Merchandiser – Lighting


The REWE Group with its headquarters in Cologne, Germany is one of the largest food retailers in Europe with a strong non-food business base. Serving customers through different channels such as discount stores, supermarkets and DIY stores in 21 different countries in Europe, the REWE Group combines an annual turnover over 60 billion Euro. (2018)


The Hong Kong based REWE Sourcing office, REWE FAR EAST is looking for:


Merchandiser – Lighting


Primary Functions:


Assists Merchandising team and performs all follow – up functions related to sourcing, order placement, shipment and post shipment process for designated categories.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Guides suppliers for timely execution of samples and necessary vendor profile, business detail forms.
  • Follow ups on the quotation sheets/articles pass forms to be accurately filled and timely submitted.
  • Support Merchandising team in follow up purchase orders with suppliers/factories to ensure on time delivery.
  • Coordinates and ensures necessary information, samples and packaging materials are timely and appropriately sent by supplier.
  • Utilizes necessary company tools and systems to support the order placement, shipment and post shipment functions.
  • Assists Merchandiser and Senior Merchandiser with the follow up of new vendor set ups potential forms and certification gathering during the on-boarding process.
  • Ensures submission, maintenance and documentation of all the files in the related folders.
  • Communicates effectively and keeps all relevant parties abreast of potential issues/delays.
  • Support organization of the buying/sourcing trips.
  • Other clerical duties.


Reporting / Working Relationships:


  • Reports to Senior Merchandiser or Merchandise Manager
  • Works with merchandising teams, cross functional teams and Rewe Central counterparts; all related suppliers / factories and their supply chains.


Job Requirement:


  • University graduated / College degree or equivalent, with a focus on retail, global sourcing, international business or supply chain management is desirable.
  • Previous working experience in related field.
  • Good communication and planning skills
  • Good Interpersonal skills
  • Responsible, reliable, high integrity personality
  • Client focused, service driven and result oriented
  • Committed to continuous learning
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Advanced level of both spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Excellent MS Office Skills
  • Good MS Office (Excel / Word / PowerPoint / Outlook) skills
  • Knowledge of German language is an asset


Interested parties please apply with full resume together with your expected salary to the Manager, Human Resources, REWE Far East Ltd. 17th Floor Linkchart Centre, No. 2 Tai Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong or send an e-mail to



All applications will be collected for recruitment purpose only and treated in strict confidentiality.