Shenzhen, China





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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 one clear purpose – to deliver a smoke-free future. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy 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 electronics industry that everything aligns to create the ideal conditions for outstanding work. Right now, at PMI, that’s exactly what’s happening. This 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 and nicotine-future, your work could help accelerate the end of cigarettes. Your ‘day to day’ You will be employed in Shenzhen under Philip Morris Electronics (PMES). PMES operates as a subsidiary of Philip Morris International, Inc. You will be the key battery expert leading & supervising PMI battery development engineers in all running projects. You will lead the battery technology roadmap and technical delivery of battery performance in the short/ long term strategy & initiatives. • Leading the battery development engineers & industry partners developing battery systems and test methods to validate the performance of batteries fit for PMI application. Key responsibility is to mitigate the risk of battery failure in market application, developing design & test standards. • As lead technical expert, work with the team and partners to define key process and material attributes at battery level to ensure fit for application within electronic devices. Together with Global Head of Battery Technology, lead and strategize the technical battery development and qualification process. • Be the approver of the battery test & characterization process. Update and modify the process in order to better assess the performance of batteries in field. • Strategize & lead the building of internal & external 3rd party organization & methods required to deliver fit for application battery • Lead and manage the technical development processes. Act as the key technical solution driver & focus point for all battery development project challenges. Who we’re looking for • Minimum of 10 years battery development and management experience. • Experience in consumer electronics battery innovation and roadmap ownership • Experience in battery safety and performance verification. • Experience in managing/ collaboration with external development and manufacturing partners. • Excellent interpersonal skills and proficiency in English and Chinese a must. • Experience in leading 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 embrace 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, battery innovation, its challenges and mitigation plans. • Ability to strategizes 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 choice 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: deliver a smoke-free future. #Lijobs