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lbaly62
03-16-2006, 12:42 AM
JOB OFFER

RESEARCH ENGINEER
"FOOTWEAR BIOMECHANICS"

PURPOSE
You develop research and innovation in the field of footwear biomechanics for Decathlon Brand's (www.decathlon.com)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Working at Decathlon Creation Research Center (40 persons) in Villeneuve d'Ascq (North of France):

- You ensure scientific and technical survey 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

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The job is open from April 2006
Full time job
Salary according to experience


APPROPRIATE CANDIDATE
PhD or equivalent in the field of footwear biomechanics.
Some knowledge in kinematics & dynamics analysis, pressure and force plate analysis, EMG of footwear
Some knowledge on mechanical tests (abrasion, flexion, anti-slip resistance ...)
Experience of applied research in industrial product of shoes is appreciated
Strong ability for team working, leadership and conviction
Creative and both curious and rigorous
Fluent in English and 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