Careers

Sales Executive – East Coast

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Fusion Packaging is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of luxury packaging for the beauty industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we operate facilities around the globe and employ professionals with decades of collective experience in all areas of packaging.

Fusion’s commitment to quality has redefined industry standards for perfection in skincare and color cosmetic packaging – an industry that is well established, yet in constant need of fresh ideas. Our ability to marry beautiful design with best-in-class engineering has earned our company industry notoriety, numerous awards, and a solid reputation for driving innovation. Fusion’s integrated structure permits a unique level of control over the packaging process – from concept to commercialization – and our fine attention to detail and agility consistently delivers beautiful, high-performance packaging solutions for the world’s premier beauty brands, including Estee Lauder, Mary Kay, Elizabeth Arden, Dermalogica, Urban Decay and Murad.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated, ambitious Sales Executive who will be prospecting new business based in our New York office in Manhattan. This position will require selling our stock product line and collaborating with customers on their desired custom package.  At Fusion, you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced strategic environment, where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop, then maintain business in the direct sale of airless and atmospheric dispensing systems, tubes, and jars to the cosmetic and skin care markets using consultative selling skills
  • Responsible for attainment of annual sales goals through the Fusion business review process, new account development and account retention
  • Work closely with in-house design and development team to provide customers with creative and innovative packaging solutions
  • Develop, produce and present sales proposals to customers demonstrating our ability to offer creative solution based programs
  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels & cross-function of clients including Purchasing, Packaging Development & Marketing
  • Solicit new accounts through past relationships or cold calling
  • Work closely with client throughout life cycle of project
  • Responsible for the appropriate and timely completion of all field reports such as weekly reports, expense reports as well as various administrative tasks as requested
  • Maintain a clean and neat professional appearance

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college required
  • 5+ years of successful sales experience in the packaging or a cross market industry selling to the personal care market required
  • Experience with Salesforce.com preferred
  • Proven sales track record of meeting sales goals
  • Strategic sales planning skills
  • Ability to gain and maintain strong professional relationships
  • Excellent written and oral skills required
  • Must live in tri-state area

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

401K Retirement Savings

Life Insurance

Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Time

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to HR@fusionpkg.com.



Email: hr@fusionpkg.com

Director of Product Development – Fusion Accelerate/Turnkey Division

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Fusion Packaging is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of luxury packaging for the beauty industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we operate facilities around the globe and employ professionals with decades of collective experience in all areas of packaging. In an effort to enhance our products and capabilities, we have launched a turnkey division called Fusion Accelerate that will marry innovative formulas with innovative packaging.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director of Product Development for Fusion Accelerate is the key leader responsible for the overall formulation portfolio created specifically for Fusion Accelerate and ensures the successful execution of all new product launches and the competitive position of the overall portfolio. The main objective of this position is to create an ongoing pipeline of innovative skincare and hybrid products. As a turnkey solution provider, Product Development must work hand in hand with the packaging division to ensure innovation in both formula and packaging. The Director of Product Development for Fusion Accelerate will be responsible for ensuring all products are launched on time and with high quality and will actively seek out new trends and opportunities that will further support and provide growth to Fusion Accelerate.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL STATUS

  • Reports directly to CEO

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain keen awareness of global skincare, color and industry trends to create ongoing pipeline of next level products
  • Manage tracking and reporting of beauty trends, looks and industry competitive launches primarily in skincare and complexion
  • Work with packaging and creative team with regards to packaging portfolio and new package ideation to create and evaluate new formulas and technologies
  • Maintain and manage competitive product and shade library and landscapes
  • Attend trade shows to keep abreast of innovation and news
  • Investigate and recommend new product development opportunities based on current research and trends
  • Make portfolio/NPD recommendations based on trends, category expertise & white space opportunity
  • Translate industry and skincare trends into viable product concepts that complement the portfolio strategy to ensure a robust pipeline
  • Applies strategic thinking throughout ideation, conceptualization and commercialization phases
  • Able to balance strategic thinking around the business need with the aesthetic so that NPD fits into the strategic framework
  • Navigate and understand the COG’s, P & L and how they impact the business from a product and category level to the brand level
  • Work with Third Party Manufacturers to create and commercialize concepts and confirming manufacturing capabilities
  • Manage Third Party Manufacturers development and testing for all sampling to ensure products are stable
  • Understands fundamentals of all phases of product development and has strong skincare category expertise.
  • Creates and distributes Product Development Briefs, providing specific direction to R& D regarding product attributes and expectations for NPD.
  • Oversees the evaluation and direction of formula submissions from lab to production.
  • Partner with the packaging team to develop appropriate delivery system and aesthetic for all products. Review and manage all package submissions
  • Finalize and approve all formulas
  • Collaborate on the development of key product claims and partner with the testing lab to ensure claims are delivered

 

KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

  • 5-10 years of product development/brand management experience in skincare, cosmetics, or topical dermatology
  • 2-3 years’ management experience
  • Working knowledge of formulation chemistry and ingredient functionality for topical skincare
  • Outstanding oral and written communication, strong presentation skills, and the ability to set priorities and maintain organization as well as successfully drive others to complete priorities
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
  • Travel up to 25-30%

 

Position will reside in either New York City or Los Angeles office.



