Chris E.

Cosmetics | Packaging | Research & Development | Quality Control | Project Management

United States of America

16+ years of experience in the Cosmetics industry. Specialties: Rigid plastics, product design, cosmetics packaging, bottles and closures, fasteners, quality control, technical drawing, project manag...see more

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director, R&D Package Engineering

5 years
Current position
Jun 2017 - Present
• Responsible for all primary, secondary and tertiary packaging duties, directing engineers in each cosmetic category including beauty tools; across value, mass and prestige brand categ...see more

Senior Manager, Package Engineering

2 years
Aug 2015 - Jun 2017
• Responsible for Package Engineering duties on all new product launches for Almay, Mitchum and ColorSilk brands. • Duties performed include: package risk assessment, product validatio...see more

Manager, Package Engineering

2 years
Jun 2013 - Jul 2015
• Supervised protective packaging development on regular business goods and promotional displays by managing a Senior Packaging Engineer. • Over this time, managed 19 student workers, t...see more

Senior Packaging Engineer

7 years
Mar 2006 - Jun 2013
• Responsible for all technical packaging matters in hair color, nail enamel, deodorant, mascara, and lip gloss product groups. Developed product packaging for lip-color, eyeliners, bea...see more

Project Engineer

7 months
Aug 2005 - Mar 2006
• Designed injection molded make-up cases and containers • Led cross-functional teams to bring products from market concepts to packaged product • Developed assemblies for compatibility...see more

Project Engineer

MacLean-Fogg Company
2 years
Jul 2003 - Aug 2005
Polymer Technologies Division • Responsibility for two million dollar, automotive hood bumper product line. • Executed the removal of hexavalent chromium from 100+ components to meet en...see more

Product Development Engineer

MacLean-Fogg Company
1 year
Jun 2002 - Jul 2003
Corporate Engineering Group • Conceptualized new products from customer requirements and needs using CAD • Analyzed theoretical performance of design concepts using engineering princip...see more

Engineering Intern

Corpak MedSystems
2 years
Jun 2000 - Jan 2002
• Tested products for validations of material and tooling changes of plastic medical devices molded and assembled in-house. • Inspected prototypes and new products for size and aestheti...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Chemical & Plastic Products
  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)


  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Six Sigma
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • Product Design
  • Quality Control
  • Product Innovation
  • Packaging Engineering
  • Product Development