and embroidery techniques, sublimation printing, foil-transfers and incorporation of specific foams into textiles, to prevent injuries of top athletes.

Key Relationships

  • Project Management
  • Technical Management
  • Design

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced language skills in English
  • Strong communication Skills, Team-Player, eager to experiment.


  1. Apprenticeship as tailor, industrial stitcher or clothing manufacturer with experience in production.
  2. 3 years experience in one of the related fields
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At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Sample Technician Footwear
Team Product Development
Brand adidas
Location Portland
Country United States
Number 192428
Position Type Full time
Date Apr-09, 2019
Relocation no

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