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The Estee Lauder Companies Senior Scientist, Artistry Brand (Skincare) in Melville, New York

Senior Scientist, Artistry Brand (Skincare)

Brand: Estée Lauder Companies


Contributions: Skilled individual contributor demonstrating collaboration, delivering sustained important contributions that impact new or improved products, packages, devices, processes or methodologies

Leadership: Perform assignments and takes meetings independently. Receives guidance in novel situations. Demonstrates collaboration. Strong project management skills.

Technical: Proficient in category, building depth of technical understanding. Interprets unexpected results / learnings & recommends next steps.

Organizational: Proficient in using & seeks out opportunities to improve company capabilities & systems. Collaborates with others to connect skills needed to perform assignments / projects.


Thinks Strategically

  • Proficient in category – global business, industry & consumer environment. Building breadth of understanding. Seeks out cross category connections & learnings to reapply.

  • Defines how the technical choices & levers affect the critical desired consumer benefits & experience.

  • Proficient in utilizing existing capabilities & systems. Actively seeks out & addresses opportunities to build / improve capabilities & systems, identifying where help is required with system deficiencies. Strength in project/timeline management.

Aligns & Engages the Team in the Vision

  • Designs, executes, analyses & recommends next steps to optimize delivery of project objectives – balancing agility with robustness.

  • Understands key business drivers, including how the business makes money & the impact of decisions.

Embraces & Initiates Change

  • Seeks out & recommends new consumer & / or technical interventions that could fuel business growth & agility.

  • Awareness & flexibility to change direction as required.

Develops Talent & Capabilities

  • Designs, conducts or supervises experiments requiring the selection of new approaches, test design, equipment & materials.

  • Proficiently uses both internal & external resources to further drive own skill set.

  • Explores assignments tailored to provide opportunity to explore DCP options.

Energizes & Enables Others

  • Teaches less experienced team members to help others develop new skills.

Builds Collaborative Relationships

  • Communicate results both orally & in writing to supervisor, key project members & highest level of management.

  • Effectively collaborates within team & across functions. Drives efficiency & agility through openness to learn from & with others.

Demonstrates Learning Agility

  • Independently evaluates & summarizes data from experiments sharing learnings broadly. Interprets unexpected results or observations and recommends next steps.

  • Independently takes action on project activities, working across disciplines, functions & with outside suppliers.

  • Drives full integration of generational tools brought in to the company.

Drives Creativity & Innovation

  • Interprets unexpected learnings & feeds into consumer / technical model.

  • Keeps patent program updated as updates consumer / technical model.

Strives for Excellence in Execution

  • Increasing impact in new &/or improved products, packages, processes or methodologies.

  • Proficient at established procedures. Sought out to help develop, pilot & train new systems.

  • Recognizes developing trends & translates them into current best approaches or problems that need to be addressed.

Job: Research & Development

Primary Location: Americas-US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Job Number: 1924511

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