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 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' As a Senior System Architect, you will independently conceive new scientific/engineering work to support business strategies and needs. Moreover, you will apply theory, engineering practices and procedures, and demonstrate technical competence in the research, development and implementation of technical solutions to sophisticated technical problems where little precedent exists. You will also develop concepts, experimental setup and prototypes to prove technical feasibility and lead the implementation of new or improved technical solutions in the field of aerosol generating engine development. Apart from these, you will be capable of leading multi-disciplinary/multi-functional problem solving teams and interact with external resources, vendors/EMS on scientific / technical issues, serving as a scientific / technical resource and domain expert to upper management. You will also be in charge of insuring the knowledge on Heat engines and any technology related to heat engine are accurately documented and be a key "go-to" individual for any questions related to FDA application. More specifically, you'll • Apply sophisticated analytical, scientific or engineering theories, concepts, and technologies to problem solving in area of development of aerosol generating engines. Ensure the documentation of all methodologies applied in order to be reused by other System Architects. • Plan and conduct sophisticated individual research projects from concept to building aerosol engine functional prototypes requiring independent thought and technical judgment. Report on research and development activities according to Quality Management System. • Collaborate deeply with Scientists from PPT team in order to develop new heating engine concepts or improve existing heat engines • Review the latest technological developments and identify those that should be researched further. Identify external partners capable to develop perspective technical solutions. • Lead technical development projects of external collaborations to deliver needed services and products in-line with timelines and quality levels required for RRP development. Handle demanding time constraints. • Participate in and lead multi-functional problem solving teams working company wide to apply research and technology assessment results to business problems • Build-up knowledge in physics, electronics and RRP products, devise innovative approaches to solve problems. Contribute to building Intellectual Property Assets Portfolio. Who we're looking for • College/University degree in Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Physics (MSc or PhD) • 10 years of relevant industrial work experience in the area of interdisciplinary research and development. Relevant Industries would be:- Consumer/mobile electronics - Automotive electronics - Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) - Medical Device manufacturer - Scientific instrument manufacturer. • Experience (or awareness) on medical device development would be desirable • Hands on experiences in product engineering design, competences needed in at least 3 of the following fields: System design, Electronics, Radio frequency, Firmware, Signal processing, Mechanical engineering, Thermo dynamic, Battery technology, Aerosol chemistry • Good Interpersonal skills and presentation skills in order to build a good network within and outside the company • Able to explain sophisticated systems to people not knowledgeable in the heat engines field • Proficiency in English (both written and oral) 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