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Senior Sourcing Specialist (Kidswear)

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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


Lidl & Kaufland Asia Pte. Limited | Singapore {amount} km
30 Pasir Panjang Road 12-31/32 Mapletree Business City
117440 Singapore

Contract Type

Full Time

Entry Level


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The objectives of the position are to provide support to the team and to source new suppliers according to company plans.

What you'll do

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

  • Support the Kidswear team for tactical plans of vendor sourcing and product development
  • Liaise with vendors / suppliers and internal parties (i.e. Merchandising department, Product Development department and Compliance and Sustainability department in performing various of sourcing activities
  • Work closely with Merchandising team on vendor management, evaluation and assessment, data analysis, system maintenance, contract database management, and management reporting
  • Support Product Development team for their product plans, propose strategies and action plans to ensure continual supplies of materials
  • Take part in sourcing projects including searching of new suppliers and conducting factory visits
  • Provide ad hoc support to the team

What you'll need

  • Minimum diploma or bachelor's degree holder and above
  • Minimum 5 years in relevant product experience in sizable company, ideally in a buying office environment for Kidswear
  • Strong background and experience in textile products a must
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, supplier-facing, analytical, influencing skills
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Excel
  • Well organized, self motivated and detail oriented
  • A good team player and an individual contributor, can work to deadlines, priorities tasks and work well under pressure
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • Willing to travel

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 & Kaufland Asia 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).


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 (20 days per year)
  • 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.

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