Edelrid sucht eine/n Team Leader Product Management

We know that a job pays the bills. But a job could also be fun and have a greater purpose! We are looking for someone enthusiastic, wo is willing to come to work every day not only to pay the bills, but to get engaged with our spirit of creative problem solving. Because at EDELRID it is all about making ideas come to life that enable free movement in a vertical world. Climbing is in our genes whether on rock, ice, trees or industrial structures. For over 150 years we believe in the importance of moving boundaries, staying curious and preserving the beauty of our vertical world. In order to continue along this journey, we are looking for a


at our headquarters in Isny im Allgaeu/Germany to start as soon as possible. This job is in our product department and products shape the way we move in the vertical space. We need someone who wants to be a part of this, learn, grow and create – not just having another job.


Your responsibility

The Team Leader Product Management is responsible for the team that plans, monitors and maintains the overall timing of general product related processes coordinating with almost all departments of the company. This role focuses especially on bridging the development to the purchasing department. Hereby, working closely with the purchasing team and taking the lead on strategic and conceptual topics related to the supply chain is key. To give a more detailed understanding of your general tasks, here are a few examples:

  • Overseeing the general product related process – preparing, optimizing and controlling the milestones and timing
  • Maintaining supplier relationships and coordinating and preparing samples as well as first product bulk productions
  • Continuously optimizing and developing our supplier portfolio
  • Taking the lead on negotiations and contractual conclusions with suppliers and partners
  • Overseeing cost calculations by setting targets and close reconciliation with related development departments

Your skills and general experience

  • A passion for craft and understanding technical backgrounds as well as for climbing of any form
  • Relevant work experience or proven interests in either management, marketing or sales and/or any field of working at heights
  • Proven leadership experience of some sort
  • Strong affection to numbers and a sound balance of economic drive and personal ethics as well as honest and fair negotiating skills
  • Precise and accurate work with high self-imposed standards regarding quality, speed and esthetics
  • Resilient and fast thinkers who want and can quickly absorb a broad spectrum of knowledge
  • High assertiveness, good organizational and co-ordination skills
  • Languages: English fluent in spoken and written, another language is also desirable. (Speaking/learning German needs to be a personal 6 months target)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint and feeling comfortable with any other or new IT software and hardware usage
  • Feeling comfortable in a very (very) dynamic environment and with a lot and sometimes weeklong travelling
  • Being interested and having the ability to interchange and work closely with different cultures and ideologies
  • The ability to balance ambition and modesty
  • The ability to laugh at yourself

Your work place

  • A great and motivated team of vertical enthusiasts
  • An exciting and challenging work with international relevance
  • A business environment in a healthy and expanding company
  • A performance and experience-oriented remuneration
  • Access to all kind of textile and hardware related machines
  • Good and accessible skiing, climbing and biking opportunities (ski touring possibilities before work, boulder and climbing gym at work, etc.)
  • Good Coffee 😊

Interested to join the team?

Then please send your application together with your salary expectations and examples of any private or business-related work projects or experiences that prove our demands to: jobs@edelrid.de – attention of Philippe Westenberger.

Be different and show us why it is you we are looking for. We are looking forward to hearing from or even seeing you soon.


  • Credits Text Edelrid, kletterszene.com
  • Credits Fotos Edelrid
  • Beitragsdatum 16. März 2021