Assistant Product Development Manager

Job Title: Assistant Product Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Reference: DN200123-1
Contact Name: Daniel Ng
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2020 14:39

Job Description

Japanese speaking Assistant Product Development Manager (FMCG industry preferred)


Job Highlights

  • Provide support to Japan Team on NPD

  • Liaise with internal functions on product quality

  • Handle customers’ technical enquirers and follow up

Job Description

Responsibilities: -

  • Provide supports to Japan Team on new product development, product quality matters, and existing products’ technical matters etc.

  • Liaise with internal functions such as QA on product quality matters, Technical Services on ingredient list and nutrition fact table, Regulatory on product regulations of local market, R&D on new product development, and Packaging on new package development etc.

  • Responsible for liaison with distributors on product quality, existing products’ technical matters, new product development, and new package development etc.

  • Responsible for implementation of approved plans/programs and recommend changes in the plans, if necessary, and meeting deadlines for the plans

  • Coordinate with internal functions to facilitate processing of received sales order and update order/sales status on weekly basis

  • Handle customers’ technical enquires and follow up with relevant parties (both internal and external) with prompt actions

  • Handle ad-hoc assignments


Requirements: -

  • Bachelor Degree in Science, with major in food science preferable

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in product development, preferably in FMCG industry

  • Understand Japan market and its dynamic is an added benefits

  • Proficient in spoken and written English and Chinese, knowledge in Japanese is an added benefits

  • Work independently under pre-agreed guidelines

  • Good team player and appreciate company’s corporate culture

  • Proactive and with good communication skills in working with business partners

  • Proficient in PC software e.g. MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Willing to travel


Our Client offer competitive salary package and attractive fringe benefits including life insurance, medical & dental to the right candidates. We also offer free lunch and free shuttle bus service.

 Interested candidates, kindly send your detailed resume in MS Word including:

1) Expected salary
2) Current and last drawn salaries
3) Reason for leaving current and past employments
directly to: and CC to:

Personal data collected will be used for employment-related purpose only. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified, thank you

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