Product Manager

Role: Product Manager
Brand: SPY
Location: Carlsbad, USA
Summary: Manage product development for product lines including goggles, helmets, and apparel, keeping in mind cost, margin, delivery calendar, and saleability. Responsible for multiple projects concurrently while adhering to strict budgets and timelines. Provides innovation and new materials in all product categories. 


  • Leads entire development process
  • Ensures daily development needs are met at the internal and factory level
  • Communicates with factories to help all projects stay on task and calendar
  • Creates and implements all relevant product processes and documents
  • Works closely with upper management to ensure calendar dates are met and satisfied
  • Reviews all costs and presents to Product Director for approval
  • Analyzes for best cost savings and offers solutions for margin gains
  • Ensures consistency in costs across all factories
  • Builds and organizes detailed development files with cost, lead times, codes, etc.
  • Provide product options to design team while continuously communicating to all team members and product stakeholders on product updates, approvals, and issues
  • Assists in strategy development for categories including goggles, apparel, helmets
  • Researches new technologies and materials
    • Proposes new ideas to help the creation of innovation products
    • Works with factories to adopt new production capabilities
  • Analyzes success and failures of each product seasonally to influence design/development of following seasons
  • Travel required (factories, trade shows, etc.)