Available Positions

 

Apparel Designer

Apparel Designer

 

The  Designer will design products such as bags, footwear, lifestyle, base layers, mid layers, and technical outerwear. You will work closely with the Design Director to determine style, material, and color stories based on input from the customer, merchandising, sales, and marketing. Keeps abreast of fashion trends and consumer needs, and supports the integrity of the lines/brands and the goals of the company.  Produces design sketches and tech packs.  Reviews all styles for construction, silhouette, fit and trim details. 

 

 

  • - Responsible for designing a given number of products per season as well as managing carry- overs for assigned collections.
  • - Attend trade shows, research global markets review industry publications to stay current with market trends and identify new fabrics and techniques.
  • - Work with Design Director to develop seasonal color stories and inspiration boards.
  • - Research and understand the consumer of assigned collections.
  • - Administers a pro-active role through entire product design process: research, design concept presentation, illustrations, fit and fabric/trim/print direction, development of specification pack, critique of sales samples.
  • - Follow and design to the product brief. Work with the Tech Team to insure designs will hit the specific target FOB.
  • - Creates on-strategy designs within set timelines for multiple seasons. 
  • - Capacity to imagine, capture and express a brand’s ethos through unique product concepts, design and styling.
  • - Create tech packs with detailed specifications for production.
  • - Ensures that the product is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.
  • - Assists with fit sessions in office and in factory and work with Tech Designer to deliver the garment fit as briefed by the Product Line Manager.
  • - Drive value-engineering through design process:  consolidation of fabrics, zippers, trims, etc.
  • - Works closely with Materials Manager to select innovative and commercial fabrications to achieve desired functional results.
  • - Collaborates with Design Director and other team members to achieve 'state of the art' opportunities for product innovation.
  • - Supply accurate/complete Design Packs to the Technical Design team on schedule.
  • - Partners with the Technical Design team to ensure tech packs are kept up to date, accurate and complete.
  • - Work with the Technical Design team to review strike offs and samples and make recommendations for corrections.
  • - Travel as necessary to facilitate the development and sampling process.
  • - Successfully performs these and other duties as assigned.
  • - Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • - BA in Apparel Design or related field of study preferred.
  • - 3-5 years of professional experience in apparel. Bags or footwear preferred.
  • - Understanding of the history and direction of market trends.
  • - Strong eye for color.
  • - Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • - Strong illustration skills- possess the ability of communicating a concept thru sketching free hand as well as on the computer.
  • - A knowledge of printing techniques and understanding of how graphics will translate onto a printable garment is a plus.
  • - Ability to work with multiple personalities in a diverse, fast paced environment to create a team atmosphere.
  • - Must have exceptional ability to manage time professionally and execute ideas from initial concept to completion.
  • - Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • - Exceptional knowledge of the actions sports and athletic apparel industry.

 

Strong Verbal and written communication skills

Warehouse Laborer

Warehouse Laborer

 

Warehouse · Rigby, Idaho

 

- Must be able to work a shift from Monday - Friday 8AM to 5PM.

- Inspect arrivals against packing lists for quantity verification.

- Monitor and inspect inventory levels for accuracy.

- Alert appropriate departments of all arrivals and initiate proper placement of shipment.

- Manage bin locations.

- Fill orders by using a digital scanner and hand pick method.

- Work with shipping program to ship appropriate orders to customers.

- Accomplish all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

- Work with internal customers to complete special projects assigned.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.

 

Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Must be able to stand or walk most of all of the day.

 

Must be able to pass a drug screen prior to start date. 

 

Strong Verbal and written communication skills

Apparel Fit Specialist

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

The Apparel Fit Specialist will be responsible for directly managing all aspects of apparel and accessories fit for multiple products across multiple categories, from design hand-off to final pre-production prototype.  This position requires driving and developing products to achieve defined quality standards. 

