Rekvisitions-id:  151495
Kæde:  Coop Trading
Job Type:  Fuldtid

Coop Trading is looking for a technical expert to handle cosmetics and personal care products

Coop Trading is looking for a technical expert to handle cosmetics and personal care products


Do you want to make a difference for 27 mill Nordic Consumers? Then we can offer you a job, where you make sure that the personal care and cosmetic products are of high quality, safe to use, sustainable and comply to relevant legislation.


You have a technical background within chemistry or pharmacy, and you are curious by nature to learn more, e.g. about developing products for retail. You like the idea of being part of a dynamic team who develop, source and launch products for the Nordic market– and where you play an important part with your technical background to assure the quality, safety and sustainability. 


About Us:

Coop Trading is a dynamic, responsible, and ambitious workplace. We work to challenge the status quo delivering the best and most innovative private brand products.Our purpose is to make a better every day through leading Nordic private brands for 27 million Nordic consumers. Coop Trading represents Coop in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and SOK in Finland and negotiate Nordic agreements and develop products for our Private Brands portfolio. The portfolio encompasses both food and daily non-food items within our private brands, Xtra, Coop, and Änglamark. 


We are 140 dedicated professionals in Denmark and in Spain, as well as a network of trusted partners across the Nordic region. It is a cornerstone in our identity to continuously create and develop our engaging and appreciative work environment, reflecting our dedication to being a truly exceptional workplace. 


Key responsibilities:

  • Develop an attractive and competitive personal care and cosmetic product portfolio for the Nordic Private Brand market in close cooperation with the team and suppliers.
  • Quality assure that the portfolio complies with Coop's high standards within safety, sustainability, consumer information and quality. 
  • Assure compliance with relevant legislation and third-party label criteria (e.g. Nordic Swan).
  • Be in close collaboration with suppliers and our design department on the final product design. 


About you:

  • A relevant education as minimum Bachelor or alternative technical education, preferably with some years of work experience within quality assurance and product development of products from retail or branded business.
  • Curious familiarizing yourself with technical and legislation requirements and standards.
  • Experience in working with third party criteria and labelling e.g., Nordic Ecolabel and Asthma Allergy Nordic is considered as an advantage.


You can recognize yourself in the following:

  • A “one step ahead” and ambitious mindset with a desire to make a difference and challenge status quo. 
  • Excellent collaboration skills with thrive to advise and guide.
  • Self-directed and comfortable taking ownership of tasks.
  • Structured and detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and take pride in your technical knowledge.
  • Thrives in a busy and developing environment. 


What we offer:

  • A compelling purpose to create A better every day through leading Nordic private brands.
  • A dynamic and inclusive workplace culture that values your well-being
  • Great colleagues throughout the organization to work with and spar with on your common projects
  • A strong onboarding. 
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development and great influence on the development of the role.
  • A flexible workplace with the possibility to work remote up to two days a week. 
  • A favorable pension scheme and attractive employee benefits.


We look forward to hearing from you and look forward to welcoming a new colleague to the team!


Place of work: Currently, our office is in Taastrup - however we are looking to move to a location in Copenhagen.
Application deadline: No later than 2nd of June 2024. Applications will be reviewed continuously.
For further information, please contact Quality Manager Maja Rydberg, 2777 2434.


Coop Trading is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We look forward to receiving your application.


We want to create equal opportunities for everyone and ensure an efficient and fair recruitment process. It is therefore up to you whether you wish to attach an application letter and a photo.

At Coop Trading, we aim to create an inclusive and diverse environment, and we actively search for qualified candidates regardless of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, disability or age. You will be part of a diverse and inclusive company, where we see diversity as a strength.

Coop Trading is developing and sourcing products to make the everyday life better for 27 million Nordic consumers by leading Nordic private brands: Xtra, Coop, and Änglamark.