The Estee Lauder Companies Director, Package Testing and Analytical Methods Development in Melville, New York

Director, Package Testing and Analytical Methods Development

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments


se of Material Science expertise to study, evaluate, test, and confirm feasibility for use in package-product systems

Develop Technical models and implement predictive analytical test methods in upfront development.

Provide technical expertise to various depts. within the organization including Pkg Dev, R&D, MFG, & QA,

Direct, coach and manage analysts to perform predictive analytical testing and final package testing.

Develop, issue and maintain standardized package test procedures for package/product evaluations.

Analyze need for new test equipment and develop programs to acquire same, as appropriate.

Oversee the on- boarding and training of new lab personnel.

Direct 3rd party supplier testing activities including qualification, training, and review of test results.

Drive and oversee Packaging Liaison initiative,

In partnership with Pkg Dev, QA, Suppliers, R&D, direct problem solving efforts on failed test results or analysis of consumer complaints, as appropriate.

Develop Technical models defining physical and chemical mechanisms in package-product performance (20%)

Implement predictive failure analyses/protocols by enhancing lab testing and characterization capabilities upstream (20%)

Lead Pkg. Testing analysts in providing technical expertise, coaching and feedback. Identify and develop analytical capabilities within the team (20%)

Ensures laboratory practices and package testing procedures are consistently administered globally (10%)

Determine root cause and corrective action by implementing technical expertise along with conceptual and innovative thinking in problem solving packaging problems. (10%)

Align department strategy with overall corporate strategy by supporting and contributing to setting direction for the Lab (5%)

Provide technical expertise as member of cross functional team working on DFMEA’S for new product launches. (5%)

Conduct employee performance evaluations and development plans for package testing managers & analysts (5%)

Ensure timely package testing meets project timetables (5%)


Master’s Degree required –Mechanical Engineering or Material/Polymer Science or equivalent Minimum of 8 years of related experience

Applied mathematics; PhD preferred

Exceptional foundation in Applied Mathematics in developing Technical models

Experience in developing predictive analytical test methods

Demonstrated expertise and hands –on experience in plastics materials characterization

Ability to use advanced analytical techniques for material structure and property determination

Demonstrated expertise in obtaining and interpreting composition-structure-property relationships

Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Number: 162216