You will have a sound solid technical background in footwear knowledge especially on shoe construction, processing of bottom material like EVA / PU / RB / Cement and all relative skills.
You will have solid experience on chemical, footwear manufacturing.You must be able to effectively engage in the development process of new and exciting Brooks products.
With direction from your manager, you will use your technical knowledge to help execute innovative material and engineering solutions that enable the company to meet manufacturing deadlines while maintaining the craftsmanship, quality and performance attributes that has made Brooks the world’s leading manufacturer of performance running footwear.
Your Responsibilities :
Provide technical expertise to organize, process and track new project and inline project trials in vendors and factory floor level.
Act as an Engineering resource for inline development.Lead and manage the technical aspects of the Process Flow Chart to ensure a smooth transition to manufacturing of the final product.
Work with Innovation and PD / production team for the product readiness. With direction from Senior Engineer or Engineering manager, drive implementation of new processes or technologies into mass production.
Drive compliance to established Brooks Best Practices in working collaboratively with the development, commercialization and manufacturing teamsContinually seek solutions to engineering and manufacturing issues.
Coach & mentor colleagues. Assist in training for Brooks production teams and factory personnel.It is a requirement of this position for the candidate to spend at least 70 % of working time on the factory floor working closely with the factory / production team to resolve all project related issues.
Work with factory and vendor to reduce the VOC for all the chemicals bottom / upper / painting / 3D printing. Must be able to solve the bonding issues and able to confirm the results to make sure no problem for production.
Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or related science or equivalent experience3 years+ footwear manufacturing experience, preferably as a manufacturing manager, engineer, or technician.
Must be able to manage Tier 1, 2, and 3 vendors and monitor and report on projects. Must be fluent in English (writing and speaking) and able to communicate clearly with Brooks Asia and USA based teams.
Good knowledge in bottom unit compound processing and testing.Good knowledge in shoe adhesive, bonding, printing, and coating processes.
Expert knowledge of test methods and protocols used in materials, components and finished shoe testing.Understanding and application of Designed Experiments, root cause analysis, and Lean manufacturing.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.Passionate participation in Brooks’ sports activities a plus, ability to understand and empathize with the runner in order to develop loyal, engaging relationships with our customers and the Brooks community.
Travel up to 25% (domestic / international)Embraces and lives the Brooks values! Location : Linh Trung II Industrial Zone, Vietnam Reports to : Senior Manager, Commercialization Position Class : Salaried Department : Footwear Sourcing-95Brooks Sports, Inc.
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