Cost Engineer - Hardlines/General Merchandise


Technical Skills

  • Cost Control
  • Cost Management
  • Costing
  • Merchandising
  • Negotiation

Job Description

Cost Engineer - Hardlines/General Merchandise

Location: Lai Chi Kok

Due to growth in our business we are hiring a Cost Engineer for General Merchandise to assist us with new product quotations, product cost estimation, cost control on existing and new products, component cost breakdown and analysis.

In this role you will be resposnible for:

  • Preparation of detailed cost estimates at the design concept stage
  • Liaising with merchandisers, buyers and vendors to maintain operations accordingly
  • Identify cost impacts of proposed design changes
  • Prepare product specifications

To be considered for this role you are reuired to have:

 Degree in Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

  • 2+ years experience in cost management
  • Good knowledge of general merchandise
  • Strong written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Strong analytical skill, negotiation skill, self-initiative, integrity and loyalty

 If you think you have what it takes to take on this newly created role then please apply through the link below!

Once you click on the link you will be re-directed to our Woolworths WOWCareers website where you will need to register and complete a profile - but don't worry, you only have to do this once. Then you're free to apply for any role that we are advertising. We'll even send you alerts when we have new vacancies that you might be interested in!! This is an opportunity for us to keep in contact with you every step of the recruitment process so please take the time to set up your profile and apply for the role.

Woolworths Group is Australia’s largest retail group. Woolworths has over seven retail chains across Australia and New Zealand and they employee over 1.5 percent of Australia’s entire workforce! 

We now have sourcing offices in Hong Kong, Bangladesh and Bangkok . Of our many retail chains, we source and develop products for Big W (Department Store) and Woolworths (Supermarket). 

Take a look at our Australian retailers individual websites to see some of the incredible products we work with! 

We are responsible for the sourcing, development and quality of a huge range of products. These include toys, hardware, apparel, electronics, footwear, health & beauty, food & grocery and a large range of other every day and general merchandise items! 

We are growing at a rapid rate! With the full support of Woolworths Limited, our sourcing teams are developing new and innovative products every day and that means - we are hiring lots of new talent! With a huge range of exciting products and an abundance of opportunities for career advancement, we are sure you will want to become a part of our success! 

For more information, please visit our website:

Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

D2 Place, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

directions_walk3 mins walk from Lai Chi Kok Station