Función del empleo: Manufacturing

Tipo de puesto: Permanent

Tipo de empleo: Full - Time

Localización: El Segundo, CA

País: United States

Job:                      Launch Manager, Open Manufacturing


Department:      Open Manufacturing


Division:             Operations


Location:             El Segundo, CA - West Coast HQ


FLSA:                    Exempt




Who we are:

For more than a century, L'Oréal has devoted its energy, innovation and scientific excellence solely to one business: Beauty. A business rich in meaning, it enables all individuals to express their personalities, gain self-confidence and open up to others. Beauty is our language, a universal language.  Joining L'Oréal means joining our mission of offering women and men worldwide the best innovation by meeting the infinite diversity of beauty needs and desires all over the world. A company founded on Science, we continually explore new territories and invent products of the future, while drawing inspiration from beauty rituals the world over. Our formula: Diversity Plus Inclusion equals Innovation and Success. Drawing on the diversity of our multinational teams and the richness and the complementarity of our brand portfolio, Beauty remains our commitment.  L’Oréal has made the universalization of beauty its project for the years to come, offering beauty for all.  At the heart of our activities lies the ambition to lead by example with high ethical standards and the determination to be seen as a good corporate citizen with goals that are not only business oriented but socially responsible.  As a leader, we must preserve the beauty of the planet and contribute to the well-being of our employees and of the communities in which we are present. We invite you to explore the opportunities to help us perform this important mission.


What we'll do together:


As the Launch Manager you will be responsible for planning, implementing and overseeing all supply chain activity for new product launches in an open manufacturing environment. In this capacity, you will have the unique opportunity to interface with our virtual manufacturing constituencies on reducing barriers to manufacturing innovation, speed and affordability. This leadership role offers substantive career development experience and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, challenging work environment.


What your day will look like:

  • Manage the delivery of Supply Chain (SC) implementations in support of new products and programs
  • Evaluate project timelines and provide feedback to the Division(s) in terms of feasibility
  • Provide solutions to bottlenecks impeding launch implementation and optimal supply management
  • Interface with all operations required to ensure end-to-end delivery of Supply Chain functionality
  • Validate and execute monthly production plans in collaboration with subcontractors and through engagement with cross-functional teams
  • Track component orders, component receipts, and excess and obsoletes.
  • Manage inventories for products manufactured by the OMA plant and its subcontractors in an efficient manner while maximizing customer service and minimizing production downtime
  • Communicate production status, potential risks, and mitigation plan in a timely manner to the Division(s).
  • Deliver content to annual portfolio planning activity to ensure that expected launches/new capabilities are delivered
  • Manage code creation and master data for new programs and existing portfolio, utilizing systems and shared tools.
  • Any other duties as deemed necessary for continuous flow of operations


What you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain discipline required
  • 5 + years management experience in a high-performance manufacturing facility - cosmetics industry preferred
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Personal computer skills, to include experience with spreadsheets, pivot tables, presentations, graphics software and database management
  • Visual/auditory acuity required to operate equipment and see/hear warning alarm


Leadership Behaviors and Competencies Required:


We lead this way to empower everyone to contribute to our mission of Beauty for All

  • Lead with: Trust, Respect, Inspiration, Collaboration Clarity and Courage
  • Innovator: Ability to demonstrate curiosity and challenge the status quo
  • Strategist: Ability to build a shared vision and strategic frame
  • Entrepreneur: Take initiative with courage and transparency
  • Integrator: Listens and communicates effectively, networks
  • People Developer: takes charge of own development and fosters learning


Technical / Professional

  • Must demonstrate excellent business and personal ethics
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Must have strong leadership skills with relevant experience in project management, manufacturing practices, and dealing with internal/external customers
  • Must have strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to interface with ALL plant and corporate personnel
  • Ability to manage change and complexity, provide program management, and achieve results
  • Ability to track production to plan


What’s in it for You:

  • Brand new offices in El Segundo, CA! Enjoy a sustainable indoor-outdoor campus featuring café, company store, mind and movement studio and much more!!
  • Competitive salary and benefits package (vacation, PTO, medical, dental, vision, 401k, pension plan)
  • Career growth path driven by your ambitions
  • People & Development Learning Catalog
  • Work from home policy (3 days in office/2 days work from home)
  • Summer Fridays (*varies based on function)
  • Employee discount and perks
  • Employee Resource Groups 

To learn more about L'Oreal Operations, click here

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 
[email protected]. 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.