Merchandising & Go-to-Market I Product Development Team

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT

SENIOR PRODUCT LINE MANAGER SPORTSTYLE FOOTWEAR SMU

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

  • Execute the Special Make Up (SMU) process including article efficiency, article budgets, hit rates, range planning, writing briefs
  • Give clear direction and information to all cross functional departments involved in the Regional Creation Center process (Development, Design, Account Marketing, Sales and Merchandising) and work collaboratively with the inline categories to ensure consistent PUMA brand message
  • Achieve net sales and gross margin targets and analyze business to understand growth trends and effectively communicate quantitative and qualitative reasoning throughout product creation process
  • Gain strong knowledge of all inline products, strategies, and marketing plans with the ability to effectively present to internal and external parties
  • Consumer expert for PUMA with an in-depth understanding of account consumer profile, expectations consumers have of the PUMA brand, and develop strong consumer focused strategies
  • Actively and confidently communicates with the POD to ensure product development alignment with project briefs
  • Direct the full product creation process through collaborative efforts with design, development, and merchandising
  • Analyze and report business performance on a monthly basis
  • Expert managing and maintaining PUMA systems.

Your Talent

  • Minimum 5 years of international footwear experience with a top tier international sports company
  • Very good knowledge and passion for the sport, technical consumer trends as well as the fashion/lifestyle market
  • Very strong analytical skills, overall business orientation
  • Very good verbal and written language skills in English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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
  • Preferably Bachelor Degree in Business or Marketing.

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.

Meet the Team