Engineer II, Manufacturing

Date:  Jun 1, 2022
Location:  East Windsor
Company:  Shiseido
Country/Region:  US
Custom Field 4:  Employee (Permanent)
Company:  Shiseido

Job Summary: 

The Manufacturing Engineer works under general supervision to monitor, document, and improve procedures used in the process and manufacture of the company’s products.  This includes following quality systems and adherence to GMP guidelines.  The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for analysis and modification of existing processes to improve quality and reduce labor costs.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Support manufacturing in daily compounding activities and provide  analysis and troubleshooting of out of spec results.
  • Modification of existing processes to achieve improved quality while reducing labor costs.
  • Identify and develop new process controls resulting in reduced process variability for a consistent and high quality outcome.
  • Collaborate with engineering and manufacturing teams as well as outside vendors on new equipment design, IQ/OQ, installation and contractor supervision.
  • Investigate any out of specification results and work with technical, quality, manufacturing and R&D to correct.  Complete a manufacturing investigation report for any non-conformance batch due to a process related issue.


Working Relationships/Key Stakeholders: 

  • Manufacturing Team, Plant Engineering teams and Quality dept


Financial Accountability: 

  • Management of Capital Projects
  • Following established T&E and capital expenditure policies and procedures


Qualifications & Competencies: 

  • 3-5 years experience in process development for cosmetic manufacturing or 3 years similar experience with a degree in Chemical Eng. Or related sciences.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing equipment and its impact on cosmetic products such as emulsification, particle size reduction, dispersion, filtration, heating and cooling, etc.
  • Understanding GMP manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of engineering change control.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations a plus.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and six sigma a plus.



Below is a list of Core Competencies designed to help employees at Shiseido Americas succeed as the company continues to evolve and innovate.

  1. Business Insights: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals
  2. Customer Focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer centric solutions
  3. Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  4. Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances
  1. Action Oriented: Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm
  2. Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals
  3. Nimble Learning: Actively learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder
  4. Instills Trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity
  5. Communicates Effectively: Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences
  6. Drives Vision & Purpose: Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action
  7. Cultivates Innovation: Creating new and better ways for the organization to be successful

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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