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Technical Director of Cosmetics

Los Angeles, California

Post Date: 06/20/2017 Job ID: 83507 Job Category: Production

Title: Technical Director of Cosmetics

Company Description: Affordable and trendy cosmetics & skincare ecommerce brand

About the Role: 

As Technical Director, you’ll be responsible for managing all technical aspects of our first-party products, building a team to support these efforts, and working with contract factories to bring these products to market.


  • Manage all technical phases of formula development by working with contract manufacturers and internal product development team
  • Evaluate formulas and color match samples for new and existing products to ensure they meet quality expectations in both sample and scaled production phases
  • Recommend formulation, process, equipment, material, and packaging design modifications as needed
  • Work with product development, packaging, and operations teams to bring these products to market under deadline
  • Travel internationally and domestically to visit suppliers and manufacturers to ensure standards compliance and continuous improvement
  • Develop standards for external manufacturers to assure utilization of best process and quality control
  • Research new ingredients, textures, and products for continued innovation
  • Setup and manage internal and external testing processes to meet internal and external regulatory standards
  • Stay abreast of regulatory changes and requirements, including ingredient regulations and international regulatory standards
  • Recruit, develop, and manage a team of exceptional talent to support your efforts


  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree preferred in Chemistry Chemical Engineering or Biology and 10+ years industry experience
  • 3+ years experience in color cosmetics – both creams and powders (experience in skincare is a plus)
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally
  • Passionate about the beauty industry
  • Ability to speak Chinese is a plus

Please email resumes to JJohnigarn@JBCStyle.com.

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