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  • SUNDIAL

  • VICE PRESIDENT, INNOVATION SCIENCE

  • JOB SUMMARY

  • The Vice President of Innovation Science is responsible for the development, leadership, strategy execution and day-to-day management of Sundial Brands scientific functions including Research & Development, Quality & Regulatory Compliance. The VP will proactively lead and execute innovation, quality and regulatory strategy with a focus on building efficiency into our functions while balancing the needs of the business and rapid cosmetic approvals with quality and regulatory compliance.
  • The Vice President serves as the lead liaison with internal corporate teams and external regulatory partners. This role is cross-functional in nature as Innovation Science covers innovative product conceptualization to the delivery of high-quality beauty and personal products to consumers.
    The VP will lead, manage and promote Company’s culture of Innovation & Quality, providing hands on leadership and technical direction to the teams in achieving overall strategic, tactical and company goals.
  • DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Innovation Development
    • – Identify and develop natural product platforms, technology and product improvement opportunities
    • – Expand and execute claims support & test design
    • – Technical support for scale up & process design to support manufacturing and innovation launches at TPMs

    Quality Assurance & Compliance

    • – Lead the company’s product quality programs to ensure reliability that exceeds consumer expectations, scope includes quality assurance, quality systems, quality control, quality engineering, specification systems, supplier quality audits, internal audits, continual process improvements, and consumer complaint investigations
    • – Responsible for company’s Quality Compliance with regulatory agencies and all applicable corporate standards
    • – Lead efforts to achieve GMP status for manufacturing facility
    • – Lead product issues management, including guidance on consumer and corporate communications, ensuring proper handling of all quality related issues including the escalation to CAPA investigations, and review of reportability due to OOS or safety hazards
    • – Develop, monitor and report on quality conformance metrics
    • – Assure effective tracking and trending of department performance and quality indicators, focusing on continual improvements across the company
    • – Establish Microbiology lab and function

    Regulatory

    • – Direct the development of systems, practices and processes to ensure effective ongoing review of product design and/or manufacturing changes and adverse effects
    • – Establish Regulatory function within Quality to prepare and file all regulatory documents needed register products, including Canada/EU/International registrations
    • – Lead certification processes, including organic, vegan, Bio-Based, etc.
    • – Develop and maintain external relationships with key industry groups and regulatory agencies
    • – Serve as the FDA regulatory compliance subject matter expert, providing expert counsel, training, and interpretation of the FDA and other regulatory requirements, both domestic and international, to the entire company and all company personnel
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • – Minimum Bachelors degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related sciences
    – Advanced degree preferred
    – Minimum 8 years management experience, preferably in a fast-paced, growth driven environment
    – Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
    – Strong organizational leadership, problem solving and decision making skills
    – Ability to lead, influence, create and work within cross functional team environments
    – Ability to gain cross functional buy-in on initiatives in an environment of conflicting priorities
    – Knowledge of current FDA, EPA, ISO, Health Canada and EU guidelines
    – Experience with all phases of the product development lifecycle, including concept, design, implementation, verification and validation activities necessary for product commercialization
    – Extensive experience in cGMP and other regulatory compliance requirements
    – Knowledge of scientific literature, raw materials technology, processing methodology, and market trends
    – Analytical and Microbial testing methods validation/verification
    – Experience with regulatory fillings
    – Ability to drive urgency with creativity and flexibility

TO APPLY SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO [email protected] 


SUNDIAL

  • NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – TARGET

  • JOB SUMMARY

  • The National Account Manager (NAM) builds, elevates, and expands relationships with strategic regional or national customers. Responsible to develop and deliver against revenue and business development key performance measures.The NAM is responsible for managing the entire corporate portfolio of products and services within the assigned customer base, while leading the customer account planning cycle, developing trade funding support and managing
  • DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Job Responsibilities – All responsibilities are defined on a direct and or broker/rep basis:
    • – Deliver against corporate revenue, and spend to sales goals.
    • – Establishes productive, professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts.
    • – Coordinates the involvement of company personnel, including support, service and management resources, in order to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations.
    • – Meets assigned targets for profitable sales volume and strategic objectives in assigned accounts.
    • – Proactively leads a joint company-strategic account planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones for a one and three-year period.
    • – Proactively assesses, clarifies and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis and communicates back to corporate.
    • – Leads solution development efforts that best address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company personnel.
    • – Responsible to support corporate submitting weekly, monthly administrative reports and call reports as necessary.

