Neuchatel, Switzerland





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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. We’re also exploring new categories, looking beyond nicotine to develop a new portfolio of innovative products. 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 specialists 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 Sr Engineer - Consumable Development, you'll be part of the Consumable and Process Technology group, accountable for the mechanical conceptualization, development and prototyping of innovative products (Design For Testing), as well as their update for industrialization (Design For Manufacturing). In this role you'll have to perform analyses and conduct research, development and project activities in fields where little or no prior art exists. You'll also be requested to apply problem-solving techniques to facilitate/design improvements for methodologies, processes, products, systems, and/or equipment. Additionally, you'll accountable for generating, maintaining and sharing project schedules, budget estimates, test plans, and provide recommendations of technical alternatives. More specifically, you'll • Recommend technical solutions and develop product concepts according to performance, design and manufacturability constraints • Realize detailed designs and technical requirements to establish partnership with external suppliers / services to support realization of functional prototypes for internal or external use • Establish experimental plans and reports to assess and validate technical solutions in collaboration with other technical functions (Product testing, Product Stewardship) • Establish and maintain Product specifications according to PMI requirements, support technology transfer to Manufacturing functions • Establish project schedules and share status to Management through dedicated meetings • Establish activities reports according to PMI QA directives • Interact with Marketing function to understand and integrate specific look and feel features Who we're looking for • College/University degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, Product Design or equivalent • Demonstrated ability in industrial design of mechanical miniaturized systems development (consumer goods, medical devices, electronic devices) • Proven experience in industrial manufacturing processes of plastic components (parts forming, joining techniques, finishings), experience in Solidworks CAD tool • Understanding of fluid dynamic and thermal transfer principles • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills; ability to work independently and in a team • Ability to manage ambiguity and agility in problem solving • Ability to communicate effectively and express sophisticated concepts at all levels of the organization, encourage direct and open discussions • Proficiency in English, both oral and written 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. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer As with many countries, Switzerland has immigration restrictions which will impact the possibility for non-nationals to work in the country. Profiles required for this position may not being specific enough to justify the recruitment of a person outside of Switzerland or countries having agreed upon free movement with Switzerland, please note that in this case a valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25 EFTA citizenship is required to apply for this position.