Employment

03/04/2024

HARDGOOD DESIGN ENGINEER - CDI
BLUE ICE EUROPE

Start date : As soon as possible


Based in Les Houches, a few kms from Chamonix, Blue Ice Europe is developing and manufacturing equipment for climbing and mountaineering. With a strong commitment to innovation and design excellence, we strive to provide climbers, skiers and mountaineers with the highest quality products to ensure their safety in extreme environments.

The BLUE ICE Team is a true global team made up of a multitude of nationalities and skills. A common DNA, a love of mountains and sport are what unite us.


POSITION SUMMARY :

We're seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Design Engineer with a strong knowledge in plastic component Design and Engineering. As a vital member of our design team, you will collaborate closely with our R&D team and Director of Product to shape the future of innovative products.

You would be responsible for all the engineering aspects of a category of product, from the definition of the requirements of a new constructive platform, to it’s deployment in multiple products and all the way to the management of the full life cycle of the products by providing technical support to the manufacturing team.

We are seeking a candidate who is both creatively and technically minded, who has a critical and analytic eye on product and enjoys problem solving. This position claims for a high level of knowledge and proficiency with CAD and simulation tools, a strong knowledge in material science, in particular with plastic and composite materials and a good understanding of the use of climbing and mountaineering equipment.


RESPONSIBILITIES :

• You would be the project owner for the Concept and Design phases of the projects
• Be technical representative for some of our categories of products
• Generate concepts through brainstorming and other creative processes
• Work in close collaboration with the Industrial designer to create functional appealing products
• Responsible for the definition of the functional and performance requirements of the products
• Find technical solution to meet design or performance requirements
• Validate product requirements using numerical simulation, benchmarking, prototyping and lab testing
• Select materials and design to the manufacturing process
• Make testable prototype using 3D printing and rapid prototyping technologies
• Perform the dimensioning and tolerancing of component and product assembly
• Create the full product technical documentation and manufacturing specifications
• Work in close collaboration with Product Developer and factories to industrialize the products
• Generate, in cooperation with a Quality Assurance Engineer, a complete test plan to validate products
• Ensure that products are meeting the PPE regulation requirements and collaborate with Quality and Test Engineering teams in the certification process of the products
• Perform dimensional and functional controls of samples and pilot runs
• Responsible for the qualification of components and products
• Travel domestically and internationally to conduct research, work with vendors, attend tradeshows and other job-related functions


KEY SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS :

• Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or other closely related field
• Strong knowledge of plastic component design and development
• Long time experience with 3D modeling tools, including SolidWorks and Alias and ability to create models with complicated surfacing.
• Knowledge in material science and product testing
• Proficient at creating technical drawings including GD&T
• Process oriented and minded
• Familiarity with mountaineering and climbing safety equipment and its use
• Familiar with basic inspection tools
• Good ability to summarize and transmit information
• Agility, be able to manage various topics in parallel
• Solid English and French required
• Previous experience in the Outdoor industry would be an asset


Please send your application to HR@blueice.com

27/05/2024

DIGITAL MARKETING & COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT - APPRENTICESHIP
BLUE ICE EUROPE

Start Date : 02/09/2024

Reporting to the Marketing & Communication Manager, your main tasks will be to support the team in raising the brand's profile on the web, developing the community on social networks and participating in the production of marketing materials to promote the brand and all our new products.

We're looking for someone with a passion for new media and content creation, and an affinity for outdoor sports.

As a true brand ambassador, we want you to convey the brand's values and enrich the consumer experience by carrying out the following tasks:


RESPONSIBILITES :


1. Animation and management of the E-commerce site :

  • Manage product catalog
  • Optimize site performance
  • Set up CRM campaigns
  • Manage customer databases
  • Monitor KPIs and dashboards

2. Animation and management of social networks Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube

  • Participate in and implement communication strategy and editorial planning on the various social networks.
  • Manage the community
  • Monitor competition and technology to optimize influencer strategy
  • Disseminate and amplify BLUE ICE athlete communications and performances

3. Content creation

  • Write articles for the blog
  • Work with the Brand Content Manager to create short videos for social networks or tutorials for YouTube and the website
  • Participate in and coordinate product photo/video shoots
  • Develop internal and external communication media: press releases, product sheets, sales literature, etc.

4. Participation in BLUE ICE events:

  • Help design and set up B2B & B2C events
  • Participate in events


PROFILE & SKILLS REQUIRED :


  • You are a student at a business or management school, or equivalent, with a Bachelor's or Master's degree specializing in Digital Marketing and/or Communications

  • You have a good command of English and project management

  • You are proficient in Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)

  • You're up to date with the latest trends on social networks and have good writing skills

  • You're able to work independently and make suggestions

  • You have a taste for the outdoors and a feel for technical products


Please send your application to HR@blueice.com