Work pays the rent and pays for the essentials in life. But good work is fun and has a greater purpose. At BLUE ICE we aspire to have great work: pursuing the sports we love, creating great product with amazing people, and doing so in a style that we feel good about.
If you are passionate about the mountains, skiing and climbing, AND are experienced, fun, creative and ready to work hard in a small, but growing company, then send us your cv with a cover letter (or even a video, how cool would that be!). Tell us what you are good at and how you could help us grow into the best outdoor equipment company we can be.
Please send your resume in digital format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Because we are an international team, we appreciate if you can write your communications in English.
SENIOR PRODUCT DEVELOPER
-Tech-packs management, updating, and potentially creation
-Materials development, testing
-Color/Lab Dip management, color spec creation and management
-Sample review, measurement, updating, and communicating
-BOM analysis and negotiation
-Development timeline management
-Inititates and manages the QA sample validation process including the creation of QA specs and pre-production specs
-Travels to visit manufacturing partners in Europe, Asia and worldwide 3-6 times per year 7-14 days per trip
-Ensures all products developed to norms and certifications required
-Actively involved in ongoing research on new materials and manufacturing techniques
-Responsible for the development of new products (from 1st prototype, various samples to the validation of final sales samples)
-Provides all technical documentations required to ensure smooth production process
-Travels to trade shows to keep updated with the industry trends and future technologies
-Collaborates with products, marketing and sales teams
-Interacts with colleagues, partners, suppliers, contractors
-BLUE ICE is a young brand and this role may have other responsibilities not listed
Excellent English language proficiency
High-level, professional skill in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Excel
Master knowledge of sewing techniques
Basic understanding of softgoods construction and pattern-making
Ability to sew and develop concepts
Hands-on problem solving skills
Specific experience working on technical sewn products, backpack products is a key advantage
Technically-minded, problem solver with at least 5-year proven experience developing technical soft good products is required.
Takes initiative, self-driven
3D softwares: Autocad, Solidworks, Rhino, or other 3D program would be helpful
Deadline-driven and works well under pressure, proven ability to establish and maintain schedules
Provides complete follow-through on areas of responsibility
Comfortable with an international team work structure; ability to demonstrate flexibility on the job
Strong communication and networking skills
Familiarity using Microsoft environment (Office, Sharepoint...)
Climbers, skiers, alpinists are more than welcome, at least strong interest for these mountain activities
If you think you fit in the role, we'd love to hear from you. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Because we are an international team, we appreciate if you can write your communications in English.