Product Development Associate Manager - Cosmetics

West Hollywood Permanent USD75,000 - USD85,000 per year
  • Fresh and exciting Cosmetic/Personal Care/Beauty company
  • Great professional growth, benefits (fully paid), Unlimited PTO

About Our Client

My client does all things beauty, from Personal Care to Cosmetics to Fragrances! They are a fresh company that has already mad a significant impact in the beauty industry.

Job Description

  • Perform daily tasks to ensure the progression and coordination of the department's formula development steps.
  • Assist with organizing, developing and implementing procedure and protocols.
  • Coordinate and track product samples for safety testing start and completion dates.
  • Oversee the tracking of product samples for safety testing start and completion dates.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams from Brand, Social, Marketing and Design to ensure proper marketing copy is received and utilized (per Master Copy Worksheet).
  • Daily follow-up correspondences with raw material vendors, contract manufacturers, calendar invites, etc. in collaboration with the Director of PD.
  • Understand & communicate brand identity and customer target to development partners.
  • Research seasonal product concepts in corresponding markets
  • Participate in weekly conference calls with contract manufacturers to facilitate formula development and related product needs. Lead calls when needed.
  • Attend Internal Brand Cross Functional NPD Meetings
  • Approve pre-bulk and pilot/full batch production as backup to PD Director
  • Research and write ingredient benefits and "in use" directions for new product MCWs in correlation with PD Director approval.
  • Attend trade shows as needed and review industry publications
  • Plan, prioritize tasks and direct while retaining focus on big picture goals
  • Maintain a consistent organized work environment and ongoing motivation to reach objectives under fast-paced demanding circumstances.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 2+ years of Product Development Experience within the Cosmetic, Personal Care/Skin Care or Fragrance Industry
  • Proven track record of project management success.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and adapting to changing priorities.
  • Must be able to successfully communicate with clients.
  • Bachelor's Degree required

This role is fully on-site, M-F.

What's on Offer

  • PTO
  • Benefits (fully paid)
  • Professional Growth
Claire Porter
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
West Hollywood
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Consultant name
Claire Porter
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