Under Armour is the chosen brand of this generation of athletes… and the athletes of tomorrow. We’re about performance – in training and on game day, in blistering heat and bitter cold. Whatever the conditions, whatever the sport, Under Armour delivers the advantage athletes have come to demand.
That demand has created an environment of growth. An environment where building a great team is vital. An environment where doing whatever it takes is the baseline and going above and beyond to protect the Brand is commonplace.
The world’s hungriest athletes live by a code, a pledge to themselves and everyone else: Protect This House… I Will. Our goal is to Build A Great Team! Will YOU…Protect This House?!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
– Serve as “CEO of the category/end-use assigned”
– Drive the product development process with Licensee, Design, Sourcing, F
abric and Development teams to commercialize product from concept stage to market.
– Create salable product lines that entice the target audience
– Create and lead strategic plans for local and regional brand development
– Conduct market research to identify trends and market opportunities to maintain
competitive edge; including focus groups, survey data and wear testing
– Conduct regular market and consumer research, industry and competitive analyses
-Maintain communication with Sales, Buyers and Licensee
-Meet regularly with the licensee, merchandising and marketing to analyze
sales results, new trends, information from key accounts and competitors as a feedback for quick
response to market opportunities and continuous improvement of the apparel business
-Manage and monitor product demand, forecast and inventory levels
-Ensure that approved calendars and timelines are met
-One Assistant Product Line Manager
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical – Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information
skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
Project Management – Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget;
Manages project team activities
Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Oral Communication – Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity
and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team
spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals
and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes
effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those
affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well;
effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
– Managing People
– Quality Management – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
– Business Acumen – Aligns work with strategic goals.
– Bachelor’s Degree from a 4 year University
– 4+ years of product line management experience, preferably in the sports
At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.