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Product Developer

  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
CA$50,000 - CA$55,000 per yearProduct development

Job description


With a global team of beauty experts and a distinctly personal approach, IBG empowers all its clients – from established beauty brands to first-time private label retailers – with strategic partnerships that bring visions to life, and products seamlessly to market.

Consisting of three key brands - FASTEN Packaging, Orchard Custom Beauty, and Roberts Beauty - IBG helps businesses create quality beauty products. From concept and design to getting products on shelves and online, we can support retailers, brands, and wholesalers with everything they need to get ready for retail.

We are currently looking for a Product Developer to join our team where you will work cross functionally with our Sales team and suppliers to create specific products in the beauty world.


  • Develop formula and cosmetic accessory items that meet the needs and requirements of IBG and our customers.
  • Source and vet vendors compatible with production and regulatory requirements.
  • Negotiate price, quality, delivery and payment terms with vendors.
  • Request product information from vendors on final pack-out, fact sheets and Quality/Regulatory paperwork.
  • Qualify vendors through specific approval process with Operations and QA to mitigate risk.
  • Request samples and review for quality and performance and complete product specifications.
  • Confirm production timelines from vendors and communicate to Project Manager to create timelines.
  • Complete and present costing sheet per project for approval.
  • Manage/Update development tracker and communicate latest project updates with team during weekly development meeting.
  • Actively seek out the latest trends and innovations.

Job requirements


  • 2 to 3 years in Product Development/Sourcing in the cosmetic/beauty field
  • Project planning experience and have strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Previous experience working with international factories and vendors
  • Working knowledge of Smartsheet, Wrike, and Netsuite is an asset 


As a Product Developer, you will enjoy being part of an energetic and hands-on team, excited about beauty and home care. You will work with passionate and talented colleagues who inspire and support each other. We have fun and celebrate successes together, but we are also not afraid to roll up our sleeves and get the job done. We work hard and play hard!

On top of that you will get:

  • To work in a fast-paced industry that is highly innovative and agile
  • IBG is an international team of over 200 people across nine locations worldwide
  • Significant opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally.
  • A highly competitive total rewards package with a salary range of $50,000 to $55,000 depending on experience
  • Work in a hybrid environment – 2 days in our Mississauga office
  • A comprehensive benefits and employee wellness program
  • Of course, a great bunch of colleagues.


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