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Be a part of a revolutionary change At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. It’s so rare in R&D that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. R&D is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with a revolutionary portfolio of alternative products. Join us and you’ll have the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see ideas come to life. You’ll be surrounded by some of the brightest scientists in their fields, with fast access to subject experts and commercial decision-makers. If you’re creative, courageous and ready to take risks, you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free future, your work could change the lives of a billion smokers. Your ‘day to day’ As a Principal Battery Integrity and Safety Lead at Philip Morris Asia Ltd., based at the electronic hub (eHUB) you will lead and work with battery development engineers and partners to define key process and material attributes at battery level to ensure fit for application within IQOS devices. Together with Global Head of Battery Technology, you will lead battery experts and strategize the internal & external networks to accelerate and improve the technical battery development and qualification process engineers & industry partners developing battery systems and test methods to validate the performance of batteries fit for product application. Your key responsibility is to mitigate the risk of battery failure in market application by developing design & test standards. Who we’re looking for • Minimum of 10 years battery development and management experience. • Experience in battery safety and performance verification. • Experience in managing/collaboration with external development and manufacturing partners. • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English and Chinese a must. • Experience in managing multiple parallel projects. • Creative individual, with the ability to work independently whilst being a core team member. • Ability to challenge peers and senior management. • Capacity to adopt a structured approach to rationalize and develop processes, tools and resources from both internal and external partners. • Experimental mindset, oriented to quality of results with technical decisions taken on the basis of objective data • Technically savvy in the field of high power battery application, its challenges and mitigation plans. • Ability to strategize business direction based on current challenges to find solutions. What we offer Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. Join a global market leader Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (PMI) is leading a transformation in the tobacco industry to create a smoke-free future and ultimately replace cigarettes with smoke-free products to the benefit of adults who would otherwise continue to smoke, society, the company and its shareholders. PMI is a leading international tobacco company engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smoke-free products and associated electronic devices and accessories, and other nicotine-containing products in markets outside the U.S. PMI is building a future on a new category of smoke-free products that, while not risk-free, are a much better choice than continuing to smoke. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities and scientific substantiation, PMI aims to ensure that its smoke-free products meet adult consumer preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI’s smoke-free IQOS product portfolio includes heat-not-burn and nicotine-containing vapor products. As of June 30, 2020, PMI estimates that approximately 11.2 million adult smokers around the world have already stopped smoking and switched to PMI’s heat-not-burn product, available for sale in 57 markets in key cities or nationwide under the IQOS brand. For more information, please visit and #LiJobs