Zola Predosa, Italy





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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 with the power to deliver a smoke-free future. 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. Ultimately, by delivering our smoke-free and beyond nicotine future, your work could change the lives of millions. To know more about us and why we are a great place to work, check out the following link: Your 'day to day' You will join the Sensory Science team, accountable to guide and support the development of RRPs across the entire product development lifecycle and increase consumer/product understanding. In this Scientist position, you will lead sensory evaluation panels, analyze data and communicate sensory outcomes, and support the team in developing and implementing sensory tests fitting business needs. More specifically, you will • Coordinate, plan, organize and lead sensory training and evaluation sessions, fostering an environment that motivates panellists and maintains their engagement • Collect, consolidate, analyze and interpret data. Report and communicate sensory results, and recommend sensory directions for further product improvement. • Support Sensory Science activities by proposing, developing and implementing accurate sensory evaluation solutions/improvements to ensure high quality data and fit for purpose solutions. • Collaborate with internal customers to establish product requirements / sensory objectives, and define and implement appropriate sensory tests/projects • Manage sensory samples and data recording to ensure full data traceability Who we are looking for • CFC coupled with significant experience in sensory field or Bachelor's/Master's degree in a scientific background with a focus in Sensory Sciences with a lower level of experience • Meaningful experience in sensory evaluation panel animation • Demonstrated experience in chemical/sensory laboratories coupled with extensive knowledge of sensory testing and experience in sample preparation • Ease with sensory evaluation techniques coupled with knowledge in applied statistics • Ability to plan effectively with a strong organizational sense • Curiosity and eagerness to learn, coupled with passion in bringing the voice of the consumers into the design of our products • Good knowledge of English, both oral and written What we offer Our success depends on the people of all genders 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: a smoke-free future. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer