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Process Engineer

Kolmar, 20 West King Street, Port Jervis, New York, United States of America Req #398
Friday, December 27, 2019
KDC is a network of best-in-class custom formulators and manufacturers of color cosmetics, skincare, haircare, bath & body, fragrance, deodorant, home, health, industrial, and auto care products. KDC delivers high-touch innovation, operational excellence, and speed to market to well-known and emerging beauty, personal, and specialty companies from coast to coast. KDC has its head office in Longueuil, Québec. In addition, KDC has 10 operating facilities located throughout North America. Altogether, the company employs nearly 4,800 talented and dedicated employees in North America.

Title: Process Engineer

Reports to: Vice President of Technical Services

Department: Process Engineering


Organizational Relationships:

Operations Manager, Technical, Planner, Quality, Supervisor Set Up, BDM’s, BDR’s


Basic Function:           

To develop and implement efficient manufacturing and assembly procedures for new color cosmetic, skincare, and OTC products and provide technical assistance with existing product and procedure.



  • Reviews all specification and procedures for new Kolmar product.

  • Review customer specifications and requirements meeting with customers to properly implement same as requested.

  • Make necessary adjustments on pilot batches to insure good product.

  • Identifies and interprets variations in product, equipment or procedures which may affect results.

  • Set up standard laboratory equipment, run testing, obtain results, and accurately record the results of such tests.

  • Contributes suggestions for improving laboratory methods and procedures.

  • Must be familiar with functions and operation of all laboratory and production equipment in area of responsibility.

  • Work with manufacturing and production personnel on problem products when assigned, record and report data.

  • Assist in the formula input system for assigned area and implement batch pack.

  • Should have a good working knowledge of manufacturing and production procedures and G.M.P.’s.

  • Must exhibit safe work habits at all times.    

  • Should have a good knowledge of raw material, chemical use in products.
  • Any other duties assigned by immediate supervisor.


  • Bachelor of Science degree or 5 – 8 years technical experience in Engineering or Chemistry.

  • Three to five years of manufacturing plant experience preferably in the cosmetic industry.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Good public relations skills for interfacing with customers and outside plant vendors.

  • Knowledge of G.M.P.’s, environmental, safety and QC procedures.

KDC-ONE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, gender, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. I understand that employment with KDC-ONE Company is at-will, meaning that I or KDC-ONE Company may terminate my employment at any time, or for any reason consistent with applicable state or federal law. I understand that KDC-One requires the successful completion of a drug and/or alcohol test as a condition of employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Indirect
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Kolmar, 20 West King Street, Port Jervis, New York, United States of America