Senior Manager Future Textile Engineering - Sustainability (m/f/d) - temp until October 31st 2024

Fürth | Germany | Engineering

Purpose 

Provide and be the access point to expert textile engineering knowledge critical to successful product and process innovations.

Key Accountabilities

  • Drive internal and external projects aimed at optimizing textile processes to achieve required goals for performance and durability
  • Use expertise in textile science to develop and implement protocol for efficiently evaluating and documenting properties essential for functional performance
  • Drive external and internal projects to identify and implement new textile materials and processes that will enable greater design and engineering freedom
  • Develop initiatives to improve in-house capabilities for evaluating unexpected failures at the material, component, and product level
  • Lead initiatives to assess and manage the effects of scaling textile processes from prototyping to production level
  • Initiate projects with relevant suppliers and researchers to develop new textiles materials and processes that facilitate innovative products

Additional Accountabilities

  • Educate and train colleagues by sharing knowledge on an on-going basis
  • Prepare concept and results-based reports and presentations, communicating to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Stay connected to relevant current and upcoming research, technologies, methods, and industry trends.  Build an effective information network
  • Identify and partner with industry-leading organizations to extend the capability of the team
  • Consider legal implications of innovative concepts, working with the legal team to protect product, technology, innovation, process, and design

Qualifications

  • Curiosity for science and engineering along with a passion for making insights in the field of sport
  • University degree in a relevant field (e.g textile engineering)
  • 6 years of relevant working experiences
  • Ideally knowledge about textile testing, textile materials, textile and yarn production
  • Fluent in English 
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively
  • Cooperate well, develop and maintain relationships
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Plan working time efficiently, balancing short term tasks with long term goals
  • Strong analytical skills, solution driven and result oriented
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Senior Manager Future Textile Engineering - Sustainability (m/f/d) - temp until October 31st 2024
Team Engineering
Brand adidas
City Fürth
Location Germany
Number 204064
Position Type Limited Duration
Date Oct-18, 2019
Relocation no

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