Product Development Manager
Company: Kira Labs Inc
Location: Pompano Beach
Posted on: April 9, 2021
Product Development Manager - innovative company!
If your dream job is to be on the forefront of an innovative beauty
products company, read on! Kira Labs, a dynamic and award winning
cosmetic manufacturer, is seeking a Product Development Manager to
join our team of talented professionals. This is a critical
position at Kira and you will have a significant impact on our
growth as you lead us in the conceptualization, development and
evaluation of innovative, high quality trending beauty products as
well as generating new opportunities for brand growth.
What's in it for you?
No red tape here! We have the ability to bring products to market
with agility and our practices in place built on a solid
foundation. You will strongly influence the products we bring to
market with your creativity, knowledge and passion for cosmetic
products. We have an entrenched group of customers begging us for
products! You will feel at home at Kira. Our environment is
inclusive where everyone is in the circle of unity. From the
warehouse to the executive level, everyone is important. Our
internal and external customers are treated as partners. We are
transparent and promote from within.
More about Kira---
Kira Labs, Inc., founded in 2003, is a dynamic and award winning
cosmetic manufacturer based in South Florida. Appealing design,
value and high quality, functional formulas characterize all of the
Kira Labs brands, which feature products in multiple categories
including Face, Hair, Body, Men's, Natural, Home and Pet. Some of
our major partners include Walmart, Kroger, CVS, HEB, 5 Below,
Dollar General, Costco, Sam's Club, Amazon, TJ Maxx, Ross and
Burlington. We do everything in house, from R&D, to production,
brand development, and quality control. We are proud that all our
products are made here with no animal testing and responsible
Snapshot of key accountabilities:
Plan and develop strategic new product concepts through the
analysis of sales data, market research, and customer insights.
Strategize and align the development of new products with category
refreshes and customer seasonal requirements.
Work with cross-functional teams on the day to day management and
optimization of the NPD process.
Work collaboratively with sales and creative teams on the creation
of new product briefs, design direction and project timelines.
Liaise with content writers for product claims, ingredients
stories, and benefit summaries.
Work with R&D Chemistry team on the development of new product
formulas and creation of lab briefs.
Collaborate with the Engineering and Supply Chain teams to guide
and support the sourcing of new packaging options and projects.
Maintain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the beauty
industry trends and competitive environment in retail and digital
Build and develop a team as we grow
Product formulation, packaging and marketing experience in the
retail beauty industry
Experience building and leading a team
Strong understanding of what is trending in cosmetics
Skilled at identifying opportunities within a product assortment
and proposing brand ideas that will drive growth
Experience working with stakeholders to collaborate on timelines
and projects to bring products to market and managing multiple
Thrives in an entrepreneurial, fast moving environment
Strong communication, influencing, and presentation skills -
ability to transmit your passion for beauty and insight to
Excellent ability to analyze sales data and identify areas for
Successful working with high degree of autonomy
Highly proficient in Powerpoint, Excel, Word
Bachelors Degree in Marketing, Business or related field
Some perks working for Kira Labs:
Medical benefits including vision and dental.
Insurance benefits - life insurance, short term disability,
hospitalization and accidental.
Paid holidays, sick days and personal days.
Positive culture with company events.
Training and development opportunities.
How we are keeping our employees safe and healthy during the
COVID-19 policies in the workplace.
Remote interview process.
Personal protective equipment provided and required.
Social distancing guidelines in place.
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place.
Free Covid Testing Offered for employees.
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