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Title:  Nicotine Pouches Product Development Manager (m/f/d)

Job ID:  89910
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Trier, RP, DE, 54294


Nicotine Pouches Product Development  Manager (m/f/d)
Job ID: 89910/ Location: Trier / Start: 01.01.2024 

JTI is a leading international tobacco and vaping company with operations in more than 130 countries and world-renowned brands such as Winston, Camel and American Spirit. 
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, we employ over 48,000 people across the globe. In Germany, we are the largest employer in the tobacco industry. Around 1.800 employees at the Trier factory site and the Research & Development Center with Global functions ensure the high quality of our products with great commitment. Our factory in Trier exports all over the world, sets quality standards and makes it one of JTI's most important manufacturing sites.
We are a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies. For more information visit  

In our R&D RRP (Reduced-Risk Products) Product Development department is one open position as Nicotine Pouches Product Development Manager (m/f/d) based in Trier to fill. The incumbent contributes to developing new, modifying, and maintaining Oral product type /category – in particular Nicotine pouches. The incumbent is responsible for assigned product development/ maintenance and project management.


Your Responsibilities:
•    Leading projects from development to product launch in conjunction with key stakeholders
•    Recommending development directions and objectives into the specifications for prototypes
•    Understanding consumers’ needs and market research information to translate them into product     improvement projects
•    Assisting in the development and preparation of product specification, following-up on product changes up to the manufacturing stage and keeping product ownership on assigned projects
•    Providing support to internal stakeholders from different functions, markets and regions on the most effective and efficient product launch to ensure a seamless execution throughout the entire project
•    Managing the implementation of product/specification changes in close cooperation with technical departments and arranging the input into SAP


Your Profile:
•    University degree (Bachelor or PHD), preferably in Chemistry, Food Technology or Agronomy
•    Minimum several years of similar professional experience in R&D department in the tobacco industry preferred or previous business experience in pharmaceutical industry or in food flavoring area
•    Understanding of tobaccos and markets, casing & flavor, cigarette components and designs 
•    Excellent project management skills
•    Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills
•    Good communication and presentation skills
•    Team player
•    Open minded, ready to learn new things and flexible attitude
•    Fluent in English, both written and spoken, additional foreign language knowledge is welcomed

•    Good work-life balance (30 days annual leave, working hours: 37,5 hours per week)
•    Attractive remuneration as well as 13th and 14th salary
•    Various development opportunities, complemented by diverse training opportunities
•    Open and international working environment with more than 60 nationalities at Trier site 
•    Health management
•    Company pension plan
•    Capital-forming benefits 
•    Canteen and free parking 


JTI is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We celebrate the differences that make us unique, and strongly believe in a world where you have the freedom to express yourself. Where you can be proud and confident of who you are. A world in which we all can develop to our full potential! Want to know more about Diversity and Inclusion at JTI? 
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Have we aroused your interest?
Take your chance and join one of the "Top Employer 2023" in Germany.
Apply directly with your complete application documents in English (CV, cover letter & certificates) stating your earliest possible starting date via our online system: (Job ID 89910).


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