Jr. Program Manager/Scientist-Technology Incubator

L'Oreal Clark, NJ
L'Oréal's Technology Incubator is looking for a new Jr Program Manager in the NYC area, based in our New Jersey laboratory and technical campus.

Who we are:

L'Oréal's Technology Incubator is a global team tasked with identifying, developing, and launching innovations in the areas of digital technology, personalization and customization, connected devices, and artificial intelligence. Operating as a startup within L'Oréal's Research and Innovation division, the Tech Incubator drives disruptive change across the Group, developing new products and services for all of L'Oréal's brands.

The team includes hardware engineers, user experience designers, data scientists, biochemists, brand marketers, and project managers. Projects are developed through ongoing partnerships with entrepreneurs, academic institutions, design agencies, research organizations, and engineering firms.

Among technologies created and launched by the team are La Roche Posay's wearable My UV Patch, SkinCeuticals Custom DOSE customized skincare serum, Lancôme's personalized foundation, Le Teint Particulier, and L'Oréal Paris' augmented reality app, Makeup Genius.

What we'll do together:

As a Jr. Program Manager, you will manage one of the Incubator's innovation projects. With projects including development with design agencies, user experience and product design, engineering and laboratory development, marketing and brand integration, and pilot and business launch, you will be responsible for the entire lifecycle of bringing an innovative product from concept to launch.

What your day will look like:

* Manage cosmetic product formulation, hardware design, software development, cloud integration, and user experience for complex, startup-style projects

* Work directly with external engineering, coding, and design firms

* Help concept new innovations, be aware of trends in both the cosmetics and tech industries to contribute new ideas

* Execute project pilots and bring products to market

* Organize the day to day activities of the project across all internal and external work streams, schedule and lead project meetings, and maintain the global timeline

* Regularly report project status to Incubator team and management

What you'll need:

A diverse set of backgrounds and educations will be considered, with the ideal candidate having:

* Experience working with complex projects and multidisciplinary teams

* Familiarity with product design and experience development

* Comfort interacting with technical concepts: application development, IT and cloud systems, manufacturing, and laboratory teams

* Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work effectively in unstructured environments


* Degree in science, engineering, or design

* Experience in project management

* 2-4 years' experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email USApplicationAccommodation@support.lorealusa.com. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.

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