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Technical Project Manager - Packaging Automation

Company: Estee Lauder
Location: Melville
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description - External
Responsible for managing a portfolio of global complex automation projects. Working closely with engineering, project management, finance, marketing, operations, product managers, and third-party vendors to deliver and produce targeted results, on time and on budget.
This role will involve defining the technical specifications for each project and executing on an outlined project plan. The role is also responsible for the standardization of equipment in their stream.

  • Oversee multiple projects ranging from Proof-of-Concept (PoC) to scalable deployment.
  • Hands on programming of robot applications (mobile/static) including data integration.
  • Responsible for the global evaluation and standardization of mobile robotics and warehousing equipment globally.
  • Define and manage project scope, documenting project plan and managing project beginning to end
  • Seek out and investigate new technologies and better ways to implement automation in the stream.
  • Detailed technical knowledge of the automation equipment in the respective workstream.
  • Technically vet solutions provided by equipment manufacturers
  • Prepare and communicate project performance, cost, and status reports.
  • Manages project & team meetings including developing agendas and documenting decisions and action items.
  • Identifies organizational gaps and influences stakeholders to address gaps that impact the program/project.
  • Manage program team meetings, including leading discussions to drive to effective decisions and actions.
  • Manages the planning and use of program/project resources and works to secure adequate resourcing and budget alignment in collaboration with finance and functional team members.
  • Resolves complex problems and manages difficult stakeholder situations.
  • Is comfortable working independently within a matrix environment and can coach, influence and mentor others.


    • Minimum of a B.S. Degree in Engineering
    • Experience with robotic based systems
    • Manufacturing and Automation experience
    • Proficient with MS Project, MS Office applications
    • Preferred Lean and Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification
    • Hands on experience Mfg and Dist automation projects, Major project
    • KPIs - Degree of automation, Automation-based savings, ROI, Robot utilization rate, Installed robotics base
    • Preferred Degree: Mechanical / Mechatronic/Robotic
    • 8 Years Experience
    • Expected travel- 20%

      Job: Manufacturing - Supply Chain
      Primary Location: Americas-US-
      Job Type: Standard
      Schedule: Full-time
      Shift: 1st (Day) Shift
      Job Number: 2120341
      We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. It is Company's policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances. The Company will endeavor to provide a reasonable accommodation consistent with the law to otherwise qualified employees and prospective employees with a disability and to employees and prospective employees with needs related to their religious observance or practices. Should you wish to apply for this position or any other position with the Company and you believe you require assistance to complete an application or participate in an interview, please contact

Keywords: Estee Lauder, New Haven , Technical Project Manager - Packaging Automation, IT / Software / Systems , Melville, Connecticut

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