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Position Title:

Packaging & Senior Packaging Development Manager


West Coast


7-10 or more years



Salary Range:

$80-100K Plus

Targeted Bonus Range:

Generous Potential


B.S. Degree in Packaging or equivalent


Some travel may be required




Manages and drives development in all/most categories, may still be learning about difficult categories (mascara, etc)


Company Overview:  This company continues to redefine the beauty industry through great product, great retail and direct-to-consumer partnerships.  This shows up in everything they do and in what they stand for.  Through original development, collaborations and acquisitions the company has a stable of brands that will always be creative, inspiring and innovative.

Position: The Senior Packaging Development Manager will drive development in all/most categories, may still be learning about difficult categories (mascara, etc).  He, or she will be self-sufficient on projects and will  know next steps, key players. In addition they will contribute ideas, work with cross-functional team members with little/no guidance.  Some experience managing/teaching junior team members.  The Self-sufficient on some categories. 

The Manager. Packaging Development candidate will still learning on unfamiliar categories.  He, or she will understand the beauty industry and will come up with ideas.

Duties & Responsibilities:

·        Manage package development, innovation and quality for select brands

·        Collaborate with cross-functional partners regarding timelines, costs, MOQ, and package design and features

·        Ideate seasonal concepts with giftable, collectible packaging

·        Accessories/brushes and soft goods experience a plus

·        Improve and optimize the quality and performance of existing core products

·        Review technical specs (2D and 3D) to develop both stock and custom packages

·        Partner with team on component design and material selection

·        Evaluate submissions with team for unified feedback

·        Meet tooling and launch deadlines and gross margin targets

·        Actively contribute in brand specific product development meetings

·        Survey competitive landscape to develop best-in-class products

·        Request, follow-up and distribute samples in a timely manner

·        Develop and maintain relationships with internal and external partners

·        Travel as needed – brand founder meetings, trade shows

·        Self-sufficient on projects – knows next steps, key players

·        Contributes ideas

·        Works with cross-functional team members with little/no guidance

·        Some experience managing/teaching junior team members


Education:  Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Packaging or an equivalent Engineering degree,

Experience:  Requires a minimum of 7 or more years for Manager and 10 years for the Senior Manager role in packaging development experience in related field. 



  • Passionate about makeup and packaging
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – prioritization and planning
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, often-changing collaborative environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically with exceptional attention to detail
  • Some travel may be required

Contact us to discuss this opportunity - OR -  Pass this job along to a fellow Packaging Professional

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