Diversity at PUMA

INNOVATION

MANAGER MATERIAL INNOVATION 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

  • Develop and Research cutting edge FTW material in close cooperation with innovative suppliers and identify key suppliers and build up an effective network
  • Lead and transfer Material (textiles, leather, fibers, coatings,) Innovation projects from a technology and project management perspective 
  • Support the Research and development efforts for innovative performance and sustainable technologies in close collaboration with Innovation, Sourcing and key suppliers
  • Identify key suppliers and build up an effective network. Develop and maintain relationships with internal & external partners to ensure processes meet innovation objectives
  • Stay connected to relevant current and upcoming research, technologies, methods and industry trends. Ensure availability of all relevant material data and develop new test methods/standards
  • Manage the material Innovation supplier relationship, share relevant information and guarantee all needed information are available and in time to speed up Innovation Development
  • Manage and follow up lab testing of innovative materials. Create new test methods and standards
  • Use product development expertise and give clear recommendation to ensure smooth integration of new materials before plug into project. Set up SOP how to use and work with new materials 

Your Talent

  • College degree in Material or Lab management, people management, production experience
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in Footwear materials. Production experience is a plus
  • Good communication in English, Mandarin
  • Experience in MS office

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 16,100 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 lobby in Hong Kong
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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.

Meet the Team