Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team



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

  • Build and allocate the most profitable, balanced, customer focused range which reflects the Brand strategy and showcases PUMA in the market place.
  • Jointly responsible for buy spend, OTB/buy level management, divisional inventory control and option count across all divisions.
  • Responsible for transparency, visibility and communication of key data and analysis to the business for effective decision making.
  • Responsible for delivering commercial strategy, strategy updates and proposals on key decisions to the business and responsible for gaining agreement with Teamhead Planning.
  • Support Teamhead Planning in managing, training and developing Planners and Allocators in creating seasonal/quarterly strategy, reviewing and identifying lessons learnt from financial KPIs. Sign off targets with Teamhead Planning.
  • Reconcile top line assortment plan to financial plan and sign off with Teamhead Planning.
  • Liaise with Teamhead Planning to assess clearance quantities, options and pricing for Stores and eCommerce.
  • Set up of optimum tools and processes to enable Buying, Planning and Allocation teams to deliver results and best practice, approve with Teamhead Planning

Your Talent

  • All Gender are welcome to apply
  • University degree preferably in Business Management /Finance
  • At least 2 years of work experience as a planner in Ecommerce Merchandising, ​​inventory management or demand planning in the fashion or lifestyle business
  • Commercial, data  driven and analytical mindset
  • Awareness of current trends and  competitors
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge, especially skills and experience with pivot tables and formulas
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of SAP Retail is an advantage
  • Excellent English, other European languages will be a beneficial

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.