Intern Development & Production APP


  • Execute the development process to ensure on time Buy Ready and commercialization process excellence
  • Execute adidas standard process to monitor that suppliers and manufacturing partners adhere to adidas-Group quality standards
  • Conduct final inspection on samples and bulks by ensuring that finished goods meet adidas requirements
  • Development:

Collaborate closely with the various stakeholders - Creation Centres, T1, T2, and various other parties - to drive the development, production, and shipment of product.

Execute all adidas process to ensure styles are developed on time and in good quality, includes checking the desired function, quality, size, cost and manufacturability, etc.

Monitor that all development samples, size sets, pre-sell and SMS are produced accurately, and are shipped on time.

  • Production and quality:

Audit and confirm sample quality in terms of workmanship, specifications, and other technical details to ensure all requirements are being followed correctly.

Support as required in development on pattern creation, fit, sample creation, test etc to ensure all development requirements are in place as per adidas required.

Conduct final inspection by ensuring that finished goods meet adidas requirements.

Support line manager to drive suppliers to meet all key milestones & KPIs including monthly analysis of quality performance, with clear action plans and follow-up.

  • Others:

Work collaboratively with other LO functions in OC and LO Shanghai - materials, production, costing and quality teams etc. to ensure an on time buy ready/commercialization/quality performance.

Support the effective problem solving and continuous improvement. Timely escalation to line manager for anything not proper during the development and quality management process.

Reports and analysis support to OC team when applicable.

Actively participant all learning/training session in both professional and personal development areas.

Support any other requirement if any



  • College or university degree
  • Technical or Engineering background preferred
  • Part-time work experience in the apparel industry preferred
  • The basic knowledge on garment construction and manufacturing
  • Quick learning ability
  • Structural and logical thinking
  • Self-disciplined and motivated
  • Good communication skill including fluent in English for both written and spoken



  • Application Deadline: November 30th, 2022
  • Start Dates: January 2023
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Location: Beilun, Ningbo



  • Submit your resume and, instead of a traditional cover letter, please submit your personal adidas 1-pager and show us your authentic self and what makes you passionate about joining the brand and this role. The only requirement is that the adidas 1-pager is submitted as a PDF. Inside of it, you can use any format such as print, visual, written, digital, a link, etc.
  • Please apply in the same language as the job description
  • Be aware that incomplete applications will not be considered

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Intern Development & Production APP

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Shanghai
TEAM:  Sourcing
Country/Region:  CN
Contract Type:  Intern
Number:  490131
Date:  Nov 26, 2022