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Quality Engineer

Company: Estee Lauder
Location: Melville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

To design and execute QE projects through the use of statistical tools and other problem solving methodologies. This position will drive improvement initiatives locally to ensure that processes are capable of meeting the quality standards and expectations of the Estee Lauder Companies and its customers. Provide technical support to QA and other departments. This position must have technical credibility within the organization as well as with customers and suppliers. This position assures compliance to regulatory requirements and focuses on the consumer expectations.

  • Monitor and assure a safe work environment through process adherence and hazard elimination/mitigation (PPE, Lockout/Tag-out, Machine Guarding, etc.) and hazard elimination/mitigation
  • Monitor and assure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and adherence to defined procedures
  • Implement new system and working practices to improve process and product quality while maintaining compliance to regulatory requirements. Drive implementation of processes at the local level with Operations staff, CI and ME.
  • Drive development of projects and application of QE techniques and methodologies providing technical expertise and support to QA and other functions.
  • Conduct analysis of data/KPIs and recommend appropriate action, performs audits and capability studies as necessary.
  • Works with the plant, packaging development, technical packaging, and other parties to define critical requirements. Participates in line tests and first production runs for new product launches.
  • Works with suppliers, developers, and production agreeing to and communicating standards and range boards. Participate in supplier improvement activities.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and provides support in investigation of complaints and preventive and corrective action
  • Participates in the definition, execution, analysis, and actions of tooling qualification programs. Advises on modifications needed to achieve successful tooling. Supports validation programs of equipment and processes.
  • Documentation of processes and procedures and technical reports.
  • Educates and trains employees in QA techniques.
  • Guide and coach indirect reports, such as Quality Operations Specialists, when executing work related to QE functions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Works independently with some minimal supervision


  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years of quality experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Six sigma certification preferred
  • Good interpersonal, communication, problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Must demonstrate a desire and ability to coach other people
  • Must be familiar with MS office and SAP applications preferred
  • Knowledge in quality management systems, process improvement utilizing statistical problem solving techniques, and quality tools.
  • Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills
  • Must be able to work all shifts and all ELC locations as needed

Job: Quality Assurance - Supply Chain

Primary Location: US-NY-Melville

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Job Number: 212225

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 , Quality Engineer, Other , Melville, Connecticut

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