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Production Support Engineer (Food & Near Food)

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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


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

Contract Type


Entry Level

Quality Assurance

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Lidl Asia are hiring a Production Support Engineer in our production support department - Food & Near Food team. The successful candidate will be responsible to supports the management of the critical path by defending the pre production line. Drive the most cost effective, quality controlled,  on time production through key building blocks like Kick-off meeting, Handover meetings, Pre Production meetings, Inspection report analysis, Corrective Action Plans, Risk analysis, Team training, Production status monitoring and follow up.

What you'll do

•    Ensures all production occurs in line with Lidl’s strict Ethical Sourcing Policies

•    Defend the PP Line by working as far back as Order Confirmation stage to ensure the process starts on time

•    Work across functions to ensure sampling is completed in line with agreed factory TnA (Time & Action)

•    Own mass production start date and follow up

•    Supervise the allocations and inspection procedures to meet on time deliveries

•    Provide manufacturing technical support and procedures to improve quality levels, reduce manufacturing costs and improve production efficiencies when identified 

•    Able to ascertain ‘true bottleneck or issues’ and set up improvement plans with any factory

•    Notify key stakeholders of any major or critical production and quality issues identified 

•    Works closely with QA team to resolve any critical or major issues found during testing/inspection

•    Conducts and/or supports when required Pre-Production meetings in factory

•    Work closely with our agencies and QC’s in all countries to ensure they follow the aligned way of working and hold factories to those requirements  

•    Perform unannounced audits and inspections when requested and issue CAP’s

What you'll need

•    F.7 or above

•    3-5 years relevant experience in quality control, production, and/or factory inspection practice

•    Possess strong technical expertise in variety of Textile and Hardgoods products is preferred. Experience in Food manufacturing is an added advantage 

•    Autonomous, proactive, detailed and commercially minded

•    High degree of work ethic and integrity

•    Good command of both spoken and written English and Mandarin. Additional languages is an advantage

•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft applications especially Outlook, Excel, Word & Powerpoint

•    Ocassional travel may be required

What you'll receive

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. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems.


Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus

  • Choice of MPF provider

  • Life Insurance

  • Comprehensive 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