Who We Are

Spread Group is a renowned global provider of customized apparel and lifestyle products, distinguished by our commitment to made-to-order technology. Our core business model revolves around producing precisely what our customers desire, precisely when they desire it. As pioneers in this space, we combine sustainability with on-demand personalization, enabling individuals and businesses to express their unique identities through bespoke creations. Join us to be part of a global leader in the exciting world of personalized apparel and lifestyle products!

As we continue to expand our business, we are seeking a curious and passionate individual to join our team as the Product Development Manager (f/m/d) and drive our business forward. This role is full-time and offers the flexibility to work on-site (hybrid) at our Leipzig headquarters or in Berlin.

You will be in charge of the entire product development process from design to production stage for all Spread group private label items, focused on (but not limited to) Jersey and sweat products. You will be working alongside the sourcing and design team to help create and maintain a strong commercial collection and collaborating with both internal and external partners.  

What You´ll Do 

  • Work alongside the design team to bring the product vision to life for all new collection drops.
  • Develop fit and size spec creation.
  • Source fabrics and other materials relevant for all products.
  • Maintain daily communication and relationship management with suppliers.
  • Help establish and maintain quality standards and quality control for all products related to the private label.
  • Develop an understanding of the complexities of products related to Spread Group's business and ensure all private label products meet standards.
  • Work with the design team on techpack creation and maintenance.
  • Conduct research on market trends and developments in the fashion industry to ensure relevant and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Request all necessary samples and follow up on on-time delivery.
  • Occasionally travel to suppliers and Spread Group production locations will be required.

What You´ll Bring  

  • Ideally a degree with a focus on fashion design, textiles, or a similar field.
  • Substantial experience in design, product development/management, or a similar role.
  • Solid understanding of the product development process, fabric sourcing and supplier management  
  • Experience in technical product development/fit development and/or pattern making is preferred.
  • Experience in working with knitted fabrics is preferred.   
  • Strong in stakeholder management and good feeling for timing and setting deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive positive attitude and a problem-solving mindset.
  • Excellent team player, hands-on mentality, and a collaborative spirit .
  • Fluency in English.

Why Should You Join Us 

Flexibility & Trust: Enjoy flexible working hours and remote work options within Germany, all based on mutual trust, ensuring a healthy work-life balance that suits your needs. 

Time to Recharge: Take advantage of a generous 30 days of holiday and relish family-friendly working policies that cherish your precious moments with loved ones. 

Transparency & Growth: Attend regular General Assemblies (GAs) to be part of our vision, knowing you contribute to a bright future. Benefit from our in-depth onboarding program and visit production sites in the Czech Republic to deepen your understanding of our operations. 

Learn & Excel: Elevate your skills with German and English language courses, interdisciplinary workshops, and training, empowering your professional growth. 

Perks That Delight: Benefit from exclusive corporate discounts on a wide range of renowned brands and indulge in remarkable discounts on our products. Additionally, enjoy access to irresistible discount campaigns tailored just for you. 

Inspiring Spaces: Work in modern offices designed to inspire creativity, boasting a rooftop terrace and cozy kitchens for breaks and after-work events. 

Celebrate Success: Join our lively company events, from unforgettable summer and Christmas parties to exciting team-building activities and engaging workshops. 

Be You & Belong: Embrace a warm and inclusive atmosphere where authenticity is celebrated, with no dress code to limit your self-expression. Bring your four-legged friends along for an uplifting work environment. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

We value diversity at Spread Group. We are proud of and continue to encourage the increasing diversity of our company culture and community. Your skills, talents, and experience are our focus no matter your age, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital or disability status.

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