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Title:  QA Device Safety Manager (m/w/d)

Job ID:  90839
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 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 Quality Assurance Team are two open positions as QA Device Safety Manager (m/f/d) to fill. We are looking for colleagues who will be responsible for group-wide planning of RRP (Reduced Risk Products) devices safety and liability standards & programs, and framing & driving execution plans to preserve the business from legal and reputational risk. Your scope will be the quality & safety of RRP devices related to electrical and physical aspects of safety and liability. This is a great opportunity to take one of the key roles in our team, and have strong cross-functional cooperation and engagement across JTI. 
Your Responsibilities:

  • Regulatory/Technology Progress Monitoring – responsible for the technical and scientific interpretation of worldwide (electrical) product safety regulations and industry standards relevant to RRP devices and associated products; monitor competitor activities and technology evolutions in the industry
  • Regulatory Compliance - plan and provide technical guidance to define the regulatory/industrial standard compliance requirements for JTI RRP devices as specific company standards and programs on which value-chain functions can carry out their development activities in a structured way 
  • Product Validation/Verification - collaborate with the teams in QA and other relevant functions to perform validation of respective development prototypes and verification of those specifications based on the standards and programs; collect feedback and revise if necessary
  • Safety and Liability - oversee, manage and ensure the assessment required to demonstrate the compliance of RRP devices and associated products with safety and regulatory requirements, including knowledge support to the in-house labs and organization of external testing
  • Strategic Communication Hub – provide strategic and technical opinions/advice about business decisions and set directions and communicate them to relevant value-chain functions
  • Provide device safety expertise – provide learning opportunities for engineering tools to other functions aiming to enhance relevant technical knowledge and skills

Your Profile:

  • University degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or related field of studies
  • 5+ years of experience in the field of product safety, plus at least 2-3 years of experience designing electronics products (PCBA) 
  • Strong technical expertise in PCBA design, manufacturing, reliability, and battery management systems
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of technical standards such as EN/IEC 62133-2 and UL 1642
  • Strong analytical skills as well as the ability to make well-informed decisions independently 
  • Experience with project management 
  • Very good conceptional, organizational and coordination skills
  • Confident in dealing with internal and external partners
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a diversified team and in an international environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluent 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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