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Our passion is to design and create advanced technical apparel that protects the United States Military and those working in the world's most challenging environments.


Massif® is an industry leader in making advanced fabrics and protective clothing for professionals who work in extreme environments, from the U.S. military to wildland firefighters and first responders. Our mission is to provide comfort and flame protection for people in the world's most dangerous jobs. We accomplish this mission with integrity and a commitment to superior customer service.

The Massif team is hardworking and energetic, focused on doing whatever it takes to get the job done. Our employees appreciate the outdoors and pride themselves on understanding the needs of our customers. Massif is dedicated to supporting its team members' passionate engagement in accomplishing the Massif mission by recognizing the need for work/life balance. Our team works hard and plays hard. We aspire to be contributing members of our local community and our customers' communities, such as the U.S. military. Located in the beautiful Southern Oregon resort town of Ashland, Massif offers a casual, open work environment with personal and professional growth opportunities.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Massif is seeking a part time Logistics Administrative Assistant in moving of all Company trims, fabric, and garments to and from suppliers, garment manufacturing facilities, warehouse and customers, and completing related administrative tasks in Company software system and files.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in setting up shipments of fabrics, trims, and garments to and from suppliers, manufacturing facilities, Company’s warehouse, customers, and as otherwise needed, to meet Company and customer needs and deadlines
  • Records inventory transactions in Company’s software systems, including receipts, transfers, and inventory adjustments
  • Assists with sending and filing required shipping and purchase order documentation, such as packing lists, BOLs, Berry certs and COCs
  • Assists with packing, shipping and receiving needs, and creating related documentation as
  • Follows Company’s import/export policies and procedures
  • Reviews freight and parcel invoices for accuracy
  • Researches and resolves proof-of-delivery discrepancies
  • Procures packaging and shipping supplies for all locations, including warehouse and factories
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Company’s Quality Management System

 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical skills and creative problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter with initiative and good judgement
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Team-player orientation
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility and ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities and assignments
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, MRP/ERP systems, web searching)
  • Associate’s degree, or equivalent education or experience
  • At least two years of experience in an office environment
  • Logistics experience helpful

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described are those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is primarily a sedentary position, which requires frequent use of a computer monitor and keyboard. It requires occasional walking and lifting up to 25 pounds. It rarely requires standing, reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling, climbing, kneeling, crawling, stooping, crouching, or bending. It requires the ability to talk and hear. It requires color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).  There are no other special vision requirements.

This position is in an open work environment with moderate office noise.

To apply visit our website at massif.com        Info/Careers


Massif is an industry leader in making advanced fabrics and protective clothing for professionals who work in extreme environments, from the U.S. military to wildland firefighters and law enforcement professionals. Our mission is to provide comfort and flame protection for people in the world's most dangerous jobs. We accomplish this mission with integrity and a commitment to superior customer service.

 

The Massif team is hardworking and energetic, focused on doing whatever it takes to get the job done. Our employees appreciate the outdoors and pride themselves on understanding the needs of our customers. Massif is dedicated to supporting its team members' whole-hearted engagement in accomplishing Massif's mission by recognizing the need for work/life balance. Our team works hard and plays hard. We aspire to be contributing members of our local community and the communities of our customers such as the U.S. military.

 

Located in the beautiful resort town of Ashland in southern Oregon, Massif offers a casual, open work environment, a collaborative team, competitive salary and benefits, and plenty of opportunities for personal and professional growth.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Technical Designer

CLASSIFICATION:    Full Time Exempt

POSITION REPORTS TO: Design Manager

POSITION PURPOSE: To manage all stages of the development process of apparel products from conception to commercialization.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiates and manages the development process for new products, coordinating with Design & Development team regarding priorities and initial requirements
    • Coordinates projects to agreed deadlines
    • Communicates with internal teams as needed in regard to project status, tasks, questions, and issues
    • Attends all Design & Development team and product brief meetings
    • Leads fits sessions to provide feedback relating to garment functionality
    • Advise and consult with Quality Manager on ECO’s and factory samples as needed.
    • Communicates with Commercialization team throughout development to ensure that Company requirements and timelines are met and that all issues and problems are resolved prior to production
    • Coordinates with Project Manager to ensure that development products are handed off accurately to Supply Chain team
    • Attends photoshoots as needed to provide feedback
  • Ensures all appropriate product development documentation is created, maintained, and communicated through to commercialization, including technical data packages, garment specifications, prototype/fit notes, and product changes
    • Coordinates and maintains production tech packs – including sketches, and fit spec information.
    • Documents prototype, sample and pre-production fittings; pattern and design reviews; updates from pattern reviews and fittings; and photos from fittings in conjunction with Design/Development Assistant
  • Provides feedback to Design team on garment functionality at all stages of development
  • Attends trade shows as needed
  • Creates cross-training programs on product development for internal teams as requested
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Performs all duties in accordance with Company Quality Management System
  • Occasional domestic travel

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Knowledge of Garment construction
  • Knowledge of Garment grading and specs
  • Must be able to identify fit issues and find solutions
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to organize and effectively prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Self-initiating, with ability to work independently
  • Ability to influence without formal authority
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Team-player orientation
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities and assignments
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, PLM, MRP/ERP systems, web searching)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design or related field
  • 3-5 years experience in Technical Design or related Product Development experience
  • Experience in textile and/or outdoor apparel a plus

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands described are those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is primarily a sedentary position, which requires frequent use of a computer monitor and keyboard. It requires frequent walking and standing. It requires occasional reaching, bending, and fine manipulation. It requires the ability to talk and hear. It requires color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors).  There are no other special vision requirements.  It rarely requires grasping and lifting up to 10 pounds

This position is in an open work environment with moderate office noise.

This position requires occasional work near equipment with moving parts and hot irons; exposure to airborne particles related to fabric/fiber dust from cutting fabric; moderately loud noise and vibration from multiple sewing machines.

This position occasionally requires driving a rental vehicle while traveling on Company business.

Massif is seeking male fit models of various sizes to work with our Design/Development team. This role is focused on the comfort and fit of Massif’s apparel. Model must be available for fit sessions of 1 to 2 hours on an occasional basis, approximately one to two times per month. Scheduling is dependent on Company needs but is flexible.  Due to the infrequency of this position, benefits are not provided. Wage is $20/hour with a 2-hour minimum.

Please note that images will be taken as part of the fitting process for internal use only.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Reliability and dependability
  • Give feedback on comfort/fit
  • Ability to stand for multiple hours at a time
  • Must be comfortable with garments being pinned and adjusted on body during the fitting process
  • Physical measurements as follows:

MENS

XS

S

M

L

3X

CHEST

30-33”

34-37”

38-41”

42-45”

54-57”

WAIST

25-27”

28-31”

32-35”

36-39”

51-56”

HIPS

30-33”

34-37”

 

42-45”

54-57”

INSEAM

30-34”

30-34”

 

30-34”

30-34”

Women of all sizes are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three business references in MS Word to jobs@massif.com.

All applicants must fill out and submit the EEO and Veteran Status Survey (Click here) and Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability (Click here). Answer the survey questions, click continue at the bottom of the page, and then click submit.  The completed survey will be forwarded to us automatically.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to submit an application as instructed, you may request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Human Resources Department at 541-488-0801 or  jobs@massif.com.

Notice of Applicant Rights: Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Employment Opportunity Supplement

Massif is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note: Massif does not accept unsolicited applications or resumes.

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