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Associate Fellow, Packaging Material Science & Technology

Company: Est--e Lauder Companies
Location: El Paso
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

As a senior member of the Materials Science and Technology group in Packaging, collaborate with internal cross-functional teams and external vendors to facilitate design, evaluation, optimization and qualification of materials in category packaging and new technology platforms. Introduce innovative materials for luxe packaging application. Employ subject matter expertise in compatibility review of product formulation against primary packaging elements in contact with product such as plastics and decoration. Work in close collaboration with key internal teams including R&D chemists, product development, package development, package engineering, package testing/analytics and creative. Review Packaging Equivalency for Regulated Drug Product changes.

  • Lead material selection for packaging in the assigned category (such as skin care, make-up, hair-care, fragrance, bath & body, etc) by recommending suitable material based on formula + product composition and anticipated interaction. (40%) -
  • Drive high level of scientific creativity and problem solving agility by demonstrating understanding of product implications, and guide solutions accordingly (20%)
  • Partner in the development process and qualification of advanced materials with R&D chemists, category packaging and external vendors. Conduct benchmark studies of material candidates, compositions, material structures, and concepts for beauty industry (10%)
  • Carry out proof-of-concept experiments by conducting product-package interaction studies, and sample characterization. Transfer lab scale outcomes to production partners for scale-up (10%) - -
  • Review Packaging Material Equivalency for Regulated Drug Product Changes (10%)
  • Co-develop new materials for packaging with suppliers, universities, etc. based on current challenges, consumer insights and brand vision. Thereby, develop intellectual property to protect material science developments and secure a competitive position for the organization (5%)
  • Coach / mentor, and cross-pollinate subject matter expertise in materials and non-wovens across category packaging and R&D. (5%)
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    QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated expertise and extensive hands-on experience in materials characterization and plastics properties
  • Experience with compatibility review of packaging materials with formulation.
  • Ability to use advanced analytical techniques for material structure and property determination; demonstrated expertise in obtaining and interpreting composition-structure-property relationships.
  • Ability to explain data and results clearly, and communicate effectively
  • Strong aptitude for problem solvingWe 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 USApplicantAccommodations@Estee.com.

Keywords: Est--e Lauder Companies, El Paso , Associate Fellow, Packaging Material Science & Technology, IT / Software / Systems , El Paso, Texas

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