Beauty

Fulltime
03-06-2018
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Job# 27782 BH# 345723
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Project Manager, Purchasing

Client Overview: 

Our client is a leading global beauty brand creating the latest cosmetics, skin care, and makeup tools. With their whimsical, high-quality, and on-trend approach, it’s never been easier for every beauty enthusiast to feel their most beautiful every day.

Position Overview:

In this position, you would be responsible for sourcing and negotiating with suppliers and overseeing the pre-production sample process.  You would also be responsible for monitoring project status and ensuring projects are completed on-time.

Responsibilities:

• Source and negotiate with suppliers, purchasing, and development and ensure on-time delivery of ready-for-market product aligned with market needs, budget, and brand image

• Oversee the pre-production and production sample process and comments with internal departments and suppliers; develop the Forecast Allocation Template and maintain purchase orders

• Research, identify, and select suppliers for projects, negotiate costs with suppliers, and analyze supplier spec and cost options 

• Define the project scope and develop a comprehensive work plan identifying and sequencing activities to complete new product launch projects 
• Establish a project schedule to allocate resources to the activities; review the project schedule with upper management and staff

• Monitor project status and adjust as necessary to ensure on-time project completion; create records to document project activities

Key Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree

• 2-3 years’ purchasing, project management, and/or manufacturing experience

• APICS or CPM Planning Certification and Project Management Certification preferred