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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES:


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Senior Color Chemist

 

The Honest Company is expanding our Research & Development team! We’re looking for a Senior Color Chemist to

support research and innovation efforts for our color cosmetic products. In this role, you’ll be expected to formulate

within the strict guidelines of The Honest Company to produce colorful, innovative, and effective products in our

makeup categories to ensure sustainable growth and profitability. This position is located in our Playa Vista, CA

office.


What you’ll do:

●  Aid in batch upscale and production in both a technical and supervising role

●  Benchmark competitive products and reverse-engineer based off product standards

●  Respond to incoming manufacturing and customer questions by providing detailed technical research-based

information and documentation

●  Work directly with raw material and manufacturing suppliers to identify, assess, and create communication

strategy around chemical sourcing and manufacturing procedures

●  Research and recommend raw materials

●  Maintain accurate and complete records and report findings in the form of technical documents,

presentations, and standard operating procedures

●  Provide technical guidance to the Product team through education and consultative assistance to

professional staff

●  Research new directions and ideas through examination of scientific literature and interaction with other

scientist and members of the professional community

You’ll love this job if you’re:

●  A dynamite problem solver and project manager. You’re always thinking (at least) one step ahead

●  A strong communicator and collaborator. You work effectively with all members of the organization, from

individual contributors to top execs

●  Adaptable and ambitious. You will enthusiastically take on other assignments as needed to support your

team!


What you’ll need:

●  Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, or related scientific field

●  5-10 years experience in the cosmetic, skincare, personal care, and/or home cleaning industries with an

emphasis in color

●  Passion for and knowledge of natural and organic ingredients

●  Strong development skills in ingredient functionality, material selection, and formulation

●  Strong working knowledge of both lab-scale and manufacturing scale formulating and chemical engineering

●  Strong knowledge of cGMP, QC, FDA, and EPA regulations as they relate to cosmetics, OTC drugs and

household cleaners

●  Willingness to travel up to 20% as needed


Bonus points:

●  Master’s degree in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related scientific field

Please apply on our website https://www.honest.com/careers/job/713095 or submit resumes directly to akelly.ctr@honest.com  -- thank you!


9.14.17

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KK Packaging, Inc. (Queens Packaging Co., Ltd.)

Queens Packaging Co., Ltd (Queenspack), established in 1995, is an industry leading China based manufacturer of cosmetic and personal care packaging.  An industry recognized specialists in both custom and stock acrylic skin care packages.  Queenspack is pleased to formally announce the opening of our new N.A. factory sales office located in Brea, CA.  Operating as KK Packaging Inc., we have an extensive sample room and showroom at this location to quickly meet the needs of our clients marketing & development teams.  We are now in the process of recruiting a world class sales team which will be based in Brea.  We have entry level to executive level outside sales positions, immediately available, for the qualified candidate.  Our expectations:

  • A track record of 1-2 years recent selling experience in beauty packaging.
  • Ability to handle multiple accounts and prioritize your workload.
  • Enthusiasm for prospecting new business and building client relationships.
  • Provide friendly and knowledgeable world-class customer service.
  • Work closely with our overseas inside sales and development teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

KK Packaging offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please visit our website www.queenspack.com to learn more about us.  Please email your resume with salary history to Mike Daum.  Director of Sales & Marketing.  daummpd@queenspack.com


8.15.17

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Director of Marketing, Beauty

The Honest Company is on a mission to empower people to live happy healthy lives. We’ve kicked off the search for the Director of Marketing, Beauty who will lead the development of the brand positioning and assortment architecture for our Honest Beauty vertical. You will lead the life cycle brand vision including product research and ideation, go-to- market launch campaigns, continued vertical growth and development, and ongoing consumer research and analysis. You will be responsible for P&L for the vertical and its current and future portfolio of products.

What you’ll do:

  • Drive the vision for beauty care and develop short & long term strategies and marketing plans to meet and exceed company growth goals
  • Lead the multifunctional team to deliver the execution of plans successfully
  • Lead the beauty positioning and portfolio assessment to win with consumers in this segment
  • Manage the current business, lead annual business/action planning process and go-to- market strategies for new product launches
  • Continue to improve processes to maximize efficiency, productivity and to deliver in market results
  • Identify consumer insights, developing/testing concepts with consumers and partnering with the multifunctional team to create sustainable pipeline of innovation for next 3 years
  • Integrating online & traditional media to build brand equity and drive sales with target audiences; strong understanding of how to use e-commerce/direct to consumer, social media & latest tech to drive consumer engagement and be disruptive online
  • Building plans to ensure beauty is margin engine driver for the company and delivers on revenue targets
  • Manage the budget effectively to drive high ROI growth plans
  • Provide continuous coaching, performance feedback to fully develop and grow the beauty marketing team

You’ll love this job if you’re:

  • A strong communicator and collaborator. You work effectively with all members of the organization, from individual contributors to top execs
  • Highly analytical and strategic. Your problem solving skills are unparalleled
  • Quick on your feet!  When problems arise, you reliably produce responses and solutions with speed
  • Willing to travel. We’ll need you to take your talents on tour!

