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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

SENIOR 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

  • 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).
  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising /marketing, business management or other apparel/fashion related discipline plus 8+ years of footwear product management experience. Golf industry experience a plus. 
  • Direct experience in the field of performance apparel (sales, product, marketing) preferred.
  • Technical product knowledge – working knowledge of product development .timelines, costing/pricing, supplier capabilities and fabrication.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop to update colorway & CADs
  • Ability to convincingly present category knowledge using PowerPoint and spreadsheet software tools.
  • 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.
  • Requires 10-20% global and domestic travel.

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

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PUMA Product Management

Bring products from idea to reality. Go the extra mile and lead the product strategy to exceed the expectations of consumers and retail partners. Our product masterminds build the connection of consumers and markets with our design, development and marketing teams.

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