Senior Director Detailed Engineering (m/f/d)

Bayreuth, DE

CYBEX is a company that puts tomorrow’s people at the heart of its brand. Always questioning the status quo and not afraid of challenging the establishment, CYBEX has become not just a leader in child safety but is seen as an innovative lifestyle and fashion brand for parents. We offer car seats, baby carriers, kids furniture and strollers enabling parents to keep their little ones safe in style. After growing rapidly in the last few years, we look for ambitious talent to contribute to CYBEX’s success story.

Your areas of responsibilities:

  • Global responsibility for the series development of all durable goods and hard parts at Cybex (strollers, sports goods, home/furniture, child safety products and mechatronics; in locations Bayreuth, Vienna, Prague and Kunshan)
  • Disciplinary and functional leadership of the series development of the above-named departments
  • Planning of all development resources, including external development offices, and assurance of the needed resources for the operational development projects
  • Creation of suitable methods and systems to structure the rapidly growing organization in terms of series development, with a focus on serving as an interface to the production factories
  • Operational management of the respective departments, as well as boosting the global development network
  • Strategic expansion and focused further development of the competencies in the field of new business areas - electronics, sensorics, safety and digitalization
  • Managing all technical escalations regarding series development for the company Top Management


Your profile of qualification:

  • Successfully completed technical studies with a focus on mechanical engineering, plastics technology, or similar
  • Experience in the development of high-quality mechanical industrial and/or consumer goods, made of plastics or metal
  • Very good knowledge of construction and technical drawings of complex products – with a focus on mechatronics, safety-relevant, and integrated systems
  • Several years of experience in leading managers in a development department (>40 employees) in the automotive, consumer goods or similar industry
  • International experience with an understanding of the production requirements in China
  • Very good German and English skills, written and spoken
  • Strategic skills and the ability to structure complex facts methodically
  • Empathy for employees and the motivation to achieve goals in a global, multicultural business environment
  • Willingness to travel

CYBEX operates globally and has employees from over 29 nations. If you are keen to leave your footprint in a swiftly growing business that offers plenty of opportunities to grow both on a professional and individual level, you’ve come to the right place. As part of Goodbaby International Holdings Ltd., CYBEX is dedicated to creating an inclusive working environment that encompasses diversity and equal opportunities. In addition to a competitive salary, attractive annual leave, and discounts on our products you’ll have the chance to develop your personal profile in an international environment.