Assistant PLM, Apparel - Athlete Outfitting

Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Values & Innovation

At Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.


Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.


Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.

Purpose of Role

The Assistant Product Line Manager (APLM) of Athlete Outfitting will be given the opportunity to work with Under Armour’s most important Teams, Partners, and Sports Marketing Assets while ensuring they’re being outfitted with the greatest performance solutions our Brand has to offer for Practice, Training, and Recovery.  In this role of Assistant PLM of Athlete Outfitting, you will report to the Director and you contribute to the product creation efforts to ensure our Brand shows up consistently with our partners while curating a product line built efficiently by the organization that leverages UA’s greatest innovations and best product solutions for our Teams and Athletes. You will help navigate a complex mix of Merchandising and Product Creation that will allow UA to fully maximize our partnerships through Brand exposure as well as direct and indirect revenues in the market.  In doing so, you will contribute to creating insightful and impactful product briefs, interacting with the consumer and assessing the market to identify trends in the market. You'll also support the team in creating impactful presentations to sell-in the product at the appropriate gates and be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of our systems and other sales tools.

Your Impact

•    Assist in building the brief and communicate the vision to cross functional partners, carrying the process from concept to commercialization.  Work with design, development and sourcing through the fit and development process to deliver great product that hits margin targets and the numbers
•    Data and systems management.  Oversee, manage, and ensure all systems + data are up to date and input on time
•    Develop business acumen. Partner with planners, merchandisers, sales, and Director to develop strong understanding of the numbers.  An Associate PLM should be able to analyze and articulate information around bookings, sales, and trends to inform future line plan decisions
•    Connect with the Athlete. Work with, observe, and gain crucial athlete insights informing and influencing product. Be knowledgeable on the market landscape and the competition
•    Assist Director to outline and manage seasonal business plans to include growth opportunity based on product range (styles/skus), price positioning, channel distribution, delivery launch and flow through
•    Have detailed knowledge of the product in your area – keeping record of fabric, trims, fit, costing and approval timelines pertaining to each style
•    Have detailed knowledge of Under Armour’s greatest innovations and performance solutions to support the effort of these brand stories showing up on our Team Athletes. 
•    Assist in product presentations internally and externally
•    Responsible for data entry into Centric/Armoury, and other related systems.
•    Other responsibilities may be assigned as needs of the business change


  • Strong presentation, organization, project and time management, collaboration and influencing skills. Team Player Attitude
  • Customer Service orientation, problem solver, obsessed with quality.
  • Preferred experience managing Full Product Life Cycle
  • Strong Communication and Collaboration skills
  • Ability to mine consumer insights & translate into product solutions
  • Ability to multi-task across categories and functions
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Minimum 1-3 years of product line management experience or related work experience
  • Project management, product marketing and/or Consumer insight experience


Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Baltimore, Maryland office.
  • Return to Work Designation: 3 days week in-office, the remainder of work week remote. 
  • Travel: Travel domestically and internationally (5-10%)
  • Licenses/Certifications: N/A


  • Relocation may be provided up to a specified amount


Base Compensation

 $68,630.00 - $94,365.70 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks

  • Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 


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Our Commitment to Diversity

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 or belief, 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, family or paternal 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. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore