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R&D Fabric Specialist (M/F)

Date:  Jan 4, 2022

The Oberalp Group is a management driven family business - a house of brands that creates high quality technical mountaineering products. We have 6 own brands Salewa, Dynafit, Pomoca, Wild Country, Evolv and LaMunt. As an exclusive partner of other brands in the sports sector we offer our entire know how in communication, sales and image building. 
We are a team of 850 employees in 10 countries worldwide – a group of adventurers and dreamers, mountaineers, looking for their next peak. 

To strengthen our R&D department we are looking for a R&D Fabric Specialist. In this role you will work directly on the development and approval of all fabrics (apparel) related to our owned brands Salewa, Dynafit, LaMunt and Wild Country.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Management of the seasonal material (fabrics) taking into account the performance and the price target
  • Follow up and evaluation of physical tests
  • SMS/Bulk fabric approval
  • SMS/Bulk fabric problem solving
  • Maintenance of accurate material records within our internal database (ModelForm)
  • Creation and updating of material database that can be accessed by Design and Product teams
  • Work closely with our CSR department


  • Textile studies and/or 3-5 years of work experience in a similar role 
  • Very good Italian and English skills
  • Knowledge of technical fabrics development and physical tests
  • Preferably previous experience with Asian suppliers  
  • Organizational skills and ability to manage overlapping projects
  • Teamplayer and customer oriented


Workplace: Montebelluna (TV)

If you are interested to work in a challenging, international and dynamic environment then apply now!