The Estée Lauder Companies is currently recruiting for a Commercialization and Validation Engineer within the Engineering department to join an experienced and committed team at Whitman Laboratories where as a team we manufacture around a fifth of Estée Lauder’s global sales output.
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.
As the global leader in prestige beauty, we touch over half a billion consumers a year. Our Company's products are sold in over 150 countries and territories under the following brand names:
Aveda, BECCA, Bobbi Brown, Bumble and Bumble, Clinique, DKNY, Estée Lauder, GLAMGLOW, Jo Malone London, Kiton, La Mer, Lab Series, MAC, Michael Kors, Origins, Smashbox, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger, Too Faced and many more.
We would love for you to come and join the Estée Lauder family, where the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering and leading the site based commercialization team through “Right First Time”, technical commercialization of new products and technologies within their segment of the portfolio. This will ensure world class quality, robust and repeatable process capability, regulatory compliance (validation and documentation), optimal margin, at exceptional speed. By doing so you will be helping us continue our exciting journey of innovation, change and transformation.
Key Responsibilities include:
Collaborate with other technical development functions through RFT, technical commercialization of new products and technologies ensuring world class quality, robust and repeatable process capability, regulatory compliance (validation/documentation), optimal margin, at exceptional speed.
Support manager in development and execution of robust, site based commercialization plans for new products and technologies.
Develop/revise and execute validation procedures and protocols as related to equipment, utilities, and processes to ensure that products are manufactured in accordance with appropriate regulatory agency validation requirement and current industry practices.
To include Installation Qualification (IQ), Operation Qualification (OQ) protocols for equipment used in the manufacture of OTC drug product, and Process Performance Qualification protocols for revised and new products or processes
Identify, document and investigate protocol deviations in conjunction with cross functional teams, as required to resolve and close out deviations.
Lead execution gates 5 and 6 pFMEA / risk assessment and remediation plan development and execution for key new product and technology initiatives, collaborating with cross functional technical teams to ensure risk profile is clearly communicated and remediation plans with clear accountabilities are developed and executed
As needed, represent manager and site based technical commercialization team in technical gate reviews ensuring technical issues are identified and resolved to enable gate progression, delivering expected and aligned commercialization outcomes.
In partnership with manager and team, engage / lead commercialization team and stakeholders in site enabled value engineering, champion opportunities to optimize quality, leverage and evolve automation, and collaborate to optimize design, process, cost and performance of new product and technology elements
In partnership with manager and team, represent site commercialization team in manufacturing location designation (capability and capacity) and program complexity process for new product launches in support of category strategy and RFT commercialization
Engage / lead new equipment performance specification development to enable and ensure RFT commercialization and long term performance expectations are met
Lead site in feasibility / feasibility cost assessments for new products within their segment of the product portfolio
Participate in technical commercialization process improvement activity across categories and platforms in support of NPL continuous improvement
Drive new product and technology commercialization performance within their segment of the product portfolio versus agreed process KPIs; manage team performance and measure team's ROI
Strong technical expertise with good administrative skills.
High level of analytical skill – ability to analyse both practical and theoretical problems.
Ability to understand component drawings and specifications.
Ability to manage and control a varied and at times heavy personal workload, with minimal supervision.
Strong computer literacy skills
Ability to prepare summary reports and internal correspondence and present these to all levels of the organisation.
SAP (ECC) experience an advantage
Previous experience in cosmetics, toiletries or other FMCG industries.
The role is primarily office based, but with a high level of interaction with manufacturing operations.
Minimum of an HND but preferably bachelor’s degree Standard, ideally In Packaging / Mechanical Engineering but other sciences would be considered.
If you enjoy working in an environment where you can make a difference, and work within a unique culture, we would love to hear from you.
Job: Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Petersfield
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
Job Number: 1927092
Estee Lauder Companies is an equal opportunities employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.