Professional career at Karlowsky Fashion

Karlowsky, “International Fashion created in Magdeburg“, stands for innovative workwear at the at the cutting edge. As a trendsetter in our industry, we produce sustainably, socially and future-oriented. In our collections, functional workwear and casual streetwear merge into a completely new and innovative look for many work areas in the catering, hotel, medical and care sectors.

But not only our products are attractive. As a family business with more than 130 years of history, a modern and open corporate culture is very important to us. We value a varied and responsible working environment and opportunities for professional and personal development. Team play and modern working methods are key factors in our company. As an internationally expanding company, we are always in search of new competent employees – who want to go further, think ahead and want to advance.

A small impression of our wonderful state capital Magdeburg.
©Zuckolli

A small impression of our wonderful state capital Magdeburg.
©Zuckolli

Professional career at Karlowsky Fashion

Karlowsky, “International Fashion created in Magdeburg“, stands for innovative workwear at the at the cutting edge. As a trendsetter in our industry, we produce sustainably, socially and future-oriented. In our collections, functional workwear and casual streetwear merge into a completely new and innovative look for many work areas in the catering, hotel, medical and care sectors.

But not only our products are attractive. As a family business with more than 130 years of history, a modern and open corporate culture is very important to us. We value a varied and responsible working environment and opportunities for professional and personal development. Team play and modern working methods are key factors in our company. As an internationally expanding company, we are always in search of new competent employees – who want to go further, think ahead and want to advance.

Become part of our team and start your new life in the fashion world of Karlowsky

Current job offers

To strengthen our team, we are now looking for a Product Manager for Apparel and Textile (m/f/d) for our Product Development .

Your location:
Headquarters: 39164 Wanzleben-Börde (near Magdeburg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Entry date: immediate (indefinite)

Your tasks:
As a member of our product management team, you are responsible for the entire technical product development, from the idea to the creation of cut and measurement charts to the production release. With your technical know-how, you advise our purchasers (m/f/d) on technical textile questions, lead sample meetings and check samples and production goods with regard to fit, quality and workmanship. You will live out your creative streak by developing your own designs and thus contribute to the expansion of the portfolio. You will also regularly visit our production sites and take part in various international trade fairs to be inspired by the latest trends, designs and materials. As a product manager (m/f/d) at Karlowsky, you will contribute directly to the future success of the company and will also be able to individually incorporate your passion and creativity.

That’s what you bring along:

  • A degree in textile or clothing technology, training as a tailor or comparable training
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in technical product development and good textile-technical knowledge
  • Experience in pattern making and creating measurement charts
  • Confident handling of the usual MS Office programs
  • Ideally experience with CAD and PLM systems
  • Ability to work independently, work in a team and have good communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Willingness to travel internationally

This is what awaits you:

  • Varied work in a very committed and creative team
  • Participation in many innovative projects
  • Long-term, personal development opportunities
  • Laptop for mobile working
  • After an intensive training period, home office on 2-3 days is possible
  • Affordable, cosy boarding house available near the company headquarters
  • Support in finding accommodation
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Employee discounts on the entire product range
  • Working in one of the greenest cities in Germany
  • Regular team events with guaranteed fun factor
  • Free use of water and various coffee specialities

This awaits you:

  • Varied work in a very committed and creative team
  • Participation in many innovative projects
  • Long-term, personal development opportunities
  • Laptop for mobile working
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Employee discounts on the entire product range
  • Working in one of the greenest cities in Germany
  • Regular team events with guaranteed fun factor
  • Free use of water and various coffee specialities

If we have aroused your interest in this versatile task, then send us your complete application documents under the subject strong>”Product Manager for Apparel and Textile (m/f/d)” with salary requirements as well as your earliest possible starting date by e-mail.

Your contact person: Madeline Behrens
Human Resources Officer
Phone: +49 (0)39204/9128-144
E-Mail: karriere@karlowsky.de

To strengthen our team, we are immediately looking for a Dispatcher/ Purchaser (m/f/d).

Your location:
Headquarters: 39164 Wanzleben-Börde (near Magdeburg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.

Entry date: immediate (indefinite)

Your tasks:

  • Monitoring and ensuring stock levels (apparel, accessories & footwear) in the central warehouse in Germany for continuous delivery capability to customers
  • Creating production orders in the ERP system and transmitting the order documents to our production facilities in Asia and Europe
  • Continuous tracking of delivery dates and constant exchange with production sites
  • Communication with freight forwarders and organization of transport as well as complete handling of import of goods
  • Request of different production samples along the production chain for continuous quality assurance
  • Control and filing of all delivery and invoice documents
  • Posting of goods receipts in the ERP system

Your profile:

  • You have a completed commercial training or a higher education with an economic background
  • You have gained experience in the field of purchasing
  • You are proficient in the use of common MS Office programs and ideally an ERP system
  • You communicate fluently in written and spoken German and English
  • Reliability, structure and a sense of responsibility characterize your working style at all times
  • You have strong organizational skills, an analytical mindset and a quick grasp
  • Independent work and teamwork are no contradiction for you

This awaits you:

  • Varied work in a very dedicated and creative team
  • Intensive and extensive onboarding process
  • Long-term, personal development opportunities
  • Own, extensive scope for shaping your own work
  • Laptop for mobile working
  • Family-friendly, flexible working hours in a flexitime model
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths
  • Employee discounts on the entire product range
  • Working in one of the greenest cities in Germany
  • Regular team events with guaranteed fun factor
  • Water and various coffee specialties for free, free use
  • Free parking and a direct ÖVM connection to Magdeburg (20 min.)

If we have aroused your interest in this versatile task, then send us your complete application documents under the subject “Dispatcher/ Purchaser (m/f/d)” with salary requirements as well as your earliest possible starting date by e-mail.

