Procurement Planner – PUMA – Westford, MA

PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands that designs and develops footwear, apparel and accessories. It starts in sport and ends in fashion. PUMA offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Football, Running, Training, Fitness, Golf and Motorsports. We are committed to working in ways that contribute to the world by supporting creativity, sustainability and peace, and by staying true to the principles of being fair, honest, positive and creative in decisions made and actions taken. Would you like working in a fast pace and multicultural environment? Then PUMA is the right place to be!

Become a member of our successful Procurement team based in Westford, MA, USA. We are currently looking for a Procurement Planner.

Responsibilities:
Partner with Wholesale/Retail Depts to determine booking deadlines for ordering schedules that encompass the full sequence of supply chain processes for each department to be successful to do their role completely to maximize sales

Create, submit, maintain and verify purchase orders with factories/agents. Determine manufacturing schedule that works within production lead-time and capacity and allow enough transit time.

Review and analyze inventory turns so that product is here at the right time. Evaluate action plan that would impact arrival time at distribution center.

Resolve any production issues that would prohibit orders from arriving at the final destination in enough time

Verify orders shipped by factory are equal to the quantities that we received at the warehouse

Review and approve factory invoices

Maintain company mainframe to ensure that data is accurate

Contribute to special projects as needed

Represent the brand and utilize the PUMA 4Keys (Fair, Honest, Positive, Creative) in all decisions, actions, processes and practices.

Qualifications:
Degree in business administration preferred

2+ years of customer service, procurement or logistics experience required

Extensive knowledge of Microsoft excel

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Understanding of costing to support price maintenance in systems

Strong analytical skills

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a deadline driven environment

Highly organized and detail oriented

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.

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