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MERCHANDISING AND GO-TO-MARKET

JUNIOR GLOBAL MERCHANDISER OPERATION COLLABORATIONS

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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Your Mission

  • Support the management in implementing a competitive Go-to-Market process for collaborative collections in collaboration with cross functional teams (product, marketing, global merchandising, merchandising operations, supply chain, etc.)
  • Maintain a Go-To-Market calendar for new and in-market products
  • Monitor, analyze and feedback cross functional teams with global forecast, purchase plan, order placement, delivery process and results
  • Intensive cooperation with other Supply Chain Management teams responsible for planning & operations as well as with global Puma Group Sourcing in order to improve Purchasing and delivery plan accuracy.
  • Provide administrative and analytical support for Purchase Order Management
  • Oversee and coordinate sample order placement, centralization and allocation
  • Manage, centralize global merchandising / sales feedback for Collaborative collections
  • Collaborate in driving clarity on expected formats, timelines and deliverables for the involved Product teams  and insure qualitative, and accurate sell in Materials for all Market touch points.
  • Support multiple projects to develop and enhance Collaboration Business model, process and performance from a global to a local level
  • Coordinate daily operative business cases
  • Prepare presentations as well as reports.

Your Talent

  • University degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or similar
  • First working experience in the business (Retail, Sales, Merchandising Operations, supply chain) is a must, preferably with a fashion / lifestyle  specific background
  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Project management skills & process understanding
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and relationship building skills in order to liaise with all  departments in the HQ and outside.
  • Must be flexible and has the ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Business analysis and quantitative skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as accept direction on given assignments
  • Global and/or Regional experience is a benefit
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Strong team player

PUMA provides equal opportunities for all job applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or disability. Equality for all is one of the core principles at PUMA and we do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination.

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 Wellbeing at Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plans

Herzogen­aurach

The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters