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Cosmetic Packaging Manager

Our client is an Irish-based production entity within an international group of companies, with offices in London, New York, Geneva, and Singapore. Their expertise lies in designing, developing, and producing high-end personal luxury goods, including perfumes, cosmetics, and skincare products.

Your Role
You will manage the packaging development and production activities for an ambitious ultra-luxury cosmetics project. The products will be exclusively marketed in New York, London, and Singapore.

Responsibilities

  • Packaging Development: Oversee the entire process from design to final product for various packaging types (aerosols, tubes, jars, bottles, droppers, pumps, etc.).
  • Technical Documentation: Utilize technical and industrial drawings, and 3D designs effectively.
  • Manufacturer Relations: Identify and liaise with manufacturers, review and negotiate contracts, prices, and MOQs.
  • Administrative Tasks: Handle invoices, purchase orders, acceptance acts, NDAs, and production agreements.
  • Prototyping: Order and assess samples and prototypes, including shades, texture sampling, and applied décor (transcript, engraving, hot stamping, digital printing, etc.).
  • Artwork Preparation: Create and prepare artworks for packaging design.
  • Market Research: Conduct market research to select and assign manufacturers.
  • Communication: Maintain constant communication with manufacturers, holding meetings to discuss production processes.
  • Production Planning: Plan production for each packaging type.
  • Quality Control: Set high-quality standards and perform quality checks.

Required Experience

  • 5+ years in high-end cosmetic and perfumery packaging
  • Experience with various materials: Plastic, Elastomers, Metal, Glass, Paper, Porcelain, Ceramic, Leather, Crystal, Fabric
  • Deep knowledge of factories in Europe, Asia, and the USA
  • Proficient in manufacturing technologies, decoration techniques, and luxury craftsmanship
  • Expertise in aerosol cosmetic technology
  • Understanding of international ecological standards and materials recyclability
  • Strong network with manufacturers

Languages

French, English (required)

Italian, Spanish, German, Chinese (preferred)

Technical Skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop
  • CorelDRAW, Rhino (3D design)

If you meet the requirements and are passionate about luxury cosmetics packaging, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to bringing exquisite products to market in some of the world's most prestigious cities.