Neuchatel, Switzerland





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Be a part of a revolutionary change! Times are changing at PMI. We’ve chosen to do something big. The world expects us to act responsibly. And we are doing just that by transforming our business by building a smoke-free future and creating products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. Wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions. It’s the perfect setting place to start your career. Are you up for a 6-month challenge starting as of February 2022? Then apply now, we are looking for you! Intern Engineering Solutions - Innovation Management Who we’re looking for: • Active current student in Engineering • Able to approach problems from multiple angles • Hands-on approach, teamwork attitude, problem-solving oriented, naturally curious • Highly motivated, independent and self-learner • Good critical thinking and troubleshooting skills • Fluent in English, speaking and writing • Microsoft Office proficient user You will support the application of the innovation process in Engineering solutions, enrich tools for execution, and coordinate technology & vendor scouting with the final objective to minimize time gap between product and equipment development. Innovation Process and Tools – internal processes and RACI between involved functions. Suppliers database - Support the team to apply and update the Innovation process on the needs identified. - Consolidate & maintain the innovation project timeline . - Finalize the process training guidebook and coordinate ES team training. - Revise contracts and IP framework for Innovation - Support Communication of the innovation management. Innovation Pipeline and technology Scouting: - Support internal problem statement definition workshop followed by the idea generation ones. ( SPRINT) - Maintain innovation channels with our OEMs consolidating their Innovation roadmap for PMI. - Evaluate Suppliers Innovation performances. - Actively identify & onboard suppliers who are not part of our traditional supplier base - Search for "unique" competences in potential suppliers - Complete the common database of potential suppliers - Identify & assess technology trends, pre-screening of potential suppliers, manage a pool of innovation drivers - Update innovation pipeline with the creation of the concept’s bank for Consumables Engineering department. Considering limited timeline of your internship, you will be focused mostly on Technology scouting and Innovation pipeline. However, you will be part of stream core team, participate in all discussions and work closely with Stream Lead and consultancy company. 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 PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. Because our RRPs do not burn tobacco, they produce far lower quantities of harmful and potentially harmful compounds than found in cigarette smoke. For more information, see and PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25/EFTA citizenship is required for this position.