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Shiseido Americas Corporation

Engineer II, Manufacturing

Shiseido Americas Corporation

Location: East Windsor, New Jersey Brand: Shiseido Date: 07/08/2024

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


  • 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.


Our key competencies serve as the working principles that every Shiseido employee must follow. These eight working principles – known as the “TRUST 8” – are based on the idea that mutual trust is the key to succeeding in Our Mission.

  1. THINK BIG – Adapt a big-picture perspective. Deliver new values through creativity.
  2. TAKE RISKS – Embrace risk. Practice “Trial & Error & Trial”.
  3. HANDS ON – Consider front-line realities when making decisions. Take the lead from end-to-end.
  4. COLLABORATE – Break free from the silo mentality. Leverage the diverse capabilities of colleagues.
  5. BE OPEN – Be transparent. Create an environment that encourages everyone to speak up – even if it is bad news.
  6. ACT WITH INTEGRITY – Be sincere and humble at all times.
  7. BE ACCOUNTABLE – Commit to the goal. Take accountability for the execution.
  8. APPLAUD SUCCESS – Create a culture that celebrates success.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 13978

Job ID: 13978 Category: Factory

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