Product Manager Cosmetics
Variety – Challenging – International – Fast switching – Passion
As Product Manager Cosmetics you will develop turnkey concepts and products from A to Z. In consultation with all interested parties (sales, production, design, quality and logistics) you are responsible for product development and the coordination of the entire process. From concept to final launch you take matters into your hands to realize everything on target and within budget. You’re responsible for several projects at once, in which you continuously switch with the various teams involved. You have an excellent knowledge of the current cosmetics industry and are able to think ahead and always be one step ahead of the competition. You contribute to the long-term planning for the various (international) cosmetic brands, retailers and private label production companies.
Our ideal Product Manager Cosmetics has relevant experience with a cost-effective and practical spirit. Furthermore, it is important that you:
- Able to multitask on a professional level and are in control;
- in possession of a completed Bachelor or Master’s degree;
- have at least five years’ experience in a similar position;
- quickly switch and have the ambition to grow;
- are flexible and may well set priorities;
- have the courage to take a proactive stance and make decisions;
- are an enthusiastic go-getter and think in terms of solutions;
- have experience with and excellent knowledge of Excel and possibly Netsuite;
- are well structured and administratively strong;
- have an excellent knowledge of both the Dutch and English language;
- are stress resistant and you’re not easily let undaunted.
We are looking for someone who has experience as a buyer, category manager or product manager and knowledge of the entire purchasing process at the manufacturer side. Concept and product development is in your nature and you have an affinity for beauty and cosmetics.
Who we are
Fasten is growing and developing at a rapid pace and is looking for energetic people who want to grow with us. In our turnkey division, we develop full service solutions in color cosmetics, beauty products and accessories. These are often complex to realize – but that’s the kind of challenge we like. Creativity and ingenuity combined with a healthy dose of common sense and business acumen are minimum requirements for this position. The foundation for proper handling of cases is the project planning and the Product Manager who ensures that everything runs smoothly.
Fasten has a team of eager people who show the established order how it can be done and achieve success. No politics – enthusiasm in the field – fast turning – forward thinking. A position that you can create and form yourself, and one in which you can book visible results.
What we offer
As Product Manager Cosmetics you will end up in a warm and enthusiastic team where we encourage and support each other. We work from an inspiring working environment, have lunch together and end the month with a well-deserved monthly drink. We work hard and play hard.
We offer a competitive salary and everything you need to perform as needed is provided by Fasten, such as a laptop and mobile phone. Plus, we give you the space and opportunity to continue to develop within your field.
Our beautiful location is easily accessible by bicycle, public transport and there is enough place to park if you decide to come by car.