Responsibilities also include, product labeling and organization for all Milestone meetings, and collaboration with PLM, Design, and Development.  Monitor Timelines on all projects from design hand-off to production approval and coordinate all tasks with the category team. 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

  • Lead fit sessions and effectively communicate fit intent and balance to vendor base, delivering high quality product in fit, styling, detail, and functionality
  • Create and maintain fit blocks and standards, ensuring overall fit consistency
  • Review style grading and make recommendations
  • Identify potential production and quality concerns and make recommendations to ensure brand integrity, and recommend raw material components to meet brand standard and uphold design intent
  • Highly experienced in patternmaking, fabric knowledge, garment construction, manufacturing processes, and ability to utilize 2D patternmaking software (Gerber Accumark).
  • Ability to sew and construct garments a plus.
  • Demonstrated understanding of physical fit, evaluation of body size, shape and the relationship of clothing on the target body.
  • Able to build collaborative, constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners as a technical resource and mentor of others.
  • Partner with Designer and Developer to communicate style/size information to the vendor through use of the PLM system, providing appropriate block pattern references as needed.
  • Collaborate with the Product Developer to build premium performance products (function, fit, high quality of needle and workmanship), building relationships and providing technical expertise to internal and external partners through clear and concise communication.
  • Take the lead in fitting, working with fit models, to properly execute design’s product vision for fit and function.
  • Achieve and maintain proper fit throughout the development process by providing the vendor with detailed, image driven fit corrections, referencing vendor patterns, and following “best practices” for pattern shape and balance.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

 

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Technical/Fashion Design or equivalent expertise in related area with a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Fashion and patternmaking/CAD experience required.  
  • Strong computer skills. Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office and Excel are required.
  • Strong ability to adhere to deadlines is a must. Delivers accurate data on-time and in-full.
  • Advanced knowledge of apparel fit/construction and costing. Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Advanced apparel/product knowledge and ability to research and know global markets and competition is preferred.  
  • Must be able to present products professionally in front of large groups of people.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT

 

  • Responsibilities can require working evenings and weekends, with little or no advanced notice.
  • Travel internationally and domestically, may be required.
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to multitask through stressful situations.
  • Must be able to lift product boxes up to 35lbs.
  • Maintain a current passport or ability to obtain immediately upon hire is required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

Strong Verbal and written communication skills

Hard Parts Designer

The Hardparts Designer will work on a variety of different product categories: helmets, goggles, boots and bags.

 

Use your perspective to create products that merchandize back with the apparel line and capture the KLIM DNA. Understand the competitive landscape, leverage hands on experience and customer feedback to uncover areas to improve functionality and create game changing products. Collaborate with the POD (Product Developer and Product Line Manager) throughout the process to insure the functional, design, price point, and quality expectations are met. Develop strong working relationships with sourcing, sales, and marketing partners. 

 

  • - Responsible for the cohesiveness of assigned product categories and ensure the product is consistent with market trends and business strategy.
  • - Design a given number of products per season as well as managing carry- overs for assigned collections.
  • - Attend trade shows, research global markets, and review industry publications to stay current with market trends and new construction techniques.
  • - Administers a pro-active role through the entire design/development process: research, design concept presentation, ideation, fabric/trim/print direction, tech pack generation, and sample review.
  • - Maintain an in depth understanding of customer.
  • - Gather customer insight on existing products and future designs and concepts.
  • - Meet all timelines.
  • - Keen ability to follow a product brief and design to a specific target FOB. Mentor team to accomplish the same task.
  • - Capacity to imagine, capture and express a brand’s essence through unique product concepts, design and styling.
  • - Collaborates with sourcing, factories, suppliers and other team members to achieve 'state of the art' opportunities for product innovation.
  • - Assist in setting and follows creative standards established by Management.
  • - Supply complete Tech Packs to the Product Development on schedule that are 100% accurate. Maintain tech packs throughout the development process.
  • - Work with the product development team to review samples, strike offs and counter samples and make recommendations for corrections.
  • - Performs other duties as required/assigned by manager.
  • - Travel as necessary to facilitate the development and sampling process.
  • - Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • - 3-5 years of professional experience designing hard parts and/or accessories.
  • - Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design.
  • - Possess the ability of communicating a concept thru free hand sketching as well as on the computer.
  • - Proficiency in Solidworks (3D CAD).
  • - Hand sculpting is a plus.
  • - Highly developed conceptual, creative and analytical skills.
  • - Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • - High level knowledge of competitive product, retail environments and market influences.
  • - Self-motivated and flexible.
  • - Eager to learn.
  • - Ability to work independently toward project goals and timelines with little direction.
  • - Ability to identify unseen problems and come up with appropriate solutions.
  • - Ability to work with multiple personalities in a diverse, fast paced environment to create a team atmosphere.
  • - Must have exceptional ability to manage time professionally and execute ideas from initial concept to completion.
  • - Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • - Exceptional knowledge of the action sports.

