Head of Global Retail Environment Oudry

Retail Corporate

Analyst, Allocations

Westford, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

  • Exercises independent judgment in determining appropriate stock levels by analyzing current business trends and forecasts for each store and product type.
  • Optimize product orders with consideration for a number of parameters, including, but not limited to: store’s physical capacity, store’s daily receiving capacity, and distribution centers’ production capacity.
  • Develop and execute product flow plans by taking into account distribution schedules, inventory capacity constraints and sales plans.
  • Work closely with Merchandising, Planning and Store Operations teams to ensure merchandise strategies are executed in a timely manner. Orders are executed or adjusted based on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, promotional changes, marketing initiatives, etc.
  • Collaborate with and influence multiple stakeholders to execute launches of new styles as inventory becomes available.
  • In depth analysis of store activity against strategic plan to identify variances and opportunities.
  • Issue transfers as needed to capitalize on top sellers and/or to ensure stores have capacity to continue receiving goods.
  • Leveraging historic product data and input from field to identify store-specific trends and upcoming events that would influence allocations
  • Assist in various tasks, including store support for special projects.
  • Analyze sales to stock ratios to ensure stores have the correct balance of inventory. 

Ensure purchase orders are completely fulfilled and shipped in a timely manner

Your Talent

  • 1-2 years retail experience required.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Prior analytical experience.
  • Ability to resolve or effectively escalate issues.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands calmly and efficiently, while maintaining high attention to detail.
  • Must be self-motivated and a team player.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement, with sound decision making skills.
  • Must be able to multitask and be extremely organized.
  • Occasional travel for special projects may be required.

SPEED & SPIRIT is what we look for in our candidates, defined by some simple values that inspire us to BE DRIVEN in our performance, BE VIBRANT in our sporting legacy, BE TOGETHER in our team spirit, and BE YOU to let our individual talent and experience shine. Applying for a job at PUMA is easy. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

PUMA is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of PUMA to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, gender, physical or mental disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.For additional information, please contact: us-hrrecruiter@puma.com

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