Neuchatel, Switzerland





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Be a part of a revolutionary change At Philip Morris International (PMI), we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free 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. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and create new ways of working. Your Day to Day Drive engineering projects to define, develop and implement effective processes and technologies to introduce new products that meet our consumer and business needs. Provide technical expertise to the organization on the application of engineering methods and processes to the wide range of real world problems. •Support process design and selection of manufacturing technologies for new products •Provide feedback to product and process design •Develop and implement effective technologies by proactively anticipating potential issues and address possible impact to manufacturing performance at early stages in the industrialization of new technologies •Participate in selection of suppliers for process and equipment design •Engineer processes leveraging on validated techno-blocks aligned to PMI pipeline of new RRP Products and look out for inclusion of new techno-blocks to fulfil changing consumer needs •Proven ability to complete full cycle of process technology selection, robust validation and effective collaboration with technology providers/owners •Provide inputs to business cases for investments in engineering new processes and continuous improvement in current technology by developing business justifications, risk analysis, scope and resource requirements for management reviews and decision making •Perform process characterization and lead related pFMEA for integration into overall Quality Control Strategy •Develop and apply product concepts, process enhancements, technical alternatives, designs, standards, test and evaluation plans to support the overall development/deployment of project to ensure sustainable implementation / roll out. •Lead all stages of assigned engineering projects end to end and coordinate the technical activities of multi-disciplinary or multi-functional teams to ensure alignment against agreed standards and the proper implementation of change management in manufacturing processes. •Help collaborate across plant sites or functions to generate innovative solutions and ideas for technical issues and interact with vendors / external resources regarding projects or technical issues and able to lead technical scouting through external partners. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS •Solid knowledge and experience in engineering processes and manufacturing, preferably in tobacco, food or pharmaceutical industry •Proven track record in process development, equipment specification, design reviews and qualification processes. Ability to translate process requirements into technology standards •Skilled and experienced in leading complex projects, from process development to industrialization, including equipment design, testing, acceptance and qualification •Knowledgeable on PMI Quality Management Systems and its application to manufacturing processes •Strategic in approach: understanding and addressing interdependencies and real issues QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS •University degree in Engineering or similar fields, advanced degree is a plus •Proven work experience as a Project Manager on complex projects, with strong ability to build and lead effective project teams with full autonomy, certification on Project Management is a plus •Experience in understanding the product and process fundamental science and able to translate this knowledge into practical applications through manufacturing processes & technologies •Strong interpersonal skills and has ability to develop professional relationships and network effectively throughout the organization. •Ability to communicate clearly and constructively •Ability to apply appropriate problem-solving techniques to resolve issues, anticipate risks and identify opportunities •Possess strong analytical skills and use data to draw meaningful insights, Six Sigma certification is a plus •Solid experience on Risk Management 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. 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.