About Scentbird:

Scentbird inspires fragrance lovers to go beyond the ordinary and sample scents that evoke passion, confidence, and the unknown. Our mission is to revolutionize the way we perfume by bringing the ultimate fragrance playground right to your fingertips and offering a digital subscription service that lets members choose from over 500+ designer perfumes each month.

About the Brands:

  • Scentbird: The easiest way for fragrance lovers to discover, try, and buy their favorite scented products without a commitment
  • Deck of Scarlet: Deck of Scarlet was created to break the boredom and shake up clean beauty. The line of bold cosmetics features vivid colors, innovative textures, and unprecedented finishes that bring the fun and creativity back to clean beauty.
  • Confessions Of A Rebel: We’re not afraid to provoke. Our fragrances are made to excite and inspire: some are subversive, others are straightforward, all are compelling in their own right. He, she, they, YOU - our confessions are not caged in by gender.
  • Goodhabit: Built for the digitally native generation, Goodhabit is pioneering the movement in defending your skin against artificial blue light and modern day skin stressors. We’re developing clean, conscious, and effective skincare solutions that keep you connected, and your skin, protected.
  • Sanctuary: Our newest brand to the Scentbird family. This fragrance, just like the playful creature that was its muse, this scent opens with an energetic blend of red berries and fresh bamboo as a nod to the Red Panda’s favorite foods, while pink pepper adds an extra lively twist. Verdant notes like white tea, violet, and oakmoss pay homage to its habitat in the Himalayan Forests and mountains of China, as cashmere woods evoke a soft, cuddly feeling.

Senior Manager, Package Development

The Senior Package Development Manager role is a hybrid of sourcing & packaging engineering. They are responsible for conceptualizing, engineering, drawing and executing custom component development. They will work closely with the product development team to bring innovative packaging to market to meet business needs. Lead the technology discovery phase of packaging intensive projects working with factories to ensure that all packaging is produced within Scentbird quality standards. You must be detail-oriented with a focus on quality and process efficiency, and passionate about executing new and innovative packaging solutions. This role will be responsible for packaging across all the Scentbird brands: Scentbird, DoS, GH, and CoaR.

What You’ll Be Responsible For:

Sourcing and Package Development

  • Lead owned brand initiative to move into sustainable packaging
  • Manage packaging development, innovation and quality
  • Source and develop new stock and/or custom components
  • Initiate compatibility testing, fill weight testing and function testing etc.
  • Work closely with graphic design to manage new component artwork due dates
  • Request and review packaging technical and physical specs for overall size, materials and compatibility
  • Manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams regarding timelines, costs, launch quantities, and package design (size/layout)
  • Ensure packaging is industrialized for final production
  • Review trends for new projects and innovative packaging
  • Partner with team on component design and material selection
  • Evaluate submissions with team for unified feedback
  • Provide feedback to vendors and follow-up on development submissions
  • Meet tooling and launch deadlines and gross margin targets
  • Request, follow-up and distribute samples in a timely manner
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and new vendors
  • Ensure most up to date components are available for internal and external meetings
  • Work with factories to ensure the designs are produced according to the specified drawings
  • Perform on-site factory line trials if needed
  • Improve and value engineer for existing components
  • Drive innovation by presenting new packaging concepts, technologies and delivery systems to support Product Development and Design ideas
  • Search new applicable technologies both within and outside our industry in order to continuously evaluate best practice and support product innovation
  • Build value analysis into every new development ensuring the construction and design provides the most cost effective way to achieve design criteria but also provide the best function and quality
  • Develop and implement package test plans for all projects
  • Work with Product Development to define specifications, design criteria and defect ranges to ensure optimal process flow from manufacture of components through filling and assembly
  • Develop package specifications and validate that technical drawings clearly identify all aspects required to define the package
  • Ensure all projects are completed and meet the intended design, quality, cost, functionality, and manufacturability objectives
  • Ensure component production and filling/assembly are operating efficiently at optimal rate of production

Timeline Management

  • Provide detailed component timelines including all package development tasks and manage them
  • Support Product Development and Operations with package development schedules and identify risks or ways to mitigate risks to support a component availability requirement
  • Identify and inform PD & Ops of any risks and or delays during the course of development
  • Establish workload priorities to ensure all projects are managed within expected due dates

Direct and Indirect Management

  • Communicate and work closely with the Product Development and Design

What You’ll Need to Have (required qualifications):

  • BS in Packaging Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in cosmetics or consumer goods manufacturing
  • Knowledge of packaging component manufacturing and finished good filling processes
  • Ability to predict, recognize and define problems, and generate, select and implement timely solutions
  • Experience in sustainable packaging initiatives
  • Detailed knowledge of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging types
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple complex projects in tandem
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects – prioritization and planning
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Process improvement experience

What You’ll Love About Us:

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Bonus program
  • Paid Time Off and Work From Home
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, as well as Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Complimentary Scentbird Membership
  • A fun, creative and energetic work environment