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Footwear Fit Researcher

Job title: Footwear Fit Researcher
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Beaverton
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 424698
Contact name: Rianne McDonough
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

24 Seven is looking for a Footwear Fit Researcher for a position with their global sportswear and footwear client headquartered in Beaverton. This role will be a 12 month contract with a high likelihood of converting to a fulltime salaried position. While on contract, you'd be eligible for medical, dental, & vision benefits, along with 401k, sick time and holiday pay. The ideal candidate will be located in the Portland area or open to relocating because this role will work onsite up to 3 days/week as part of their hybrid schedule. Brief details are below. 

Ideal Candidate:
-    Experience with biomechanics, biometrics, kinesiology, and research tools
-    Familiarity with human data collection and/or clinical care

Duties 
-    Carries out foundational research in kinesiology and biometrics, which fuels and supports the overall innovation agenda resulting in creating functionally superior creative product. 
-     Utilizes biomechanical and physiological equipment to conduct leading- edge experiments to collect data contributing to the research and development of new technologies. 
-     Demonstrates a high level of initiative in performing experiments independently. Summarizes data from research. 

Skills  
-    Thorough understanding of anatomy, biomechanical principles, experimental designs and statistical procedures. 
-     Understanding of injury mechanisms and sporting performance. 
-     Exposure to industrial research and management experience preferred. 
-     Inside Technical: May be required to perform a wide variety of physical tasks which are generally basic, repetitive, and routine in nature. 
-     May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time, in addition to being required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, or pull. 
-     May be frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel small and medium sized components and exert force or lift up to 50 pounds. 
-     May be required to work with toxic or caustic chemicals, and be exposed to fumes and gases, airborne particles, and RF energy. 
-     May be called upon to perform physical and quality checks requiring sufficient visual acuity to identify quality flaws, distinguish colors on small components, or utilize microscopes. 

Responsibilities:
-   Support data collections across various studies – preparations of collection space and supplies, use of biomechanical tools, clean-up of space and equipment, etc.
-    Engage with researchers to understand study details and logistics

Requirements:
-    Experience with biomechanics research tools
-    Familiarity with human data collection and/or clinical care
-    Demonstrate a high level of initiative in performing tasks independently 
-    B.A. or higher in Biomechanics or related field
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