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Director of Product

Ref: 921132

  • €100,000 - €120,000
  • 18 Feb 2019
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Our client is an international company that creates superior, exclusively branded products marketed through independent representatives. To promote healthy living, our client develops toxic-free products through collaboration with world-renowned experts in the health, wellness, and fitness industries. The opportunity and brands are available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, China including Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan SAR, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States.

General Job description

The Director of Product Development is responsible for assisting in new product development. In addition, reviewing and developing improvements for existing product. Training Representatives about product ingredients and the benefits of using our products. The Director of Product Development Will work closely with VP of Product Development and the President of International to ensure ARIIX Representatives understand the quality of our skin care products and will support technical research and customer support on existing and new products.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Lead research projects to design, develop, and improve new and existing products. • Work with Product Development, Operations and Quality Assurance to develop and test product development solutions for new product launches. • Oversee R&D functions such as sensory, shelf life testing, product specifications, and technical research. • Research new developments for incorporation into new and existing products. • Assist with creating timelines and formula worksheets, compiling competitor and cost analysis for each project. • Train Representatives about product ingredients and quality. • Work closely with Quality/Regulatory staff in reviewing labels and packaging. • Create and maintain standard operating procedures for redundancy as it pertains to product development. • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Skills:

• BS degree in Science, Chemistry, Biology or related field. • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience. • Experience in cosmetic industry preferred. • Experience in cosmetic formulation. • Experience in Nutritional formulation. • Experience in the Direct Selling Industry. • Communicates clearly and effectively with others.

Personal qualities and abilities:

• Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. • Strong ability to speak/train large groups with confidence. • Able to work with others in a positive and collaborative manner. • Able to work in a challenging and fast paced work environment. • Able to work in MS Office including excel, word, outlook etc. • Has a collaborative mindset and applies innovative solutions For more information on this Director of Product Development JOB, please contact Anne-Maire Walsh at Brightwater Executive on 01 662 1000 or send your confidential details to a.walsh@brightwater.ie