Product Developer Soft Goods (m/f/d)

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Company: ION Bike / Boards & More GmbH
Location: Oberhaching (BY), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Your Mission

  • Reports directly to the Head of Bikewear & Apparel on all issues relating to development, product quality, garment costs, vendor relations
  • Creates and maintains tech packs including bill of materials, measurement chart and construction detail page to ensure consistency throughout the entire development process
  • Distinct understanding of fit and quality
  • Negotiates garment cost breakdown directly with the factory on material costing and consumption to meet agreed target cost
  • Reviews and responsibility for all prototypes, salesman samples and pre-production samples
  • Ensures both the technical superiority and the product quality of all assigned products
  • Responsible for trim and fabric sourcing for the assigned product lines
  • Communicates closely with all related vendors and suppliers on a daily basis
  • Plans and tracks the development of all assigned products to ensure a timely completion within the agreed development timeline

Your Profile

  • Bachelor‘s degree in apparel design, construction, and/or patternmaking, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of related professional experience in the outdoor/action sports industry
  • Knowledge of product life cycle and product development key deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Participation and proactive approach to process and/ or calendar optimization with supervision
  • Participation in goal setting and driving them to fruition
  • IT knowledge in Adobe Illustrator and MS Office
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Willingness to travel internationally and domestic
  • Specific knowledge of trims and embellishments are a plus

Why Us?

  • A young and dynamic team
  • Flat hierarchies & quick decision-making channels
  • Mobile Office, flexible working hours and 30 vacation days
  • Excellent Coffee bar
  • Regular team events such as surfing, SUP, Mountain biking or Ski touring
  • Attractive employee terms as well as a budget for your sports equipment
  • Access to a corporate benefits platform
  • Attractive company pension scheme
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