Surabaya, Indonesia





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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 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’ As a Senior Blender, you will be partnering with stakeholders across the commercial and operations organization, In close collaboration with designers and leaf experts you will contribute to the development of product strategies that will improve product superiority and competitiveness of PMI’s products. By applying the expertise in blends and flavors you will create new or modify existing taste profiles. In this position you will: • Develop and maintain cut filler / blend concepts • Ensure flavor and blend system are transferable from the lab/semi work scale to industrial scale to ensure smooth commercialization • Plan, prioritize and use appropriate resources in the frame of project management standard methodologies to ensure successful completion of project • Coordinate and participate in subjective evaluation panels • Evaluate and interpret analytical and subjective results. Formalize and ensure implementation of action plans for the next steps of projects • Implement procedures to ensure product spec adherence to appropriate regulations, guidelines and quality standards • Establish product strategies by providing directions for leaf/ingredient procurement and assist with long range plans in order to ensure sustainability We’re looking for someone with: • Hold a University degree or equivalent in a scientific/technical area • 5+ years of relevant development and industrialization experience within tobacco industry. • Knowledge and experience in leaf grading, blend formulation, subjective evaluation of blends and grades, cigarette design, flavor/casing systems and primary/secondary manufacturing • Consistent track record in problem solving, team collaboration in cross-functional projects and carrying out complex design of experiments • Curious, fast learner, agile and can communicate optimally both verbally and in writing with various collaborators • Working proficiency in English, other language is an asset • Willingness to travel domestically and/or internationally to support business objectives * This job requires tasting and profiling the tobacco blend in the finished products and therefore is intended only for individuals who are smokers. What we offer: Our success depends on the talented employees 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. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future