Project Specialist (Indonesia)

Posted 24 November 2023
Salary 30.000 - 35.000 USD/year
Location Other Locations
Job type Permanent
Discipline Industrial & Engineering
Contact NameHoa Tran

Job description

The Company:

Our client is one of the leading global cosmetic manufacturing companies in Indonesia.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Assessment of New Manufacturers:

    • Aid in onboarding new suppliers globally: Conduct desktop audits and explain the criteria and requirements to new partners.

    • On-site assessment: Evaluate manufacturers' facilities, capabilities, technologies, and adherence to industry standards.

    • Cost and contract management

    • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of evaluations, communications, and technical solutions for each new manufacturer.

    • Offer technical support post-audit to bridge gaps and ensure compliance before mass production.

  • Management of Existing Manufacturers:

    • Annual documentation/certificate checks.

    • Conduct quarterly performance reviews at factories.

    • Biennial critical process audits ensure compliance with safety standards and quality requirements.

    • Collaborate for on-site audits and execution of improvement plans with factories through the central office or third parties.

  • APAC Sustainable Audits or new certification or system applications (e.g., RSPO, Ecovadis)

  • Trend Analysis: Stay abreast of the latest manufacturing trends, technologies, and innovations in the cosmetics industry.

  • Sustainability Advocacy: Promote and enforce ethical and sustainable production practices, including cruelty-free testing and eco-friendly packaging.

  • Development of training programs for new vendors and coaching on company processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Cosmetic Science, or the related field.

  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.

  • Relevant certifications in cosmetic formulation or safety are advantageous.

  • Over 8 years in project management within cosmetic manufacturing, sourcing, or similar roles, with deep knowledge of formulation, production processes, and quality control.

  • Experience as a Quality Engineer facilitating audits, quality management systems, and control setup.

  • Familiarity with cosmetic industry regulations, safety standards, and GMP.

  • Proficiency in evaluating new manufacturing setups and their development.

  • Proficiency in written and oral English.

  • Willingness to travel for on-site evaluations and audits.

To apply, please send your updated CV to Hoa Tran at, quoting the job title or Click Apply Now.

Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.