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Program Manager, Commercialization - Golf

Company: PUMA Gruppe
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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.

  • This role supports the COBRA PUMA GOLF brand located in Carlsbad, CA.
  • Work cross functionally with various organizations including Product Management, R&D, Innovation, Operations & Sales to coordinate on-time development and delivery of new products. Meet all requirements for a successful global launch for assigned programs.
  • Create project schedules and critically analyze them throughout the actual project progress. Use this analysis to generate schedule scenarios to guide project teams in delivering product on time. Create alternate scenario schedules as needed to address business needs and facilitate fast decision making.
  • Organize and encourage all team members to constantly update project schedule information. Participate in all project update meetings with the Engineering and Asia teams to ensure all projects are on-track. Gather pertinent information, critical action items and task updates to communicate these out to the project team and key stakeholders regularly.
  • Collaborate with all Tier 1/2 suppliers to ensure overall schedule meets global launch needs. Integrate supplier schedules into Cobra's project schedules and monitor factory feedback to update the project team and key stakeholders regularly.
  • Support any ad-hoc projects that need cross-functional resources to bring to market.
  • Ensure all the program commercialization deliverables are met, including sales samples, fitting, demo, and all launch requirements.
  • Support Program Management/Master Data teams in the creation and management of part numbers and bill of materials in Cobra's PLM system. Help coordinate global system setup of all components and finished goods and share with suppliers.
  • Manage supplier capacity and global production priorities for assigned programs. Ensure all program requirements including commercialization deliverables and sales volume and planned for.
  • Lead all Tier 1/2 supplier capacity analysis and negotiations for assigned programs.
  • Participate in cost quoting and negotiations with the Operations team. Review and understand all program costs including FOB, margins, and tooling costs.
  • Collaborate in cost-savings initiatives
  • Work with the Innovation and R&D teams to understand long term supply chain needs and identify capability requirements for future.
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering, project management, or related engineering field.
    • Project Management skills including advanced knowledge of MS Project.
    • Critical chain project management experience is helpful.
    • ProChain project management software and methodology experience is helpful.
    • 2-3 Years of golf club or similar sporting good product development experience.
    • Experience in PLM system management and Bill of Material creation is helpful.
    • Ability to adapt and come up with creative solutions to help ensure on-time product availability and readiness when changes are made.
    • Strong analytical skills and understanding of P&L, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow impact of supply decisions.
    • Strong communication skills. Ability to work with cross functional team members and suppliers, located globally in different time zones. Open communication style with good listening skills necessary
    • Passion for sport-lifestyle business. Golf industry experience is helpful.
    • Up to 20% travel international and domesticThe Hiring range base pay for this position is $74,500 - $105,960 + Bonus + Benefits ().Pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Keywords: PUMA Gruppe, San Diego , Program Manager, Commercialization - Golf, Executive , Carlsbad, California

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