Vice President Technologies Cybex Group (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.


Areas of responsibilities:


  • Head of R&D activities of the entire product portfolio of the Cybex Group. Focus Hard-Parts, Mechatronics, Detailed Eng., Crash, Simulation (CAE and Multi Body), Biomechanics, Labs, Industrial Eng, Patents etc.
  • Responsible for the global Cybex Technologies team in Bayreuth, Vienna, Prag, Charlotte and Kunshan
  • Lead the execution of technology strategy for technology platforms, partnerships, and external relationships
  • Set standards, guidelines and processes across the group
  • Steer and deploy sustainable product development activities
  • Develop and broaden the product portfolio and generate and realize new product ideas
  • Improve and implement processes, structures and used tools in the R&D area especially the product development process
  • Anticipate and react to major technology changes to ensure the maintenance of company leadership in the competitive landscape
  • Establish technical standards and ensure adherence to them for product development and company operations
  • Support to lead innovation for the business and drive improvement in product development and processes
  • Recognize and incorporate industry-related advances in technology

Your profile of qualification:


  • Studies of Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics or similar education and excellent technical understanding
  • Profound years relevant work experience, preferably in an international environment
  • High Leadership experience regarding interdisciplinary international teams and in a complex matrix organization
  • Management track record in family-owned companies appreciated
  • Several years of experience regarding complex mechatronic products
  • Proven track record of successfully managed product development projects, preferably in the consumer area about safety-related products
  • Excellent English and German skills


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.