OVERVIEW:
 Gymshark is looking for a candidate passionate about Innovation to help deliver ground breaking innovations that make a difference in the lives of athletes and consumers.

This candidate will be working in a fast moving environment with highly motivated individuals. The role will be responsible for leading & supporting projects with key areas of deliverables, from product concepts to testing with the outcome on advising our inline teams with the best executions.

This role is a key one within the brand, the Innovation team will be the driving force in helping the Inline teams take product to the next level and in turn grow sales.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
 
  • Lead and Support projects to innovate sports equipment in keeping with the vision: “make athletes better”.
  • Support the Innovation team in large-scale products from concept to launch.
  • Investigate new products, technologies and materials using existing and new test methods. Evaluate results and properly communicate them to the respective contact person. Provide recommendations on performance improvements and implementation into projects.
  • Create and develop innovative solutions to problems in current sports equipment and apparel.
  • Help to create performance standards for new technologies.
  • Build and maintain close communication and cooperation with relevant counterparts across the different departments as well as external third parties in order to ensure all resources are utilised to create the best innovations.
  • Present regular project updates and testing results to various colleagues and externals
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
 
  • Working towards / completed an Undergraduate Degree in Sports Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Sports Design or other relevant field of studies.
  • Have an understanding of sports equipment design, development and testing.
  • Excellent organising skills.
  • Sports specifics understanding.
  • Fluent English.
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent teamwork skills.

NICE TO HAVE’S:

  • Interested in Sports