HUGO BOSS is one of the leading premium fashion and lifestyle companies with around 13,800 employees worldwide. We work passionately and to high standards from the initial idea through to the finished product. In this role, you will have the opportunity to be yourself and to be creative in an inspiring and international working environment – because, to create something extraordinary, we must explore new paths together. Join our team and shape your own future at HUGO BOSS!

Team Leader Product Development BOSS Menswear Jersey (m/f/d)
HUGO BOSS AG | Metzingen near Stuttgart | Germany | Full-time

We are looking for a Team Leader Product Development BOSS Menswear Jersey (m/f/d) to strengthen our Product Development & Operations division.


What you can expect:

  • Steering the complete product development processes related to Jersey products (T-Shirts, Polos, Sweaters, Jersey Trousers) for seasonal development, NOS and in season capsules to achieve seasonal and yearly KPI`s
  • Oversee central costing activities with the team related to seasonal negotiations and internal and external benchmarking among sourcing countries and vendors
  • Together with the creative team you are responsible for the product development
  • Manage vendor portfolio&relationship and several internal interfaces at operational level 
  • Oversee daily product development operations and seasonal time table and monitor team performance. Ensure balanced workload allocation vs. resources across all team members
  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture. Develop complete team and team members according to business strategies and individual development paths
  • Project lead&work and process optimisation to further improve and develop the operational business. Initiate innovation management on products and processes
  • Global travel activities at vendors and fairs including also store checks for competitor benchmarking

Your profile:

  • Degree in Textile Engineering or Business Administration or equivalent working experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience of product development and sourcing of textile products, Jersey Know-how required
  • Several years of leadership experience
  • Deep knowledge of product development and procurement management, basic knowledge of 3D development of apparel products
  • Proven track record in internal and external stakeholder management
  • Strong motivation skills, strong solution oriented thinking
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Entrepreneurial and proactive mindset to drive team development and process improvement 
  • Fluent business English
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (mainly Excel), SAP/PLM


Your benefits:
  • Made for Me: three days in Metzingen and two days working remotely. Our hybrid working model "Threedom of work" is as individual as your personal needs.
  • Today. Tomorrow. Always. Sustainability is one of our key values, and more than just a trend. We are committed to environmental, animal and climate protection, and human rights.
  • Does innovation drive you? Same for us! We have digitized most of our workflows and almost fully automated our logistics centres.
  • Exclusive discounts for shopping and arts: benefit from discounts for family and friends along with free entrance to more than 15 international art museums.
  • High-performing people need a healthy balance. Take advantage of the employee gym, the beach volleyball field or yoga classes on the rooftop terrace.
  • As a fashion company, we value good taste in everything - including food. Welcome to our own restaurant and café, Times.


Fashion is a form of self-expression. With our products, we want to inspire individuality and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. HUGO BOSS is a global company with our employees representative of the world at large. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of, but not limited to, age, citizenship, disability, gender identity or expression, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, marital status, or sexual orientation.