Beauty

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Beauty-Product Development Manager-Long Beach Area, CA

BEAUTY PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MANAGER ROLE OPEN IN LONG BEACH AREA AND MUST COME FROM COLOR COSMETICS!

POSITION SUMMARY

Seeking a Manager of Product Development to manage all phases of development and sourcing of new consumer products in color cosmetics. The individual will also be involved in executing development activities and will liaise between the internal teams and vendors. 

ACCOUNTABILITIES 
•    Partners with AVP of Product Development and Purchasing for all costing related functions, including; obtaining, tracking, and negotiating costs
•    Collaborate with the creative and marketing teams for product concepts and design
•    Responsible for sample organization, creation and maintenance of tracking charts and product masters library
•    Track and organize vendor matrix maintenance, in addition to any other tasks required
•    Oversee the product development process from new product initiation to completion of production for all new product launches and reformulations
•    Brief vendors on COG targets and timing to suppliers for full turnkey assembly and request quotations based on estimated forecasting and MOQs
•    Manage the tracking of new competitive innovations both mass and prestige
•    Collaborate with cross functional teams (creative, sales, marketing, operations, in-house labs and regulatory) for product launch strategies and execution
•    Participate in the identification of needs for new products; approving all materials developed in support of programs; reviewing, editing, and approving all copy; ensuring legal requirements are met for product names and product claims
•    Partner with beauty bloggers and brand marketing and sales to build pipeline of innovation for professional makeup artists and consumers
•    Attend industry conferences and lectures to keep informed of new product packaging directions and trends
 

REQUIREMENTS
•   Must have  2+ years of experience in Product Development in a Management role within a consumer beauty packaged goods company in the cosmetics industry
•    Must have cosmetics development experience – strong background in color cosmetics is required
•    Knowledge/experience in domestic and international sourcing of formulas and packaging
•    Highly entrenched in the world of social media with the ability to pitch unique social concepts from product perspective
•    Highly organized and calendar driven, with the ability to handle many competing priorities
•    Proactive approach to anticipate issues and provide solutions
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
•    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university