Product Innovation Manager
A fantastic opportunity is available for a Product Developer to join us leading the way in consumer healthcare.
This role actively assesses market conditions to determine opportunities to develop innovative products that capitalise on market opportunities. This role also reviews existing product performance and makes product lifecycle recommendations. Success in this role will require candidates to have a strong bias toward fact-based decision making and strategic thinking. Individuals in this role will work with internal or external business constituents to determine product future direction and will need to lead through influence.
What you will do:
Design and develop new products
Formulate from prototype to commercialization
Conduct laboratory and pilot scale trials of new products
Evaluate raw materials and ingredients for functionality, suitability and quality
Liaise with suppliers to obtain samples and specifications
Conduct raw material, final products and in-process physical tests. Conduct other evaluation tests as required
Prepare relevant documentation such as recipes, specifications and product instructions for new products and/or alterations to existing products
Assist the process of conducting shelf life and stability studies on products
Effectively liaise with all departments as required
Assuring the quality of new and current products according to Sasmar Quality Standards.
Who you are
Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Cosmetics development or related field
Minimum 2 year product development experience
Ability to translate technical and strategic concepts to “consumer friendly” products
Strong communication skills – verbal and written
Creative problem solving skills
Strong organizational and computer skills required
Good understanding of Quality Assurance and/or Regulatory aspects of the product.
Project Management experience.
At SASMAR we offer our employees more than a job – here you will be able to make a difference. Given the freedom to expand, develop and achieve within an environment that is goal focused.
SASMAR is a solid privately held and rapidly growing multi-national. We offer realistic opportunities for career advancement and value employees as part of the family.
Job Type: Full-time Employment Contract