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Biomechanics Research Lab Technician (freelance)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Description & RequirementsFootwear Innovation - Biomechanics Research Lab Technician (freelance) Location: Portland, Oregon Please note this is a freelance/independent contractor role based in the Portland office roughly 25hrs/week. who we are lululemon is a yoga-inspired technical apparel company-up-to big things. The practice and philosophy of yoga informs our overall purpose to elevate the world through the power of practice. We are proud to be a growing global company with locations all around the world, from Vancouver to Shanghai, and places in between. We owe our success to our innovative product, our emphasis on our stores, our commitment to our people, and the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in. about this team The Footwear innovation team is a diverse group of designers, developers, engineers, and scientists, who are future-thinking, detail-orientated and solution-focused. They are at the forefront of performance and lifestyle footwear and are aware of technological advances in product creation and how this relates to the sportswear industry. They are strong communicators who value and develop their cross-functional relationships. This is a high performing team striving to develop personally and professionally, practicing open feedback in a trusting space. a day in the life; what you will do

  • Partner with the Footwear Innovation Research-for-You team leader and managers to conduct footwear biomechanics research and engineering tasks for lululemon. This team focuses on foundational scientific insights, research, and validation to unlock the unmet footwear innovation needs of the lululemon guest.
  • Demonstrate passion for sport biomechanics research, innovation, and product evaluation/validation.
  • Support projects that provide foundational scientific insights and research to validate new footwear innovations that unlock unmet needs for the lululemon guest, through the lens of biomechanics.
  • Coordinate and execute recruitment of relevant test subjects for internal and external testing sessions.
  • Conduct biomechanics studies to collect data using state-of-the-art lab and field-based biomechanical equipment and methods.
  • Use working knowledge of data analysis to process test data in support of advanced analytics.
  • Execute, maintain, and communicate improvements upon test protocols. qualifications MS or BS degree in human sport biomechanics, biomechanical engineering, or related field.
    • 0-3 years' experience conducting biomechanics research.
    • Working knowledge of research, protocol creation, and execution of biomechanics tests.
    • Experience with coding languages including, but not limited to: C, C++, Python, R, MATLAB.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Understands product testing and evaluation processes.
    • Familiarity with consumer product testing and industry standard testing protocols for footwear a plus.
    • Familiarity of engineering materials and manufacturing processes used in footwear production a plus.
    • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including collaborative problem-solving, negotiating, issue resolution, and relationship management.
    • Thrives in a time-sensitive, demanding, and dynamic environment, and can self-start, organize, prioritize, multi-task, and balance competing priorities with a keen sense of urgency.
    • Manages self e ff ectively with ambiguity, complexity, and change, with high emotional intelligence.
    • Competency of enterprise Microsoft 365 applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Planner, etc.). must haves
      • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve results.
      • Communicates with honesty and kindness and creates the space for others to do the same.
      • Handles confidential information respectfully.
      • Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure.
      • Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships.
      • Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for their life.
      • Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka does not take themselves too seriously.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Portland , Biomechanics Research Lab Technician (freelance), Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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