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Quality Search -  Since 1981

Director - Brand Package Development - Cosmetics

Support Corporate strategy to continue to be the global leader in prestige beauty by ensuring brand packaging is developed to support the values of unrivaled quality, creativity and innovation. Support designated business segment by being the brand steward for the package, ensuring all aspects meet or exceed the quality, creative and product delivery requirements within a managed timeline and cost objective.


·        Represent the culture and DNA of the brand or business segment being managed.
Package Concept Feasibility

·        Drive innovation by presenting new packaging concepts, technologies and delivery systems to support new Marketing, Product Development and Design ideas.

·        Search new applicable technologies both within and outside our industry in order to continuously evaluate best practice and support product innovation.

·        Provide comprehensive feasibility of each concept or package that defines function, manufacturability, component cost, tooling estimates, preliminary development lead time, risk and global consistency 

Project Management

·        Support the Strategic Management Initiative by managing all aspects of the development process.

·        Package Feasibility.

·        Packaging outline development.

·        Component/ Package costing specifications and technical profiles.

·        Supplier recommendation /selection.

·        Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (Pre-Design Turnover and Post Business Award).

·        Suggest tooling strategy to support both preliminary forecast and weekly rate of production requirements.

·        Build value analysis into every new development ensuring the construction and design provides the most cost-effective way to achieve design criteria but also provide the best function and quality.

·        Manage projects through Technical Packaging to ensure design and construction meets all Estee Lauder engineering requirements.

·        Develop and implement package test plans for all projects.

·        Work with Manufacturing and Quality Engineering to define specifications, design criteria and defect ranges to ensure optimal process flow from manufacture of components through filling and assembly.


Education - Minimum of a BS degree in Packaging Science or Engineering.
IOPP certification.

Direct Experience:
8 + years experience in cosmetic package development.

Concentrated experience in prestige beauty industry with proven development experience in color, fragrance, skin care categories.

Proficiency in computer systems including Unique Package Definition Systems, MS Excel, Word, Outlook and Timeline management systems.

Technical Competency:
Technical competency in analysis of geometric objects in 2 and 3 dimensions including understanding of clearances, fit and finish of packaging components and subcomponents.

Comprehensive knowledge of materials used in the construction and manufacturing of primary, secondary and tertiary packaging including but not limited to: 

·        Injection molding.

·        Extrusion molding.

·        Metal forming.

·        Glass forming.

·        Vacuum forming.

·        Assembly of components.

·        Dispensing systems (Pump, Airless).

·        Folding carton and rigid box design.

·        Comprehensive knowledge of decorating techniques and materials used on primary, secondary and tertiary packaging.

·        Comprehensive knowledge of test methods used to validate component/package performance.

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Quality Search, 1820 Graham Drive • Chesterton, IN 46304-1627 • (219) 926-5015 www.qsjobs.com

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Must be a United States citizen or lawful permanent resident or have authorization to work in the United States.


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