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Product Evaluation & Fit Engineer, Footwear

Company: Deckers Brands
Location: Goleta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Product Evaluation & Fit Engineer, FootwearReports to: Sr. Product Development ManagerLocation: Goleta, CAThe RoleThe Product Evaluation & Fit Engineer is a technical expert in footwear fit and last development for Men's, Women's, and Kid's. This role will drive the fit and wear testing process during all stages of development from pullover through pre-production. The Product Evaluation & Fit Engineer will be responsible for the integrity of all footwear the brand produces. The ideal candidate is analytical, detail oriented and solution driven with the ability to integrate needs from the Brand, Design, and Product Development.Your Impact The primary functions of this role, include but are not limited to:Screening and selecting test participants, creating questionnaire materials for eliciting subjective feedback as well as designing testing protocols.Performing all product evaluations, preparing written reports, and presenting results and solutions to relevant teams.Working with Design, Product Development, and China Product Integrity teams on new last development.Supporting Product Development, Design and Brand to ensure fit integrity of product while meeting design and development needs.Evaluating any concerns post-production which may arise.Who You AreSomeone with a passion for fashion/lifestyle footwear, fit, last development, and product integrity.A clear and effective communicator.An analytical mind with the ability to review data and provide actionable solutions.We'd love to hear from people with Bachelor's degree with background in product test design and analysis, biomechanical, mechanical or industrial engineering, or equivalent.5-7 years of experience in the footwear industry.Working knowledge of footwear engineering, components, material, and production process required.Expertise in last development, the human foot, and fashion/sport footwear.SATRA fit training preferred.Proficient in Microsoft office with knowledge of PLM system.Strong oral and written communication skills.Ability to organize multiple tasks and manage critical timelines. What We'll Give You - Competitive Pay and Bonuses - We've created a variety of competitive compensation programs to foster career development, reward success and to show our employees just how much they're valued. Financial Planning and wellbeing - No matter what financial goals our employees have set, we want to help them get there. Our plans provide powerful ways to protect income, pay for expenses and invest in the future. Time away from work - Sometimes we need time away to be with family, focus on our health or just simply recharge. Our plans support our employees' needs to get out, get healthy and come back stronger than ever. Extras, discounts and perks - Being a valued member of the Deckers Brands team means more than just a paycheck. From generous discounts to community-based programs, we offer a variety of cool extras Growth and Development - Deckers Brands was built on the idea of pursuing passion. That's why we offer extensive opportunities and support for personal and professional development. Health and Wellness - There's nothing basic about our comprehensive health and wellness programs and offerings. While at work and at play, we aim to support a healthy lifestyle.Equal Employment Opportunity All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other factors prohibited by law.From our corporate offices to our global retail stores, there's a curious, independent spirit that's distinctively Deckers Brands. We're about giving people the freedom to pursue their passions. And we're committed to helping them succeed; to become their best selves. That's why we're about more than work, the 9 to 5 or daily grind. We're about opportunity - opportunity to create, to grow and to have an impact.As we work to become better at everything we do, how we better the world matters, too. Our products and brands are loved, no doubt about it. But the difference we make in people's lives begins with our people, right here at Deckers Brands. We're adventurous, spirited, unafraid of new challenges and willing to take chances. We are always ready to rally around a cause.Put simply, we want all of our people to thrive - to reach their full potential and have fun while doing it. Because in the end, Deckers thrives when our people thrive.SDL2017

Keywords: Deckers Brands, Santa Barbara , Product Evaluation & Fit Engineer, Footwear, Other , Goleta, California

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