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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

PRODUCT LINE MANAGER, APPAREL - GOLF

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 role supports the COBRA PUMA GOLF brand in Carlsbad, CA.
  • Lead the overall apparel team (design/development) in PUMA Golf Apparel Product process from brief concept to handing over to marketing & retail team. Lead mid and long-term category road map that positions PUMA as leader in Golf and achieve apparel growth targets.
  • Create detailed product and marketing briefings for each season that delivers against stated margin, volume, and growth goals. Lead the creation of product briefs for innovative new product ideas for category growth.
  • Managing the market and competitor studies on an international level in partnership with Global and Regional Merchandising organizations.  Align with merchandising, design, and development teams to ensure that the final collection is reflecting the global market needs.
  • Own the Global Apparel product marketing efforts through interaction with key marketing support personnel, including catalog, packaging, sell sheets, line lists, etc.
  • Ongoing analysis of forecasts and sales reports to monitor current performance and identify future opportunities.  Conduct regular visits to key and emerging markets with a focus on building retail, consumer, and trend knowledge.
  • Responsible for ongoing research and analysis of style/article count and efficiency, sell-in/thru, competitor and market price and product benchmarking.
  • Maintaining order placement calendar and ensure proper maintenance of product information within the Product Management Database (PAC) and other systems.
  • Prepare and deliver impactful product and program presentations at internal review meetings. Develop and Present Category and Range plans within category and to Management/Accounts.

Your Talent

  • 4 year University or College degree in fashion merchandising /marketing, business management or other apparel/fashion related discipline
  • 4+ years of product experience within the sport/fashion industry.
  • Strong knowledge of golf market.
  • Direct experience in the field of performance apparel (sales, product, marketing) preferred.
  • Excellent product and project management skills.
  • Strong analytical ability and overall business orientation.
  • Technical product knowledge – working knowledge of product development timelines, costing/pricing, supplier capabilities and fabrication.
  • Proven ability to develop networks and maintain fair, open, and honest relationships across the organization.
  • Excellent presentation skills in both small and large groups.
  • Ability and willingness to work cross functionally and with a diverse workforce, intercultural understanding.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, to handle a variety of tasks at the same time and within a dynamic organization.
  • Proficiency MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite (especially Illustrator).

PUMA supports over 16,100 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

Athlete


  • Company sports

  •  Fruit

  • Gym contribution

  • Health weeks

  • On-site gym equipment

Social


  • Breakfast

  • Coffee

  • Community engagement

  • Company parties

Flex


  • Employee assistance services

  • Parental leave policy

  • Summer Fridays

Finance


  • 401K employer match

  • Childcare discount

  • Employee discount

  • Medical & dental insurance contr.

  • Pre-tax benefit plans

Carlsbad CA

Carlsbad is where COBRA PUMA GOLF takes a strong swing at introducing joy into the game of golf.

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