Product Optimization Manager

  • cosnova GmbH
  • Limespark
  • Junior, Career start
  • Senior, very experienced
  • Marketing / Communication / Editing
  • Project Management, Product Management
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We will never stop making everyone feel more beautiful by providing cosmetics, innovation and variety with our brand essence and Catrice.
Join our international team with over 800 employees and help shaping our success story!


  • You are responsible for optimizing our standard cosmetic products for the brands essence & Catrice, especially with regard to sustainability
  • You proactively analyze the standard range in terms of product costs and product performance and derive appropriate recommendations
  • You optimize textures under sustainability aspects and our clean standards, as well as more sustainable packaging with shorter supply chains
  • You work on the expansion of product capacities with our suppliers
  • In your work, you focus on cost-efficient implementation of product optimization within price, quality and timing targets


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
  • Initial professional background within the consumer goods sector (FMCG), ideally with a focus on sustainability
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficient in conceptual thinking with excellent communication abilities
  • Proactive, independent, and results-driven approach, even when faced with high-pressure situations
  • Strong team orientation and adaptability to change
  • Confident handling of MS Office
  • German at native speaker level and very good written and spoken English

We offer:

  • Attractive working environment: Challenging tasks with a lot of creative freedom in a stylish office.
  • Team: Kind, motivated colleagues, for whom the idea of teamwork is principal.
  • Family business:  Owner-managed, acting sustainably, and always at eye level from interns to management.
  • Flexibility: Through mobile working and flexible working hours.
  • Prospects: Whether onboarding, continuous on-the-job training, job rotation, or internal/external further training measures - everything is possible.
  • The classics: 30 days' holiday as well as a freshly prepared lunch, fruit, coffee variety, as well as tea and cold drinks.
  • Benefits, benefits, benefits: Company pension scheme, in-house gym, JobTicket, subsidy for childcare costs, and always reasons to celebrate together. Our list is long, so there is bound to be something for you. You can find all our benefits here: www.cosnova.com/en/karriere
We look forward to receiving your complete job application in English or German. Your contact person for this vacancy is
  • Sina Thonipara
  • Senior HR Manager
  • +49 6196 76156 1057

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