Opportunity: Footwear Engineer

Title Footwear Engineer
Categories Product Development
Location Nelsonville, OH
Job Information

CAREER OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

Rocky Brands, Inc. [NASDAQ: RCKY] designs, develops, manufactures and markets premium quality Outdoor, Work, Western, Duty and Military footwear as well as Outdoor and Work apparel and accessories. The Rocky Brands family of brands includes owned brands ROCKY, GEORGIA BOOT, DURANGO, LEHIGH, CREATIVE RECREATION and the licensed brand MICHELIN Footwear.

Job Title: Footwear Engineer

Department:    Product Development

Location:         Nelsonville, OH

Posting Date: February 8, 2017

Individuals with disabilities seeking reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 740-753-9100 extension 2607.

POSITION SUMMARY:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Duties and responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned:

  • Drive the footwear development process with in-depth knowledge of footwear construction.
  • Work across all brands to evaluate new footwear development samples and assist through commercialization.
  • Utilize knowledge and experience of footwear manufacturing and factory capabilities to anticipate obstacles and provide solutions.
  • Assist in Fit/Wear evaluations to insure product integrity.
  • Evaluate cost efficiencies.
  • Collaborate with Product Designers and the Quality Control team to ensure that designs are manufactured to meet quality and cost objectives and to ensure product standards are maintained.

A well-qualified candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of footwear development experience.
  • Technical footwear expertise in product development, manufacturing and costing.
  • Ability to travel internationally two (2) or (3) times a year.

An EEO / AA Employer – M/F/vets/disability

Rocky Brands, Inc. is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and is committed to making employment decisions based on merit.  We are committed to complying with Federal, State and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, as well as all laws related to terms and conditions of employment.  This company desires to keep a work environment free of sexual harassment or discrimination based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical and mental disability, marital status, age and any other status protected by Federal, State or local laws.

Individuals with disabilities seeking reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Human Resources Department at 740-753-9100 extension 2607. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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