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Skincare Product Development Manager-Beverly Hills, CA

Seeking an experienced skincare beauty product development manager for a WELL KNOWN beauty company!!  Must have skincare and cosmetic experience.

The Product Development Manager specializes in the concept, development and realization of new premium skincare products. This position interprets the brand’s vision to create highly successful, highest quality products, expanding the brand presence and awareness and sustaining company growth.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Develop new product concepts and validate their value through market research and dialogue with customers
  • Create New Product launch timelines in Microsoft Project
  • Analyze market demographics and conditions to determine desired product mix
  • Work directly with Director of Product Development to oversee formulation process from concept to approval to ensure new product quality, appearance and effectiveness meet company's' quality standards and brand image
  • Manage Claim Substantiation, testing and draft consumer claims accordingly
  • Organize in-house testing to confirm new product benefits and positive results
  • Educate staff and estheticians on new product uses and benefits
  • Research new product names and potential trademark conflicts
  • Assist in the development and review of package copy, training materials, ILN claim sheets
  • Attend weekly PD meetings to report formula development status and issues relative to the timeline
  • Manage and maintain Product Development charts, submission logs and various organization documents throughout entire development process
  • Maintain an orderly, neat, efficient standard/submission storage system
  • Responsible for assigned product category new formula development (i.e. cleansers, Clinic compliant formulas, etc…)
  • Responsible for all necessary modifications to existing formulas with associated testing, leading to formula approval

Skills, Experience and Education Required

  • B.A. / B.S. degree preferred
  • 5 years experience in cosmetic or skin care product development
  • Well organized, self motivated and an ability to work independently and cooperatively in team settings.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Expert level experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong understanding of product development and testing process