The Estee Lauder Companies By Kilian - Global Packaging Manager in Paris, France

By Kilian - Global Packaging Manager


REPORTS TO: GM & Executive Director of Packaging Development

Would you like to be part of something exciting and actively contribute to Kilian packaging product development in cooperation with the Founder?

We are looking for a Global Packaging Development Manager:


  • Manage the timely development of high quality, innovative packages in collaboration with the product development teams, based on Marketing objectives, manufacturability, and customer requirements.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in brainstorming exchange and presentation of new ideas/concepts with and to Marketing and Design on a global basis.

  • React to Marketing work requests by providing a project feasibility: function, manufacturability, component cost, tooling estimates, timetable, risks, and global consistency.

  • Support and summarize with critical issues and action-plan the Design review process meeting with Marketing, Marketing Services, Design, Packaging, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technical Packaging, and Quality Assurance.

  • Develop preliminary outlines (identifying development responsibility for international projects).

  • Submission of all packages to Package Testing with the required samples and technical information.

  • Request preliminary costs, and compare to feasibility.

  • Enter specifications and distribute.

  • Initiate and supervise artwork requests, proofreading, distribution, and support the initiation of electronic artwork.

  • Selection of sourcing with Purchasing, insuring the proper quality and economic benefits using Supply Base Management Guidelines.

  • Develop the package utilizing the technical support groups (Technical Packaging, Package Testing, and Manufacturing Engineering) to achieve the intended design, quality, cost objectives, functionality, and manufacturability.

  • Review and sign all blueprints (in conjunction with Technical Packaging), and develop the package specification.

  • Establish component and color standards, and insure proper distribution.

  • Drive value analysis activities and process flow evaluation to achieve efficiency and cost reduction.

  • Assure that Packaging meets Regulatory and Environmental Legislation and consumer safety.

  • Keep informed through colleagues, vendors, journals, professional affiliations, and seminars of new materials, processes, and procedures.

  • Visit, on behalf of the entire Packaging Department, suppliers and Estee Lauder company’s production facilities worldwide to advise, consult, and report on all packaging issues.

  • Report regularly on status of development issues to the immediate supervisor.

  • Actively participate on multifunctional teams, and recommend creative solutions while exhibiting an enthusiastic, flexible, and positive attitude.

  • Support the mission/objectives/strategies of the Packaging Department.

  • Champion the company’s vision.


- Minimum 5 years development/project management experience

- Package Engineering Degree or related engineering degree required

-Beauty industry/consumer goods experience a plus.

- High interest in Trends (arts, fashion, music) and Digital savvy

Equipe Equipe de jour

Emploi Développement produit

Type d'emploi Standard

Horaire Temps plein

Lieu principal Europe, Moyen-Orient, Afrique-FR-J-Paris

Organisation Estée Lauder Companies

Language: fr

Job Number: 1813711