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Technical Program Manager, Augmented Beauty Technical Incubator, l'Oréal Usa Research & Innovation

Country : USA USA

State : New Jersey

County : Hudson County

Town : Jersey City

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Do you enjoy leading
cross-functional projects alongside senior engineers, product managers and
Then L'Oréal
Research & Innovation might be exactly the place you have always been
looking for !
Learn more about the projects we've released through our Augmented
Beauty Tech Incubator, including some that we debuted at CES: https://www.lorealtechincubator.com/
For more
than a hundred years, L'Oréal believes that
beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed
by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific Domains, we are confident
in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely
linked to the new consumer expectations all
over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty
products and experiences that
will change people's lives. L'Oréal R&I has continuously invested upstream
in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 3800 L'Oréal R&I people
are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a
cooperative way, opened to the world.
As part
of the R&I 360 deployment, the Augmented Beauty Tech Incubator Team is
responsible for driving beauty tech innovations. This team collaborates with
various departments in L'Oreal Research & Innovation, both domestically and
internationally, as well as external partners.
The L'Oréal Tech
Incubator is looking for an ambitious and entrepreneurial Technical Program Manager to lead highly
visible cross-functional projects alongside senior engineers, product managers
and designers within the group and join our team in Jersey City, NJ. The Technical
Program Manager is responsible for driving technical deliverables
of a project plan as well as managing complex projects staffed with
multidisciplinary engineering and product teams. They will plan, track,
and facilitate technical design activities and deliverables according to
established timelines and budgets. With input from relevant
stakeholders, the project manager helps define the scope of work, project
goals, relevant milestones, and drive project deliverables. They also create
realistic development schedules and timelines, helps identify resource needs
both internally and with external partners, and creates detailed budgets for
each phase in the development process.
position will require occasional domestic and international travel (10-15%) in
compliance with Local, State, Federal, and International regulations.
You Will . . .
- Oversee and guide the technical
product development efforts (hardware, software, algorithm depending on
project needs) from project initiation to closure (often product launch)
- Create detailed breakdowns of
work streams and estimate effort and resources required to complete each
- Create schedules to understand
work stream dependencies and sequencing
- Clearly communicate
expectations for work output and completion dates to technical team
members and project sponsor
- Actively manage project scope
by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved by the
project sponsor prior to execution
- Coordinate parallel path design
efforts as contingency planning for high-risk designs
- Track and report on progress
towards project milestones including decision-making logic, and provide
status reports to sponsor on a weekly basis
- Motivate and inspire team
members when needed to meet milestones
- Develop a strong positive work
relationship with the client (often an internal brand partner) that is
based on responsiveness, clear communication, and serving their specific
product development needs at any given time
You Have . . .
- 2+ years' experience as Program
Manager, Project Manager, or Technical Engineering Lead;
- Completed a BS or Masters in
Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant
engineering degree; will also consider other backgrounds as long as there
is experience leading cross-functional projects that included technical
- Experience in Consumer
Electronics, Consumer Products, Consumer Packaged Goods, Medical device or
other consumer-facing field preferred, but will consider other fields
- Demonstrated passion for highly
refined user experiences and an eye for detail
- Experience working in and/or
leading cross-functional technical teams
- Demonstrated ability to drive
[high and/or mid volume] commercial product releases; requires significant
experience working with overseas manufacturers
- Demonstrated ability to manage
technical staff and the flow of information in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent presentation skills,
including slide deck creation, public speaking, and fielding questions on
the fly
- Proven ability to present
technical requirements, and navigate teams through risk mitigation and
product development processes
- Excellent verbal and written
communication skills with both engineers and clients, with focus on
presenting technical information in a manner that facilitates decision
- Excellent organizational skills
with meticulous attention to documenting design activities throughout the
development process
- Excellent organizational skills
with meticulous attention to documenting design activities throughout the
development process
You Are . . .
- Proficient in MS Project,
SmartSheet, JIRA and other project management tools
- Authorized to work in the US on
a permanent, ongoing basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the
- Able to travel domestically and
internationally in compliance with local, State, Federal, and
International regulations
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.
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