Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
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Manager- Supply Planning

Country : India India

Region : Karnataka

Town : Bengaluru

Category : Purchasing

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

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.

Job description

In this role, you will be responsible for overall inventory planning through efficient and process driven approach to demand and supply planning. You will accomplish this by working closely with retail and wholesale planning, finance, merchandising and logistics team.

  • Ensuring purchasing is in line with demand planning and inventory requirement
  • Developing deep knowledge of product lines and customers of PUMA India
  • Owning the demand forecast by category and channel level monthly, seasonal and yearly level
  • Managing order placement timelines based on actual sales, sales forecast, inventory situation
  • Driving stock movement across channel along with stakeholders to ensure maximum usability of inventory
  • Working closely with the merchandising teams to ensure the purchasing plan is aligned with the sales plan
  • Managing annual inventory plan and will control Inventory turns / Company- wide inventory maximization
  • Continuous improvement of above processes using automation
  • Planning supply chain capacity and budget end to end for all warehouses of PUMA India
  • Monitoring and tracking supply chain performance in line with inventory management plans
  • Proactively identify and address issues which might disturb inventory or supply chain plan
  • Close co-ordination with retail planning and finance team to ensure efficient dissemination of information


  • 3-5 years of overall experience with 2+ years' experience in a similar role in retail/FMCG/eCommerce

  • Proved track record of successfully delivering results in a dynamic and ambiguous situation

  • Strong team management, stakeholder management and co-ordination skill

  • Advanced level of knowledge in Excel and SQL

  • Work experience in retail, especially fashion industry

  • Tier 1 B-School pedigree

  • Experience in managing process improvement and digitalization projects

  • On hand knowledge of SAP

  • Clear communication and interpersonal skills

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