The Product Development Manager is responsible for a number of deliverables across the product development lifecycle, including formula and packaging development, project tracking and launch support. The role will support our turnkey division, FusionPKG BeautyLab, bringing to market full-service creative and innovative beauty solutions to existing and new customers.
This role will work closely with our customers and internal teams such as Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Packaging, Quality, Regulatory, R&D and Operations teams to ensure project launches are successful. Additionally, this role will project manage through the project lifecycle and milestones.
A key to this role’s success is the ability to project manage like a pro—coordinate and deliver projects on time and within TCOGs. This role is vital to engaging with our customers—beauty brands—and helping them execute on their NPD needs. This role will work on a variety of beauty product development projects with a varied mix of customers and levels of complexity. The ability to engage with other product developers and problem solve are vital.
Fostering Innovation: Develops, sponsors or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, products, procedures or technology; Develops and proposes new approaches, methods, technologies or better, faster and less expensive ways of doing things; Works cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions
Initiative: Identifies what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or required by the situation; Seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspectives; Takes independent action to change the direction of events
Technical Expertise: Effectively applies technical knowledge to solve a range of complex problems; Is seen as an expert, willingly provides advice or solutions in their domain; Is proactive in keeping current in their technical field of expertise; Sets up procedures to ensure high quality of work and monitors the quality of work on a regular basis;
Conceptual Thinking: Finding effective solutions by taking a holistic, abstract or theoretical perspective; Quickly identifies the central or underling issues in a complex situation; Creates a graphic diagram showing a systems view of a situation
Influencing Others: Gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, projects and solutions. Presents arguments that address the most significant concerns and issues; Takes a personal interest in others to build healthy relationships; Accurately anticipates the implications of events or decisions for various stakeholders and plans strategy accordingly
The work environment and physical demands are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in an office setting.
The employee is frequently required to be in a stationary position and regularly use the computer keyboard and mouse and will view the computer monitor frequently. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential job functions.