Job Vacancy: Textile Component Engineer – Socks – Knitting Industry

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Decathlon Socks Industrial Division is seeking to recruit a skilled Textile Component Engineer.
10th November 2021
Knitting Industry
 |  Lille, France
Hosiery/​Socks, Sports/​Activewear
Vacancy:  Textile Component Engineer – Socks
Location: Lille, France
Decathlon S.A. is a French sporting goods retailer, with over 1,500 stores in 49 countries. Founded by Michel Leclercq in 1976, Decathlon started with a single store in Lille, France.
Project and context
The socks process distinguishes its products by combining technical yarns (natural & synthetic) and innovative knitting structures by supporting design and application for technical results. We are looking for a new collaborator to serve our sustainable project – a Textile Component Engineer, to develop, validate and industrialize a relevant and sustainable component offer for our users benefits.
Strategic Level: Sustainable yarn developer
-Validate technical yarn and components for our user needs
-Characterize and validate yarn components
-Create different yarn solutions to improve our socks offer
-Define and manage engineering strategy to deliver worldwide products or components
-Establish indication test to measure the level of effectiveness of our components
-Participate in the acceleration of socks sustainable component validation
-Curious and passionate about textiles, especially yarn and knitting
-Your natural curiosity leads you to challenge existing practices and come up with innovative solutions
-Well organization & autonomy
– +3Y experience in the textile and industrial world, preferably in industrial spinning 
-Preoccupied with our environment and eco-design
-You speak English & you have French Notions
-Available to travel regularly
Further information
Full remuneration details will be provided to suitable persons upon application.
Further information about Decathlon can be found at –
How to apply
Please email your CV/ resume and a covering letter to [email protected] or  [email protected], outlining why you would be a great fit for this role.
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