The Estee Lauder Companies Product Specialist, Global Product Development & Innovation, La Mer in New York
Product Specialist, Global Product Development & Innovation, La Mer
Brand: La Mer
Assists and supports global team throughout full product development process in order to create the highest quality products while meeting timelines and strategic objectives. Collaborates on idea generation by working directly with the Global Product Development team and select cross functional teams.
Responsible for translating and developing, with PD team, La Mer’s vision and inspiration
Involved in brainstorming and ideating concepts and programs
Assist in the initiation, tracking and execution of projects throughout the PD and R D process from initiating paperwork to evaluation to assisting in approval of submissions from concept to counter tracking all milestones
Creates visuals for concept development and presentation support
Work with supervisor to evaluate submissions and support commincation to R&D parterns to drive program developments forward
Assist in on site formula development and approvals from lab standard to first production standard
Issue PD/LM status minutes
Issue weekly trend reports on new competitive new product introductions, innovations and competition as well as outside industry/technology inspirations
Issue and track regional meeting status notes
Issue and track vendor recap meetings
Update and issue weekly lab status
Complete work within timelines, tracking critical key dates and maintaining timelines
Work with select cross functional groups to communicate PD status on timelines and correspond daily to coordinate efficient and accurate flow of information on projects and ensure that timelines are met
Attend PPD and other necessary meetings for projects
Competitive shop as necessary and report on key insights and opportunities
Help manage product submission distribution, logging and development tracking
Help manage product standard process
Undergraduate college degree required with preferred focus on sciences, design and or development.
2 years related experience, preferred Product Design / Product Development experience.
Excellent organization, communication and follow-through skills.
Multi-functional, flexible and able to adapt to ever changing priorities.
Proficiency in Microsoft Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and IOS systems.
Detail-oriented and Creative.
Interested in beauty – skincare and color, alternative industry innovation and skin biology.
Self-motivated with a desire to achieve excellence in execution.
Thinks strategically and able to build collaborative relationships with our cross-functional teams.
Job: Product Development - R&D
Primary Location: Americas-US-New York
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job Number: 1814852