Email: hr@fusionpkg.com

Fusion Paid Internship Industrial Design Part Time/Flexible

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Fusion Packaging is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of luxury packaging for the beauty industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we operate facilities around the globe and employ professionals with decades of collective experience in all areas of packaging.In an effort to enhance our products and capabilities, we have launched a turnkey division called Fusion Accelerate that will marry innovative formulas with innovative packaging.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fusion Packaging is looking for a creative individual with an interest in 3D printing, prototyping, and experience with Adobe Illustrator for technical drawings. The position is part-time with a flexible schedule. We can work around a school schedule. Ideal for a student!

 

IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Pursuing or recent graduate of a Bachelor's in Industrial Design
  • Experience with or high interest in 3D printing and prototyping
  • Knowledgeable in Adobe Illustrator
  • Must be organized, positive and professional
  • Detail oriented with good time management skills

 

Pay: $15/hour

Job Type: Part-time, Flexible Schedule

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Required education: High school or equivalent

Required experience: Illustrator (1 year)



Email: hr@fusionpkg.com

Executive Assistant to CEO

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters. The Executive Assistant must possess the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, while maintaining a realistic balance among multiple priorities. The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, at times working under pressure, to accomplish a wide variety of tasks and confidential matters while maintaining discretion and confidentiality.

 

Administrative Duties

  • Active calendar management, including but not limited to, meetings, appointments, events, social engagements, galas, conferences and tradeshows
  • Compose and prepare internal and external correspondence
  • Arrange domestic and international travel arrangements, obtain travel documents and create detailed itineraries
  • Research, prioritize and follow-up on all initiatives determining appropriate course of action, referral, or response
  • Create and submit monthly Expense Reports
  • Ensure daily work flow through proper calendar adhesion
  • Prepare and edit correspondence, reports and presentations
  • Manage a variety of ad hoc projects to completion
  • Act as Gatekeeper

 

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly and effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • High level verbal and written communications skills
  • Exemplary planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Proven ability to function effectively in an independent environment, when necessary
  • Understanding confidentiality, discretion and adaptability in various competing demands
  • Demonstrate the ability to achieve high performance goals, while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Forward thinker actively proposing solutions
  • Maintain a stocked kitchen, supply closet and organized office
  • Coordinate interoffice visits and calendars

 

Personal Assistant Support

  • Social calendar and planning management
  • Booking reservations while tracking preferences for specific locations
  • Errands, orders and tracking deliveries
  • Managing and coordinating gift purchases
  • Knowledge of family calendar and activities
  • Calendar arrangements with personal vendors

 

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Proven experience with 3- 5+ years of experience supporting C-Level Executives
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point), Mac/Apple, Concur 


Email: hr@fusionpkg.com

Chief Financial Officer

ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND/CULTURE

Fusion Packaging is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of luxury packaging for the beauty industry.  Fusion Packaging operates facilities around the globe and employs professionals with decades of collective experience in all areas of packaging.  Fusion Packaging designs and manufactures a wide array of products for their clientele, which consists of some of the most widely distributed and successful beauty brands. Their ability to marry beautiful design with best-in-class quality has earned Fusion Packaging industry notoriety, numerous awards, and a solid reputation for consistent innovation in an industry that is well established, yet in constant need of new ideas.

Company Snapshot

  • Locations: Dallas, TX (HDQ); Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Zhejiang, China
  • Website: www.fusionpkg.com


POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting directly to the co-CEO’s and working as a key member of the company’s leadership team. The CFO will be responsible for leading the accounting and financial functions, performing business analytics, recognizing and improving areas of financial inefficiency, building and maintaining corporate relationships, managing information technology, and advising on partnership matters. Must have experience working in a private, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. CFO must be a strong leader capable of scaling business processes to accommodate rapid growth. This is an opportunity to be part of a growing company and a dynamic team that offers exciting and diverse projects with an extremely talented team of professionals.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting
  • Create and maintain accounting policies, procedures and controls
  • Daily review and update of batch entry for invoicing/AP/AR/cash receipts
  • Managing accounting staff
  • Review and approve month end journal entries and monthly close process
  • Ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll
  • Review and approve bank and credit card reconciliations
Business Analytics
  • Create monthly executive reporting and present to co-CEO’s
  • Identify company key performance indicators and implement reporting to capture them properly
  • Advise partners and assist in setting business and financial goals and progress reporting
  • Forecasting and projecting annual expectations, variance analysis, and trend recognition
  • Coordinate with auditors to ensure timely issue of annual report
  • Provide financial analysis as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, contract negotiations, and balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis
 Corporate Relationships
  • Maintaining and expanding relationships with banks, attorneys, and benefits providers
  • Recognizing potential needs for changes in these areas
  • Researching and recommending future relationships needed as company continues to scale
Information Technology
  • Managing IT staff
  • Understanding open projects and assisting in company-wide prioritization of IT resource usage
  • Guiding IT staff in project management including setting of milestones and progress reviews
Cash Management
  • Review balances in all accounts and ensure proper allocation of funds for daily operating
  • Review and approve outbound wires for payment of foreign vendors
  • Allocation of accruals for year-end expenses
Ongoing Projects
  • Negotiations of the benefit and 401K plans and packages offered
  • Ensure 401K matches are correctly calculated, annual matches made and ensure plan changes are implemented
  • Lease negotiation as necessary
  • Preparation of quarterly tax projections and annual tax return preparation
  • Annual tax returns completed and filed accurately

