Senior Manager Future Technology Innovation - Sustainability (m/f/d)- temporary 2024

Fürth | Germany | Engineering

Purpose 

Develop market leading concepts, components, products and processes, as a part of a team who improve brand competitiveness through product and technology leadership and enable adidas to deliver added value to consumers and athletes. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary efforts from creative, legal, strategy, retail, communications, marketing and engineering teams to deliver high-performing concepts
  • Initiate internal and external projects to enable technologies that provide greater engineering or design freedom
  • Maintain project continuity and support as an idea progresses from initial concept stages through transfer to internal teams for commercialization
  • Direct innovative projects, set project objectives, define project phases, and use project resources economically to deliver practical results
  • Initiate projects to advance materials processing and bonding capabilities
  • Organize the adidas side of collaborations with manufacturing partners to create assembly lines in new locations
  • Collaborate on innovative projects with consumer analytics teams to evaluate the impact of innovative technologies and 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

  1. Curiosity for science and engineering along with a passion for making insights in the field of sport
  2. University degree in a relevant field
  3. 6 years of working experiences
  4. Fluent English (required), German (advantageous)
  5. Communicate and negotiate effectively
  6. Cooperate well, develop and maintain relationships
  7. Work independently as well as part of a team
  8. Plan working time efficiently, balancing short term tasks with long term goals
  9. Strong analytical skills, solution driven and result oriented
  10. 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 Technology Innovation - Sustainability (m/f/d)- temporary 2024
Team Engineering
Brand adidas
City Fürth
Location Germany
Number 204073
Position Type Limited Duration
Date Oct-15, 2019
Relocation yes

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