Función Laboral: Operaciones

Tipo de contrato: Jornada Completa

Ubicación: New Jersey - Clark

País: USA

POSITION PURPOSE

To engineer quality and cost effective packages while respecting the L’Oreal Conception Process.  Management of a technical category and organization of a packaging team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

  • Manage team development and performance through coaching, development planning, and training; Follow key performance indicators related to the function and manage resources accordingly
  • Lead category via technically influencing new launches for the Americas; inclusive of understanding the portfolio across the Americas and ensuring alignment / leveraging of technical conceptions
  • Guarantee harmonization of technical conceptions within the category
  • Review and approve all Packaging issued PO’s
  • Identify process gaps, implement process improvements, and refine existing processes
  • Indirect management of POLE’s, ensuring full accountability of launches and other value added initiatives
  • Identify viable packaging options and alternatives
  • Define and engineer technical conceptions according to L’Oreal standards
  • Optimize and harmonize technical conceptions
  • Ownership of existing and future technical conceptions; inclusive but not limited to data, plant optimization, consumer complaints, support of quality issues, etc.
  • Management of new tooling development and validation
  • Influence supplier selection in support of the Americas
  • Engineer technical conceptions to cost
  • Support and drive value analysis initiatives
  • Support and drive packaging consumer complaints and non-conformities to completion
  • Responsible for 1st AC reception quality in the plant
  • Fully own specifications (AC & PF)
  • Analyze and approve technical drawings through tolerancing and stackup evaluations on critical assemblies
  • Evaluate risks and develop clear mitigation plans
  • Fully own technical milestones in project timelines; ensuring on-time homologation (validation) date
  • Drive sustainability initiatives
  • Define appropriate testing plan and analyze / interpret results
  • Troubleshoot technical issues (supplier, plant, distribution, quality, etc.)
  • Tailor communication based on audience; share and escalate roadblocks cross-functionally
  • Engage Sr. Mgt. and peers with relevant information
  • Influence decision making cross-functionally (Marketing, R&I, Plant, etc.)
  • Share and escalate roadblocks cross-functionally
  • Develop and maintain a professional knowledge of new or emerging trends in packaging technology, inclusive but not limited to personal care products
  • Up to 25% travel to suppliers and plants

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

· Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related technical discipline

· 7+ years experience in package development desired; preferably in the cosmetics, consumer goods or related field

· Experience in team management and people development

· French, Portuguese, and/or Spanish Language skills are a plus

· Strong PC skills; MS Office, PowerPoint and CAD software

· Good communication skills, to be able to deal effectively with all levels of the organization and our suppliers

· Good organizational skills to manage the documentation, materials and information

·   Desired skills and expertise:

Understand mold functionalities, molding processes, finishing techniques, etc.

Understand plant and contract manufacturing capabilities

Basic knowledge and use of statistics (i.e. Cp, CpK)



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