Product Manager / Designer (m/f) 

 WETHEPEOPLE BMX – Searching for a Product Manager / Designer (m/f) 

As an innovative, steadily growing brand with a high level of authenticity, Cologne based bicycle brand Wethepeople BMX is searching for a product manager/developer (m/f) to join the company and help with its growth. 

Established in 1996, Wethepeople BMX is one of the biggest BMX brands in the world and has forged its own original legacy through its professional riders, international trips and designing and manufacturing quality BMX parts as well as complete bikes. Back when we started we were nothing more than a small group of friends who loved to create and design, over 20 years later we still have that same passion and aspiration and we hope to carry that forward with every pedal. 

Credibility, passion, non-conformity as well as a high degree of technological and creative competence are shaping Wethepeople’s brand identity and will lead the company into the future. 

We are looking for someone who is driven by a similar desire as our own, someone who thinks outside of the box and who will lead the brand forward. 

Requirements

As a product designer / manager (m/f) with experience in the bicycle industry (min. 3 years mandatory) you will be able to hit the ground running and work on new product designs with sketches and CAD drawings. As your design develops your knowledge and experience will allow you to manage the product through to its release onto the market. 

This role would suit someone who likes to take ownership of his/her work and is naturally very organized. With so many and products the workflow is varied and fast, so you need to be able to switch between tasks easily. You will work in a close team of graphic and product designers, so a friendly and open personality is a must. 

Design Skills

 Generate original design concepts 

 Communicate ideas through quick sketches 

 Develop ideas into 3D CAD designs 

 An understanding of materials and manufacturing techniques 

 

Management Skills

 Maintaining a controlled overview of the development of multiple products 

 Communicate clearly with manufacturers 

 Assess and confirm detail drawings for manufacture 

 

Computer Skills

 3D CAD software, ideally Solidworks 

 Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator 

 Microsoft Office 

 

If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for, please send Ulrike Menzenbach your portfolio and CV (PDF) including your salary expectation and the earliest possible start date to: 

jobs@wemakethings.de

WE MAKE THINGS GmbH Richard-Byrd-Strasse 12 D-50829 Köln / Cologne Germany 

tel +49 221 5000 57-20 fax +49 221 5000 57-29

Junior Sales Manager (m/f) 

 WETHEPEOPLE BMX – Searching for a Junior Sales Manager (m/f) 

As an innovative, steadily growing brand with a high level of authenticity, Cologne based bicycle brand Wethepeople BMX is searching for a junior sales manager (m/f) to join the company and help with its growth. 

Established in 1996, Wethepeople BMX is one of the biggest BMX brands in the world and has forged its own original legacy through its professional riders, international trips and designing and manufacturing quality BMX parts as well as complete bikes. Back when we started we were nothing more than a small group of friends who loved to create and design, over 20 years later we still have that same passion and aspiration and we hope to carry that forward with every pedal. 

Credibility, passion, non-conformity as well as a high degree of technological and creative competence are shaping Wethepeople’s brand identity and will lead the company into the future. 

We are looking for someone who is driven by a similar desire as our own, someone who thinks outside of the box and who will lead the brand forward. 

We are offering an interesting and multi-faceted field of responsibilities within a pleasant working environment. We are a small, highly-motivated and international team that appreciates fast decision-making processes, personal freedom and high degrees of initiative. If you enjoy the continued expansion of a growing dynamic company, then set off on this journey with us! 

Main responsibilities: 

 Independent, administrative order processing from recording down to invoicing in SAP Business One 

 Ensuring delivery dates are observed as well as the proper processing of import and transportation orders 

 Monitoring processes and workflows 

 Object calculation and tracing, price negotiations with suppliers 

 Development and drawing up order forms for the latest range of products 

 Debitor and creditor controlling and management of arrears billing 

 Complaint processing and coordination of processing returns 

 Accompanying sales supporting measures under inclusion of further specialist departments 

 Active maintenance of business relations with customers and with the individual relevant business partners 

 

The perfect profile: 

 Professional commercial training in wholesale and export, ideally in the bicycle trade or similar training or corresponding professional experience 

 Professional training in internal sales 

 Business fluent English is a must-have 

 ERP knowledge necessary, ideally SAP Business One 

 Sound knowledge in dealing with MS Office programs, especially with MS Excel 

 

Your strengths: 

 Affinity for sales 

 Responsible, self-independent and team-oriented working 

 Organisational skills, own initiative as well as the ability to set priorities 

 Excellent communication and negotiation skills 

 Positive and friendly appearance when dealing with customers and suppliers 

 Able to cope with stress, reliable, flexible, dedicated 

 

If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for, please send Ulrike Menzenbach your complete application (PDF) including your salary expectation and the earliest start date to: 

jobs@wemakethings.de

WE MAKE THINGS GmbH Richard-Byrd-Strasse 12 D-50829 Köln / Cologne Germany 

tel +49 221 5000 57-20 fax +49 221 5000 57-29