Product Development-Color Cosmetics-LA

Job title: Product Development-Color Cosmetics-LA
Contract type: Full-time
Location: California
Industry: Beauty
Remote: No
Reference: 423677
Contact name: Cristina Sparkman
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our Client is a beauty industry manufacturer in LA (San Fernando Valley area) and are searching for a strong Product Development Manager. 

Role Objective
The Product Development Manager is responsible for targeted product development and customized marketing materials for an assigned group of clients and prospective clients, in conjunction with the Director of Sales.  This role is critical to the successful launch of new products for our clients, requiring a strong team player capable of juggling many tasks simultaneously who works well under the pressure of constantly shifting priorities and tight timelines.

What You’ll Do
•   Contribute to and help drive sales KPIs with account management team
•   Manages Sales samples, marketing materials, trend input for all client sales meetings
•   Assists with tradeshow preparations and attend all tradeshows
•   Work with R&D on formula development for all PDRs – base approval then shade matching
•   Prepare marketing sheets to accompany all first submissions
•   Manage all key timeline dates from product brief through PO
•   Establish and attend or lead weekly calls with each client
•   Create a timeline for each project, then update weekly and review with client during weekly call
•   Create and maintain detailed project trackers for all open development
•   Prepare preliminary price quotes
•   Work with Regulatory on ILs, QQs and other necessary documents for product registration 
•   Coordinate with Quality and R&D to obtain fill weights, press levels and masters for client approval
•   Participate in or manage client onsite visits for new development, redirects or approvals
•    Manage Sales Director meeting preparation – sales samples, marketing materials, preliminary pricing
•   Assist Creative Director with tradeshow preparation, attend all tradeshows

Who You Are
•   Passionate - For Product Development
•   Strong interest in, and passion for, the beauty industry and color cosmetics
•    Highly organized and works well in a fast-paced environment, able to handle multiple projects at once
•   Works well independently, as well as collaboratively with internal cross-functional teams
•   Experience in product development and project or account management
•   Proficiency in Excel, preparing and maintaining project timelines and trackers
•    Leader - act as a thought leader, build trusted relationships, influence decisions and drive urgency on critical priorities.
•    Resilient - Able to work successfully in a dynamic work environment and overcome challenging situations to achieve business goals.
•    Detail oriented - Ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing tasks, especially those of an iterative nature.
•    Innovative – Ability to produce unorthodox ideas, approaches, or insights to drive use of existing and emerging technologies and processes.
•   Self-motivated – Ability to proactively and independently surface opportunity to improve
•   Strong Communicator: Excellent communication and presentation skills
•   Strategic: Able to think big picture and drive work accordingly
•    Self-reflective- Acknowledge own's experience and experiences of other. Adjusts behaviors for success in an inclusive workplace.

Experience You Bring
•   Bachelor’s degree required
•   5+ ears of product development experience in the beauty, cosmetics or personal care industry
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