 

Working conditions

 

Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Key Measureables

 

  • - Meeting Deadlines and Calendar
  • - Drive innovation
  • - Highly organized and good with time management
  • - Creative problem solving
  • - Ability to bring a concept to market
  • - Ability to create merchandisable product lines
  • - Precision
  • - Innovative thinking
  • - Ability to follow design direction

 

Lifestyle Apparel Developer

Essential Function

 

The Product Developer has a key role in the creation and dissemination of technical information and documentation necessary for the timely and quality manufacture of KLIM products. This position is responsible for the development of product, from design to final prototype, which translates the consumer need into a brand aligned product brief that can be commercialized with profit margins which drive P&L goals. Drive lifestyle and functional products to achieve KLIM’s quality standards. 5+ year’s experience in a Lifestyle brand, preferably a brand with heavy direct to consumer presence.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • - Produce, manipulate, and modify technical sketches of accessory products using Adobe Illustrator based on input from Sales, Branding and Design/Creative;
  • - Using input from Sales, Branding and Design/Creative, account requirements, and institutional knowledge create technical packages containing accurate technical sketches, bills of materials, construction, packaging and other technical information to be used by factories in calculating costs for and producing products;
  • - Together with the Research and Development group review prototype, pre-production, and production samples against technical packages and formulate feedback and constructive criticism together with clear direction that brings about successful completion of projects within given time constraints;
  • - Collaborate with others in the department to manage workloads to meet deadlines while achieving the highest level of quality and accuracy;
  • - Support & assist Design in establishing all product specifications required in the Tech Pack;
  • - Prepares and maintain an accurately updated Specification Info for every product;
  • - Serves as a proactive conduit between the designer and sourcing throughout the development of a session;
  • - Accountable for the staying on calendar, implementing process, proto critiques, accuracy of the specification pack and eventually the accuracy of the sales sample and production tech packs;
  • - Creates documented critiques of each prototype against its agreed product specification, tracking all comments, changes and specifications during the stages of critique;
  • - Takes a proactive role through entire product design process (research, design concept presentation, illustrations, fit and direction and development of specification pack);
  • - Constructs and follows-up product briefs and delivers a product that adheres to a specific target FOB;
  • - Proactively communicates with internal team, contractors, Sourcing team, and material suppliers during the entire development process;
  • - Responsible for managing material usage and specifications to achieve production efficiencies.
  • - Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

 

Qualifications

 

  • - Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology, products and concepts.
  • - Provide advice and recommend actions involving complex issues. May resolve problems within established practices.
  • - Provides occasional guidance, some of which is technical.

 

Education & Experience

 

  • - Bachelors Degree in Design or equivalent experience in related area. Strong computer skills. Adobe Illustrator, Excel, Word and Photoshop. Strong ability to adhere to deadlines. Delivers accurate data on-time and in-full. Advanced knowledge of fit/construction and costing. Excellent written and oral communication.
  • - Solid computer skills including MS Office Suite. Advanced product knowledge and knowledge of global markets and competitors.
  • - Proven experience in taking designs and developing them to a finished product with the factories.
  • - 5-7 years previous experience in the development of an Lifestyle line.
  • - Motorsports enthusiast or experience preferred.
  • - Must be able to use product competently. Extensive knowledge of power sports and/or automotive like products a plus.

 

Working Conditions

 

Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.

 

Physical Requirements

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

 

Key Measureable

 

  1. - The point system on the Employee Appraisal Form.
  2. - Works well in team situation and accepting of assignments for the benefit of the team.
  3. - Point System rating: (scaling 1-5)
  4. - How well does the end product represent KLIM Quality & Function?
  5. - Does first sample represent concept of product brief?
  6. - Execution of timeline and implementation of Centric?

 

Director of Information Services

Essential Functions

 

This role resides at the intersection of business and technology, providing value by delivering technology-enabled solutions to business needs.  Successful candidates are strategic thinkers with a relentless drive for results.  This person leads direct reports, shared resources, and external contractors in providing IS enablers while servicing the needs of a 24x7 global enterprise.  This exciting role requires global partnership skills, business/technical acumen, team management & leadership, and the ability to effectively deploy solutions.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • - Partners with Brand business units to understand business strategies and associated IS enablers.
  • - Identifies platform-based solutions to improve the efficiency, profitability, or effectiveness of the entity.
  • - Maintains awareness and provides direction to brand business units for improved utilization of systems, technologies, and the application of Polaris IS enablers.
  • - Solution innovation:  Identifies and envisions solutions which deliver business value and enhances shared platforms.
  • - Leads the creation of decision-making tools and delivery of decision-making information including BI reporting, coding/scripting/customization projects to enhance platforms.
  • - Navigates a matrix organization to arrive at solutions suitable for multiple stakeholders and teammates. 
  • - Ensures and communicates how entity IS enablers are aligned with global footprints and strategies.
  • - Provides support and partnership for entity business development initiatives.
  • - Periodic travel required.

