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Glossier // personal beauty brand
New York City    Posted: Monday, June 06, 2022
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Glossier is a digital-first beauty company on a mission to inspire everyone to find joy & confidence in their personal beauty style. We create physical, digital, & offline experiences inspired by our community that foster connection, inspire a sense of belonging, & invite people to participate in Glossier.  We are inclusive, customer-devoted, curious, courageous, discerning & results-driven.

As a Senior Manager of Packaging for Glossier, you will be responsible for the sourcing & development of all product packaging within the aesthetic, functional, budgetary & timing objectives for all categories. This role will encompass bringing new products to market, liaising with suppliers, sourcing componentry, & working closely with partners to determine design feasibility, manufacturability, & ensure quality & testing testing requirements are met for a successful product launch. This role is a part of the Product Marketing & Development team, & will report to the the Director of Product Development, with one direct report, working closely with design, product development, marketing, project management, sourcing & quality to ensure were bringing the best customer experiences to life. The successful candidate will have extensive experience & knowledge in  beauty product packaging & be ambitious, creative, detail-oriented & self-motivated.

Six Month Expectations 

  • Lead Packaging Development team
  • Pick up & see through the development of all 2023 launches. 
  • Build strong cross-functional relationships to support the successful launch of new products.
  • Create packaging briefs detailing pack & formula requirements, & manage new project kick-off with packaging suppliers & internal design team, evaluating launch feasibility based on cost, lead-times technical functionality, design aesthetics & manufacturability.
  • Own budget for packaging related expenses such as new tooling & comps. 
  • Collaborate with Design & PD teams to develop & source packaging options that are compatible with the formula & meets design needs with a focus on sustainability. 
  • Partner with pack design on the development & approval of primary, secondary & tertiary artwork, color-matching & approvals from key stakeholders. Responsible for proof approvals, facilitating approvals between the packaging design team & suppliers.
  • Oversee & track project status & timelines to ensure all development milestones are met by the brand & suppliers, & identify any potential problems that may result from timing, insufficient technical capabilities, capacity at fillers, errors, or cost constraints, & develop options & recommendations/solutions that address project issues.
  • Utilize Glossiers PLM System (Specright) to create component codes & bill of materials for products.
  • Partner with the Commercialization Packaging team to develop sample matrices, risk assessments, & test plans (compatibility, fill weight, UV light, function, transit, etc.). 
  • Communicate with packaging suppliers & contract manufacturers on project status updates, & act as liaison with vendors & continue to build on current & new relationships.
  • Own approval of production samples, standards, & range boards approval between internal cross- functional teams, suppliers, & contract manufacturers.

Twelve+ Month Expectations

  • Lead all packaging development for all categories
  • Drive new packaging development by delivering on creative design vision & presenting new concepts, technologies & delivery systems across the organization.
  • Build & execute packaging related sustainability initiatives 
  • Manage projects to ensure launch timing, testing, product quality, & design integrity are on time & within agreed upon cost objectives.
  • Provide comprehensive feasibility of each concept or package that defines function, manufacturability, component cost, tooling estimates, preliminary development lead time, risk & global consistency.
  • Cross-functionally manage projects across multiple internal & external teams, ensuring collaborative & optimized solutions.
  • Maintain pulse of industry trends, new technologies & new product packaging.


  • Bachelors Degree in Packaging/Engineering or related field.
  • 7+ years experience in package development. 
  • Concentrated experience in prestige beauty industry with proven development experience skincare, bodycare, & fragrance categories
  • Comprehensive knowledge of materials used in the construction & manufacturing of primary, secondary & tertiary packaging.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of test methods used to validate component/package performance.
  • Experience building strong relationships with domestic & international vendors
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Passionate about skincare & the beauty industry.

NOTE: Glossier requires all newly-hired employees whose job responsibilities require them to work from a Glossier office or retail location or require them to travel, work in person with vendors or others or participate in creative productions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Glossier is an equal opportunity employer & will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state or local law.

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We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. It has been & will continue to be a fundamental policy of Glossier not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, caregiver status, unemployment status or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignment, benefits, layoff, & termination.

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