The Estee Lauder Companies Technical Operator - 2nd Shift in Melville, New York

Technical Operator - 2nd Shift

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Supply Chain



Support the Production Supervisor/ Process Coordinator in ensuring all production resources and their crews are working at optimum performance.

  • Operate the filling and assembly lines efficiently, assuring that all quality and safety processes are being maintained.

  • Perform a variety of tasks to move components, mass, and finished goods between the Production floor and Staging area.

  • Break down equipment, clear jams, and maintain running lines.


Environmental Health and Safety goals (At All Times)

Key goal: Eliminate accidents. Mentor line personnel to support this goal. Ensure our environmental goals are being met.

  • Complies with all prescribed Safety and GMP procedures.

  • Proactively identify and resolve safety and ergonomic concerns.

  • Advise crew members to utilize proper ergonomic related equipment (Drum lifter...).

  • Address or report any necessary safety related issues or concerns.

  • Advise crew members to follow all policies and procedures (recycling, PPE, etc.).

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work center and adhere to all GMP and Regulatory Guidelines.

  • Engage in site wide safety programs.

Produce High Quality finished goods (At All Times)

Key goal: Produce products that meet all quality expectations and eliminate rejections.

  • Follow cGMP and corporate quality SOP’s at all times.

  • Perform all required quality checks as described in our plant SOP’s.

  • Prepare mass according to fill specs and transferring to line.

  • Understand PPM and defect prevention practices.

  • Ensure accuracy of components, both quantity and quality to start job.

  • Assist in assigning line tasks per productivity guidelines and communicate all quality instructions.

Resource Set-up, Operability, and Basic Technical Fundamentals (80%)

Key Goal: Ensure resources are running to operating standards while manufacturing products that meet all quality expectations with minimal rejections.

  • Maintain packaging equipment during production runs; clear jams, change labels, change over-wrap, reset coders / Code blocks, initiate basic trouble shooting / support corrective action investigation as required.

  • Perform Operator tasks in work center, including in-process quality checks, manual filling and packaging, loading machinery with components.

  • Execute process related adjustments (Temperatures, mixing speeds, tensions, alignments, case sealer adjustments, label set-up and adjustments).

  • Assist mechanic in basic set-ups / changeovers for packaging and process equipment.

  • Disassemble and clean equipment in accordance with line clearance, cleaning and sanitization procedures.

  • Assist in performing equipment Cleaning and inspection

  • Move components and or mass from staging areas to Production floor.

  • Perform line clearance of components and mass.

  • Initiate basic trouble shooting; assess and address failure modes of equipment.

  • Communicate component shortages to the Supervisors, Process Coordinators, and Mechanics.

  • Provide and communicate cross over information during shift change to next shift.

  • Monitor attainment board for efficiency goals on each job assigned.

  • Complete production paperwork as required by position.

Continuous Improvement (20%)

Key goal: Use LEAN tools to solve daily issues.

  • Actively participate and support facility and corporate Lean Manufacturing initiatives including but not limited to: Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen events.

  • Develop knowledge on Principle of Operations and troubleshooting guides for resources assigned.

All items specified are continuous or as required. Communicate closely with the Process Coordinator to ensure the resource is running effectively. Perform other duties as assigned.

Direction Given:

Process Operators

Direction Received:

Process Coordinator; Production Supervisor; Production Manager; Quality Assurance Supervision; Maintenance and Reliability Supervision


Cleaners, Fillers, Press, Cap/Pump Placers; Cartoners; Overwraps, Case Sealers, Labelers, Coders and Video Jets; Hand truck; Multi-lift and drum-lift; Tape machines; Hand tools and power tools as trained.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Preferred 6 months of packaging operator experience.

  • PMHE license preferred

  • Must be able to display basic mechanical/technical skills.

  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

  • Must be able to work in an environment that is oily, dusty, and noisy.

  • Must have strong communication, problem solving and multi-tasking skills.

  • Display strong math skills (addition, subtraction, percentages, averages).

  • Must be detail oriented.

  • Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.

  • Required to have and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Able to work overtime.

  • Ability to work in assigned work center.

Job: Manufacturing / Operations / Packaging

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 2nd (Afternoon) Shift

Travel: No

Job Number: 162535