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Merchandiser and Towel Specialist

Date: 17-Nov-2020

Location: Marina One, 01, SG

Company: Lidl

What will you do?
  • Liaising with and providing technical advice to Home textile Design, Product development and Merchandising teams; focusing mainly on Towels but additional Home textile knowledge required.
  • Ensure smooth daily operations and follow up on order process
  • Creating products in response to given briefs.
  • Amending designs where necessary to fit with requirements.
  • Evaluating, identifying and selecting commercial qualities from suppliers.
  • Understanding of specific structures and textures of towels and their associated behaviors for performance– particularly after wash appearance and absorbency.
  • Ensuring that designs meet set requirements and specifications (e.g. colour fastness, shrinkage)
  • Support with Category mapping for the Home textile team.
  • Keeping up to date with Towel trends and innovations.
  • Understanding of technical yarns; spinning technology, wicking, variations in cotton yarns and staple fibres.
  • Understanding of dyeing and printing on home textiles on various fabrications and identifying their behaviours.
What will you need?
  • A relevant Diploma or Industry certifications in Merchandising, Textiles or related fields.
  • At least 3 years of  working experience in a similar role.
  • Possess understanding of technical yarns; spinning technology, wicking, variations in cotton yarns and staple fibres.
  • Possess understanding of dyeing and printing on home textiles on various fabrications and identifying their behaviours.
  • Global technical knowledge across different production countries (China, South and East Asian & European suppliers)
What do we offer?

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and am accredited as a Fair and Progressive employer by the Tripartite Alliance for Fair and Progressive Employment  Practices (TAFEP) . We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience.

Market Leading Remuneration Package

  • Life Insurance

Supportive Environment

  • Out Of Office leave for important appointments

Work-life Balance:

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