Head of Softgood 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:


  • Plan and track the development schedule of prototypes and samples according to the product development schedule, delivering samples on time
  • Manage accurate and timely the data documentation in our systems – Tech pack, BOT,  CAD Patterns, Comments, etc
  • Partner with the Design Teams to understand the overall aesthetic, fit and function, as well as the design details and translate this to samples
  • Develop products by recommending constructions, advise on proper workmanship for each style. Provide solutions related to cost targets
  • Lead sample reviews sessions and feed comments back to our factories
  • Collaborate across the development and design departments on product or testing related issues and project alignments
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships and good communication with our production partners and key internal departments Design, PJM, PM, Quality Control and the engineering teams in Asia
  • Travel regularly to manufacturers and suppliers in Asia to support the development and the production start


Your profile of qualification:


  • Ideally a Degree in Textile/Apparel Development or similar
  • 5+ years of development experience in functional products
  • Good understanding of the cost factors (and a BOT) of a product, ability to develop to cost
  • Sound knowledge of garment construction,CAD guided pattern development, costing, fabric and manufacturing processes
  • Passionate person who is both independent and a good team-player
  • Good communication skills and ability to establish good relationships with other key departments and our production partners
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus 
  • Affinity for lifestyle and design
  • 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.