Pilgrim Hiring BSc & MSc Chemistry For Product Development Role - Apply Now
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Assistant Manager – New Product Development (Non Tech)

Mumbai Metropolitan Region

About the job About the Role

Assistant Manager – NPD – Join our team of NPD superheroes in bringing groundbreaking products from concept to reality. You’ll be at the forefront of innovation, driving projects forward with your creativity, expertise, and infectious enthusiasm.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Product Development: Develop a robust NPD pipeline from ideation to launch. Identify trends, understand customer needs and work with internal teams (e.g., research & development, marketing, sales) and manufacturers to develop & test new product concepts/prototypes.
  • Market Research & Analysis: Staying on top of industry trends, active ingredients, treatments, and competitor activity is crucial to develop the right product-mix offering as well as identifying any white space or innovation opportunities. Striking conversations with consumers and experts such as stylists, aestheticians, dermatologists to understand need-gaps and stay ahead of the curve.
  • Project Management: Oversee the entire new product development process, from initial concept to launch. This includes managing target costs, timelines, artworks and ensuring all regulatory requirements are met. Collaborating with cross-functional teams and troubleshooting as required.
  • Supplier Management: Identify right partners/manufacturers for the product range to be developed and maintain strong partnerships. Collaborate with suppliers for ingredients, packaging, and manufacturing.
  • Product Launch & Commercialization: Ensure successful commercialization of NPD pipeline, monitor and analyze the performance of launched product ranges and drive continuous improvement. Provide support to marketing and sales team members to get new products into various online & offline channels & help generate excitement for new launches.

The Ideal Profile

  • B.Tech/M.Tech in Cosmetology or B. Sc / M.Sc in Chemistry
  • 4-6 years experience in NPD or technical marketing in skin care, hair care, treatment products, active ingredients, salon/professional products
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a passion for staying ahead of the curve in marketing trends, actives, products and treatments.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams and departments.
  • Working knowledge of MS-Office especially Excel
  • Prior experience in skincare / haircare / salon professional domain will be an added advantage


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