Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

JR. APPAREL MATERIALS DEVELOPER

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

  • Maintain and follow up on material tracking tools for fabric and trims within each season. Work in conjunction with the Hong Kong office to keep that information up to date and in an organized format.
  • Send and receive material developments, keeping clean internal and external records.
  • Research new technologies, seasonal trends, competition and products / markets. Monitor social media for performance fabric / trim trends.
  • Working with the Hong Kong team to maintain accurate information in the Material Repository database.
  • Maintain the Material Library, collaborating with the Herzo and Hong Kong offices to keep processes in sync globally.
  • Assist in the presentation of newness to the design and PLM teams through the newness, guiding the teams towards materials that work for the desired end use, in terms in aesthetics, sustainability and testing.
  • Prepare “FIND ME / DEVELOP ME” requests and communicate these to the relevant offshore Fabric / Trim sourcing teams.
  • Occasional travel to Material Trade Shows for developments, finding newness, and building vendor relationships.
  • Maintaining detailed notes and recaps in weekly meetings.
  • Assisting in the execution of all Material calendar deadlines within a season.

Your Talent

  • Bachelors Degree in a relatable field
  • Minimum 3 Years industry experience
  • Strong organizational skills, and the ability to take on long term organizational projects
  • Collaborative personality, able to work well in teams
  • Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills working with many people in a variety of cross functional departments.
  • Ability to multi-task - working on numerous projects but still meeting deliverables and timelines.
  • Show self-motivation, maturity, drive and the desire to learn and grow professionally.
  • Competency in Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and willingness to learn internal systems

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

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PUMA Product Develop­ment

Join in on a highly efficient team of product developers to translate ideas into business. PUMA Product Development works with PUMA's various business units and suppliers to breathe life into all our products.

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