Jr. Development Engineer Snowboards

Job Locations US-UT-Park City
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/3/2024 3:26 PM)
ID
2024-3991
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering (mfg, software)

Overview

Amer Sports is a dynamic, global sports company offering passionate achievement-oriented professionals the chance to succeed and flourish in an international environment. Our globally recognized brands include Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Armada, and Arc’teryx.  We are a company where ambitious, competent and motivated people can make their mark. All our team members are ready to strive for the best of the company and to win together. Just like our customers, we are dedicated to an active lifestyle and sports.  Join us.

What You'll Do

We are seeking a creative and motivated Jr. Development Engineer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will be integral in the design and development process of our snowboard product line, from technical drawings and prototypes to production. This position requires a basic understanding of composite materials and manufacturing processes, along with a keen eye for detail and innovation. The ideal candidate will be passionate about product design and snowboarding and possess a solid foundation in engineering.

 

Participate in the development process of snowboard products from initial concept through production:

  • Conceptualization and Design: Develop innovative concepts and designs for snowboards. Translate design ideas into sketches, renderings, and technical drawings.
  • Material Selection: Research and select appropriate materials for each product, considering factors such as quality, performance, cost, and sustainability.
  • Technical Development: Work closely with cross-functional teams including quality, engineering, and manufacturing to ensure that designs are technically feasible and optimized for production.
  • Prototyping and Sampling: Oversee the creation of prototypes and samples, collaborating with suppliers and manufacturers to refine designs and address any issues that arise during the sampling process.
  • Product Testing: Coordinate and manage product testing needs including lab and on-snow testing.
  • Trend Analysis: Stay informed about current product trends, consumer preferences, and market developments related to the snowboard market, and integrate insights into the design process to create products that resonate with our target audience.
  • Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough quality inspections of prototypes and samples to ensure that finished products meet design specifications and quality standards.
  • Documentation and Communication: Maintain detailed design documentation including specifications, measurements, technical drawings, and BOMs. Communicate effectively with internal teams, suppliers, and vendors throughout the design and development process.

What We're Looking For

This role requires Bachelor’s degree in engineering – ME preferred but will consider other fields depending on candidate’s other qualifications and/or equivalent combination of relevant experience.  Minimum 1 - 2 years engineering work experience.

 

Other qualifications include:

  • Solid understanding of composite materials science and manufacturing process
  • Project management and problem-solving experience.
  • Passion for snowboarding and a deep understanding of the needs and preferences of snowboarders.
  • Excellent technical, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Team player attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace
  • Excellent follow-up
  • High product affinity, sound understanding of consumer needs and commercial market.
  • Solid computer skills (MS Office, CAD) are required.
  • Independent and structured work method
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Teams, AutoCad or similar CAD software (2D)
  • Fluent communication skills in English, a secondary language is a plus.

 

What We’ll Provide

 

This role is part of the Amer Sports Winter & Outdoor category of Brands – located in Utah. 

 

We offer a great working environment in the sports industry with talented & passionate colleagues all over the world!  Other benefits and perks include:  

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • 401k with company match
  • Life insurance, pre-tax transit benefit program
  • Discounts on Amer Sports products

 Amer Sports is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristics.

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