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Product Development /Tech support Specialist


Tokyo, 13, JP

Req ID:  3621
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

Product Development /Tech support Specialist

Permanent, Tokyo, Japan

Attractive salary & benefits


Let's Talk About You

You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in our Product Development role, this might be your next step! This is a great choice for an ambitious doer, maker, and innovator, especially since it requires a team spirit focus. While it may sound cliché, we’re looking for a someone with formulation & packaging development experience to join Edgewell Personal Care – a global consumer goods business with a portfolio of over 27 brands (Schick, Bulldog Skincare for Men, Banana Boat, Hawaiian Tropic, Wet Ones, Jack Black and recently acquired Billie… just to name a few!).


Now, Let’s Get Down to Business


You will be reporting to Japan Quality Assurance Manager and will takes accountability to deliver new cosmetics/quasi-drug products to Japan market with excellent quality on time by supporting technical development areas (Formulation (Including utilization of OEM technical knowledge) / Process / Packaging / Factory management (Technical transfer to OEM includes over sea factory). So, if you have ideas, we want to hear them! The right person for this role will work closely with our Global R&D, Marketing, Procurement, QA, RA, Supply Chain teams so a good communicator is a must. If there’s one thing, you’ll get here at Edgewell, it’s a collaborative group full of likeable, diverse, and nurturing colleagues. They’re an inspiring bunch. While your experience is of course important, we’re all about making useful things joyful, so we love when our prospective candidates are passionate about this too.


Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got?

Ideally you will have formulation or process development experience gained within a global FMCG /cosmetics business.

In addition, it would be great if you have the following skills and experience


  • Develop new cosmetic/quasi-drug products under innovation project by utilizing company’s or Japan OEM’s format, knowledge & experiences.
  • Ensure to finalize internal technical specification with global R&D (Raw material, l, Formulation, process, Packaging material) by quality verification of technical matter by trial execution & using technical test result.)
  • Assure quality of products, raw ingredients, and package materials to assure customer satisfactions and smooth supply chain operation.
  • Ability to influence cross function teams to organize effective working flow.
  • Have passion to work spontaneously for the best solution aligned with company’s direction.
  • Fluent in English communication both
  • Bachelor's (or master's) degree in “Chemistry” or “Pharmacy”- More than 12 credits of chemistry or Licence of “Pharmacist”


What we offer

A ‘can do’ working culture with the following benefits:


Attractive salary, people caring benefits, hybrid working style, meeting free Fridays, great working and learning environment, casual business wear and a great team!


Now Take the Next Step

If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online with an up-to-date CV in Japanese & English along with your salary expectations.

Alternatively, feel free to pass onto your colleagues who may be interested. For information about this role, visit



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.