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Carlsbad, California, 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

  • This position supports the COBRA PUMA GOLF brand.
  • The Demand and Business Planner will develop the seasonal inventory forecasts for footwear, apparel, and accessories by using and creating forecasting tools, analysis, and re-alignment.
  • Work cross functionally with sales management and merchandising to ensure the inventory forecast is strategically planned to key product initiatives and relevant to distribution plans
  • Responsible to consolidate and communicate the forecast to senior leadership in merchandising, product management and sales
  • Be the key stake holder at monthly OTB review meetings with finance
  • Review and analyze weekly sell through reports to create proactive action plans and recommendations for the key accounts
  • Responsible for planning and creating bi-weekly inventory purchases in accordance of sourcing guidelines
  • Work directly with key account managers and sales leaders across the organization to ensure all inventory is properly planned in accordance with customer needs
  • Work directly and closely with procurement to ensure inventory is bought in accordance with Go-To Market plans and submitted on deadlines
  • Communicate forecasting and replenishment strategies to support channel distribution
  • Act as the primary stakeholder for all SMU product channels to ensure inventory is delivered to the customer expectations and timelines; serve as a liaison inter-departmentally for planning and distribution of this product

Your Talent

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 4-6 years of experience in planning, forecasting and/or supply chain management
  • Strong working knowledge of merchandising, forecasting, and retail processes
  • Ability to follow specific direction, adhere to deadlines, address all internal stake holders in a timely manner
  • Naturally entrepreneurial and inquisitive, solution-oriented with the ability to present actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with all internal and external partners
  • Ability to prioritize workloads, manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel; highly competent with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Industry and Market Knowledge
  • Strong analytical and communication skills

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 Carlsbad


  • Company sports

  •  Fruit

  • Gym contribution

  • Health weeks

  • On-site gym equipment


  • Breakfast

  • Coffee

  • Community engagement

  • Company parties


  • Employee assistance services

  • Parental leave policy

  • Summer Fridays


  • 401K employer match

  • Childcare discount

  • Employee discount

  • Medical & dental insurance contr.

  • Pre-tax benefit plans

Carlsbad CA

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