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Developmental Engineer

Company: Voyant Beauty
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description- Developmental EngineerElkhart West - United StatesAbout the Company: We are a fast, flexible and dynamic, system-based strategic partner of the health and beauty industry for over 30 years. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and distribution of the world's most noticeable personal care and OTC drug products. We are the only integrated partner who can serve the entire product lifecycle, delivering solutions driven by innovation. From emerging brands looking for innovation to established brands needing manufacturing solutions, we get our customers to market quicker, with products that meet ever-heightening consumer expectations.To learn more about our company, please visit our website: --- https://www.voyantbeauty.com/Position Overview: Opportunity to work with a customer centric team that guide and direct development of formulations from R&D laboratory to production that will improve speed to market with innovative, reproducible, efficient processes, ensuring cost effective, high quality manufacturing throughout the Voyant network. If you are a highly motivated self-starter who excels in a fast-paced, competitive environment with limitless potential - Apply now!Responsibilities: --- Manages pilot/trial/first production scale up batches and processes including coordination with operations for batching and filling, and technical liaison with site process engineer. --- Capable of independent work in a laboratory setting: process development, characterization, maintaining proper records, complying with internal quality control and safety requirements --- Work with production personnel, when required, to determine adjustments, trouble shooting, or corrections to first few commercial batches. --- Experience partnering with internal teams, management and suppliers to collaborate and troubleshoot through any problems in development. --- Experience in writing and executing Batch Records for a Cosmetic manufacturing environment. --- Collaborate with R&D Product Development Scientists towards the development of new product initiatives from bench to pilot scale, and into full-scale execution. Providing technological expertise and ideal process recommendations. --- Provide guidance into R&D project timelines to ensure required equipment and resources are available for use. --- Transcription of the defined R&D batching process for bulk manufacturing. Identifying and mixing vessels and compounding equipment needed for commercial scale up. --- Interfaces with customers to provide project status reports and ensure customer needs are met.Skills and Qualifications: --- Bachelor's degree in engineering or 5-7 years of cosmetic manufacturing experience with formulation scale up activities. --- Understanding of physical and chemical properties of ingredients as well as their structure and property relationships and a working knowledge of thickeners, surfactants and other raw ingredient. --- A working knowledge of formula scale up and manufacturing equipment. --- Demonstrate initiative and provide complete follow-through on areas of responsibility. --- Easily adaptable to changing circumstances. --- Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work across functions and cultures and interact with all levels of the organization required. --- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects at once, work under pressure, apply judgment and ask for aid in prioritizing as applicable. --- Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, Access, and other Windows-based programs --- Knowledge of cGMP and GLP --- Willing to work extended shifts and/or weekends if necessary. --- Represent company in ethical, moral and professional manner at all times. --- Detail oriented and able to juggle multiple projects in a fast-moving environment. --- Strong communication skills, with the ability to present technical information and prepare concisely written reports. --- Demonstrated degree of sound judgment, resourcefulness, initiative, and innovation in handling complex technical assignments, with minimal supervision. --- Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, identify opportunities for improvement, and implement action plans and follow-up to ensure effective results. --- Fluent in English (reading & speaking) --- Travel will be required as needed to support business needs. Physical Requirements: --- Must be able to wear all safety equipment used in plant and ability to climb stairs and ladders regularly.The physical requirements listed in this section include, but are not limited, to the motor/physical abilities and skills require of position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to empower individuals with disabilities to undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of the position. While undertaking the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the employee must repeatedly sit, listen, speak, type and move throughout the facility. Must be capable of using a keyboard for computer purposes.To Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our company does not accept unsolicited CVs or applications from agencies. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs or applications and explicitly reserve its right to contact candidates presented in such unsolicited CV or application. Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Voyant Beauty complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training

Keywords: Voyant Beauty, Elkhart , Developmental Engineer, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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