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dgravelle69
06-08-2010, 07:37 AM
Reebok International Ltd. is looking for a highly motivated candidate to fill an Associate Product Testing Engineer position at Reebok Headquarters in Canton, MA.



The successful candidate will assess the functionality of shoes by conducting fit and wear testing during development, commercialization and production to support product development timelines. The engineer will be responsible for testing one or more categories of in line products, collecting and recording sensory and mechanical data of development and production shoes, following department guidelines in an unbiased, rigorous, scientifically sound and timely manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assess how well shoes fit through fit testing. This includes: a) reviewing shoes upon receipt, b) fit testing the shoes on an appropriate number of subjects, c) performing necessary physical assessments including dissecting shoes to verify construction, checking products by sight, verifying dimensions, weight, texture, strength and other characteristics, d) compiling and analyzing all sensory data, e) meeting with Product Development Managers to discuss the results, f) writing and distributing Pass/Fail reports to relevant US and Far East personnel in a manner to affect product development timelines.
Review design drawings and attend category meetings to identify functional issues of shoes, materials and components that need to be tested. Ensure that testing is completed in time to affect product development timelines.
Assess the liking, performance, and durability of shoes through wear testing to determine if they meet Reebok standards and to assess the level of risk for defective returns. This includes: a) reviewing shoes upon receipt, b) arranging for wear test subjects, c) creating questionnaires, log and instruction sheets, d) sending the shoes to test subjects and monitoring the use of the product during the test, e) reviewing worn shoes upon their return, f) performing necessary physical assessments including dissecting shoes to verify construction, checking products by sight, verifying dimensions, weight, texture, strength and other characteristics, g) compiling and analyzing all sensory data using descriptive statistics, h) meeting with Product Development Managers to discuss the results and i) writing and distributing pass/fail reports to relevant US and Far East personnel in a manner to affect product development and production timelines.
Qualify new materials from suppliers through mechanical and sensory testing to determine if they meet Reebok standards.


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:


Bachelors Degree or higher in a science-related field.
Ability to conduct research, including collecting, recording, and analyzing mechanical and sensory data in an unbiased, objective manner.
Ability to synthesize data and write test results in a clear, concise manner.
Experience in Word, Excel, database and statistical software.
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a group.
Understanding of human anatomy and physiology.
Understanding of mechanical engineering analysis tools and techniques preferred.


For further information, please contact Lisa.Russell@adidas-Group.com or apply online at www.reebok.com

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