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Title:  Group Manager Electrical Design (m/w/d)

Job ID:  80463
Country:  Austria
City:  Wien
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Wien, 9, AT, 1030

JTI - Japan Tobacco International - ist ein führendes internationales Tabakunternehmen mit Sitz in Genf. Als Teil der JT-Gruppe vertreibt JTI seine Marken in mehr als 120 Ländern mit rund 48.000 Mitarbeiter*innen in über 70 Ländern weltweit.

Unter anderem entwickeln und testen wir neue Formen von Reduced Risk Products (RRP), um diese anschließend auf den Markt zu bringen. Beispiele für RRP sind E-Zigaretten, Tabakdampfprodukte und andere alternative Nikotinabgabesysteme. 



JTI – Japan Tobacco International – is a leading international tobacco company with headquarters in Geneva. As part of the JT-Group, JTI sells its brands in more than 120 countries with around 48,000 employees in over 70 countries worldwide. 

We develop, test and bring to market new and innovative forms of Reduced Risk Products (RRP), such as e-cigarettes and tobacco vapor products and other alternative nicotine delivery systems.   In Vienna we are about to enforce our R&D strength by transferring our Product & Technology Development Capabilities for our Reduced Risk Products (RRP) into a newly formed organization. Therefore, we are looking for a cooperative, technological-focused and results-oriented professional for the role of 

Group Manager Electrical Design (f/m/d) 

What will you do?
You will…


  • Provide leadership and support – together with your team of electrical engineers - the design, development, and optimization of reduced risk products, focusing on electronic design, battery- / power management, and bluetooth connectivity
  • Provide expertise in electronics to develop technical solutions and deliver acceptable products/prototypes 
  • Participate in design review meetings and risk management activities as well as enhance internal cross-functional teamwork and working platforms 
  • Lead the electronic design of reduced risk products ensuring that technical and functional requirements are met
  • Support the generation/advancement of novel electronics technology to ensure regulatory acceptability 
  • Develop internal and external testing and verification procedures for the electronic testing and assessment of prototypes
  • Manage vendor relationships with external development partners and qualification activities with key suppliers to improve outcomes



Who are we looking for?
You have…


  • An advanced degree in Electrical/Electronics Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Min. of 3 years of management experience (preferably in a development role for a consumer electronics industry)
  • Proven electronics engineering experience, including the use of application standards for electronics design and implementation in consumer goods 
  • Experience in battery and power management is highly desirable
  • Fluent in English (German is considered a plus)
  • Good managing and leading skills and a high level of responsibility



Our offer 
We offer you attractive working conditions in an international company with modern (laboratory) equipment in a good location in Vienna. In addition to extensive social benefits, a total annual gross salary of at least € 70.000 is provided for this position if the requirements are met. Depending on qualification and previous experience, the willingness to overpay is given.


#join JTI
Join our team and take advantage of the excellent development and career opportunities at one of Austria’s and Europe’s top employers.
Are you interested in this exciting opportunity? We look forward to receiving your application! 

Job Segment: R&D, R&D Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Research, Engineering, Bilingual

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