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lbaly62
09-14-2005, 06:52 PM
Job Offer: Research Engineer in Biomechanics & Mechanics

PURPOSE
You develop research and innovation in the field of biomechanics for Decathlon Brand's sports equipments (footwear, protection, cycling, skiing)
www.decathlon.com

JOB DESCRIPTION
Working at Decathlon Creation Research Center (35 persons) in Villeneuve d'Ascq (North of France):

* You ensure scientific and technical watch of your domain
* You organize and manage research programs in collaboration with several research laboratories all over Europe
* You transfer your scientific findings into technical innovative solutions for Decathlon's sports equipments
* You publish your knowledge and findings : inside the group (to salesmen) and outside (scientific publications)
* You ensure the protection of your projects by patents and contracts

The job is open from October 2005
Full time job
Salary according to experience

APPROPRIATE CANDIDATE
* PhD or equivalent in the field of biomechanics, biomedical engineering, mechanical engineering.
* Some knowledge in vibration analysis, kinematics & dynamics analysis, human modeling, optimization, footwear
* Experience of applied research in industrial product design is appreciated
* Strong ability for team working, leadership and conviction
* Creative and both curious and rigorous
* Fluent in English or French
* Active sportsman or sportswoman

CONTACT
Centre for Testing and Research Decathlon - Marie-Christine FAUQUET
4 Bd de Mons, 59 665 Villeneuve d'Ascq cedex
E-mail : mariechristine.fauquet@decathlon.com


Laurent BALY
R&D project manager
Research Center

T: +33 (0)3 20 19 58 94
F: +33 (0)3 20 33 74 03

DECATHLON
4, boulevard de Mons - BP 299
59665 Villeneuve d'Ascq Cedex - France
www.decathlon.com