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Lead Technician ( Product Design)

Philip Morris

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Lead Technician ( Product Design)


Are you up for a challenge? Do you look for ways to grow in your job? And do you want to build a remarkable career? Then apply now! We’re currently looking for:

Lead Technician ( Product Design)

We don’t just want any Lead Technician, here is our checklist:

  • Recognized education to work as a laboratory technician: CFC or equivalent
  • Substantial hands-on experience in product development and assessment – particularly in a medical device or consumer goods role
  • A flexible approach to work and ability to adapt to various types of project
  • Fluent in English and French

    If you are also good in applying problem-solving techniques to facilitate/design improvements for methods, processes, products, systems, and/or equipment and you are willing to assist in the development of project schedules, estimates, test plans, and recommendations of technical alternatives, you are the one we want for our
    Product Development Team, within the Research & Development department, in Philip Morris Products S.A., based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

    As a
    Lead Technician, your role will be to ensure the assessment of RRP products components and systems, and to ensure availability of technical information related to products release requirements. This position is accountable for performing analyses and project activities of moderate scope and complexity.

    Specific responsibilities:
  • In collaboration with product designers, liaise with product testing capabilities to plan and execute studies required for the assessment of product's components and systems
  • Analyze data and communicate in an accurate and clear manner
  • Collect, review and analyze data according to PMI Guidelines
  • Share projects advancement through results and recommendations presentations
  • Apply Scientific/Engineering principles and techniques to analyze and solve short to mid term problems

    Why work for us? Here are 3 reasons PMI is the ultimate Employer to unlimit yourself:
  • We’re
    international: you work with clients and learn on-the-job from team members from all over the world;
  • We’re
    flexible: your work fits you and not the other way round, thanks to our Flexible Work Arrangement Program; and
  • We’re a
    certified top employer: we consider our employees to be our strongest asset, and we are developing talent throughout all levels of the organization.

    And rest assured, as the first multinational company in Switzerland to obtain the Equal-Salary label, for men and women, our competitive salary and compensation package is for all our employees!


    PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of the world's top 15 international brands and products sold in more than 180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, including
    Marlboro, the number one global cigarette brand, and other tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term PMI uses to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking cigarettes. Through multidisciplinary capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities, and industry-leading scientific substantiation, PMI aims to provide an RRP portfolio that meets a broad spectrum of adult smoker preferences and rigorous regulatory requirements. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, see www.pmi.com and www.pmiscience.com

    If you wish to contribute to the future of our business and to the new scientific journey of the industry, please apply online.

    A valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25/EFTA citizenship is required for this position.

    Reduced Risk Products (“RRPs”) is the term we use to refer to products with the potential to reduce individual risk and population harm in comparison to smoking cigarettes. PMI’s RRPs are in various stages of development and commercialization, and we are conducting extensive and rigorous scientific studies to determine whether we can support claims for such products of reduced exposure to harmful and potentially harmful constituents in smoke, and ultimately claims of reduced disease risk, when compared to smoking cigarettes. Before making any such claims, we will rigorously evaluate the full set of data from the relevant scientific studies to determine whether they substantiate reduced exposure or risk. Any such claims may also be subject to government review and authorization, as is the case in the USA today.

    PMI affiliates do not accept referrals from employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Should an employment agency take any action in respect of such a vacancy, their actions will have been taken without the request or agreement of any PMI affiliate, no PMI affiliate shall be liable for any fees in such circumstances.

Job ID CF-RD-27092016

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