Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation
Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.
We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.
We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.
We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.
For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.
Key Purpose of Job:
As part of the Applied Innovation team reporting directly into the Head of Applied Innovation, you will work closely with the Brand and Innovation Concept designers to engineer our new and progressive Outdoor apparel that help deliver better product solutions than what exists currently in market.
This will be a highly collaborative role, working closely with the Innovation Concept and Brand Design team to define the design intent, as well as the Operations teams to ensure that the most promising concepts and designs can be engineered brilliantly into our commercial propositions that make it to market.
With a focus on the thermal comfort and water management performance needs you will also need to work closely with our Research team and external experts and athletes to ensure our engineered solutions meet the standards and expectations we aim to deliver
Engineers outdoor garment/apparel with a focus on the high performance and unmet consumer needs in the outdoors environments.
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