Work at Sprayway

A team with a 'thirst' and some 'first's'

Based just outside Manchester on the edge of the Peak District, a small, eclectic bunch of tea drinking hillwalkers make up the team here at Sprayway. From experienced industry vets to fresh out of uni newbies we all share the same passion for product, knowledge and a desire to inspire and enable.

Fancy joining the team? Then check out our latest vacancies below.


Apparel Designer

Hillwalking, it’s in our DNA - we eat, sleep, live it. We are obsessed, it’s this obsession that drives us daily, to design and create ‘function first’ outdoor clothing, something we have done since we cut and sewed our first jacket back in ‘74.

An outstanding opportunity now exists for a highly creative individual with a passion for designing technical apparel to join our Manchester based design team. As designer you will assist in the creation of Sprayway products, ensuring the styles are to brief, fit and of high quality.

Position would suit someone with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in a similar role within outdoor/sports industry.

The key objectives of the role will be designing and developing Sprayway products, ensuring the styles are commercial, innovative, of a competitive price point, and of a high quality. You will need to be creative, enthusiastic and have the ability to work to seasonal critical paths.

The ideal candidate will have previous industry experience in garment design, colour work and hold relevant academic qualifications. You must have good organisation and communication skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Essential I.T. skills include Microsoft office and Adobe illustrator. Knowledge/experience of PLM would be advantageous.

The role will be based out of our Hyde offices in Greater Manchester and require occasional overseas travel i.e. for factory visits and trade shows.

This position is ideally suited to someone with a passion for the outdoors. 

Interested? then please send your CV along with covering letter to

Fran Slatter, Head of Design

e-mail: fran.slatter@sprayway.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st October


Import Merchandiser - OSC Outdoor Group

OSC Outdoor Group is a quintet of specialist brands dedicated to inspire participation in outdoor activity for everyone. The group owns Sprayway, Trekmates and Go-System, which together with distributed brands, Zempire Camping Equipment and Oboz Footwear, complete a comprehensive portfolio of outdoor gear, equipment and accessories.

An outstanding opportunity now exists for a highly organised individual join our Manchester based buying team. As Import Merchandiser you will provide specific administrative support to the Buyer and be responsible for day to day liaison with the supply base to ensure timely delivery of goods to agreed delivery schedules and ensure accurate cost confirmation of finished goods.

Interested? then please send your CV along with covering letter to

Sarah Forte, Commercial Director

email: sarah.forte@mountain-equipment.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday 27th August


FIT MODEL: MEN'S MEDIUM SPRAYWAY

We are currently looking for a male fit model (size medium) to assist in our product design & develop process here at our Manchester HQ.

Requirements: 

You will fit to the following measurements: 

Height: 5’10/5’11

Chest: 39”- 40”

Waist: 34”

Inside Leg: 32”

  •  Provide constructive feedback regarding the fit of garments during the fittings
  • Comfortable standing in front of large groups
  • Maintain measurements to ensure fits are accurate
  • Available for fit sessions during working week
  • A passion for the outdoors/hillwalking would be advantageous

Day rate and travel expenses covered.

Fit sessions will take place at our head office located in Hyde, 20 minutes by car from Manchester City Centre. 

Fit the bill??? then contact duncan.machin@sprayway.com with your exact measurements and a full body photo.