Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

SENIOR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER SPORTSTYLE FOOTWEAR RUNNING

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

  • Initiate and drive new product & story innovation through developing new athlete and consumer insights with clear unique selling positions
  • Create, communicate and brief new product ideas to product team (Design/Development)
  • Plan overall international product line strategy that delivers statement as well as commercial product achieving short term and long targets (Gross Sales, Product Margins etc.)
  • Proactively manage product process from concept to market as well as overall progression of product line
  • Travel extensively, domestically and internationally, to continuously develop consumer, account and market knowledge
  • Conduct overall industry analysis, market research, consumer research and competitive analysis
  • Create business plan that assesses market opportunity and defines strategy to ensure successful product introductions
  • Align with Marketing & Merchandising to plan new product introduction
  • Present new product line at key customer accounts as well as International Sales Meetings.

Your Talent

  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in product management in the sporting goods industry, preferably Sportstyle
  • Good market and retail knowledge 
  • Developed product sense and taste level
  • Fabric knowledge and technical know-how (workmanship, pattern, etc.) is a plus
  • Very good verbal communication skills as well as excellent English knowledge (written and spoken)
  • Very good analytical skills
  • Excellent MS-Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Flexible teamplayer with good organisational skills and well structured work
  • Graduate studies in Business Administration, Sports Management or similar.

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.

PUMA Wellbeing at Herzo

Athlete

  • Company sports
  • Free gym
  • Health weeks
  • Massage/Physiotherapy
  • Soccer Field & Basketball Court

Social

  • Buddy Program
  • Coffee bar
  • Community engagement
  • Company parties
  • Organic canteen

Flex

  • Family Services
  • Flextime
  • Kids camp
  • Mobile working
  • Parent child office

Finance

  • Bike leasing
  • Employee discount
  • Private pension planning
  • Public transportation
  • Simple saving plan

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.

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