• Armada-Technical Developer, Softgoods

    Job Locations US-UT-Park City
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    ID
    2018-1177
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Product
  • Overview

    Armada Skis are looking for individuals to join our team, professionals who are passionate about contributing to the success of our company while building a career in the outdoor industry. Armada Skis recruits talented professionals who combine personal ambition with enthusiasm for working as part of a team toward a common goal. 

     

    The softgoods technical developer is the key point of contact between our design team, product line management and manufacturing teams. This role helps to implement the creative, innovative and compelling products that exceed the needs of the Armada Athletes and customers. In this central role you will maintain the PLM systems to ensure line-plans, BOM’s, colors, size-grading and other product attributes are accurately documented and conveyed to our manufacturers.

    What You'll Do

    ·         Develop all softgoods articles on-time within our PLM software (Centric) according to the product development calendar

    ·         Maintain Design/tech pack information, BOM’s, construction standards and other instructions within PLM software

    ·         Review factory prototypes to ensure design, measurements and construction are being met

    ·         Implement seasonal color stories and palette with inputs from design and management

    ·         Assist in coordinating all approval for lab dips, print strikes and trims/labels as needed

    ·         Create and maintain standard fit blocks, size and grading specifications, and other reference materials as needed

    ·         Work closely with product management and design to ensure all styles deliver on- cost and feasibility

    ·         Attend relevant industry tradeshows and sourcing/trend shows, and travel internationally for factory visits as needed

    ·         Manages product costs and quality

    What We're Looking For

    • Good command of English
    • Good knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop) PLM systems
    • Snow sports background, consumer goods manufacturing, ability to work in the USA
    • Detail oriented & highly focused on completing deliverables on-time.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, anticipate workload demands, communicate project status appropriately, and maintain a high level of operational transparency and accountability
    • Knowledge of garment design, construction and production, including grading, technical applications and materials
    • Strong hands-on problem solving, organization and communication skills. Self-motivated team player with ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and can work on multiple projects efficiently
    • Output orientation: A proactive and organized individual with clear communication to other groups within the company
    • Sense of customer service: Understand and integrate the needs of internal/external clients, in order to respond adequately in line with the interest of the company
    • Ability to work as a team member and to collaborate: Promote information sharing and team spirit, contributing to collective efficiency
    • Professional commitment: Demonstrate passion and personal investment in order to develop best-in-class products
    • Product manufacturing knowhow and experience in buying, selling or managing product lines. Experience in technical outerwear and apparel design is a plus
    • Bachelor's degree in business, science or related field

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