Head of GTM Operations Shane

Product Development

Assistant Costing Footwear

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

At PUMA, we are in constant pursuit of faster. That extends beyond our support of the fastest athletes in the world. We also work to be fast in how we adapt to and connect with the constantly changing world around us. Through innovative design, iconic footwear and apparel, and authentic partnerships, we aim to always push what’s next in both sport and culture.

PUMA supports over 14,000 employees across 120+ countries. The PUMA Group owns the brand PUMA, Cobra Golf and stichd, and is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Your Mission

  • Negotiate with material supplier not on list. Negotiate with upper and bottom treatment supplier to get the best price
  • Evaluate price analysis for cross-quote feasibility to determine which supplier can best meet our target price
  • Provides accurate, high quality and vital cost component information & analysis to leader in a timely manner which leads to improvements in cost efficiency and pre-costing efforts
  • Ensures that complete and accurate cost confirmation records are fully maintained and systems linking
  • Works with senior development manager, Herzo and Boston development team to provide option based on the team need. Follow the Global Costing Process and Guidelines and implement in a timely manner. Ensure all Costing timelines are met.
  • Task 1: Work with factories to check material price and ensure they are clean all hidden / error and providing transparent costing sheets on a timely manner to help meeting running smoothly. (40%)
  • Task 2: Check factory’s pattern nesting files with sample shoes and provide factory the best nesting way to save cost    (25%)
  • Task 3: Communicate closely with Development team and Factory to ensure all development changes are reflected in the factory revised costing sheets correctly before LFM, 360 meeting and during production period (20%)
  • Task 4: Maintain development & cost data on costing summary and ensure complete / accurate cost confirmation records are fully maintained and systems linking (10%)
  • Task 5: Europe and USA Duty material% follow up and checking, S-index checking and distribute to each HQ product team (5%)

Your Talent

- Bachelor degree in Engineering or the equivalent plus business management
- Have 3-5 years’ experience in Industrial Engineering, awareness of footwear technology, supplier sourcing and development
- Strong at negotiation skill, technical knowledge of shoe construction and manufacturing methods, material property, nesting direction and supplier chain
- Excellent at MS Office, SATRASum, RisingStar pattern nesting program
- Fluently in English and Mandarin

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