Sourcing Team

SOURCING

ANALYST, PRODUCT TESTING - FOOTWEAR

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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 and all genders are welcome. Simply click APPLY ONLINE and follow the steps to upload your application.

Your Mission

The Analyst, Product Testing - Footwear will work closely with the Footwear Product Development Team and other members of the Product Testing Team on assigned projects through the complete product testing process.

  • Work with the Footwear Developers to understand both product functionality and the needs of athletes in the running, training, and basketball categories to select the appropriate tester to analyze the fit, comfort, performance, and durability of each product
  • Focus efforts to support assigned projects, including the testing of the performance running and the performance basketball categories
  • Apply knowledge of construction, components, materials, and lasts to appropriately analyze complex performance running and basketball product
  • Keep continuous communication and follow up with the testers for feedback while keeping the Product Developer informed on all findings
  • Summarize findings and compile results of testers’ evaluations, crosscheck evaluations with testers, and review shoe fit and performance with Product Developer
  • Make recommendations for product improvement as needed based on the testing feedback
  • Maintain and update our Product Database with all relevant information of articles being tested

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s Degree or comparable experience with 5+ years of experience in Product Testing or Retail/Sales/Customer Service within the performance footwear environment
  • Passion for the sport of Running and/or Basketball is a plus
  • Team player with strong communication and organizational skills, and the ability to interact with internal and external partners
  • Microsoft Office experience; Access is a plus
  • Attention to detail and analytic problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel up to 10% and maintain in-office availability at least 2 days per week

 

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.

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

PUMA Wellbeing at Boston

Athlete

  • Corporate races
  • Free Boston Sports Club Gym membership
  • Massages
  • Soccer and basketball leagues

Social

  • Company parties
  • Free coffee, tea and beer
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Social areas
  • Quarterly catered lunch
  • Ice Cream Wednesdays (Summer)

Flex

  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Nursing Mother’s Room
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Summer Fridays

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Pre-tax public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K Employer Match

Boston MA

The large running presence in Boston drives our passion to be to the Fastest Sports Brand in the World.

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