The Estee Lauder Companies Associate Engineer in Melville, New York
Brand: Estée Lauder Companies Corporate Departments
An Associate Engineer within Technology Services Organization joins a team responsible for i) design and development of manufacturing processes both for new product technologies and currently marketed products & ii) reformulation of existing product portfolio where necessary in order to maintain business continuity. Process design scope is scale up from lab bench to full plant scale, end-to-end manufacturing – bulk & filling. TSO design, develop & define the processes & parameters required to ensure validate the robust, reliable manufacture with the desired product quality, experience & performance characteristics
An entry level Associate Engineer within this group will help understand & apply the principles of process design and scale-up to define robust & reliable end to end manufacturing processes. They will plan & execute their own work supporting the projects, delivering it reliably, punctually, ensuring quality content & sharing learnings. They will build category understanding of ELC products, packages / devices, using their technical knowledge to generate & analyze data, recognize & flag unexpected learnings. They will become competent in standard operating procedures & methodologies used within their department.
Helps design & develop manufacturing processes:
Builds category understanding – eg technologies, raw materials, formulae types, manufacturing equipment & processes to develop commercially feasible approaches.
Executes programs to develop processes that deliver quality products. Defines comprehensive technical standards (ex: procedures, specifications) to capture learnings and manufacturing requirements accordingly. Understands test methods of physical characteristics and interprets relevant test data to improve process design.
Executes & analyses own work in a timely fashion. Uses understanding of engineering & science to perform work, including generating & analyzing data. Becomes proficient in standard operating procedures relevant to job.
Documents & summarizes data - submits reports & integrates data into technical models to document technical readiness & define how the required product attributes are delivered, the processing levers, boundaries & controls, critical process parameter set points and ranges. Builds experience & confidence in making suggestions for next steps.
Communicates results or observations to supervisor & team members. Learnings help Identify & qualify new technologies & technical routes for breakthrough benefits. Recognizes & flags unexpected learnings. Suggests how they could impact the project objectives.
Brings in latest generational approaches & identifies where can apply to their projects & the business. Mentors up on new technologies / generational norms.
Understand the Patent system & how to use it effectively to protect the business. Aware of patent strategy on project. Keeps abreast of IP landscape through peer reviewed journals, patent searches and Mintel.
Minimum BS in Chemical Engineering.
Intern / co-op experience preferred.
Job: Research & Development
Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville
Job Type: Standard
Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 186210