Bringing you quality every day
Job Search Login Bookmarks

Senior Merchandiser (Office, Accessories & Toys)

Apply now
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

Location

HQ {amount} km
30 Pasir Panjang Road 12-31/32 Mapletree Business City
117440 Singapore

Contract Type

Full-Time

Entry Level

Experienced
Purchasing

Reference no.

284932

Summary

The objectives of the position are to:

  • Develop the Department’s business within the strategies approved by Headquarters
  • Monitor the whole order process from end-to-end
  • Supervise the Merchandising Team
  • Negotiation with suppliers to achieve profit targets

What you'll do

The holder of the position is mainly responsible for the following areas in coordination with his / her superior:

  • Manage the ordering progress with Assistant Merchandiser and Merchandiser, and provide problem solving wherever necessary   
  • To communicate and work closely with European Buyers  and other Asian Branch offices
  • Responsible for the quarterly buying activities between buyer and supplier within the negotiation parameters and authorities of approval.
  • Conduct market research and benchmarking, to develop new business and product categories
  • Responsible for project status updates
  • Work closely with product sourcing and development teams to ensure the best offers to our customer
  • Develop the business and new product categories within the the framework set by Headquarters
  • Responsible for order negotiation between buyer and suppliers within the negotiation parameters and authorities of approval set by Headquarters
  • Evaluate and monitor the factories for continuous business development and improvement
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams (QA, PD, Production, Sourcing, Artwork...)
  • Manage the team’s daily operation

What you'll need

  • Diploma level education or above
  • At least 5 years of Merchandising experience in the appropriate divisional area
  • Experience in managing a team of people
  • Strong in price negotiations
  • Independent, results oriented, flexible and strong sense of responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in MS Office (specifically Excel and Power Point)
  • Good command of written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of Mandarin, Hindi and/or Tamil an advantage to liaise with Mandarin, Hindi and/or Tamil-speaking only stakeholders
  • Detail-oriented mindset to ensure timely production and delivery schedules are met
  • Possess strong project management skills
  • Must be self motivated, organised, responsible, hardworking and independent
  • Good working attitude, willing to learn, and a good team player
  • Willing to travel when required

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment. 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. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We are accredited as a Fair and Progressive employer by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).

 

Development Opportunities

  • You will have the opportunity to develop your negotiation skills, product knowledge, supply chain knowledge and mental fortitude.
  • You will learn how to negotiate the best solutions be-tween all the related parties relevant to our business.

 
Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Annual wage supplement and discretionary bonus
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance

 

Supportive Environment:

  • Out of Office leave for important appointments
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme

 

Work-life Balance:

  • 5-day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events

 

If you are not invited for an interview within 4 weeks, we regret that your application was not suited to this vacancy.
For more company information, please feel free to visit: http://www.lidl.asia
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment related purposes only and will be destroyed after 12 months