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Working at Pro Performance Sports on the SKLZ brand is all about sports, fun and helping athletes of all ages reach their full potential. With competitive compensation, exceptional benefits and an inspiring work environment, this is a wonderful place to have a career. We are constantly looking for great team members to contribute to the high level of work we do here.

If you think you fit the profile and are interested in one of the following positions, please apply here. No phone calls, please.

Scroll below to see details of these open positions

  • Product Developer
  • Director of Product Design
  • Accounts Payable Specialist

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Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist

The Accounts payable specialist is responsible for obtaining financial data use in maintaining accounting records. The positions requires excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. A working knowledge of office precesses and related computer software and electronic communication tools is essential, as is the ability to communicate with all levels of staff. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Compile invoices for billing
  • Match Invoices with corresponding purchase orders
  • Audit employee reports
  • Prepare month-end accruals for late invoices
  • Ensue that the proper workflow of approvals have occurred before processing payment
  • Transact and distribute payment checks, wires and other forms of payment
  • Assist in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Assist with various accounts receivable functions including receipts, cash application, invoice posting and collections as needed
  • Assist with sales tax,1099, international VAT and customs/duties filings
  • Assist with various other month end close procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned. The team member is expected to work in other areas of the accounting department when needed to assist operations and perform job duties not necessarily contained in this job description                       

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent
  • Administration experience in a technology, manufacturing or distribution company
  • Minimum two years' work experience in accounts payable   
  • Hands-on knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Hands-on knowledge of SysPro business software, a plus 
  • Able to organize and schedule tasks
  • Manage simultaneous activities under stringent time constraints
  • Detail oriented with affinity for working accurately with numbers and analytical tools
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Job Title: Director of Product Design

The Director of Product Design at SKLZ builds and leads a team of industrial designers to create best in class training product solutions for athletes. This role will not only create, manage, and implement a highly efficient innovation process, but will push the envelope of 'what is possible' in the sear for innovative solutions for athletes. The Director of Product Design will ensure that the innovation team works in harmony with engineering and product development. It is essential that this individual work at a rapid pace while always keeping the needs of the athlete and the business at the forefront. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Create, revise, and lead the innovation process at SKLZ
  • Mentor other designers on the team
  • Contribute to the refinement of development, engineering, and specifications process 
  • Work with the product team to always communicate products specifics regarding hand-off dates
  • Maintain thorough documentation on all products
  • Actively manage the schedule of all projects to ensure timely completion following the predetermined product creation calendar
  • Assist in the critique of all prototypes, sales, and pre-production samples against the tech pack specifications for design, accuracy, and functionality
  • Diligently work with product team partners                      

Key Functions:

Innovation:

  • Drive the innovation team to create best in class product design
  • Always be pushing for 'what's next'
  • Immerse the team in the 'need of the athlete' by working with Category Managers as we seek out the next athlete solutions 

Product Development/Engineering:

  • Partner with Director of Engineering and Director of Product Development to enact design and manufacturing changes to ensure product quality that hold true to innovation SKLZ requires
  • Partner with Category Managers and Directors of Engineering and Development to provide creative and technical knowledge to achieve resolution of product issues
  • Ensure flow of information and documentation between Product Design, Engineering, and Product Development

Brand/Packaging Team:

  • Partner with Brand Creative Director to ensure Product Artwork is executed according to Corporate Brand guidelines. Provide documentation accordingly. 
  • Review all product artwork, as well as any material changes with Product Development and Brand Creative to ensure all SKLZ product follows brand guidelines

Minimum Requirements:

  • 8 years experience in hard goods development
  • 5+ years in design in the sporting goods or related industry
  • Strong understanding of overseas sourcing and various manufacturing methods including injection, molding, metalwork, cut and sew, etc
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of functions and individuals toward a common goal
  • Must have a track record in executing to procedures and processes in a team environment
  • Competency in Solidworks and Adobe Illustrator helpful    
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Job Title: Product Developer

A Product Developer at SKLZ ensures products progress through the development process from initial design concept through commercialization. Organizational skills are essential as SKLZ serves serval sports categories and has many products in development at all times. This is a highly collaborative position that requires strong communication and interpersonal skills. All SKLS Team Members ensure that SKLZ financial and customer satisfaction goals are met while making a positive contribution to the SKLZ culture.    

Requirements:

  • Coordinate the development of new variants of established products (color, Materials, etc.)
  • Execute factory/sourcing strategy for new and established products
  • Contribute to the refinement of development, engineering, and specifications processes
  • Execute to the product development timeline, following best practices as defined by SKLZ Product Development processes
  • Communicate specifications and product details to the supply base. Maintain thorough documentation on all products through all phases pf development
  • Ensure track their timing, quality and cost goals, as well as constantly communicating status to the rest of the team
  • Plan and track the development schedule of all projects to ensure timely completion following the predetermined product development calendar
  • Critique all prototypes, sales, & pre-production samples against the tech pack specifications for design and accuracy, quality, and functionality
  • Reduce errors and delays by proactively communicating with supply base and SKLZ sourcing partners
  • Partner with Operations to ensure the timely delivery of sales samples for each category
  • Work with SKLZ sourcing partners and/or QC personnel to ensure the product quality/integrity of all products
  • International travel to work with manufacturing partners   

Key Functions: 

SKLZ QA/Manufacturing

  • Partner with Director of Quality/ Manufacturing to enact design and manufacturing changes to ensure product quality
  • Support Product Development team to ensure on time delivery of Confirmation samples and specs to Manufacturing      

Product Design/Engineering

  • Provide technical knowledge to achieve resolution of quality issues through knowledge of various manufacturing methods
  • Ensure flow of information and documentation between Product Design/Engineering and manufacturing partners is on time and being followed 

Graphic/Packaging Team

  • Ensure factories are using correct source files for product and packaging artwork
  • Review all product and packaging artwork, as well as any material changes with manufacturing: negotiate resulting cost changes              

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 years experience in hard good development
  • 3+ years in development in the sporting goods equipment industry
  • Strong understanding of overseas sourcing and various manufacturing methods including injection molding, metalwork, cut and sew, etc. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a broad range of functions and individuals toward a common goal
  • Must have a track record in executing to procedures and processes
  • Competency Adobe Illustrator helpful
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