Product Executive - Research and Development

Posted 5 July by MH STAR UK LTD


MH Star (UK) Limited, is a UK based B2C and B2B multi-channel e-commerce company owned by NINGBO MH, an international trade and investment group. MH Star (UK) Limited was established 2010 to build on MH group expansion into the online consumer market. The MH Group has extensive experience within product development and on the strength of this has opened branches and developed brands in America, Canada, France, Germany and Italy. We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and passionate customer services advisor to join an e-commerce company working with many own brands in their UK head office.


We have an exciting opportunity for a talented and highly driven product executive with a great interest to join a fast-growing E-commerce company, working with many of our own home brands in our UK head office alongside our Product Manager. You will join the multichannel online retail team which runs all aspects of product development processes from sourcing to developing the final product. You will be encouraged to grow your existing knowledge and combine your fantastic creativity to support the critical path in bringing new products to the online market place! You will be a specialist in our office, keeping ahead of the game when it comes to new trends and products. New product development plays an essential part in maintaining and growing our strong position within the online retail industry.


o To gain a deep understanding of our current product lines and categories and keep up to date with current category and market trends.

o To research, identify and fill product gaps with new innovative ideas and reflecting market trends across a variety of online sales platforms and to draft proposals.

o To be aware of our current and potential competitors.

o Scope and prioritise activities based on business and customer impact.

o To research patents, legislation, compliance regulations and safety standards prior to new product proposals.

o To have an understanding of commodity codes and trade tariffs.

o To have an understanding of AQL (acceptance quality limits).

o To have an analytical flair and interest to learn in relation to product checking, defect reporting, packaging recommendations, inventory turnover speed and improvements to quality of product.

o To attend exhibitions and trade shows, when needed.

o Evaluate whether promotional plans are working to ensure they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed.

o You will be liaising with other departments to ensure the smooth transition of workflow and possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

o You will have an influence in the final purchasing of the products then you will liase with the sales team to give the customer the best propositions.


20 days holidays plus bank holidays

Pension scheme

Staff discounts

Lunch allowance

Required skills

  • Market Research
  • Product Development
  • Product Management
  • Identify Trends
  • Introducing New Products

Application questions

Do you have 2 years working experience within product development?
Do you possess a degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or equivalent?

Reference: 35557787

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