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 redefining our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. 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 new 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 how we source and buy raw materials, 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' For our Competitive Intelligence and Taste Design team within Operation Consumable COE function, in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. As Flavorist, you will provide your expertise, creativity, and technical direction for successful implementation of global and creative projects for conventional products. • Develop new and modify existing flavor systems for Conventional Products for use in various markets worldwide • 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 sensory evaluation panels and utilize the data from the panel evaluations to improve/modify the flavor systems of cigarettes. • Ensure development of product specifications for the conventional 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 or 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. Our success depends on the people 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 do things differently, 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 create a smoke free future #Lijobs