Beauty Product Development Manager-Culver City,CA
Growing Beauty company in LA is seeking a strong, ambitious Product Development Manager for there company!
Important to have successful vendor relations, supply chain partners, amazing communication skills with both US and overseas factories. Attention to detail crucial and time management. Must LOVE the beauty industry. Will work with all department concept to product launches. Very strong at Excel and Powerpoint is a must. In addition must be VERY strong at numbers/budgets and keeping up with margin sheets. Lastly self sufficient.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
• Research, develop, and launch new products to meet customer needs and grow Company revenues under the direction of the Executive VP
• Source materials and suppliers to meet product development calendar deadlines
• Coordinate and track sample submission process, managing both vendor and customer relationships
• Research trends and source items to suit specific project briefs while maintaining budgeted goals
• Manage and improve operational practices such as purchasing, inventory management, and shipping
• Provide assistance to team leaders in the execution of assigned tasks
• Multi-tasker with critical eye for details and visuals
• Ability to thrive in fast paced and entrepreneurial environment
• Microsoft Office and PC literate, in particular with strong Excel and PPT skills
• Bachelor degree required
• Experience desired: 3+ years in Product Development/Production/Project Management