 

IS Department Leadership (25%)

 

  • - Serve as the entity leader for the Information Services department.  Understand and represent entity needs within the scope of the global IS department.  Align the entity IS team to company, department, and location goals and objectives.
  • - Define and contribute to an enterprise IS strategy over a multiple year planning horizon which articulates the technology portfolios, processes, and people required to deliver solutions for business needs as well as meet global IS standards.
  • - Partner with global IS leadership team to provide the needed services to the entity.  Ensure the capabilities and capacity of the worldwide IS organization are leveraged within the entity.
  • - Manage & develop the entity IS team, including employees and consulting resources distributed across multiple countries.  Recruit and staff IS professionals that enable entity business needs, integrate and provide support to the broader global IS organization.  Drive and foster integration between the entity IS team and the global corporate IS organization. 
  • - Accountable for identifying, selecting, and managing the performance of external IT service providers. 
  • - Responsible for capital and expense budgets.
  • - Creates and provides status updates and presentations as required.

 

IS Operational Management (25%)

 

  • - Responsible for IS Operations services, including incidents, problem, change, and service requests.  Ensures service levels are achieved.  Provides escalation as required.
  • - Partners with global IS Operations teams to provide seamless 24x7 follow-the-sun Service Desk and Network Monitoring operations.  Ensure that subsidiaries have adequate support and monitoring services.
  • - Drives continuous improvement to IS processes, technologies, applications, and infrastructure.
  • - Teams with globally distributed Information Services resources to deliver solutions suitable for a global organization.

 

Skills & Knowledge

 

  • - MBA or graduate degree preferred.  Minimum of bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field required.
  • - Minimum of 10 years of IS management experience required.
  • - Strong verbal and written communication skills.  English required.
  • - Experience within a global IS organization and proven effectiveness within a matrix organization required.
  • - Talent management and leading direct reports at multiple locations, providing guidance and development.
  • - Breadth of information services domain experience and understanding, including application development; client/device; server; database; network & telecommunications; collaboration; security.
  • - Proficiency with large scale project management and proven ability to implement within schedule, cost, and quality requirements.
  • - Experienced with implementing and supporting software packages (CAD, PLM, CRM, ERP, WMS, SCM) as well as custom software development.  Experience with Netsuite ERP, Centric PLM, Highjump WMS, Shopify & SCA desirable.
  • - Java coding experience highly desired.
  • - Skilled at building and fostering relationships with stakeholders.
  • - Experience within powersports market desirable.

 

Working Conditions

     

  • - Dynamic fast-paced team environment
  • - Minimal travel required 10-15%

 

Global Logistics Sr Specialist

Essential Function

 

Supervise, coach, train and strategically plan and manage logistics, warehouse, transportation operations

 

Duties and Responsibilities

     

  • Oversee the transportation of POs from factory to KLIM/509/Polaris DC.
  • Assist with department training.
  • General backup and support for logistics team
  • Point of escalation for freight forwarders, customs brokers, and trucking partners.
  • Document policies or procedures for logistics activities.
  • Analyze and recommend logistics solutions to optimize cost, transportation modes, routing, equipment, or frequency efficiencies.
  • Assist in 3PL distribution centers operation to ensure achievement of cost, productivity, accuracy, or timeliness objectives.
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, or performance evaluation.
  • Review global, national, or regional transportation or logistics reports for ways to improve efficiency.
  • Negotiation of freight rates and services with carriers and vendors.
  • Assists Manager to adhere to international, product, and trade compliance programs and documentation.
  • Complete analysis and incorporate improvements as processes change and/or new tools are developed.
  • Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested.

 

Qualifications

 

4-5 year’s experience in logistics. Detail oriented, Creative thinker who looks forward and seeks to improve processes. Ability to multitask and handle multiple projects simultaneously. Understanding of accounting principles and financial metrics. Ability to manage multiple work streams concurrently. Ability to prioritize activities to achieve optimal results

 

  • Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues. May resolve problems within established practices.
  • Provides occasional guidance, some of which is technical.

