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Menswear Product Specialist

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Summary

Lidl are hiring a Menswear Product Specialist to join the Product Development team. The successful candidate will conduct research, design, and development for menswear products.

What will you do?

  • Support the Product Development Manager in creating strategy for the seasonal design direction

  • Perform extensive trend research, e.g. fair visits, store checks, exposure to trends from leading trend agencies, and external designers

  • Perform seasonal market research which brings fresh, new ideas and innovations to the product categories and drives business growth

  • Drive innovation, key seasonal trends, new technologies, and sustainability through attending trade shows, supplier, and market research

  • Identify, evaluate, and select commercial qualities from suppliers

  • Initiate fabric and trim developments with the Fabric and Sourcing teams

  • Understand dyeing and printing on various fabrications and identify their behaviours

  • Provide direction in trend, design, and product ideas for seasonal mood boards and range

  • Offer new design and product ideas to support the Product Development Manager’s execution of Buyer’s range briefing

  • Set up and maintain product data for 2D and 3D design developments in Product Collaboration Platform (online 3D system)

  • Work with the Product Development Manager and Merchandise Manager to review the range design proposal to ensure that a balanced, commercial, innovative, and value creating offer is achieved

  • Ensure deadlines under your responsibility are met to maintain on-time development workflow

  • Provide support on any ad hoc projects and overall strategic direction of the Product Development division

What will you need?

  • Be an innovative, technical, and analytical person

  • Must have 8+ years’ experience in menswear design and development

  • Have a higher diploma, degree, or masters in a textile or fabrics related course

  • Possess reasonable knowledge and understanding of fabric properties

  • Excellent written and verbal English communications skills, whilst German is advantageous

  • Strong organisational and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint

  • Willing to travel

What do we offer?

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience.

 
Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus

  • Choice of MPF provider

  • Life Insurance

  • Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • In-house training courses

  • Training sponsorship scheme

  • Health Check

  • Vision Check

  • Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant

Work-Life Balance:

  • 5 day week

  • Competitive Annual Leave

  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events

Location

HQ {amount} km
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Contract Type

Full-Time

Reference no.

33684