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Senior Technologist THP
Job purpose and key deliverables
Next Generation Products (NGP)
is part of British American Tobacco Group, focused on developing and delivering high quality nicotine alternatives to adult smokers in the key areas of Vapour and Tobacco Heating Products.
In NGPs, our aim is to provide consumers with a compelling range of inspiring products that drive change. This means developing products that meet consumer needs and, by driving change, will reduce the public health impact of tobacco.
More choice, more innovation, less harm. The search for reduced-risk products that can have widespread consumer appeal is not new for us. However, the evolution of game-changing technology and innovation is now enabling the development of a range of smoking alternatives that meet consumers’ expectations and can be scaled commercially. And that’s where we come in…….this is a journey and one we are wholly committed to. Do you want to be part of it?
To conduct work activities ranging from sample preparation, prototype device testing through to resolve problems or challenges defined by management aimed to support the development of THP products and its delivery.
Execution of prototype product characterisation at lab level
Booking in and tracking of samples/prototype devices
Materials ordering and inventory management of specific THP materials
Sample “QA” testing, product performance testing
Build own product knowledge and spread within the team
Administrative support of individual product development projects
Liaison with Customs team to facilitate smooth shipping in or out of samples (devices or tobacco)
Data processing, including QA data
Technical guidance on how this work is to be achieved would be available, but the task is achieved by thorough understanding of principles and concepts
Recognised proficiency in some methods/ processes. e.g.: administration system would be expected, statistical knowledge, Quality, experimental design
Ability to apply, from broad and thorough understanding and experience of methods /process, appropriate solutions or approaches to identify and resolve problems.
Work conducted using principles of ‘Best Practice’.
Develop new working procedures/ methods to increase productivity and quality on Product Development activities.
Contribute to the generation of external Technical reports, publications and presentations via provision of robust data and project support activities
Planning – short to medium term workload planned accordingly to priorities
Understands and applies their responsibilities under the EH&S policy.
Budget – contribute towards forecast and understands financial processes and controls.
Systems – coordinator and administrator of TAO system
Coach/train others in this level of activities.
Communicate product risks and issues identified as part of their activities.
Participate in working with suppliers on specific project activities
Participate in working with internal cross-functional teams on specific project activities
Generate and deliver presentations & reports.
Identify and suggest changes to operating procedures or product specifications for subsequent approval.
Senior Technologist – THP Development should develop new more efficient working procedures/ methods by objective evidence and validation for Management/ Technical Review
Maintain and increase awareness of technical development on THP for business and self improvement
Directly relevant professional/academic achievement equivalent to 1st Degree in one of the physical sciences, engineering or product development related areas
Competencies / Experience
Technical capability and knowledge
Evidence of application of specialist knowledge
Broad range of techniques from within specialist field
Good time management
Articulate, Creative, Proactive, team player
Base salary from £25 000 to £32 000 per year, depending of relevant experience
Bonus target 10% of annual base salary
25 days annual leave
Participation in Discretionary Company Bonus Scheme
Participation in Company Share Reward Scheme
Company Pension Scheme
Private Healthcare Cover
Eligibility for Company Flexible Benefits Scheme
Working at BAT
British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.
Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.
If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.
British American Tobacco (Investments) Ltd
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