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Sales & Product Development EngineerPhilex Hong Kong Limited
  • Yau Ma Tei
  • HK$20,000 - 30,000 /month (negotiable)
  • Posted on 22 Aug 2019
Sales & Product Development EngineerPhilex Hong Kong Limited

Job Highlights

  • Minimum 1 year consumer electronics experience
  • Good written/spoken English & Mandarin
  • Competitive salary/package & 5 day week

Job Description

Job Responsibilities
  • Product Selection: You will play an integral part in deciding what products we source and develop. These products will be offered to large retailers under their brands or to our online sales team under our brands.
  • Product Testing & Market Research:  You will be asked to provide reports that assess market trends, viability of various products and product opportunities for our online business. You will need to carry out critical market research to test whether our spec/price is competitive and how products can be improved. 
  • Product Development: Philex carries out a number of ODM projects per year. You will take the lead in developing these products from initial concept to mass production, ensuring that what our UK design team creates is the same as what is produced in mass production.
  • Communication With Suppliers: Regular visits to and constant correspondence with suppliers in China and their respective engineers and R & D teams. This will involve factory inspection, monitoring the production process and suggesting/monitoring product improvements.
  • Quality Control & Improvement: You will be expected to proactively solve and pre-empt all quality problems from either our retail or online business. This includes implementing constant oversight of customer feedback, persistently trying to improve products internally and with suppliers, and corresponding with retailers and our own QC teams to deal with issues and communicate solutions in relation to product quality, improvements or delivery times.
  • Sales & Sourcing: You should have complete knowledge of the products we offer so you can work with the sales team by answering any technical questions they or there customers have. You may be required to source new products from new suppliers, which includes assessing new suppliers to ensure quality & compliance. 
Job requirements
  • Good written and spoken English & Mandarin so all technical issues can be communicated orally and in writing in both Mandarin and English (Cantonese also desirable).
  • Technical knowledge of consumer electronics. Knowledge of BOM and technical regulations in the western market is desirable.
  • Broad consumer electronics/product development interest and experience is desirable.
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to assess a products commercial viability and identify new niches or opportunities. 
  • Experience in amazon sales is desirable.
  • Strong IT and presentation skills so you can develop presentations and communicate market research that is based on research/imperial data.
  • Negotiation and problem solving skills are desirable.
  • People skills and team player.
  • Organised – working to deadlines, multi tasking and prioritising.
  • Regular trips to China required.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
1 year
Employment Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Philex is an originally British company that was created in 1982 in London to provide consumer electronics products to the western market. We have now grown into a group of 5 offices and manufacturing facilities that supply the worlds largest retailers under their private labels. Additionally, Philex has recently begun our own e-commerce business where we sell products directly to consumers through online sales channels under Philex’s brands. Our online business has grown exponentially since it started 2 years ago and you will be an integral part of this future growth.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Five-day work week