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Title:  Director Engineering (f/m)

Job ID:  30542
Country:  Austria
City:  Vienna
Professional area:  Reduced Risk Product
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

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 130 countries with around 45,000 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 an enthusiastic, experienced and results-oriented professional for the role of 

 

Director Engineering (f/m)

 

What will you do?

 

You will…

  • Work as a key member of the newly created R&D RRP Product & Technology Development team in Vienna to provide technical leadership to design, development, verification/validation and optimization for reduced risk products
  • Lead the development and improvement of RRP products ensuring that products meet regulatory requirements, cost targets and internal guidelines/processes/procedures for safety and quality
  • Lead activities within the Engineering Team ensuring clear prioritization and ownership of projects
  • Work collaboratively with the Technology Development teams by providing resources to test and validate new technologies
  • Ensure that all activities are aligned with other RRP Development Centers within our group to optimize performance
  • Recruit, motivate and guide the professional development of your team

 

Who are we looking for?

 

You have…

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Min. of 5 years senior leadership in an R&D engineering role (preferably in the consumer electronics industry)
  • Experience of working in an agile organization is highly desirable, ideally within a Quality Management System framework
  • Fluent in English (skills in German desirable; Japanese or Mandarin/Cantonese skills are an extra plus)
  • Proficiency in the following fields are highly appreciated: Product Design, Product Development, Product Verification & Validation, Quality Management System, budget planning, leadership
  • Good managing skills as well as a high level of accountability and 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 € 95.000 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!


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