Full-Time

Senior Materials Developer

Toolbox

Posted on 5/29/2024

Arc'teryx Equipment

Arc'teryx Equipment

1,001-5,000 employees

High-quality technical outerwear and equipment

Consumer Goods

Senior

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Requirements
  • 5+ years of apparel/equipment industry experience related to textiles and other materials
  • Degree or diploma in Materials Science, Textile Technology, Product or Textile Design or equivalent industry experience
  • Thorough understanding of trims and textile manufacturing
  • In-depth knowledge of performance knit, woven, waterproof breathable, and composite textiles
  • Previous materials laboratory testing experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and PLM systems
  • Physical ability to handle small boxes and rolls of fabric
  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about coaching and fostering a positive team environment
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple tasks within tight deadlines
  • Highly flexible and adaptable when faced with ambiguity
Responsibilities
  • Interfacing with Merchandising, Design, and to communicate preferred fiber target progress
  • Curating material core palettes and identifying materials for consolidation and toolbox optimization
  • Researching and developing industry-leading materials with fiber, yarn, and finish forward performance attributes
  • Exploring long lead time material developments and proposing timeline for commercialization
  • Providing materials expertise and education to cross-functional teams and partners
  • Demonstrating an understanding of cross-functional roles and accountabilities
  • Mastering the business of the material toolbox
  • Identifying and leveraging innovation opportunities for high-performance materials
  • Evaluating the technical capabilities of suppliers and collaborating with Raw Materials Sourcing
  • Working with sustainability teams to meet preferred material targets
  • Assessing risks and effectively communicating to leadership
  • Traveling to global tradeshows and mill partners
  • Testing and evaluating materials using lab testing

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

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

North Vancouver, Canada

Founded

1989

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

11%

1 year growth

31%

2 year growth

40%