    Account Abilities & Performance Measures

    • – Achieves assigned sales objectives in designated strategic accounts and sales agency management.
    • – Meets assigned expectations for profitability.
    • – Achieves strategic customer objectives defined by company and account management in a joint business planning process.
    • – Completes strategic customer account plans.
    • – Maintains high customer satisfaction & develops direct relationships with customer personal & sales agency.
    • – Responsible to develop annual sales & spend plan for territory inclusive of forecasting, planning, Co-op and other promotional spending, merchandising & planograms.

    Organizational Alignment

    • – Enlists the support of sales & marketing implementation resources as needed.
    • – Closely coordinates company executive involvement with customer management
    • – Works closely with CS Rep to ensure customer satisfaction and problem resolution
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    • – Minimum 5  years outside sales experience, preferably in the hair care industry
    • – Previous  multicultural and / or Natural Hair Care sales experience preferred
    • – Position is located in Minneapolis, MN with occasional travel to other areas
    • – A documented track record of achieving sales goals
    • – Outstanding interpersonal skills along with the ability to establish strong relationships with clients.
    • – Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be comfortable with public speaking
    • – A willingness to work as part of a team of dynamic and fast paced culture
    • – The ability to manage multiple projects, initiatives and objectives
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    • SUNDIAL

  • COMMUNITY COMMERCE MANAGER

  • Background

  • Sundial Brands continues to redefine what success looks like in business through our Community Commerce purpose-driven business model by creating and investing in opportunities for underserved women in the places that we do business. Through purchases of our product, Sundial is able to fight poverty by establishing scaleable ecosystems that economically empower women through entrepreneurialism, education and wellness programs in communities in the United States and Africa. Launched in July 2018, the $100 million dollar New Voices Fund was established to provide the access to capital and resources that have previously not been available to women of color. The fund will provide access to capital, operational expertise and related resources that they need to grow their businesses and transform communities.
  • This role is on Sundial’s Community Commerce team, which works in conjunction with the company’s Corporate Communication, Marketing, Sales and Executive teams. This is a global role; however it will include a specific focus on U.S. programs and be based in New York and require some travel (35%).The position will report to the Senior Content Director which directly supports the company’s Corporate Communications and Community Commerce teams.
    • JOB SUMMARY

    The position will support and identify strategic partnerships, impact measurement initiatives, and narratives to advance Sundial Brand’s mission: to not just level the playing field but, rather establish a new one that can create unprecedented economic and social impact for generations to come.This role will liase with stakeholders and influencers to strengthen the company’s impact and reputation, guide Community Commerce education and agenda across the organization, and ensure our approach remains up-to-date with emerging trends and external opportunities.The position will work closely with other functions such as Corporate Communications and Marketing, and help identify, evaluate, secure and execute partnerships that enhance the value of our sustainability activities within the company and society.

    • DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • – Develop, manage, and communicate elements of Sundial Community Commerce activities
    • – Provide necessary resources for departmental heads and individual employees to support Community Commerce activities
    • – Track proposals from organizations, schools, universities and community groups, and work with senior leadership to determine eligibility for support
    • – Develop multi-media promotional strategies across the PR, Marketing, Digital, and Retail groups to promote Community Commerce impact as well as stand-alone initiatives
    • – Draft press releases and build strong relationships with bloggers, print, broadcast reporters and online producers for opportunities and partnerships
    • – Manage activations as they relate to Community Commerce, including social media promotions and outreach, and communicating objectives and results to key stakeholders
    • – Monitor, track and report on performance of Community Commerce content and engagement activities on owned and partner platforms
    • – Maintain communitication with Community Commerce fellows, partners, and stakehlders to regulary monitor impact of funding and amplify their stories
    • – Manage campaigns centered on content and storytelling that reaches and engages consumers and drives engagement among employees

    QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • – Bachelors Degree
    • – 5-7 years of relevant marketing experience
    • – Brings a strong understanding of how to shape and deliver data-driven communications with clear KPIs
    • – Critical thinker with the ability to distill actionable insights from large quantities of data
    • – 2-3 years experience managing social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
    • – Ability to be creative and engaging in written communication, especially within the limitations of social media, while strictly adhering to the approved tone and voice
    • – Ability and desire to stay on the cutting edge of industry best practices
    • – Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and social editing applications
    • – Proficiency with text editing and basic data manipulation
    • – Ability to work well with cross-functional teams
    • – Comfortable working with all levels of an organization
    • – Can instill confidence and a sense of shared purpose with partners and colleagues
    • – Bring great energy, enthusiasm, curiosity and a sense of humor
  • TO APPLY SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO [email protected] 


  • SUNDIAL

MARKETING COORDINATOR

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direction of a Marketing Manager, the Marketing coordinator is responsible for aiding the brand team in all areas of the Marketing process including the development of on-going promotional programs. He/she is responsible to assist in researching, developing and implementing a brand and communicate strategy, which is aligned with corporate objectives. The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible to assist in the effective management of the marketing, advertising and promotional activities of the organization. He/she will contribute to the total effectiveness of the department, communicating openly, solving problems proactively, offering creative ideas and working as a positive engaged team member.

