Project Engineer - 12 Month FTC
Brand : Estée Lauder Companies
The Estée Lauder Companies is currently
recruiting for a Projects Engineer within the Project Engineering department on
a 12-month fixed contract to join an experienced and committed team at Whitman
Laboratories where as a team we manufacture around a fifth of Estée Lauder’s
global sales output.
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is one of the
world's leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup,
fragrance and hair care products.
As the global leader in prestige beauty, we
touch over half a billion consumers a year. Our Company's products are sold in
over 150 countries and territories under the following brand names :
Aveda, BECCA, Bobbi Brown, Bumble and Bumble,
Clinique, DKNY, Estée Lauder, GLAMGLOW, Jo Malone London, Kiton, La Mer, Lab
Series, MAC, Michael Kors, Origins, Smashbox, Tom Ford, Tommy Hilfiger, Too
We would love for you to
come and join the Estée Lauder family,
where the successful candidate will be responsible for providing
project management, expertise and technical support of Plant / Facility-related
Capital projects. They will also act as the site lead for those individual
projects from conception to completion including all financial, quality and
time line controls of the project. By doing so you will be helping us continue our exciting journey of innovation, change and
Key Responsibilities will include :
Manage Individual Projects up to a valueof c.£1,500,000 on an annual basis, whilst having the capability tosimultaneously manage numerous projects running in tandem, with a potentialtotal value of over £2,000,000 per annum.
Manage Capital Projects following bestpractice and techniques from conception, design, procurement, installation,commissioning and final handover.
Application of DQ / IQ / OQ / PQ protocols andprocedures ensuring OTC / GMP requirements are met.
Liaise with equipment end users andaffected departments to gather design and function requirements of new layoutsfor equipment with respect to productivity, safety and ergonomics, forinclusion within the project plan brief and to produce considered and completedUser Requirement Specifications.
Liaise with machine suppliers, Assemblymanagement and Planning departments on the design, installation andcommissioning of new equipment.
Supervise support during the successfulimplementation / introduction of any new equipment into production. With a keyfocus on ensuring all Health and Safety requirements are adhered to duringinstallation / commissioning works.
Ensure that all project related work iscarried out on time, to budget, is "fit for purpose" and delivers tothe highest standard and current best practice.
Ensure customer requirementsare not only met in full but aim to exceed.
Work independently on individualprojects and part of the Project team on groupprojects.
Contribute to the process of selectingand ordering all new major production / process equipment to ensure continuity ofstandards and that all practical "installation" implications areconsidered
Investigate Proposed Projects,identifying and evaluating project cost, impact on the organisation, layoutoptions, possible savings after implementation and any legal requirements whichmust be adhered to.
Obtain competitive quotations tocomplete major engineering works through a formal tendering process. Plan,negotiate and implement schedules of work for all major projects with theeffected internal departments and external contractors.
Prepare Project Plans, includingjustification for major and minor capital projects for submission for localSenior Management Stakeholder approval and subsequent launch for US approval.
Once approved, maintain a computerised schedule of works of all majorengineering projects (e.g. MS Project).
Liaise with IE / ME, Health and Safety,and Departmental Manager on the design of new layouts for equipment withrespect to productivity, safety, ergonomics and end user requirements
Liaise and co-ordinate as necessary withexternal / internal staff engaged in engineering duties on individual projects.
Compile and share best practices withthe EMEA and Corporate Engineering.
Lead cross-functional / multidepartmental teams in the completion of project works (for example URSrequirements, SAT).
Prepare Risk Assessments, MethodStatements and Insurance Documentation.
Characteristics a successful candidate will have :
Specific Skill Requirements : Leadership incl : coaching, influencing, team building of colleagues that are not direct reports.
Good project management skills with attention to detail.
Negotiation skills re : tendering process with external suppliers linked to solid understanding of cost implications.
Setting priorities and reassessing in response to project changing needs.
Numeracy skills constant use of figures and financial data.
Working Office adjacent to the Assembly floor, which is job holder's main base jobholder spends majority of time in Assembly or Compounding areas and is exposed to normal shop floor conditions.
Ability to work under pressure, with good accuracy and attention to detail
Willingness to take ownership of role and deliver high performance in area.
Job : Manufacturing - Supply Chain
Primary Location : Europe, Middle East, Africa-GB-ENG-Petersfield
Job Number : 1920264
Estee Lauder Companies is an equal opportunities employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.