Recruitment of a product design and development engineer


Established in 2000, the Antarès Sellier France group uses top-quality leather to design, develop and craft saddles, helmets and accessories for horse riding.

Antarès is ranked among the market leaders and has an outstanding image in France and other countries where it has outlets.

Its R&D work, respect for horses, quality of the materials used and the products it manufactures, coupled with its approach to guidance and customer service, have been the hallmarks for this success.

In figures, Antarès employs 140 staff and is represented in 25 countries worldwide.

As part of its development, Antarès Sellier France is looking for a product design and development engineer.

Recruitment of a product design and development engineer

Reporting to the R&D innovation manager and working closely with the brand’s R&D, manufacturing and marketing teams, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing new products for the brand and improving current products,
  • Managing project budgets
  • Supervising group projects to ensure the correct monitoring and market presence of products
  • Selecting components that are in line with the brand’s innovation strategy
  • Monitoring technological developments of products, new materials and processes

From an engineering background:

  • Sound knowledge of product processes and design tools
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Capacity for analysing and interpreting results
  • Ability to work on your own and within a team
  • Curiosity and interest for innovation
  • Imaginative and creative
  • Organised and an ability to prioritise daily tasks
  • Proficient in English

You will be a key member working in a vibrant and outgoing team to ensure the success of future products and brand appeal.

Additionnal information

The vacancy is based in Saintes en Charente Maritime, and will require business trips in France throughout Europe. The contract is for an indefinite period of employment.

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and a supporting letter to Corinne Lhérondel.

by email to:

Or by post: Corinne Lhérondel, human resources, Antarès Sellier France, 50, rue du Chêne 17100 Les Gonds.