Assortment manager

RABALUX, a top regional producer and wholesaler in CONSUMER LIGHTING INDUSTRY with 10 own affiliate companies in Central Eastern Europe (HQ: Győr, Hungary) is looking to recruit an Assortment Manager - to enhance their product & assortment development activities on Group level. The Assortment Manager will report directly to the Director of Product Development, Purchasing and Quality Assurance.


  • Builds the Rabalux Group’s residential/home lighting product portfolio, manages the product development activities and processes of the Group, based on home lighting market trends and sales demands of the CEE region – to enhance further business growth.
  • Makes recommendations on defining and developing product development strategies.
  • Coordinates the entire product development cycle, participates in selecting new products, defines the new and outgoing product assortment.
  • Provides data to support the product development guidelines by making surveys, reports and statistics.
  • Continuous and active follow-up of the home lighting market, competitor analysis.
  • Regular visit to international lighting fairs and visit to affiliate markets as well as to Chinese suppliers and potential new suppliers to monitor current and future market trends.
  • Manages a team of 4: two Product Development Engineers (HQ), an NPI Engineer (HQ), and an NPI Manager (China): defines, prioritizes, and allocates tasks between team members. Follows-up the technical and quality change requests regarding product development.
  • SFP (Single focal point) between the Chinese purchasing team and the sales organisation. (Demand vs supply/possibilities)
  • Develops and motivates his/her Team.
  • Close working relationship with the HQ sales, marketing, purchasing functions as well as with the affiliate sales teams.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar product development / assortment management / purchasing role, preferably working with a technical product segment,
  • Great advantage: lighting industry knowledge
  • Degree in commerce, electrical or lighting design
  • Exposure to international working environment
  • Fluent working proficiency in English (written, oral)
  • Advanced MS Office user
  • Ready to work in a CEE regional role with occasional international travels.


  • Innovative mindset with commercial thinking,
  • Has a good business acumen: entrepreneurial, result and action-oriented attitude, able to work under pressure,
  • Ability to prioritize and complete a variety of simultaneous tasks with a high level of organisation,
  • Ability to work independently and to drive others directly or indirectly in an assertive manner,
  • Pro-active mindset: comes up with new ideas, able to bring ready-to-go product proposals,
  • Good communicator: able to persuade others and engage them.


  • the possibility to realize own ideas by shaping the product development activities,
  • creative working environment and tasks
  • independent work, flexible working conditions
  • a supportive and motivated team
  • competitive salary (with incentives)
  • a financially stable corporation led by an independent professional management team.


Contact: // Hajnalka Nikli, Regional HR Manager