Assistant Manager Textile Engineering (m/f/d) - Sustainability

adidas FUTURE

Do you have the ambition to go ‘all in’ and apply your skills towards innovating high-performance sports product?  Can you drive cross functional projects by employing excellent organisational skills and attention to detail?   Do you want to help shape the future of sport by helping to shape the way we make product? Are you interested in providing the consumers of the future a new way to experience the adidas brand through your technical expertise?  Have you ever dreamed about applying your potential to create high level sport products for yourself, for your friends, or the world’s top athletes?


The adidas FUTURE team is currently looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals wanting to join us as we revolutionise the industry. Through an exciting new brand initiative we want to hire the best talents to join our high performing team in our effort to disrupt the way we manufacture, develop and communicate our product. The adidas FUTURE team is a collaborative group of dedicated teams focused on footwear, apparel, hardware and manufacturing projects, driven to create the best for the athlete. As a FUTURE team member you will become an active player in the adidas brand and will experience a unique opportunity to apply your competence towards advanced company projects.





Provide and be the access point to expert textile engineering knowledge critical to successful product and process innovations.





  • Support with testing and analysis of components, textiles and their constituent parts for performance and durability
  • Carry out testing to build a library of detailed knowledge on properties essential for functional performance
  • Support process improvement initiatives for innovative materials with testing and analysis
  • Inspect and evaluate failed components to determine likely causes and potential solutions
  • Employ testing procedure to ensure material properties remain consistent when scaling up from prototype to production
  • Support external research




  • Educate and train colleagues by sharing knowledge on an on-going basis
  • Prepare concept and results-based reports and presentations, communicating to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Stay connected to relevant current and upcoming research, technologies, methods, and industry trends.  Build an effective information network
  • Identify and partner with industry-leading organizations to extend the capability of the team
  • Consider legal implications of innovative concepts, working with the legal team to protect product, technology, innovation, process, and design




  • Curiosity for science and engineering along with a passion for making insights in the field of sport
  • Fluent English, German advantageous
  • Cooperate well, develop and maintain relationships
  • Work independently as well as part of a team
  • Plan working time efficiently, balancing short term tasks with long term goals
  • Strong analytical skills, solution driven and result oriented
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally




  • University degree in a relevant engineering field
  • 1 year of working experiences

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Assistant Manager Textile Engineering (m/f/d) - Sustainability

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Design
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  329451
Date:  Jun 10, 2021