Postgraduate Placement Engineer

adidas FUTURE Team

Posted 8 months ago
Are you a high-performing Engineer who wants to go ‘all in’ and apply your skills towards innovating high-performance sports product and processes? Do you want to help shape the future of sport by helping to shape the way we make product? Are you interested in providing the consumers of the future a new way to experience the adidas brand through your technical expertise? Does applying the latest material and process innovations on a fast time to market excite you? Have you ever dreamed about applying cutting edge engineering to create high level sport products for yourself, for your friends, or the world’s top athletes?

The adidas FUTURE team is currently looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic engineers having just finished studies to join our team for a 6 month Postgraduate Placement supporting the team as we revolutionise the industry. The adidas FUTURE team is a collaborative group of dedicated teams focused on footwear, apparel, hardware and manufacturing projects, driven to create the best for the athlete. As a FUTURE team member you will become an active player in the adidas brand and will experience a unique opportunity to apply your engineering competences towards advanced company projects.

Main duties will include concept development, prototyping, computational simulation, materials and geometry optimisation, mechanical and field testing as well as manufacturing engineering.

Education & Skills: Graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Textile Engineering, Sports Engineering or a similar degree.

High levels of spoken and written English are essential. We love people who have a genuine passion for the technical aspects of sport and a desire to apply high level engineering to sports products, please tell us how you embody this on your cover letter. The postgraduate program is for a consecutive period of six months and is open to all nationalities. The team is based out of two offices: Herzogenaurach, Germany and Portland, USA. Start dates are flexible and interviews are conducted on an ongoing basis. Previous applicants need to indicate their continued availability for the post. Candidates must answer the question ‘What the name of your favourite adidas product and why?’ on their cover letter to be considered. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

To apply please send detailed CV (Resume) and covering letter describing your suitability for the position to Ekaterina Lubenets, adidas Talent Aquisition, Adi-Dassler-Str. 1-2, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany, Email: Please send emails with the title: (your name): adidas FUTURE Engineering Postgraduate Placement. MS word attachments only.