Innovations Manager - New Product Development

Australia largest exporter of specialised skin care and beauty products, Play a major role in shaping the future success of the business, Offering up to $80k + super pro-rated over 4 days per week.

The Company

Formed in 2016 and is an Australian skincare brand solving first world skincare problems. They are the cool kids when it comes to innovation and hell bent on becoming the new age staple in skincare. They are totally committed to producing 100% cruelty-free cosmetics and are Australias largest exporter of activated charcoal skincare products.

The Role

Reporting to the Founder to manage and implement the new product development, sourcing and manufacturing operations to provide efficient operations activities and services for the expansion and profitable growth of the company in national and international markets. You must be able to play a leading role in new product development, with a strong knowledge of formulations and the capacity to take new ideas into mass production.

You Are

Comfortable with the responsibilities for the role which include the implementation of the new product development program, sourcing new suppliers and materials, regulatory requirements, manufacturing planning, scheduling and procurement of raw materials. Your background will include:

  • Demonstratable decisive, lateral and strategic thinking and people management skills
  • Passionate, energetic tenacious attitude that will create and deliver success
  • Budget implementation as approved in the company strategic plan and annual budget
  • New product development process including project management from ideation to product delivery
  • Co-ordinate with sales & marketing to obtain forecasts and insert in the demand plan
  • Serve in cross-functional roles and responsibilities in support of corporate objectives
  • You are comfortable in a constantly evolving, startup environment
  • You have significant experience with formulations and reverse engineering products
  • Proven track record in all aspects of new product development, supply chain management, including packaging engineering and ERP implementation.
  • TAFE or Tertiary qualified preferred, project management, procurement
  • Bilingual English Chinese language preferred
  • Skincare or beauty product experience preferred
  • Computer Skills - Windows XP, Word, Excel, MS Project (or other project management tools), MRP/MPS packages (such as SAP Business 1/Pronto) and accounting packages such as Xero.

Benefits 

In addition to the huge personal and professional growth from this opportunity, you will be a key contributor to the Australian and International operations and share in the benefits and rewards of growth and recognition.

You will be embedded in an excellent company culture that values loyalty and integrity, places client relationships first in the spirit of fun, learning and personal growth without compromise for family and work life balance.

This role is four days per week with a pro-rated $80k + super package depending on experience. There is also an opportunity for equity in the future. For more information please contact: 

13/07/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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