Technical Specialist 2 Footwear

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Arc'teryx Equipment

Arc'teryx Equipment

1,001-5,000 employees

High-quality technical outerwear and equipment

Consumer Goods


Portland, OR, USA

  • Post-secondary degree in footwear manufacturing or textiles
  • 7+ years manufacturing experience (preferably within the footwear industry)
  • Knowledge of footwear construction, material construction, material properties, and manufacturing practices
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a diverse workforce
  • Highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
  • Initiative to balance and resolve competing interests and priorities within strict time constraints
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to travel
  • Establishing quality standards for construction and manufacturing methods for all footwear factories
  • Supporting the Senior Manager, Product Integrity in enforcing quality standards for finished goods and raw materials
  • Contributing to sourcing exploration and qualification assessment of new and existing factories
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance in Arc’teryx construction methods and quality standards for footwear
  • Collaborating with Design, Development, and Materials teams throughout the GTM process
  • Reviewing tech packs, construction elements, and focusing on sampling challenges
  • Performing seasonal technical quality review of prototypes and samples
  • Running risk assessments and overseeing high-risk models from development to pre-production
  • Preparing instructions for new models and conducting seasonal handover meetings
  • Creating and updating protocols for critical quality operations
  • Engaging with Material Quality Specialist in Asia and material suppliers
  • Participating in new vendor on-boarding program

Arc'teryx specializes in crafting high-quality technical outerwear and equipment for mountain sports, utilizing advanced technologies and their own manufacturing facility to ensure precision and performance in their products. The company's products are built using advanced technologies and are manufactured in-house to guarantee precision and performance.

Company Stage


Total Funding



North Vancouver, Canada



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth