Senior Manager Technology Creation Sustainability - Temp. until 30.09.2024 (m/f/d)

Role Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Develop market leading sustainable technologies, materials and processes, as a part of a team who improve brand competitiveness through  technology leadership and enable adidas to deliver added value to consumers and athletes. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary efforts from creative, legal, strategy, retail, communications, marketing and engineering teams to deliver high-performing sustainable technologies and materials
  • Initiate internal and external projects to enable sustainable technologies that provide greater engineering, performance or design freedom
  • Maintain project continuity and support as an idea progresses from initial concept stages through transfer to internal teams for commercialization
  • Direct innovative projects, set project objectives, define project phases, and use project resources economically to deliver practical results
  • Initiate projects to advance technologies and materials to support our brand sustainability strategy
  • Organize the adidas side of collaborations with material and manufacturing partners to create new opportunities for the brand
  • Collaborate on innovative projects with consumer analytics teams to evaluate the impact of innovative technologies and products


Additional Responsibilities:

  • 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 and sustainability
  • University degree in a relevant field such as material or textile engineering
  • 6 years of working experiences
  • Fluent English (required), German (advantageous)
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively
  • 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

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:  Senior Manager Technology Creation Sustainability - Temp. until 30.09.2024 (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Product Development
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  374008
Date:  Nov 13, 2021