 

Education/Experience

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree desired or equivalent in logistics life experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers; Microsoft Word and Excel software.
  • Knowledge of Incoterms and general transportation terms.
  • Experience using freight optimization software is preferred. 
  • Strong analytical understanding and capacity to perform analytical functions.
  • Strong interest and understanding of ecommerce business, drop shipping, carrier management.
  • Basic understanding of Supply chain management in a wholesale distribution environment. 
  • Basic knowledge of product and trade compliance and the selection of tariff classifications.
  • Experience leading people or desire to do so in the future preferred

 

Working Conditions

 

  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Lifestyle Direct to Consumer Sales Manager

Essential Function

 

The Lifestyle Direct to Consumer Sales Manager is responsible at the highest level for the direction, vision, and management of Klim’s lifestyle direct to consumer sales. This position will map out Klim’s strategy for direct to consumer sales based on revenue goals, brand initiatives, product offering and current trends both long term and seasonal. This position will leverage the team that collectively will put seasonal plans in place and drive forecasted revenue using direct to customer platforms including but not limited to marketplace, social media, email marketing, and Klim’s website. This position will also need to work with others in the organization to ensure vision and direction are inline with the rest of the company. Other responsibilities include online web image, e-commerce channels, email marketing and social media outlets in relation to lifestyle. The E-Comm portion includes managing KLIM’s B2C lifestyle content pages and end user communication channels with KLIM. The digital media responsibilities are to manage KLIM’s growing lifestyle presences on Klim’s social media channels via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Linkedin and managing all of KLIM’s mass emailing efforts.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

Management

 

  • - Oversee seasonal lifestyle direction/campaign/merchandizing for D2C business that will be carried out through traditional marketing channels and digital/web/social media platforms.
  • - Evolve Klim’s D2C lifestyle long term sales strategy encompassing e-commerce, marketplace, and social platforms including current, closeout and specialty products.
  • - Work with marketing department on seasonal objectives, planning of seasonal strategy, financial goals and their use of the different marketing avenues to go to market.
  • - Forecast lifestyle product purchasing to support D2C channels.
  • - Responsible for inventory planning and management.
  • - Use D2C channels to drive awareness of Klim’s lifestyle.
  • - Evaluate emerging channels for use in support of overall D2C strategy and overall customer communication.
  • - Partner with PLM regarding specialty product creation & positioning in support of D2C strategy, balancing impact on wholesale business & production resources
  • - Oversee
  • - Leverage the team to create differentiated product strategies by channel, region, format at scale.  
  • - Evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results. 
  • - Take the lead in communicating business priorities to the cross-functional team across multiple seasons. 
  • - Work with the Product Team to define, edit and amplify assortments that are on brand and sales driving. 
  • - Ensure the consumer is at the heart of every decision.
  • - Measure and report ROI by account against allocated investment
  • - Deliver forecast product quantities specific to direct to consumer and revenue goals.
  • - Overhaul visual presentation in partners and thorough direct channels to optimize top selling categories:

 

Sales

 

 

  • - Ecomm Management (co website and marketplace)
  • - Ecommerce management and planning to maximize revenue while supporting brand initiates a driving conversion.
  • - Collaborate closely with e-commerce team for cohesive brand presentation, product launch timing, and marketing of key
  • - Research industry trends and provide competitive analysis to drive online growth opportunities.
  • - Assist in identifying site wide navigation and product page enhancements, in partnership with Product Management, to drive conversion and enrich our services, site features and experiences.
  • - Oversee merchandising of product throughout the site to achieve demand targets and improve the customer experience.
  • - Develop and monitor site analytics (including product conversion rates, bounce rate, abandonment, and customer choice counts) to measure efficacy of product, content and merchandising decisions.

 

Qualifications

 

  • - 10+ years of driving lifestyle apparel direct to consumer.
  • - Have high level direct to consumer management experience.
  • - Worked in an online business environment.
  • - Have a strong understanding of outdoor retail marketplace. 
  • - Have strong organizational and analytical skills. 
  • - Strong communicator and presenter 
  • - Retail Math knowledge
  • - Consumer insight and analytics
  • - Experience with strategies to drive path of purchase.  

 

Education/Experience.

