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: Your 'day to day' As Flavorist/Senior Flavorist, you will provide your expertise, creativity and technical direction for successful implementation of global and creative projects primarily for Reduced Risk Products (RRP’s). More specifically, you will: • Develop new and modify existing flavor systems for Reduced Risk Products for use in various markets worldwide. • Develop new and modify existing flavor systems for capsules for conventional cigarettes. • Understand implications of the flavor design on flavor release technologies and the entire product and manufacturing system, to deliver innovation with a total system mindset • Collaborate with internal and external partners to evaluate new raw materials and technologies for flavor creation purposes • Participate in and coordinate subjective sensory evaluation for the purpose of developing new or modifying existing blends & flavors. • Ensure development of product specifications for RRPs' flavor systems, and sensory quality within those specifications • Work with Procurement and Material Qualification teams to ensure the quality of the ingredients and finished flavors • Conduct the flavor creation and development activities in total alignment with the appropriate Regulations, procedures and quality standards Who we're looking for: • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Flavor Science, Food Chemistry, Food Technology or related scientific field • Meaningful experience in creative flavor design and development in tobacco, food, beverages or related fields, including expert ability to craft and adjust flavor formulations • Comprehensive knowledge of flavor regulatory status and worldwide acceptability • 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 flavor systems 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.