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Title:  Product Development & Qualification Manager (m/f/d) for Non-Tobacco Materials - Filter

Job ID:  75626
Country:  Germany
City:  Trier
Professional area:  Research & Development
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Trier, RP, DE, 54294


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 44,000 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  



Product Development & Qualification Manager (m/f/d) for Non-Tobacco Materials - Filter
Job ID: 75626/ Location: Trier / Start: As soon as possible 


In the Tobacco Technology Development Center (TTDC) based in Trier is an open position as Product Development & Qualification Manager for Non-Tobacco Materials - Filter to fill. 


Your Responsibilities:


  • Ensure that Non-Tobacco Materials (NTM) - Filter qualifications and new developments comply with JTI Quality Standards. These are developed and implemented in conjunction with JT Group Research & Development and Global Supply Chain Functions
  • Ensure that technical reports are forwarded to relevant internal and external departments
  • Give problem-solving support to all JTI factories and licensee production locations regarding NTM Filter.
  • Support process management system integration within JT Group regarding NTM Filter.  
  • Responsible that the newly developed material specs are continuously checked, controlled and given further to SAP
  • Set up a strategy for NTM Filter development in conjunction with JT Group Research & Development and Global Supply Chain Functions
  • Execution and implementation of special assignments as defined by the Line Manager.

Your Profile:


  • University degree in a scientific or technical field and extensive managerial and technical experience in the cigarette industry in an international environment
  • More than 3 years of experience in Non-Tobacco Material (NTM) Filter development, in the tobacco industry, knowledge of cigarette production process or experience in the factory desirable
  • Sound experience with filter development and relevant technology
  • Excellent analytical and strategic thinking skills 
  • Good communication and coordination skills 
  • Spirit of teamwork and cooperation
  • Ability to work in an international team 
  • Open minded, ready to learn new things and flexible, willing to travel
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Solid knowledge of the most common PC software applications including SAP 



  • 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 the Trier site 
  • Health management
  • Company pension plan
  • Capital-forming benefits 
  • Canteen and free parking 

Have we aroused your interest?

Take your chance and join one of the "Top Employer 2022" in Germany.
Apply directly with your complete application documents (CV, cover letter & certificates) stating your earliest possible starting date via our online system: (Job ID 75626).


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