 

  • - University degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience
  • - 5-7 Years of sales experience preferred
  • - Managed online sales of more than S10,000,000 in revenue

 

Working conditions

 

Evening and weekend work is necessary to meet deadlines, attend product launches, conferences and exhibitions.

 

Physical requirements

 

Must be able to lift 50 pounds and stand on feet for 8 hours consistently.

 

Essential Function

 

Sr. HR Generalist

Essential Function

 

The Sr. HR Generalist is a strategic business partner to Teton Outfitters and the growing apparel brands within—Klim and 509.  This is a highly visible role, responsible for driving HR initiatives that enable business strategy, while delivering HR functional excellence in: business/client partnership, annual process management, recruitment & selection, comp & ben, training & dev, change mgmt. and employee relations.  In addition, supports and participates in the design and implementation of corporate HR initiatives, teams and processes.

 

Duties and responsibilities

 

Talent: Lead Talent Management Lifecycle (Attract, Select, Develop, and Retain)

 

  • Talent management for Teton Outfitters Apparel businesses, including identification of talent needs and talent acquisition with the end game of building world-class teams with bench strength that can deliver against strategic and operational initiatives
  • Build and maintain a strong teams and relationships through business partnership, coaching, mentoring and development at all levels

 

Culture: Ensure culture exemplifies Brand values and drives employer of choice status.

 

  • Actively develop and foster a positive employee relations climate, high employee engagement, team effectiveness and integration, and employer of choice status
  • Maintain visibility and active presence within the team, providing daily support and communication.
  • Actively participate in leadership meetings and strategy sessions
  • Identify, communicate and problem-solve employee relations issues

 

Organization: Design an organization built to succeed

 

  • Act as business partner to portions of Teton outfitters apparel leadership team to execute against strategic priorities and facilitate success against metrics, goals, and objectives
  • Partner with business and HR leadership on design for the organization, including strategic and talent components described elsewhere in the description as well as:
    • Balancing of organization structure to allow for maximum performance within teams.

 

Functional Excellence: Deliver excellent HR functional service.

 

  • Help develop and execute annual HR plans that enable and align with business agenda and priorities, employee development, leadership succession planning, and other desired organizational development and changes
  • Help lead HR and business standard processes and programs for Teton Outfitters
  • Leverage and improve HR processes to drive excellence and capability to deliver value for client groups in organization and people development
  • Coach, counsel and direct leadership regarding Company policies and employment law. Ensure fairness and consistency
  • Be a flexible team player, willing and able to play different roles on the team, such as: strategic partner, employee advocate, change agent, facilitator, or businessperson

 

Day-to-day HR tasks and other duties and projects as required or assigned

 

Qualifications

 

  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Willing and able to courageously push back or challenge the status quo
  • Influence without authority
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator
  • Demonstrated learning agility
  • Ability to drive all duties and responsibilities listed above with a remote / non-local team

 

Education/Experience.

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, business or related field required, Masters or MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in Human Resources Generalist experience or related leadership field
  • Proven track record of successfully creating, implementing & operating HR programs and initiatives
  • Change management, org design, org effectiveness and facilitation experience preferred
  • Proven effectiveness in matrix and dynamic environment

 

Working conditions

 

  • Fast-paced, dynamic culture in an office environment.
  • Based out of Rigby, Idaho location.
  • Some travel to other Teton sites and events needed (20% or less)

 

Apparel Designer

Apparel Designer

At KLIM we create the most technically advanced products in the world. By listening to our core customers needs, utilizing unmatched innovation and service, leading with superior product knowledge, and constantly striving with excellence, our team delivers uncompromising quality. KLIM continually pushes, with unwavering commitment, to enhance your experience under the most demanding conditions. Trust Klim.

 

The Apparel Designer works closely with the Tech Design and Product Line Management teams to bring cutting edge products to market. Under the guidance of the Design Director, style, material, and color stories are generated to meet seasonal needs and company goals. Gaining customer feedback and understanding the sport are essential for success as well as collaborating with merchandising, sales and marketing.

 

In addition to designing base layers, mid layers, and technical outerwear for the assigned product category, you will also be responsible for managing carry-overs and new seasonal colorways.

