Director, Product Commercialization at Glossier
New York City, NY, US

Overview:

The Director of Product Commercialization is part of the Supply Chain Operations function.  He/She will lead a technical team of experts on Beauty R&D, Manufacturing and Packaging to

  1. Support the commercialization of new physical products for Glossier,
  2. Manage product updates or technical transfers in order to support our supply chain & product strategies
  3. Support the evaluation & assessment of our current and new vendor base

6 Month Expectations:

  • Onboard and become familiar with Glossier’s current physical product line as well as their materials, vendor base and manufacturing needs
  • Onboard with all cross functional teams that will interact with this role (PMD, Creative, Quality, Production, GSM, Logistics)
  • As much as possible, meet with and visit current factories and become familiar with the manufacturing processes for our current vendors.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to put in place documentation and process for new product line trials.  
  • Work with Quality & Product Integrity to ensure that all product specs include acceptable manufacturing tolerances
  • Support the Product Reform/Renovation process based on stakeholder priorities

12 Month Expectations:

  • Continue to make progress on the Product Reform/Renovation process
  • Begin to identify and evaluate automation or other technical improvements to our products to improve CoGs, capacity or lead-time
  • Actively involved with GSM to qualify international or new category factories to support business expansion

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 10+ years experience in manufacturing and/or development of beauty or personal care products required
  • Technical experience in R&D, Manufacturing and/or Packaging
  • Experience leading a technical/professional team
  • Bachelor degree in a related technical field
  • Ability to travel - no more than 25% of the time.

About Glossier 

Glossier is a beauty company that lives in NYC, is sold on the internet, and promotes a skincare-first philosophy that celebrates beauty in real life.