For an international tobacco company in Neuchâtel, we are seeking a :
Testing Project Leader
Location : Neuchâtel
Contract : open ending
Your main objective will be to lead projects related to testing equipment design, manufacturing and validation stages to assess and control the products’ quality.
Lead the development of new technologies & solutions for testing quality parameters of novel RRPs and its component
Manage multiple projects from the stage of proof of concept up to designing and manufacturing high throughput testing equipment
Supervision of cross functional teams and of third party development suppliers for
complex modular equipment
Develop business justification, scope, resource & skills requirements for projects, technical specifications and qualification plan
Develop, plan, execute and validate test methods and qualify equipment
Initiate and build up collaborations with external centers of expertise (universities, suppliers, laboratories, etc.)
Skills and Competencies :
PhD or Master University degree in Mechanical / Software / Engineering design or a related field
Project management (waterfall and agile methodologies) experience. A project management certification (PMP, Prince 2 or IPMA) is a plus.
At least 10 years’ experience in a similar position
Experience working in the field of special-purpose machines
Knowledge of relevant standards (ISO 17025, GAMP, Good engineering principles)
Fluency in English, both oral and written
Please note that a UE27 / AELE nationality or a valid Swiss Work Permit are required for this position due to legal compliance in Switzerland.