 

  • - Administers a pro-active role through entire product design process: research, design concept presentation, illustrations, fit and fabric/trim/print direction, development of specification pack, critique of sales samples.
  • - Understand the customer of assigned collections and seek customer feedback throughout the process.
  • - Capacity to imagine, capture and express a brand’s ethos through unique product concepts, design and styling.
  • - Drive value-engineering through design process:  consolidation of fabrics, zippers, trims, etc.
  • - Follow and design to the product brief to design product that is consistent with market trends as well as business strategy.
  • - Work with Design Director to develop seasonal color stories and inspiration boards.
  • - Work with Materials Manager to select innovative and commercial fabrications to achieve desired functional results.
  • - Work with the Technical Design Team to insure designs hits specific target FOB. Supply accurate/complete Design Packs and work with the Technical Design team to ensure tech packs are kept up to date, accurate and complete.
  • - Generate and maintain tech packs.
  • - Review strike offs and samples and make recommendations for corrections.
  • - Assists with fit sessions in office and in factory and work with Tech Designer to deliver the garment fit as briefed by the Product Line Manager.
  • - Travel as necessary to facilitate the development and sampling process.
  • - Successfully performs these and other duties as assigned.
  • - Performs duties consistent with the company’s AAP/EEO goals and policies.

 

Education/Experience

  • - BA in Apparel Design or related field of study preferred.
  • - +3 years of professional experience in apparel.
  • - Strong eye for color.
  • - Experience with Adobe Suite.
  • - Strong illustration skills- possess the ability of communicating a concept thru sketching free hand as well as on the computer.
  • - Ability to work with multiple personalities in a diverse, fast paced environment to create a team atmosphere.
  • - Ability to manage time professionally and execute ideas from initial concept to completion.
  • - Ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • - Knowledge of the actions sports and athletic apparel industry.
  • - Strong Verbal and written communication skills

 

Apparel Product Developer

Essential Function

 

The Product Developer 2 position is responsible for helping drive continuity between multiple products within a product category to ensure fit, function, performance, and quality are consistent with a customer’s expectation. They directly manage all aspects of the development for products starting from initial design to production prototype and may have the additional opportunities for management of a small team. They are experts in collaborating with both PLM and Design Teams to accomplish line plan and margin goals. 

 

Duties and responsibilities – Focus on a collection of styles within a product line. Has knowledge and skill set to be able to support where needed and is able to lead a team.

     

  • - Create Technical Data Packages containing accurate technical drawings, bills of materials, size charts/ fit comments, and construction requirements to be used by factories in calculating costs and producing products.
  • - Oversees the modification of technical drawings and construction illustrations for the product using Adobe Illustrator.
  • - Building and maintaining Bills of Materials in accordance with style specifications.
  • - Maintaining size chart as recommended by Fit Specialist/Sr. Developer.
  • - Maintains PLM System and Tracking Views
  • - Recommends construction, material, or manufacturing suggestions to meet target sample costs. They are proficient in executing pre-costing exercises. Manages costing within PLM System.
  • - Review prototypes, pre-production, and production samples against technical packages and formulate detailed comments and corrections needed from the factory for future prototypes.
  • - Able to brainstorm and communicate ideas for executing in-house mock-up production
  • - Uses industry experience to provide ideas for improved construction, materials, or components to enhance functionality, aesthetics and fit.
  • - Is comfortable sharing knowledge in the form of training others
  • - Proactive about efficiently arranging meetings with other product team members to meet stage gate deliverables.
  • - Adhere to product/seasonal timelines
  • - Travel (International and Domestic) required

 

Qualifications

 

  • - Understands manufacturing processes as it relates to product development
  • - Strong sewing skills and understanding of garment construction
  • - Able to lead a project with minimal supervision needed
  • - Can easily express ideas in a group setting
  • - Not afraid of leadership roles and responsibilities
  • - Adheres to deadlines
  • - Always clearly communicates with written and oral skills to internal teams and factory contacts using proper terminology
  • - Meticulous in data keeping
  • - Highly organized
  • - Must be flexible to a changing work environment
  • - Must present self in a professional manner
  • - Must be open to feedback from peers and other departments

 

Education/Experience.

 

Bachelors’ Degree in Technical Design or equivalent experience in related area with 5+ years’ experience. Fashion and patternmaking/CAD preferred.  Computer skills required in Adobe Illustrator and MS Office. Centric PLM System experience is a plus.

 

Working conditions

 

  • - Responsibilities occasionally may require working evenings and weekends, with little or no advanced notice.
  • - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • - Travel internationally and domestically, will be required.
  • - Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  • - Must be able to multitask through stressful situations.

 

Physical requirements

     

  • - Must be able to lift product boxes up to 35lbs.
  • - Passport is recommended