Visit Fusion PKG at Make Up in Los Angeles!  2/27 – 2/28
Visit Fusion PKG at Make Up in Los Angeles!  2/27 – 2/28
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Quality Engineer, Cosmetic Packaging


The Quality Engineer is a vital role in the Engineering and Quality Department and provides technical quality support to the team and customers with analysis regarding quality standards, issues, and quality improvement. The Quality Engineer will be detailed oriented in the day-to-day transactional work but also will be interfacing in more strategic conversations regarding complex problems with leaders inside and customers outside of the organization.

Position Relationships

This position is part of the engineering and quality team and reports to the VP of Packaging. This role works primarily and directly with Fusion China Engineering, China Quality, directly with suppliers and Account Managers and Sales to provide necessary quality for new packaging for brands. This includes daily follow-up with U.S. teams at the headquarters in Dallas and sales offices as well as verbal and electronic communication with product teams in China. Will take lead on quality communications directly with customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work to ensure Fusion products provide the high level of quality that meets customer expectations
  • Sets commercial acceptability standards for Fusion product items with Fusion’s expanding supplier base
  • Manages day-to-day quality transactions independently with all teams
  • Solves customer quality issues for new and stock packaging with Account Managers and Sales, and works directly with customers to deliver best resolution
  • Travels to attend to customer quality issues
  • Investigates customer quality issues and complaints, communicates directly with Fusion customers, writes reports, and provides for timely and winning customer resolution; Manages CAR process
  • Manages factory quality issues by ruling on acceptability and resolving quality issues with Fusion China/Factory; Manages CAPA process
  • Presents quality findings and provide recommendations to senior management on key projects and initiatives
  • Establishes processes and procedures and maintains for consistency and improvement
  • Manages quality transactions in the system and reports out metrics and results
  • Lead or participate in other assigned projects
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quality Engineering or similar science from an accredited college or university
  • 5 or more years of experience in a technical quality support position in cosmetics, beauty packaging or related Consumer Packaging Goods (CPG) environments
  • Experience in one or more of the following strongly desired: Mini tabs, Six-Sigma, Quality Relations and Reporting
Competencies for Success

Influencing Others: Gain others’ support for ideas, proposals, and solutions. Presents arguments that address the most significant concerns and issues; Takes a personal interest in others to build healthy relationships; Accurately anticipates the implications of events or decisions for various stakeholders and plans strategy accordingly

Fostering Innovation: Develops, sponsors or supports the introduction of new and improved methods, processes, procedures or technology; Develops and proposes new approaches, methods, technologies or better, faster and less expensive ways of doing things; Works cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions

Initiative: Identifies what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or required by the situation; Seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspectives; Takes independent action to change the direction of events

Technical Expertise:  Effectively applies technical knowledge to solve a range of complex problems; Is seen as an expert, willingly provides advice or solutions in their domain; Is proactive in keeping current in their technical field of expertise; Sets up procedures to ensure high quality of work and monitors the quality of work on a regular basis

Conceptual Thinking: Finding effective solutions by taking a holistic, abstract or theoretical perspective; Quickly identifies the central or underling issues in a complex situation