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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 which can positively contribute to smoking related population harm reduction. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and the space to move your career forward in new directions. It’s so rare in Electronics that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. Electronics is the driving force for our bold new vision: to replace cigarettes with scientifically substantiated 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 experts in their fields, with fast access to right resources. 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, you will be a part of our smoke-free future. Your ‘day to day’ You will be employed in Shenzhen, China. We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert, Senior Materials Engineer to bring materials expertise and manufacturing experience in injection moulded plastics, metals, and ceramics to device materials research programs, product development and industrialization projects. Responsibilities • Provide guidance on material properties, reliability performance, manufacturing considerations, visual quality, sustainability and cost, to enable optimal material selections for new consumer electronics products. • Plan, lead and co-ordinate the Electronic Device materials research and development activities in co-operation with our manufacturing partners and other cross-functional teams. • Liaise with and advise our Industrial Designers on material selections and potential avenues for development to support new CMF trends and design innovation. • Supervise engineering validation testing of materials in collaboration with design verification team and external partners. • Drive the trouble shooting of material related technical issues and manufacturing challenges. • Support and assess raw material suppliers and manufacturing partners as well as develop practices and processes in collaboration with them to best support the needs of development projects. • Support processes and tools improvement dedicated to the development of electronic devices. • Respect company Compliance Policies, standards and laws and ensure that external partners respect them as well. Ensure the protection of information of a confidential nature at any time. Who we’re looking for • University degree in Materials Science or Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. or Master degree preferred. • Knowledge of Six Sigma and quality management. • Minimum of 8 years materials R&D experience in a multinational corporation in the consumer electronics industry. • Experience of working in a cross-functional and cross-culture environment. • Experience of manufacturing and decoration processes of plastics, metals and ceramics. Experience with leather and textiles is a plus. • Experience in working with global manufacturing suppliers and high volume products. • Experience in managing/collaboration with external development partners. • Experience of managing development projects is a plus. • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English is a must, and Cantonese/Mandarin a clear plus. Philip Morris International: Delivering a Smoke-Free Future Philip Morris International (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 better choice than continuing to smoke. The smoke-free product portfolio includes heated tobacco and nicotine-containing vapor products. Our priority is to attract, support and keep with them diverse and unique individuals. Our global workforce of more than 73,500 people is one of their greatest strengths and the key to their success as a company. Our employees speak more than 80 languages and come from all corners of the world. PMI has been certified as a “Global Top Employer” for the fifth consecutive year. Representing 3 regional certifications: Europe, the Middle East, Africa; in recognition of the high standards of excellence in the working environment and the exceptional development opportunities we offer. #LiJobs