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Quality & Compliance Lead (UKIE), (CE & ROW) – Elida Beauty (R-30442)





Multiple locations, New Jersey, United States

Quality & Compliance Lead (UKIE), (CE & ROW) – Elida Beauty

LOCATION- Flexible; local conditions apply

Travel 30%

Who we are … we are Elida Beauty

Elida Beauty is a very exciting new beauty business within Unilever. We are re-found iconic brands by remixing them for today’s generation, making them even bigger beauty hits than they were first time around.

Our remixes democratize beauty, because we want everyone on the ‘beauty dance floor’ with our top-quality products at a great value.

Driven by our colleague’s creativity, agility and close connection with consumers, customers and suppliers we are able to unleash the true potential of our loved brands with a fresh start. We ‘Re-Found’ them using a start-up mentality that always ‘finds a way’. Our ‘no silos’, one team approach drives both personal and business growth so that together we deliver outcomes that are music to the ears of consumers, customers, colleagues and the planet alike.


The Quality & Compliance Lead focuses on implementing, executing, improving and providing technical quality support to Contract Manufacturing sites and the Contract Manufacturing Operations Team, Technical Innovation Management Teams and CCBTs (Country Category Business Teams) in relevant the market for Quality Management System (QMS) compliance, innovation execution, quality risk management and quality improvement.

The role is key in supporting mitigation and management of Elida Beauty’s (EB) design and production of products that meet our environmental, consumer safety and quality standards.


·Supports EB Quality strategy, governance and goals through regional specific projects and targets

·Verifies that Contract Manufacturing Partners can meet Elida Beauty’s Quality standards by acting as first point of contact (FPOC), supporting technical capability assessments and closure of gaps identified in vetting / SQA (Supplier Quality Approval)

·Ensures and verifies ongoing compliance to EB Quality management standards in Contract Manufacturing Partners through KPI monitoring and non-conformance monitoring, intensive care, technical visits (as needed) and general oversight

·Supports Cluster-specific quality improvement initiatives with Procurement and CMs where applicable.

·Supports changes to existing and new Contract Manufacturing Partners through activities that assure quality/hygienic control processes are in place and operating efficiently, e.g. follow up on audit action plans

·Leads or supports quality and/or consumer safety training for CMs (where applicable.

·Supports that process changes and specifications meet EB requirements and product quality needs

·Support communication and training strategy and execution with Contract Manufacturing Partners.


·University degree in general sciences or technical discipline (preferred: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Food Science or Microbiology degree)

·Minimum 3 years FMCG business experience in Quality, R&D or Manufacturing – experience in ‘Digitalization’ is a plus.

·Proven and recognized achievements in risk and change management

·Depth of experience within cosmetics as minimum, and OTCS/Personal Care/Home Care as a plus


·HPC Hygienic Processing experience, and experience in HPC.

·Fluent in English

·Able to work organized and structured even when put under pressure.


·Analytical ability

·Good communicator

·Auditing skills

·Digital Native

·Team commitment

·Influencing others

·Bias for action

·Ability to learn.

Join us…

To ensure that your personal creativity helps to unlock our potential, we will upskill and reskill you. We will develop leading-edge digital marketing skills and best-in-class teamworking capabilities.

Most importantly, we will give you the autonomy to use them like a ‘founder’. We will help you to think like a CEO so that we all focus on delivering our Purpose and so you drive growth as you develop. Imagine how good we will feel when we see that our creativity reignites growth in the business because consumers embrace our new ideas.

Better for our consumers, better for the world and better for each of us

The way we manufacture, package and distribute our products will be better for everyone and for the planet. We will bring a new meaning to diversity and inclusion by providing access to beauty products that suit every kind of skin and hair.

Excited about the Role?

Please apply online. Your application will be reviewed against our requirements, and we will be in touch to provide you with an update on the status of your application.