Tchibo Merchandising Hong Kong LP

Creative Sourcing & Innovations Specialist (Ref.: CRS001)

Tchibo Merchandising Hong Kong LP
Posted on 12-Apr-21

Creative Sourcing & Innovations Specialist (Ref.: CRS001)

Tchibo Merchandising Hong Kong LP

Job Highlights

  • Scout innovative product ideas and trends
  • Preferably with experience in product sourcing
  • Coordinate products and new supplier follow-ups

Job Description

Job Description
  • Scout innovative product ideas and trends for Tchibo’s unique hardgoods assortments through various channels such as exhibition and supplier showroom visits as well as internet and store check research
  • Consolidate and promote your findings to internal parties such as merchandisers and product managers in both Hong Kong and Germany
  • Develop, plan and execute product innovation trips to Asia
  • Coordinate products and new supplier follow-ups with all related parties, internally as well as externally
  • Manage products and supplier information on Tchibo’s internal web-based platform
  • Handle operational and strategic ad-hoc projects
  • Minimum Bachelor degree holder in a business or creative related field with good understanding of retail and product landscapes
  • Preferably with experience in product sourcing / product development / management / innovation management
  • Well organized and highly motivated with a positive attitude
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Mature, independent and tactful demeanor as well as confident and self-assured
  • Excellent command of English is a must, knowledge in German and/or Mandarin is beneficial.
If you are interested to develop the Tchibo brand together with an exciting team to one of the most innovative retailers in Europe, then please send your CV with your expected salary and availability by clicking "Apply Now" by quoting the reference number (CRS001) in the subject. Candidates who are not contacted within 8 weeks, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Tchibo Merchandising Hong Kong LP ( is a sourcing, procurement and quality service company for hardware and textile products serving the head office in Hamburg, Germany.

Tchibo GmbH ( is based in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 1949 by Max Herz, the brand Tchibo has been synonymous with freshness and quality in the coffee market for 70 years. Originally a coffee mail-order firm, it has evolved into an international company and operates in many more business sectors than the traditional selling of coffee. Over the years Tchibo has systematically expanded its range and distribution paths, ensuring diversity and quality all over the world with its strong brands.

Today, as one of the largest German retailers, Tchibo operates 620 own shops covering a wide range of hardware products, textiles and coffee - over 500 of them with integrated coffee bars. Besides its own stores, Tchibo products are sold via approximately 19,000 outlets at other retailers, supermarkets and on the Internet via the Tchibo online shop ( The company has an international presence with 350 additional own shops in Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland and Turkey. Tchibo has over 11,850 employees and an annual revenue of €3.15 billion (2018).

Tchibo offers its customers a unique and weekly-changing assortment of non-food products. Products are specially developed in regard to design, features, materials and packaging, meet strict quality standards and are manufactured exclusively for Tchibo. The diversity of weekly themes over the course of the year ensures that there is something for everyone.

In addition, Tchibo is the world’s fifth-largest coffee producer and sells coffee brands such as Tchibo, Davidoff Café, Eduscho and Qbo. The company is market leader for roasted coffee in Germany, Austria, Hungary and the Czech Republic and also exports coffee products globally, including China and Hong Kong.   

Tchibo’s retail concept is unique in the market and has been very successful over the years.

Due to our rapid expansion, we are looking for high calibre candidates to fill up the following position:

Additional Company Information

Trading and Distribution