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ALGENIST - Manager, demand planning

We are currently looking for a Demand Planning Manager to help take our beauty brand to the next level! The incumbent must have a passion for skincare, retail and distribution. This position will work closely with Sales, Marketing and Operations to drive effective S&OP collaboration, plan, develop, execute and maintain healthy inventory levels for all distribution channels.


  • Introduce best forecasting practices & SOP based on company needs
  • Prepare background information to support sales forecasting
  • Gather historical sales trends, research/validate demand drivers and develop statistical 12 month rolling forecast model for over 600 top level SKUs (New, Core and Promotional combined)
  • Prepare various reports - KPIs (key performance indicators) as well as diagnostic measures to analyze and recommended courses of action for the operational forecast in NetSuite
  • Prepare, maintain and publish new launch sell in reports, statistical forecasts to monitor and assess performance and trends
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing teams to integrate market intelligence into the forecasts
  • Prepare, facilitate and drive Monthly S&OP
  • Assure required maintenance of codes in NetSuite, including code mapping, discontinuation, product life cycle status and strategic indicator.
  • Provide Brand ad-hoc reports to assist Global Planning, Finance, Supply or Sales in ongoing management of their business areas.
  • Implement any forecast changes resulting from the forecast review meeting (S&OP)
  • Validate unforecasted demand to avoid future supply gaps
  • Measure and report forecast accuracy
  • Analyze trends and identify opportunities for improving the accuracy of future sales forecasts
  • Review past forecasting performance and identify major forecast variances
  • Identify and report on any significant variances between forecasted sales and the organization’s budgets


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and or 5 years of relevant experience
  • Strong ability to multitask
  • Advance analytical skills
  • ERP/MRP experience, NetSuite preferred
  • Strong in Excel, intermediate or Advance preferred. Strong analytical skills required.
  • 3 years experience within Demand Planning, Sales Planning or Supply Chain preferred
  • 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 management software preferred
  • 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
  • Cosmetic or Consumer Packaged Goods industry experience - a plus

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Looking for that Special Partner to help with Lab Product Development-
we specialize in manufacturing Natural & Organic Products and Creative Product Development- our company is 28 years young and growing- We're a small group, working here is like being with Family (on a good day).  We care about each other, we care about our Brand, we care about our Private Label Clients all being successful! We do need someone with experience in this area, we do look for a passion for the Cosmetic category and a good work ethic.  Salary commensurate with experience and we're open to a bonus program for successful products-place of work is Cerritos, and contact is



Global Ingredient Solutions

Administrative Assistant Job Description

Position Overview:

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing key operational and management support to ensure a high standard of efficiency and effectiveness for the company.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Field calls, maintain filing systems, coordinate with vendors
  • Maintain, update client contact information, format various docs
  • Maintain various reports; CRM, sales, prospects, etc. 
  • Receive, sort and send mail, follow-up on emails
  • Receive requests for samples, prepare and ship samples, log and track shipments
  • Stock sufficient sample supplies, maintain supply room
  • Prepare marketing packets
  • Schedule and make travel arrangements
  • Track office inventory and order supplies 
  • Support Customer Service Manager
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • High proficiency in Outlook (Mail, Docs, Calendar, Drive)
  • Must be able to balance multiple project deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and in team settings
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent Attention to detail
  • Strong time management
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills


Full Time (Mon-Fri, 8 am to 5 pm) 


Commensurate with experience.


Position is based in Tustin, CA.


Individuals interested in this position should submit a cover letter and resume to:



Global Ingredient Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.



West Coast Account Manager

Global Ingredient Solutions, headquartered in Tustin, CA, is a west coast distributor of specialty raw materials for the Cosmetic and Personal Care Industries.  This position is responsible for developing customer relationships and offering solutions based on the company’s existing portfolio of products. 


  • Possess knowledge of product lines with the ability to present active ingredients, to include physical characteristics, applications, formulation requirements, and competitive products
  • Build Relationships
    • Build relationships with key contacts at all levels from chemists and purchasing to executive level/management
    • Make frequent sales visits to customers (minimum four days a week on sales visits); understand projects in development and how Global Ingredient Solutions concepts can apply
    • Organize lunches and/or dinners with customers as needed, subject to approval
    • Manage customer follow-up and participate in key trade organizations and shows
  • Maintain sales tools
    • Maintain customer visits calendar and provide weekly schedule in advance 
    • Update CRM system with latest contact information and sales notes along with customer follow-up, samples, monthly reports, expense reports, monthly forecasts and target accounts 
    • Provide weekly call reports to President
    • Work with customer service to resolve any customer issues
  • Work with Samples Department, Marketing and Lab
    • Request samples/literature as needed
    • Work with Suppliers to organize customer visits; request formulas for customers as needed
    • Work with Marketing department to ensure that latest concept books, technical sheets and all relevant marketing materials are being shared with customers
  • Increase Sales
    • Ability to focus and achieve yearly objectives and long term goals, both strategic and financial
    • The Account Manager will call on bench chemists, research and development teams, product development and marketing, purchasing managers and industry consultants.


  • Bachelors degree required, Science degree preferred; specialization in Biology or Biochemistry a plus
  • 2-5 years experience in the Personal Care industry preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Driven professional, capable of self-starting and multi-tasking, with excellent time management skills
  • Strong computer skills and familiar with CRM
  • Candidate needs to be comfortable interacting with the office remotely

Please send resumes to:



Stability Technician 

Chatsworth Based Formulation/Product R&D laboratory is seeking a Stability Technician with an AA degree or higher in a related field & minimum of 1 year lab experience in the cosmetics & personal care field or lab setting. Duties include; Testing / monitoring stability & compatibility of lab formulations, generating graphs/ reports, maintaining a database, debriefing senior chemists/technicians of results. MUST be fluent with Microsoft Excel/Word, have excellent decision making/problem solving skills, the ability to interpret experimental results, be neat, organized, detail oriented, have the ability to work both independently and in a team setting Salary negotiable DOE. Email resume/salary history to  



Product/ Project Development Manager 

Chatsworth Based Formulation R&D laboratory is seeking a Product Development / Project Manager with an AA degree or higher in a related field & Minimum 3-5 years proven, results-oriented experience in Skin, Hair or personal care industry with a solid track record of managing the product development process. Duties include; managing the product development process, from formula concept to pilot production, this position will interact with cross-functional teams, including in-house R&D as well as customer based R&D/PD/Marketing teams. Skills; Strong knowledge and passion for beauty industry and beauty products, Highly organized and detail-oriented, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Multi-tasker who thrives to work in a fast-paced environment, Excellent planning, prioritizing, execution and follow-up skills, Proficient in Microsoft Office. Salary negotiable DOE. Email resume/salary history to  



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


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


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 or submit resumes directly to  -- thank you!



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