  1. DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  2. – Collecting and filing product submissions from R&D, distributing submissions to team and tracking feedback from team
  3. – Inputting Innovation  and Product Development Requests into system, completed with all details available
  4. – Completing Photography Requests, Product Sample Requests, and Comp Requests (shipping to sales team and tracking)
  5. – Researching competitive brands and products, creating an analysis of pricing, key ingredients and call outs
  6. – Assist team in development and preparation of sales presentation, sales materials, marketing plan
  7. – Complete creative requests for retail,  renderings, label artwork, social, marketing collateral – assisting in the development of promotional and POP materials
  8. – Researching sampling and other marketing opportunities, gathering relevant information and  assisting in execution of these programs
  9. – Supporting the marketing team on daily administrative tasks
  10. – Help distribute marketing information and updates to the sales and cross functional teams
  11. – Keeping our Innovation Tracking List up to date in detail
  12. – Assisting in maintaining updated sales presentations and product geography
  13. – Assisting cross-functional teams with various projects
  14. – Provide administrative support to the brand marketing team as needed
  15. – Creating detailed meeting notes/recaps with follow ups
  16. – Conduct market analysis, including category and product trends and opportunities
  17. – Strong professional outlook and interpersonal skills to interface with all marketing support teams in order to actualize marketing programs.  This includes on-going project management with Sales, operations, finance, procurement, and creative teams.
  18. – Execute plans with timely development of programs
  19. – Provide accurate, well organized data in a timely manner
  20. – Demonstrate high standard of work with a strong professional outlook
  21. – Together with Marketing Manager, support the development of brand innovation strategies and plans
  22. – Participate in the conceptual development of marketing programs
  23. – Conduct continuous category and competitive assessment and leverage consumer insights that will influence strategic business recommendations and day-to-day project management
  24. – Work with Manager as liaison to International market affiliates, providing key assets and product info for launches (artwork, coding/specs, sales decks, samples, photography, digital assets)
  25. – Participate in brainstorming sessions, brand/category meetings, and sales/retail trainings
  26. – Support team with various administrative needs (briefs, shipping, travel, expenses, calendar)
  27. – Own and lead special projects as needed (SheaBassador, beauty boxes, events, sampling)
  28. – Manage day-to-day operations on aspects of the brand business
  29. – Other duties may be assigned as required

NEW INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT:

  • – Partner with Manager on maintaining Innovation Tracker
  • – Work with Manager to develop product concept, positioning, packaging and communication, including go-to market strategy
  • – Prepare all paperwork to initiate new projects and development of support elements (includes but not limited to program briefs, creative work requests and briefs to cross-functional teams, copy, claims & ingredients, factsheets)
  • – Manage artwork review process, maintain and monitor project timelines, follow-up with cross-functional partners to ensure timely delivery
  • – Provide feedback on concepts and any relevant creative materials

BUSINESS ANALYTICS:

  • – Conduct on-going competitive research, collect and analyze data to gain in-depth understanding of        competitive launches and identify best-in-class strategies
  • – Identify consumer patterns that may generate new business or go to market ideas
  • – Prepare monthly business analysis using market data and financial reports

CROSS-FUNCTIONAL:

  • – Support Marketing Manager to ensure excellence in execution
  • – Track development and provide on-going support & communication on new initiatives/ projects
  • – Collaborate with Social team on digital and e-commerce projects
  • – Interface with all internal support groups (Creative, Packaging, Operations, Planning, Finance,  Media, PR, Social, Events) as well as local affiliates and external partners

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SUNDIAL

TPM ANALYST (TEMP)

JOB SUMMARY

The Third Party Manufacturing (TPM) Analyst will be responsible for supporting the contract manufacturing supplier relationships and activities for outsourcing new and existing products. This role supports the ongoing commercial and manufacturing operations within the assigned sites, including product supply logistics, capacity/planning, capabilities assessment, inventory control, component and raw material purchasing, and cost control.

DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • – Review on-going capacity analysis of contract sites.
  • – Support all component/raw/fragrance delivery issues and act as liaison with Sundial warehouse for – Sundial supplied items.
  • – Support bidding process for new product launches to deliver innovation on time and on budget.
  • – Manage short term production for Plant overflow production.
  • – Report KPI’s for TPMs on quality, product safety, customer service and financial reporting.
  • – Support operational site reviews to ensure on-time production requirements.
  • – Review inventory, scrap, and open orders to determine the total cost of ownership with the supplier and make recommendations to processes and procedures to reduce the total cost model for the company.
  • – Maintain effective and timely communication with key functional team members regarding new product introductions during the execution phase.

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • – Bachelor’s Degree in business, supply chain or engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • – A minimum of 3 years of experience in Operations, Purchasing, Contract Manufacturing, or Supply Chain Planning
  • – Experience working for a Consumer Products company; health and beauty industry is preferred
  • – Excellent communication/relationship building skills
  • – Strong project management and organization capabilities
  • – Strong analytical and decision making skills

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SUNDIAL

COORDINATOR, SALES STRATEGY + RETAIL ENGAGEMENT

JOB SUMMARY

The Sales Strategy and Retail Engagement team is responsible for partnering with the Sales and Marketing teams to develop and execute collaborative business plans across all key accounts. The team serves to align National product priorities with Retailer specific strategies. The results of this partnership will deliver consumption, sales, share and profit objectives for Sundial Brands.

The role reports to Senior Director of Sales Strategy and Retail Engagement. The coordinator will be managed by Retail Engagement Manager on a day-to-day basis.

The ideal candidate is a self-starter that can navigate and prioritize a multiple ongoing projects that span a broad scope of work.

DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • – The coordinator roll will specifically help support the Retailer Engagement team in the execution of all Sales support requests which include but are not limited to:
  • – Development of in-store displays
  • – Development of Permanent and semi-permanent fixtures
  • – Creation of display and merchandising samples in support of retailer meetings
  • – Creation of point-of-sale signage and education development
  • – Submission of any required creative briefs
  • – Coordinating in-store demos
  • – Helping prepare for retailer meetings (presentations, product comps and samples)
  • – Following up with internal cross functional teams on any outstanding support materials

Additionally, the coordinator will be expected to help support the Team in:

  • – Working with third party vendors
  • – Submitting creative requests tied to National and account specific consumer promotions
  • – Facilitating the creation of National Trade Publication ads
  • – Completing ad hoc requests for power point presentations in preparation of retailer and internal meetings
  • – Tracking of ongoing workflows across the Sundial organization

Coordinator is expected to develop a deep product knowledge across all Sundial brands as well as an understanding of our overall strategic priorities at a National and account specific level.

  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

Experience: Previous experience in any of the following functions is preferred but not required

  • – Consumer packaged goods
  • – Marketing
  • – Sales
  • – Customer service
  • – Project management

Education, Certification, Licenses & Registrations:

  • – Bachelor’s Degree

Skills:

  • – Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint
  • – Ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • – Detail oriented
  • – Well-organized

Expected behaviors:

  • – Passion for understanding the consumer and their path-to-purchase
  • – Exhibit positive attitude regarding work and responsibilities
  • – High sense of urgency
  • – Entrepreneurial spirit
  • – Have a bias for action
  • – Ability to navigate complexity
  • – Ability to prioritize a large workload
  • – Ability to work collaboratively
  • – Ability to translate constructive feedback into action
  • – Continuously look for ways to do things faster and better, while maintaining high quality standards

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SUNDIAL

  • CHEMIST

  • JOB SUMMARY

  • Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager, the Chemist, with the mentorship of an advanced Chemist, will learn general cosmetic formulation skills by making laboratory scale batches to evaluate raw materials, for testing purposes, and other needs as required.

DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • – Assist in projects that require formulation of a variety of personal care products, cosmetics from concept to finished product.
  • – Prepare laboratory batches for stability sampling, preservative efficacy testing, claim/clinical testing and mock-ups
  • – Conduct stability testing to ensure formula and/or formula/package robustness/cohesiveness
  • – Remain up to date and current on trends on formulations materials, ingredients, cost, etc.
  • – Ability to maintain documentation and accurate record keeping
  • – Demonstrates good housekeeping practices to minimize analytical mix ups, potential laboratory contamination and safety hazards
  • – Other duties as assigned

 

  • Key Responsibilities:
  • – Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
  • – Has solid working knowledge of raw ingredients to analyze and formulate a wide variety of products
  • – Working knowledge of FDA regulations, and cGMP
  • – Maintain laboratory compliance (GLP)
  • – Passion to explore and innovate with novel raw materials, processing techniques
  • – Follows and complies with all appropriate operations and testing procedures, GMPs, and safety and health requirements as applicable.

