Job Description - Senior Product Line Manager - FootJoy
Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design,
development,manufacture and distribution of performance-driven golf
products. Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered
brands ingolf – Titleist , one of golf’s leading performance
equipmentbrands, and FootJoy , one of golf’s leading
performance wear brands.
We believe we are the most authentic andenduring company in the
golf industry. Our mission - to be the performanceand quality
leader in every golf product category in which we compete!
The Senior Product LineManager will lead global footwear
performance and lifestyle product creationfrom ideation to
execution. In this role, you will own the line architectureand
strategies through the Go-To-Market process while simultaneously
creatingand delivering the required communication framework to
support the footwearbusiness in all markets. We are looking for a
passionate leader who will inspireand drive the footwear team
inclusive of Design and Development to exciteexisting consumers and
engage new opportunities of growth.
Manage and inspire theproduct creation process for both
performance and lifestyle with Design andDevelopment teams to
execute against research results and specific marketneeds.
Create, implement anddrive 3-year global footwear business plan
inclusive of market trend analysis,consumer behavior, competition
awareness and growth opportunities. Travel tokey International
markets to work with country managers to develop
growthopportunities consistent with the overall global brand and
Manage wholesale/retailpricing strategies in conjunction with
Supply Chain to steer Buy Plan, monitorinventory, and improve
Partner with FJMarketing team to align on key story activation
and the implementation offootwear specific materials not limited to
POS, Tour Player communication,press releases and tech
Manage the strategicdirection of FJ MyJoys program so that it
remains an integrated opportunity toinline and increase consumer
Manage the entry ofaccurate and complete information in the PLM
data management system whilefacilitating footwear analytics and
Mentor, develop andcoach team with cross-team effectiveness
Requirements Bachelor’s degree or higherrequired.
A minimum of 8 yearsof proven success in footwear product
Experience indeveloping and executing global footwear product
lines from conception tolaunch.
Possess Global toLocal Consumer Insights with solution driven
Experience workingwith a PLM system a plus.
Ability to effectivelyelevate strategic concerns to management
in a timely and accurate manner.
Experience buildingglobal assortments and working directly with
Proven track recordcreating strong working relationships with
management and cross functionalpartners.
Strong written andverbal communication skills with a
demonstrated ability to successfully packageand present ideas and
Some experienceworking on product catalogs a plus
Ability to travelextensively and internationally .
Well-organized; canjuggle numerous initiatives
Collaborator/Team-player/willingto roll up sleeves.
Flexible, cananticipate and adapt to change
Acushnet Company is an equal opportunityemployer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration foremployment without regard
to race, religion, color, national origin, sex,sexual orientation,
age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, orstatus as
a qualified individual with a disability
Acushnet Company offers competitive salariescommensurate with
experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting ofmedical
& dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life
&disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness
facility; andgenerous product discounts. Visit the Acushnet Company
employment website formore information