 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Experience Required
    • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of five years of experience in a leadership capacity
    • Must have experience working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
    • Experience in a tangible product distribution or manufacturing industry
    • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration
    • Experience and knowledge of Cost Accounting
    • Have served most recently in a CFO or similar capacity
    • Experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, account reconciliation, financial analysis, financial statements, bank reconciliation, payroll processes, and cost accounting
    • Expert use of financial reporting tools and software
  • Experience Preferred
    • Experience with MAS 90, MAS 200, and/or Sage 100 accounting systems (highly preferred)
    • Experience with Salesforce.com or a similar CRM and process management system
    • CPA
  • Capabilities Needed for Success
    • Ability to generate respect and trust from all levels of internal staff and external constituencies
    • Ability to serve as advisor to partners and report dually to partners
    • Solutions oriented and innovative thinking style
    • High pace of work and thought process with inherent emphasis on accuracy and detail


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Fusion Packaging offers a competitive base salary and bonus program as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

As part of the standard hiring process, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.



Email: hr@fusionpkg.com

Fluent Mandarin and English Speaking Packaging Development Project Manager-NYC

Fusion Packaging is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of luxury packaging for the beauty industry. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we operate facilities around the globe and employ professionals with decades of collective experience in all areas of packaging. Fusion’s commitment to quality has redefined industry standards for perfection in skincare and color cosmetic packaging.

The Project Manager will need to communicate expertly with customers as well as drive custom new product development projects from conception to launch; managing and organizing all documentation, communicating with China Project Engineers, and ensuring that project milestones are met and the projects are executed on time and as committed.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL STATUS

  • Reports directly to Director of Design and Development.

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and run complex custom packaging development projects from inception to finish
  • Develop and maintain project timelines and related tasks
  • Establish deadlines and hold the team and customer accountable
  • Interact daily with Sales Executives, Account Managers, China PE’s, and department managers insuring clear communication throughout the project
  • Anticipate potential issues that may occur and communicate with the proper departments to create an appropriate corrective action plan
  • Interact with designers and engineering staff (US/China) to ensure aesthetics, quality, and functional expectations are met
  • Write all Spec documents and oversee approval by Package Engineering
  • Identify processes improvements that will result in simplified steps and efficiency gains for the company
  • Maintain updated and detailed project documentation including checklists, specs, drawings, gantt charts, and project completion reports.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3-5 years’ project management experience required
  • Consumer packaging goods (CPG) experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required: Engineering, Packaging Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Fluent in Mandarin, Excellent verbal and written English communication
  • Domestic and/or International travel required for training
  • Position located in New York City


Email: hr@fusionpkg.com

PRODUCT/INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER - NYC

This position is responsible for new packaging development at Fusion from inception to design. We are looking for a Product/Industrial Designer that will work directly with the internal design team to develop new innovative concepts through sketching, 3D modeling, rendering, and prototyping. The designer in this position will be working on internal innovation as well as customer projects with guidance of the design team.

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Works closely with marketing, sales, account management, operations, and design teams to establish product requirements, and creates manufacturable designs
  • Works closely with Project Managers to achieve specific design goals for customer

 

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comfortable quickly communicating through hand sketching and Illustrator/Photoshop renderings.
  • Has an eye for what is beautiful and their finger on the pulse of what is trending today
  • Can build complicated multi-part products in Solidworks and render in Keyshot
  • Provides solutions necessary to achieve innovative designs

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS 

  • Expert level using Solidworks required (minimum 3+ years’ experience, post-school)
  • Experienced designing manufacturable designs for injected plastics required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design or Structural Package Design
  • Free to work unencumbered by a previous non-compete agreement
  • 3+ years’ experience in product design, post-school
  • Capable using Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Independent, self-motivated, well rounded individual with great communication skills and a passion for design
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in plastic manufacturing and structural packaging
  • Must live in tri-state area
  • Authorization to work in the United States for any employer
  • Pay is based on experience
  • Matching 401K
  • Multiple company events throughout the year

 

Please send cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and portfolio of your work either online or a PDF format – (5MB max) that shows your thinking, sketching, Solidworks and modeling skills to hr@fusionpkg.com



Email: hr@fusionpkg.com