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.
BLUE ICE is looking for an energetic and experienced Senior Product Developer for our climbing Harnesses and technical vertical products, to join our product team based in Chamonix.
We are seeking a candidate who is both creatively and technically minded, who enjoys the design process and technical problem solving. We are looking for an experienced professional in technical sewing technics (climbing harnesses, paragliding…) and will work under Soft goods Director supervision. The role starts from the brief to the development and manufacturing. The responsibility through out all the process, from conception to production, is essential.
Essential Job Functions
Actively involved in ongoing research on design trends, materials and manufacturing techniques
Collaborates with products, marketing and sales teams
Ensures all products developed set all norms and certifications required
Responsible for the development of new products (from prototype, various samples to the validation of final sales samples)
Provides all technical documentations required to ensure smooth production process
Interacts with colleagues, partners, suppliers, contractors
Travels to trade shows to keep updated with the industry trends and future technologies
Travels to visit manufacturing partners in Europe, Asia and worldwide
Technically-minded, problem solver with at least 5-year proven experience developing technical soft good products is required.
Specific experience working on technical sewing technics, Personal Protective Equipment products is a key advantage
Fluent English is necessary
Competent using 3D softwares, Autocad, Solidworks… Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop is strongly recommended
Deadline-driven and works well under pressure, proven ability to establish and maintain schedules
Demonstrates initiative, is conscientious and 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.