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 6+ years of experience in a brand management, product/digital marketing
  • 3+ years managing and developing teams
  • Expert knowledge of communicating and storytelling to consumers

Bonus points for:

  • MBA degree
  • Beauty industry experience

Interested candidates, please apply here: https://www.honest.com/careers/job/791664

8.10.17

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Are you ready to join the fastest growing segment of the Beauty Industry: GREEN BEAUTY? We are looking for our Lab manager, with strong experience in the skincare industry and a desire to create a carrier within Green Beauty. 

RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Develop, implement and direct the Quality Control program.
  • Ensure adherence to all GMP policies.
  • Maintain quality through inspection of raw materials and finished products.
  • Maintain quality through production operations and processes. 
  • Ensure compliance with regulated standards.
  • Compound formulations.
  • Prepare and/or review documentation required for regulatory submissions. 
  • Generate Company Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Review and authorize Certificates of Analysis and purchase requisitions.
  • Ordering/Inspecting bulk ingredients.
  • Manage/train lab technicians.
  • Plan our lab extension according to GMP.

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of US FDA and EU standards.
  • Perfect knowledge of GMP’s (Good Manufacturing Practices) and GLP’s (Good Laboratory Practices)
  • QC lab operations and data management
  • Strong Management Skill and leadership
  • Multi-tasker with outstanding organization and planning skills.
  • Capable of seeing solutions in any problems
  • Creative thinking 
  • Ability to meet tight deadline.
  • Positive attitude
  • Computer savvy
  • Passion for green living not necessary but a big +

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 3 years experience in a GMP-regulated laboratory environment.
  • Knowledge of GMP, EU and FDA guidelines and regulations
8.1.17

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Beauty Products Company Production and Planning Manager

BeautyMark.International, LLC (BMI) is looking for a Production and Planning

Manager. You will be in the midst of all aspects of our fast emerging business.

With the inception of the idea you will be part of our internal product development

team. This Manager will report directly to the CEO and COO.

Duties include but not limited to:

Source cost effective components with current vendors and new/potential

vendors.

Develop new products/formulas with local labs/manufacturers

Quote all components and formulas with vendors to meet target price

Develop cost sheets

Purchase all production components and manage component inventory

Create and maintain a detailed production calendar

Manage fast paced quick to market production process from inception

through to completion

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in this type of roll
  • EXCEL- Must be well versed
  • Computer savvy
  • Self Starter
  • Perfect attention to detail

Ability to build and develop strong relationships

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Compensation: based upon experience

BMI is focused on creating consumer friendly beauty care and lifestyle products.

Developed using the highest quality ingredients merged with innovative

marketing and unique story-telling packaging. BMI brings innovation and

creativity to an ever-changing Beauty and Lifestyle products landscape.

Contact and Resume Submission: Vicki@BeautyMarkInternational.com

6.15.17

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Manager, Supply chain - Commercialization

Algenist delivers cutting-edge anti-aging and color correcting innovation. From unique textures and sensations to extraordinary experiences, our products are formulated to deliver never before seen, visible skin results. The story of Algenist is deeply rooted in our biotechnology expertise, passion for skincare and a desire to put the customer first in everything we do. Pivotal to maintaining these goals are the people at Algenist who help to deliver exceptional experiences to our customers globalwide.

We are currently looking for a supply chain professional with a passion for skincare and retail.  The ideal candidate will possess a strategic approach to all business activities to provide a positive impact to the department and corporation. This includes but is not limited to margin management and cost of goods strategy to get to desired margin. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintaining supplier relations, identifying and vetting additional suppliers, price negotiation and contract facilitation
  • Project Manager for all new global launches as well as regional, QVC, and e-commerce offers
  • Accomplish, maintain, and communicate cogs and conception margins to upper management, cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Manage and execute QVC QA submission process for all new offers
  • Manage and effectively communicate critical path schedules and any risks to budget, launch timing, and packaging compatibility
  • Manage outside production and scale-up trial activities for various cosmetic/skin care projects Activities will include communication with vendors, sample approval process, negotiations on activities and cost, material shipping and logistics, review of protocols and supplier performance, ensuring quality standards, auditing and visits to 3rd party vendors for trial work oversight
  • Lead and manage all packaging development inititives
  • Drive innovation by presenting new packaging concepts, technologies and delivery systems 
  • Provide a comprehensive feasibility of each concept or package that defines function, manufacturability, component cost, tooling estimates, preliminary development lead time, risk and global consistency.
  • Develop and implement package test plans for all projects
  • Define specifications, design criteria and defect ranges to ensure optimal process flow from manufacture of components through filling and assembly
  • Ensure all projects are completed and meet the intended design, quality, cost, functionality, and manufacturability objectives.
  • Communicate and work closely with all development groups including Global Marketing, Operational Marketing, and Product Development
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field 
  • Extensive experience in sourcing and procurement, at least 5 years; preferably
  • Direct experience in skincare and color cosmetics packaging development, at least 5 years
  • Proven success in identifying and implementation of process improvements in inventory management, control and SOP establishment. 
  • Familiarity with fulfillment and logistical functions is a must. This includes bill of materials, SKU and UPC product management
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Project or other project mananagement software preferered
  • ERP/MRP experience preferred 
  • Familiar with new product introduction process and component sourcing
  • Familiar with international shipping processes
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization and enjoy working in a fast paced, team oriented environment
  • Must be high energy and responsive individual
  • Should enjoy working with prestige skincare consumer products
6.1.17


