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PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

MANAGER PRODUCT TESTING FOOTWEAR

Herzogenaurach, Germany

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

  • Drive the product testing process with all involved stakeholders and provide qualitative feedback in time
  • Keep continuous communication and follow up with the testers while keeping Product Development informed on all findings
  • Compile the results of each tester`s evaluation at the completion of each test, crosscheck evaluation with the tester where needed and analyze the shoes being send
  • Summarize the findings and review the product fit and performance feedback with Product Development
  • Provide recommendations for potential revisions based on the testing feedback
  • Maintain and update our Product Database with all relevant information of articles being tested
  • Continuous research on new testers and keeping the pool updated with our most reliable partners
  • Staying close with Product Development to understand product functionality to assure the appropriate testers are assigned to each product
  • Keep up to date with the used production technics (construction, components, materials) of our products to evaluate the testing feedback regarding these points.

Your Talent

  • University degree or similar education, ideally in the area of footwear technologies
  • Ideally first experience in a comparable position in product testing in the area of football
  • Team player with a joyful approach to work and a true passion for teamsports
  • Enthusiasm and drive to perform
  • Ability to interact across functions and external partners
  • Strong communication with analytic problem-solving skills
  • Good verbal and written language skills in German and English, PC literate (MS Office)
  • Ability to international and domestic travel.

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
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PUMA Product Develop­ment

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