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PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

SENIOR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER SPORTSTYLE APPAREL

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

  • Preparing market- and competitor studies on an international level as well as analyzing forecasts and sales analyses
  • Developing collection- and marketing strategies for the assigned product lines
  • Independently developing conceptual assortment plans (CAP) on product line and price basis considering specified company and Business Unit targets as well as Merchandising plans (MPL)
  • Manage the product lines through a process of line planning, internal design and development meetings until prototype approvals and launching the lines at the international meeting
  • Working closely with Business Unit, footwear, apparel and accessories teams to ensure concept and product coordination across all product segments
  • Driving the product creation process based on the Go-to-Market (gtm) calendar
  • Presenting product strategy and product lines to international partner as well as key accounts
  • Planning, coordinating and final checking of the instore date/product flow
  • Checking the final Free on Board-prices considering given target margins
  • Constantly challenges the product costing and how costing affects the product quality, margin & net sales from design to phase to production release
  • Collaborate in planning the whole sell-in support (catalogue etc.)
  • Regularly market visits, fairs and supplier.

Your Talent

  • Preferably Bachelor/Master Degree in Fashion Management, Business Administration or Marketing
  • Minimum 5 years of international apparel experience in a similar position with a top tier international sports company or vertical apparel brands
  • Ideally first experiences in people management
  • Readiness to travel
  • Very good knowledge and passion for sportswear and consumer trends
  • Very strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment dealing with complex processes at the same time
  • Team player mentality, high flexibility and open mindedness
  • Very strong analytical skills, overall business orientation
  • Very good verbal and written language skills in English
  • Deep knowledge of MS Office environment (Excel, Power Point, etc.)
  • Initiative, energy, passion, eye for details, confident and looking for daily challenges in an international environment
  • Please add your PORTFOLIO to the application.

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 Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Company doctor

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Canteen

Flex

  • Cooperation with childcare facilities
  • Flextime
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plans

Herzogen­aurach

The PUMA corporate Headquarters are located in Herzogenaurach or Herzo, as we like to call our hometown, located in southern Germany close to Nuremberg.  Every day, more than 1000 colleagues walk through our doors, ready to push sport and fashion forward.  And if you’re lucky, you just might run into Usain Bolt or Antoine Griezmann walking down the hall.

Go big, go Herzo
Basketball court at the PUMA headquarters
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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.

Meet the Team