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Converse Senior Materials Developer

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Boston, MA

Date Last Verified

Sep 21,2017

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Aug 20,2017
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Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Converse Senior Materials Developer Duties: Manages the materials creation process from initial concept through to commercialization and production for assigned materials to lead to on time delivery and development according to critical dates, product specification, sustainability, performance and profitability goals. Creates and revises appropriate documentation for assigned materials; ensures all appropriate development documentation is maintained including product specs and prototypes. Tracks and facilitates sampling and prototyping for materials; identifies and addresses key issues and challenges in manufacturing and plans accordingly to deliver proven and tested materials. Monitors and communicates challenges throughout testing process to meet materials integrity requirements. Keeps abreast of market trends, new technology and consumer preferences. Collaborates with Manufacturing to drive the pricing process. Serves as a technical advisor on materials to Product Developers.

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Qualifications: Bachelors Degree and 5+ years directly relevant work experience. One of the following alternatives may be accepted: PhD or Law + 3 years' experience; Masters Degree + 4 years' experience; Associates degree + 6 years' experience; High School + 7 years' experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may direct the work of other staff Members.

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