Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
3/30/2019
Job Category:
Education
Timberland - Intern, Footwear Development
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Timberland Retail Inc | Stratham, NH
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Job Description

Job Description

Position Summary:

Support Timberland's footwear development team to produce world class products, which meet or exceed company and category expectations with regard to brand integrity, design, product innovation and cost.

Key Responsibilities:

* Assist team in completing color-ups and low complexity new upper tech packs and all details from line start to commercialization and on time buy ready. Monitor (track, organize and distribute) all related development samples. 25% of time involved and relative importance 4 - High
* Attend component and leather meetings. Attend TBLU and required Stratham professional development classes as scheduled. 5% of time involved and relative importance 3 - Medium
* Assist team with pre-costing of above tech packs. 5% of time involved and relative importance 3 - Medium
* Manage seasonal updates to PLM (outsole numbers, factory, specs, color cads, pattern/sku attributes and leather) and support engineers by uploading all related fit reports into PLM system. 5% of time involved and relative importance 3 - Medium
* Track material testing report and review results to learn TBL quality requirements. 5% of time involved and relative importance 3 - Medium
* Work with engineering team to coordinate all fitting. 30% of time involved and relative importance 5 - Very High
* Shadow Developer/Engineer to learn the development cycle, blueprints and last development process and relevant constructions. 10% of time involved and relative importance 4 - High
* Work with Developer to understand seasonal development calendar and FEIII commercialization calendars. 5% of time involved and relative importance 3 - Medium
* Demonstrate desire, motivation and a passion to increase depth of knowledge and become and asset to the team. 10% of time involved and relative importance 4 - High

Job Requirements:

* 0-3 years of related professional experience
* Pursuing or completion of a Bachelor's degree in Fashion Merchandising, Engineering, Industrial Design or a related field. Footwear industry experience is a PLUS (even past internships/school work)
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment with cross-functional teams and handle multiple tasks.
* Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
* Quantitative and PC skills (excel, outlook, power point, word, and database management skills a plus).
* Enthusiasm and cross functional capabilities.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* The ability to organize information and effectively communicate with our multi-lingual overseas teams.
* Demonstrate a strong desire to increase footwear development knowledge.
* Exceptional organizational skills.
* The ability to work independently.
* Someone who embodies Timberland's core values of humanity, humility, integrity and excellence.
* Ability to lift cartons up to 25 lbs.