Overview

Hello,

We’re FOND OF!

And we make really good products. Good means for us: The best quality, special functions and designs, as well as sustainable production. And it’s all fun. How do we do that? Mainly though teamwork.

ergobag is our very first and beloved brand for primary school kids. ergobag combines the ergonomic concept of innovative trekking backpacks with everything that a schoolbag needs to have in primary school. Since 2010 we are conquering the market with this special product.

ARE YOU FOND OF …

  • DESIGN AND ENGINEERING? You will develop and work on collections and new product developments from design to market maturity. In doing so, you keep the balance between market-oriented needs, technical implementation, timeline and visionary, image-building statements.
  • BAGS? As an absolute bag/backpack specialist, you will contribute your knowledge and experience to the ergobag design and development process.
  • CREATIVITY? You are overflowing with creativity and enjoy developing design, material, colour and product concepts in a team.
  • COMMUNICATIONS? When creating the collections, you will regularly coordinate with product management, marketing and sales. You will be in constant contact with our international producers and suppliers and visit our production facilities in Asia several times a year.
  • MATERIALS? You will determine the materials of our products and use them functionally and always keep an eye on our high standards of chemical and socially compatible sustainability.
  • DOCUMENTATION? In love with detail, you will handle the development processes of our products and maintain the material and colour lists as well as PDM sheets.
  • TRENDS? You are always up to date, research the latest industry information and keep an eye out for cross-industry innovations.

If all of the above describes you, then we are already a bit FOND OF YOU.

If for good measure, you’ve got …

  • a completed degree in clothing technology/product design/fashion design
  • at least 3 years professional experience in product development Bags/Backpacks
  • sound knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel as well as Adobe llustrator
  • very good English skills both, written and spoken
  • knowledge of industrial production methods
  • a distinctive brand and product understanding
  • a keen sense of aesthetics and proportions and a high degree of visual imagination and creativity
  • quality awareness and thorough way of working
  • the willingness to travel and intercultural competence
  • the ability to work in a team and a good sense of humour

… then we are looking forward to getting to know you!

This information is intended exclusively for people who desire a challenge and seek dynamism, as well as for packers, lateral thinkers, problem solvers and team workers!

About FOND OF GmbH

In 2010 we started off as a bag brand start-up. Today, we see ourselves as a platform for personal growth, development of potentials and progression – may it be in services, products or people.

What shapes us is our passion for
• personal development within our team,
• change – constantly reinventing ourselves
• curiousity and solution focus
• momentum

We fly the flag for:
• playful performance within the team
• unique design
• thoughtfulness within our products & production

We care about the work and living conditions of our partners. Once we went to visit our partners in Vietnam with the entire team. Together we learned a lot and broadened our horizons.