Your contact person: Madeline Behrens
Human Resources Officer
Phone: +49 (0)39204/9128-144
E-Mail: karriere@karlowsky.de

Current apprenticeship positions

Karlowsky “International Fashion created in Magdeburg”, stands for innovative workwear with its finger on the pulse. As a trendsetter in our industry, we produce in a sustainable, social and future-oriented way. In our collections, functional workwear and casual streetwear merge into a completely new and innovative look for many work areas in gastronomy, the hotel industry, medicine, care and wellness. But it is not only our products that are attractive. As a family business with more than 128 years of history, a modern and open corporate culture is a matter of great importance to us. We value a varied and autonomous working environment as well as opportunities for professional and personal development. Team play and modern working methods are very highly rated at our company. As an internationally expanding company, we are always on the lookout for new competent employees – who are willing to go further, think further and develop further.

Start of apprenticeship: August 1st 2022
Duration of the apprenticeship: 3 Years

Your location:
Practical training in our company:
Karlowsky Fashion GmbH in 39164 Wanzleben-Börde OT Hohendodeleben direct bus connection from Magdeburg – in just 10 minutes with Line 603 from Magdeburg, Braunlager Str. to Hohendodeleben, Gewerbegebiet (industrial estate).

Vocational school in block teaching (1 week at school, 2 weeks in the company):
Berufsschulzentrum des Landkreises Stendal – Europaschule – in Stendal
If required, accommodation in a hall of residence is possible.

What you will learn:

  • Insights into the entire corporate process from product development, through sales and purchasing to logistics
  • Getting to know our products and structures as well as applying and improving existing processes
  • Communication with suppliers, producers and customers from all over the world
  • Organisation of transports and handling of all imports incl. customs duties
  • Procurement of materials and merchandise
  • Control and booking of incoming goods
  • Support and advice of national and international customers by telephone or e-mail
  • Participation and representation of the company at national and international trade fairs
  • Developing special projects for the continuous development of the company

Your profile:

  • At least an extended secondary school leaving certificate, technical secondary school, A-levels or equivalent
  • Interest in business administration
  • Good basic understanding of mathematics
  • Communication skills, i.e. not shy in discussions with customers and suppliers
  • Team spirit as well as independent and careful way of working
  • PC skills and initial experience with MS Office and ERP systems are an advantage
  • Good written and spoken English; other foreign languages would be an advantage

That’s what we offer you:

  • A 3-year hands-on training with full involvement from the first day of training for maximum learning
  • A competent and experienced team that will provide you with a broad and in-depth knowledge during your training
  • Responsibility for your own projects – from planning to implementation
  • Flat hierarchies and a family-like working atmosphere
  • Modern and bright offices, free parking, motorway and good public transport connections (20min. to Magdeburg city centre)
  • Individual development and further training opportunities
  • Appropriate remuneration according to IHK and benefits for good performance
  • Very good chances of being taken on after training
  • Regular team events with guaranteed fun factor
  • Water and various coffee specialities for free, free use

Are you interested and do you want to buy and sell “International Fashion created in Magdeburg”, to buy and distribute it? Then please send us your complete application documents with cover letter, curriculum vitae and certificates with the subject “Apprenticeship in wholesale and foreign trade” by e-mail to:

Your contact person: Madeline Behrens
Human Resources Officer
Phone: +49 (0)39204/9128-144
E-Mail: karriere@karlowsky.de

Become part of our team and start your apprenticeship on 01 August 2022 as IT Specialist – Field: Application Development (m/f/d).

With us there is no monotonous programming. As a full-fledged team member, you will develop a variety of company-specific applications together with colleagues from all departments.

Your location:
Karlowsky Fashion GmbH 39164 Wanzleben-Börde (near Magdeburg), Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.
(direct bus connection from Magdeburg – in only 10 min. with Line 603 from Magdeburg, Braunlager Str. to Hohendodeleben, industrial estate).

Vocational school: Magdeburg

What you will learn:

  • Basic programming
  • Using the right tools for the right job (including shell script, PHP, MySQL)
  • Creating and maintaining databases
  • Developing interfaces for data exchange
  • Automating recurring tasks through IT-based solutions
  • Installing, maintaining and administering IT systems

Your profile:

  • A-levels, technical secondary school or comparable
  • Enjoyment of programming applications
  • Good logical thinking skills and enthusiasm for technical problem solving
  • Team spirit as well as independent and careful way of working
  • Good written and spoken English skills

That’s what we offer you:

  • A 3-year hands-on training with full involvement from the first day of training for maximum learning
  • A competent and experienced team that will provide you with a broad and in-depth knowledge during your training
  • Responsibility for your own projects – from planning to implementation
  • Flat hierarchies and a family-like working atmosphere
  • Modern and bright offices, free parking, motorway and good public transport connections (20min. to Magdeburg city centre)
  • Individual development and further training opportunities
  • Appropriate remuneration according to IHK and benefits for good performance
  • Very good chances of being taken on after training
  • Regular team events with guaranteed fun factor
  • Water and various coffee specialities for free, free use

Are you interested?
Then please send us your complete application documents with the subject “apprenticeship IT specialist”. by e-mail to:

Your contact person: Madeline Behrens
Human Resources Officer
Phone: +49 (0)39204/9128-144
E-Mail: karriere@karlowsky.de

Current temporary positions

There are currently no vacant temporary positions advertised. However, you have skills that you would like to develop in our company? Please feel free to send us your unsolicited application!

Not what you are looking for?

Unsolicited application wanted

Madeline Behrens
Human Resources Officer

Tel.: +49 (0)39204/9128-144
E-Mail: karriere@karlowsky.de