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Guthy Renker (www.guthy-renker.com) is seeking a Beauty Brand Specialist who will be responsible for all activities that help strengthen brand equity, elevate the consumer experience and drive profitable brand growth. This person will achieve these goals through a deep understanding of consumer insights, an ability to champion our brand’s creative expression, a flair for partnering with internal and external stakeholders, and a passion for working in the beauty industry. Requirements include Bachelor Degree; MBA a plus, 3+ years marketing, account management and/or brand management experience, an experienced user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  Team orientation – analytical, strategic and critical thinking – self-motivated.  Resumes to: bnichols@grventures.com


4.20.17

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We are looking for bright, creative, college aged individuals who are interested in learning the ins and outs of the business world. We would love for you to join our highly enthusiastic team of go-getters! We are a print and packaging company based in Santa Clarita and our needs are quite simple: If you know how to alphabetize and understand the basic concept of a filing cabinet, you’ve already done the hardest job. We want someone who is well versed, creative, and aggressive in all aspects of social media. It’s 2017; tell me someone who isn’t already a pro. We also need you to have a basic understanding of the QuickBooks system. There are other little things we need from you; pick-up/delivery runs, creating marketing materials, being efficient, etc. Now here’s where it gets really fun, we want you to shine through your personality and be able to communicate with people effectively and passionately. Captivate them! We want to push you to reach your full potential out in the real world by networking, meeting with people, cold calling, going door to door…whatever works for you in order to build this fantastic business and create relationships. Because creating relationships is the key for not only building our success, but yours as well. 

If interested, please contact Rodney Erranova: 805.207.4404 or Rode@creativewebe.com


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Arbonne International, LLC in Irvine, California is looking for an Assistant Manager, Product Development, Skincare & Personal Care. We are a direct-selling company that crafts premium personal skincare, beauty and wellness products for both inner and outer health using botanical ingredients and innovative scientific discovery. Brought to the United States in 1980 by Swedish born Petter Mørck, Arbonne has a unique culture shaped by the idea of Pure Transformation, inspiring positive change in the lives of our employees and our Independent Consultants. We’re all about living life well now, and in the future. On a daily basis you’ll get the opportunity to learn a wide range of new things and to contribute your talents to a dynamic team of people. These are exciting times for Arbonne! Our company is in the midst of extraordinary growth and we’re looking for the right people to become a part of it. People like you!

 

The Assistant Manager, Product Development is responsible for managing the product development process, from formula concept to pilot production for assigned skincare and personal care categories. This position will interact with cross-functional teams, including R&D Formulation and Tech Transfer Teams, Marketing, Regulatory, Quality, Packaging, Procurement, and Finance. Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biology required; MBA a plus; a minimum of 3-5 years of global product development/formulation experience in skincare and personal care, including OTC sunscreens.

 

Read the full job description here: https://external-us-arbonne.icims.com/jobs/3077/assistant-manager-product-development/job

 

Please email your resumés to dmooregipson@arbonne.com

9.14.16

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AWARE PRODUCTS LLC


Product Development Manager

Job Description

This position will lead and manage the product development process from its initial concept through final formula approval.  Product Development Managers work with a variety of large and small customers creating high quality skin, body and hair care products.  Collaborating with our Sales, Product Innovation, Research and Development and Account Management teams, the Product Development Manager is responsible for the following:

  • Create timelines externally and internally for each project, highlighting critical dates and making sure milestones are communicated and achieved.
  • Develop product briefs for the lab, working directly with customers to collect product information, while managing customer expectations, maximizing lab resources and meeting timelines.
  • Determine new product preliminary pricing targets for R&D and track development cogs to meet target. 
  • Evaluate products and become versed in evaluation terminology
  • Create product profiles for customer approved products
  • Work with Regulatory to obtain regulatory documentation for customer product approvals
  • Transition accounts to account management providing detailed information and follow-up to ensure a smooth transition
  • Coordinate preliminary fill weights for customer componentry
  • Assist in developing presentations for our new and existing customers
  • Attend and assist in customer meetings
  • Train on our Epicor system to be able to research information to perform job functions

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business management or Research and Development
  • Minimum 3-5 years proven, results-oriented experience in hair, skin or personal care industry with a solid track record of managing the product development process

 

Skills

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasker who likes to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge and passion for beauty industry and beauty products
  • Effective problem-solver who is committed to producing products of exceptional quality
  • Excellent planning, prioritizing, execution and follow-up skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Presentation skills

Please send resumes to Keri Leeds, Senior Product Development Manager at kleeds@awareproducts.com

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