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Freychat Philippe
09-23-1997, 01:08 AM
>DECATHLON is one of the leading sporting goods companies on the European
>market. Its subsidiary Decathlon Production employes more than 150 engineers,
>designers and prototypists to developp exclusive technical products for our
>own 160 European stores.
>The "Advanced Research Department" is recruiting 2 candidates for the
>position of Research Engineer:
>1/ BIOMECHANICS RESEARCH ENGINEER (tenure-track position)
>RESPONSIBILITIES: To seek for research needs in the area of movement and
>comfort in sports. To conduct applied and basic research programs through
>partnerships with external laboratories. To report scientific findings and to
>propose industrial applications.
>QUALIFICATION: Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in the area of
>biomechanics or human factor engineering. A 2-5 years research experience in
>industry or product engineering will be appreciated, as well as a regular
>practice and strong knowledge of sports.
>RESPONSIBILITIES: To seek for anthropometrical data from different countries
>and to make it usefull for product engineers. To improve products size
>scaling in order to satisfy the largest population with the less number of
>sizes, in the field of clothing, shoes and gloves.
>QUALIFICATION: PhD or Post Doc applicant, with a strong knowledge in
>anthropometry, statistics, human factors. An experience of product
>engineering will be considered.
>Both positions need very high communication skills, complete autonomy of
>working, strong creativity and a strong ability to perform in a changing
>working environment. These jobs also require large interaction with
>Marketing, Design and Developpment teams as well as Jurist and Financier.
>Both positions are immediately open at Decathlon Head Office, in north of
>France close to the city of Lille (200 km from Paris).
>Please send, fax or mail your CV and salary requirements with cover letter
> Philippe FREYCHAT
> DT Recherche Avancee
> 4, Boulevard de Mons
> fax: (33) 3 20 33 75 66
> E-mail: philippe.freychat@decathlon.fr