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. 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 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. To know more about PMI and why it is a great place to work, check out the following link: Disclaimer: This opening is for talent pipelining. If you recognize yourself in the description below and you are curious to better understand our vision, do not hesitate to apply. We will contact you if you are meeting the criteria. Your 'day to day' As Blender/ Senior Blender, you will utilize blending knowledge to develop new or modify existing blends and troubleshoot issues in this area. More specifically, you will: • Develop or modify tobacco blends to be used in our growing portfolio of RRPs (Reduced Risk Products) for markets worldwide. • Conduct studies that will contribute to the development of new product blends systems from laboratory tests to industrial production. • Coordinate/Prepare samples and prototypes for evaluation and submit them for appropriate analytical and subjective testing. • Participate and coordinate subjective sensory evaluations for the purpose of developing new or modifying existing blends. • Collect, review and analyze analytical and subjective results in order to propose appropriate action plans for the next step of the project. • Control product specs adherence to appropriate regulations, guidelines and quality standards. • Produce product specification documents and control that product quality is compliant with specifications and prepare reports for communication. • Collaborate with deployment teams to ensure business continuity of blends all along product lifecycle. Who we're looking for: • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Agronomy, Food Technology or related scientific field • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in developing blends in tobacco, food, beverages or related fields. • Proven experience in Sensory and Product evaluation, including expert ability to craft and adjust blend formulations. • Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory requirement. • Demonstrated ability to work on product development projects using Design Control Methodologies and project management skills to handle multiple assignments simultaneously within cross-functional teams. • Fluency in English (both written and oral) * This job requires tasting and profiling the tobacco blend in the finished products and therefore is intended only for individuals who are smokers and/or users of smoke-free products, e-cigarettes, or other smokeless tobacco products. What we offer Our success depends on our talented employees who come to work here 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 a smoke-free future.