Engineer I, Process Development Group, R&D

Date:  Jan 24, 2022
Location:  East Windsor
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary: 

  • This R&D position is primarily responsible for the planning and execution of pilot-scale manufacturing processes to seamlessly transition the development of new Shiseido products from formulation to manufacturing. The Engineer II is charged with being able to identify and solve potential issues with scaling-up formulas through process experimentation, observation, and data analysis under minimal supervision for bulk and finished goods.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Independently study, understand, and execute pilot scale bulk batches and filling of finished goods of R&D lab formulas for a smooth transition to manufacturing/production scale while providing fluid communication between R&D and Manufacturing. This involves all facets of R&D Pilot Production: Experimental Design, Execution, Physical/Analytical Testing, and Quantitative Analysis and Interpretation.
  • Work alongside formulating chemists from the early developmental stage of projects to help determine potential future quality and process concerns. 
  • Quickly acquire the knowledge necessary to create a Design of Experiments (DOE) to solve processing challenges.
  • Design, prepare, and execute manufacturing trial and process validation batches of assigned projects.
  • Active participation in the understanding and resolution of new/existing manufacturing issues.
  • Responsible for compliance of assigned work area with company-set standards for laboratory safety and general maintenance.
  • Investigate out-of-specification manufacturing batches and production non-conformances, as needed.  Implement effective and efficient corrective and preventive actions.


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Qualifications & Competencies:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related degree.
  • Minimum (2) years in a science-related industry, preferably personal care.
  • Strong understanding of chemical processing concepts including heat transfer, mass flow, and instrumental & statistical analysis and how it is applied to personal care products.
  • Strong organizational, communication and writing skills.
  • Driven to continuously learn and test new ideas independently and in teams.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.





Shiseido is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other classification protected by Federal, State or Local law

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