Intern, Footwear Costing

Full time in Sales, CS & Business Development

Job Detail

  • Job ID 15745
  • Offered Salary 0
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience Others
  • Industry Clothing / Garment / Textile
  • Qualifications Others

Job Description

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

Our brand-new Hong Kong office is home to adidas’ Sourcing Headquarters. This internship position is a true global opportunity as you will be sitting at the heart of the Sourcing Organization. Within this role you will be a key player of the Footwear Costing team as you will support strategic and tactical decision making through data analysis and meaningful reporting.

Key Responsibilities and Projects in bullet points

  • Provide support on defining the Footwear suppliers production costs and long-term costs developments
  • Drive business analysis and reporting to prepare for tactical Footwear supplier negotiations
  • Seasonal reporting of cost mitigation related to manufacturing economies of scale
  • Contribute to the strategic projects driven by the Hong Kong Costing teams
  • Own the Costing reporting tools update and maintenance

Key Objectives (special tasks and learnings)

  • Understand the overall Costing framework and corresponding Costing policies
  • Support strategic costing projects and tactical Footwear supplier negotiations preparation
  • Identify areas in existing costing processes and reporting for improvement opportunities
  • Systems/data maintenance and process documentation

Key Relationships

  • Global Costing organization
  • Footwear Factory Partners
  • Planning & Sourcing Ops
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Materials
  • Sourcing Finance

Required main study courses

Finance / Economics / Business Administration / Supply Chain

Preferred university/ discipline

Required language skills:


Additional skills/ qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills with eye for detail and interpretation
  • Ability to accept and meet critical deadlines with good planning and organization skills
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office suite (esp. Power Point and Excel)
  • Action oriented and solution-minded team player
  • Self-motivated with a keen interest to learn
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills