Innovation Team

INNOVATION

MANAGER INNOVATION MANUFACTURING FOOTWEAR

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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

  • Support the development of new  molds /materials in close alignment with the Head of Product Manager and the Development Manager Innovation sitting in Vietnam
  • Contributes not only to the innovation of new concepts, technologies, materials and material applications but also has high expertices of mold technology/ies on an national and international level
  • Works closely together with internal and external partners within FE
  • Will visit fairs, suppliers, production and development facilities of PUMA and external suppliers / companies. Acting as scout to new technology / Innovative materials’ and facilitate the evaluation of those in relation to new potential Innovative projects
  • Explores new ways of treatments and application processes which are directly or indirectly related to specific materials
  • Explores new mold technologies and production equipment
  • Explores pricing, supply chain and similar production related information regarding new materials
  • Support the development of new discovered materials ( align with the Innovation Material Team
  • Evaluates test results and makes recommendations
  • Supports the Innovation team to transit info related an accomplished project to the BU & Sourcing Team

Your Talent

- Bachelor degree is required
- At least 10 years of industry experience
- Extensive knowledge of materials and material application, mold making, shoe production and last development
- Demonstrated knowledge of all aspects of Sportswear including positioning, creation, prototype making, and manufacturing
- Experience communicating, working with international teams, collaborating with subgroups, and managing different priorities within a global, matrixed organization
- Execellent English communication, other languages are a plus

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 Ho Chi Minh City

Athlete

  • Company Sports
  • Free Gym
  • On-site Yoga & Zumba

Social

  • Company Events
  • Festival Gift
  • Special Occasion Gifts

Flex

  • Special Occasion Leave Policy

Finance

  • Employee Discount
  • Medical Insurance

Ho Chi Minh City

PUMA is where the life of Ho Chi Minh City is at its busiest – right in the center. And we fit right in.

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PUMA Innovation

Drafting the Future

The history of PUMA is full of firsts, born from our daring to take a risks and create opportunities: for the brand, for athletes, for consumers. We want more than to innovate for innovation's sake – we want to deliver emotions through our products.

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