 

  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • – Determine and perform design of experiment to evaluate new and/or alternate raw materials through bench trials.
  • – High School Diploma or High School equivalency (GED); Technical school or certification required; or – 0-2 year’s formulation experience.
  • – Ability to interact in cross functional teams
  • – Self-motivated and have independent working capabilities
  • – Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills

 

  • TO APPLY SUBMIT RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO [email protected] 


    SUNDIAL

  • BUYER

  • Basic Functional Requirements
  • – Drive initiatives to meet department and corporate objectives for service, cost, quality, business continuity, innovation, and savings
  • – Procurement responsibility for supporting initiatives and projects by coordinating:
  •      – best value proposition
  •      – best critical dates
  •      – aligning with appropriate sourcing strategy
  •      – award of business upon approval
  • – Support Operational Objectives by adhering to policies and practices, ensuring required Procurement data and documentation is maintained, recommending and implementing process improvements, and supporting projects as warranted.
  • – Support supplier development activities
  • – Support assigned procurement activities with solid collaboration with the various company functions (Operations, Marketing, Package Development & Engineering, and Finance).
  • – Work closely with the category leads to ensure the initiatives are moving forward in a consistent manner and the synergistic opportunities are maximized.
  • – Participate in and/or lead key initiatives
  • Major Duties:
  • Strategic:
  • – Collaborate with Category leaders to ensure that initiatives moving forward in a consistent manner, that synergistic opportunities are maximized, and that category strategies are being upheld.
  • – Support procurement and value added activities (e.g., management reporting, supplier reviews, benchmarking, etc).
  • – Grow Procurement s capabilities to:
  • – Deliver Procurement tasks on time against Project Management Timelines
  • – Improve delivery of New Product Development
  • – Reduce COGs
  • – Ensure continuity of materials supply
  • – Reduce working capital through supplier partnerships
  • – Support of procurement business plans which have specific value and deliverables to support business needs including submission of estimated costs, final costs, capacity and terms agreements, price list management to respective parties in line with established processes.
  • – Assess opportunities
  • – Facilitate/troubleshoot issue resolution
  • Tactical:
  • – Review planned orders, create requisitions for purchased items and manage the approval process.
  • – Transmit and prioritize approved purchase orders, with appropriate supporting documents to the supplier.
  • – Track acknowledgement of order by supplier.
  • – Prepare and communicate shortage and backlog reports and provide visibility of other potential interruptions to internal customers.
  • – Enquire and track with designated supplier confirmation of lead time, delivery date(s) and costs.
  • – Review, update and maintain open Purchase Orders.
  • – Report supplier non-conformances.
  • – Identify opportunities to continually reduce wasted time, money and resources.
  • – Ensure compliance with all company Policies & Procedures.
  • – Communicating effectively with various work groups to help determine procurement needs.
  • – Monitor vendor performance by troubleshooting and resolving issues, their ability to meet delivery schedules and deadlines, timelines, and product feedback from departments.
  • – Perform all duties deemed necessary for the success of the department and the company as a whole.
  • QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • – Procurement professional with demonstrated track record of delivering results in a complex environment
  • – Proven, strong communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • – Negotiation skills
  • – Project management insight
  • – Strong customer service ethic
  • – Problem-solving and analytic skills
  • – Computer proficient (Microsoft Office, Excel)
  • – Works collaboratively as a member of cross-functional team
  • – Commitment to development
  • – Financial Analysis
  • – Intelligent risk taking
  • – Benchmarking/competitive analysis
  • – Knowledge of Supply Chain Management
  • – Interested in continuously learning and developing oneself

Minimum Education and Years Of Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations/Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance, or equivalent required.
  • 3+ years of work experience, preferably in procurement / strategic sourcing roles

Special Requirements Of The Position

  • – Ability to work collaboratively across functional departments
  • – Strong cost analytics, business analytics, and business acumen
  • – Ability to stay organized and multitask
  • – Strong underlying understanding of Supply Chain
  • – Ability to work independently and influence peers
  • – Packaging related experience (rigid, flexible, etc. preferred)
  • – Strong skill (advanced) in Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access)