Posted on 2021-10-12

Merchandiser (Toy)

Tesco International Sourcing Limited

We are looking for an experienced sourcing merchandiser to support our exciting plans in the Hong Kong sourcing team to support the Toy team. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your skills and learn about the sourcing and logistics industry.

In this job, you will be accountable for:
  • Working alongside with Sourcing Manager to assist with the product sourcing of Buying Briefs received from the Head of Global Sourcing or category team.
  • Preparing buying trips and meetings with our Supplier partners.
  • Maintaining and uploading supplier, factory & product information. Working collaboratively with suppliers in order to negotiate the best cost prices.
  • Working collaboratively with Responsible Sourcing, Technical and Supply Chain teams to monitor the critical path for exceptions in daily basis and escalating to the Senior Sourcing Manager if any risks.
  • Working closely with Supplier and Ethical team to improve the Ethical Rating.
Supplier Partnership:
  • Day to day contact with our Supplier partners to ensure they remain on track to deliver against our Critical Path.
  • Ensuring all factories are approved, audited, accredited and meet the required Tesco standards.
  • Implementing continuous improvement throughout product roadmap.
  • Engaging and communicating with our suppliers, to identify the opportunity to improve the overall satisfaction rate.
  • Implementing supplier categorization, ethical rating & engagement approach across the supplier base, with continuous review for improvement.
  • Partnering with Suppliers to understand their capability and support the delivery of our GM strategy with our partners.
  • Identifying and maintaining active dialogue with new suppliers and our high risk or sole suppliers in each sub-category with the backup plan in place.
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.
  • Living our values, respecting other colleague’s views and cultural differences, helping to create a great place to work.
  • Collaborating internally and externally to foster efficient and effective working relationships.
  • Supporting and coaching new colleagues and others performing same/similar tasks, using your experience, knowledge and creativity.
Desired Skills and Experience:
  • 1-2 Years of merchandising experience, Toy product experience is preferred
  • Retail / sourcing experience or knowledge
  • Logistics / supply chain experience or knowledge
  • Report preparation and analysis
  • Stakeholder management and influencing skills
  • Organizing and multi tasking, good at details
  • Excellent written and spoken Mandarin and English.
  • Problem solver with can-do attitude
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More job information
Job Function
  • Kwun Tong
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 year
Career Level
  • Entry level
  • Degree
  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Education subsidies
  • Insurance plan