Manager Laboratory - Outdoor (m/f/d)


Manage lab testing execution activities according to latest Test standards in the industry to guarantee the highest level of lab testing for the Outdoor business. Support quality awareness and consumer centric testing approach to drive continuous improvement of lab test methodologies.



• Manage and coordinate all kinds of chemical/physical fabric, component and finished goods testing for all product types according to latest standards

• Work with the outdoor x-functional team to understand newly briefed products, and lead the discussions around the lab testing requirements. Lead testing, analyse results and present back to the x-functional team with recommendations

• Driving the exploration of improvements in lab testing to ensure good correlations with actual outdoor use

• Proactively undertake benchmarking tests to ensure outdoor products meet/or exceed outdoor industry benchmarks



• Expert knowledge of testing standards/processes

• Strong understanding of the outdoor industry in terms of performance expectations and competitive environment

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work collaboratively

• Ability to define problems, analyze data, draw conclusions and build comprehensive reports

• Proactive mindset and approach

• Openness to travel



• 4- year College/ University degree with focus on textile engineering, sport science or equivalent background (FTW or APP)

• Min. 5 years of progressive working experience in APP or FTW outdoor industry (with experience of lab testing)

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Job Title:  Manager Laboratory - Outdoor (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  252508