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Sephora Neuilly-sur-Seine France

3 weeks ago

At Sephora, we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change every day. Get ready to think creatively, work strategically, and make your mark at a leading global retailer. Together, we’re evolving, innovating, and reimagining the future of beauty and retail.

The Product Developer Packaging is part of the operations team responsible to provide together sustainable and agile solutions to Sephora Collection in order to support Sephora's growth.

In the context of evolution of our product development approach, we are looking for our future Product Developer Packaging.

The Product Developer Packaging is part of the Operations team and responsible for securing technical development of innovative products, responding to current and future issues (regulatory changes, sustainability, raw materials shortage etc).

He/she ensures qualitative launches of Sephora Collection products and development of innovation.

You will excel and enjoy this position if you are ready to... actively handle the following missions at Sephora Collection:
• Product launches and packaging development projects:
• General
• Ensure compliance of packaging developed with current/future regulations, with respect of time, cost and quality;
• For specific pack, build and manage packaging development planning integrated in overall project development planning
• Follow-up development OPEX and CAPEX budget. Be responsible of the KPIs in an end-to-end vision
• Coordinate with other departments, build strong links with marketing project management, packaging, and operations
• Pro-actively monitor project status, Elevate any technical or project risks and action plan to his/her manager
• Ensure product industrialization process
• Build project feasibility at early conception stages
• Translate marketing concepts into product detailed propositions, anticipate risks linked to marketing requirements and propose best adapted technical solutions, prepare project feasibility and complexity assessment
• Packaging development and supplier submission validation
• Be accountable for the specific packaging detailed development planning with suppliers and Project Managers
• Follow-up packaging submissions and propose necessary adjustments
• Suggest solutions to meet marketing requirements and industrialisation constraints
• Validate technical realization of the products with the packaging suppliers in compliance with the technical specifications
• Conduct technical risk analysis with operational teams and suppliers
• Ensure “Go for mould” and “OK packaging” on time
• Run tests and industrialization process: align with quality, formula development team & packaging suppliers on homologation and industrial trials, drive industrial trials filling with sub-contractor, validate testing methodology, prepare documentation
• Drive innovation and collaboration with suppliers:
• Scout sustainable raw materials and new technologies
• Anticipate impact on packaging of regulatory changes, organize innovation reviews with suppliers
• Identify improvement area

Do not hesitate to apply if you have… or if you are …
• Demonstrated technical expertise on packaging product development (plastic, paperboard, glass…)
• A passion to learn about technical elements of product development including production, factories and machinery, sustainable raw materials and eco-designed
• Excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organization
• Problem-solving aptitude, you must have a “roll-up your sleeves” attitude and the ability to prioritize
• Full professional proficiency French and English
• Privileged profile :
• Minimum 3-5 years’ work experience required in cosmetics product development
• Academic background: Engineering school, Master of Science related to materials and manufacturing processes
• Requirements: ability to visit suppliers (in France and abroad) to develop partnership, and industrial knowledge

While at Sephora, you’ll enjoy...

« Meaningful Rewards »

Sephora offers comprehensive medical benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, an employee discount, free beauty product gifts from brand partners, and so much more.

« Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging »

We pledge to create a beauty community where everyone’s uniqueness is celebrated, respected, and honored. We will drive diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our business—ensuring that our employees, brand partners, suppliers, and our clients feel a sense of belonging in store, online, and in our workplaces. We believe in demonstrating our values with action!

« Beauty & Beyond »

Every day we reimagine beauty, discover new brands, and influence positive change. Together we inspire our clients, empower people, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We think this is beautiful.

« Endless Evolution »

You will learn with innovators, artists, and experts in every field. As our business evolves, so will you. Here, you’re empowered to choose your own path, accelerate your growth, and be your best. As part of our family and the LVMH community, your options are endless.

« Creativity Unleashed »

At Sephora, you’re encouraged to explore, innovate, and have funwhile working with diverse clients, teams, and leaders. You won’t just partner with iconic brands; you’ll help build them. We value your curiosity, your drive for success, and the emotional connections you make. Together we’re defining the future of beauty.

« Bold Authenticity »

Being bold and different has made us a global beauty and retail leader. At Sephora, we celebrate diversity, embrace your unique and winning spirit, and believe that real beauty is being authentically you.You are what sets us apart.

Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company.

French version will be available upon request to the recruiter.

SEPHORA recruits and recognizes all talents
Neuilly-sur-Seine France

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