Crespellano, Italy





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Engineer Quality Laboratory – Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna Be a part of a revolutionary change: At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to improve the lives of a billion smokers worldwide. With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions. Wherever you join our crucial 47,000-strong Operations team, you’ll have the opportunity to make an impact. PMI’s shift from selling cigarettes to our new smoke-free products has changed the way we work. New products bring new challenges – in the way we source and buy raw materials, in the way we engineer and manufacture, and in our supply chain planning. Your ‘day to day’: As Engineer Quality Laboratory you will be part of our Product Organization and will be reporting to the Manager Laboratory Governance. The position will be based in Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna S.p.A (Bologna – Italy). In your role, you will lead the Laboratory Asset Standardization across PMI Testing Laboratories (conventional (CC) and Reduced Risk Products (RRPs)) by providing relevant information and guidance. You will also contribute to the continuous improvement of any process and/or procedure in relation to equipment management. A key responsibility will be to act as Subject Matter Expert on behalf of the Laboratory Governance and Global Footprint team to support on the risk assessment of any technical initiative identified for a potential deployment in the PMI testing laboratories (at line and/or at lab). Finally, you will also facilitate the collaboration with technical Subject Matter Experts across the organization. Your Responsibilities: • Lead the asset standarization accross PMI Testing Laboratories and support local asset engineer with the day to day administration and processing of new or existing assets. Ensure a proper development and execution of the asset management procedures and processes. Contribute to the improvement and maintenance of the instrument equipment corporate quality documents under his/her responsibility • Lead the introduction of new devices (for monitoring and/or other testing purposes) in PMI RRP laboratories as well as the improvement of related processes, procedures, specific tools and/or software applications to ensure full compliance with quality system and in an ISO 17025 environment • Gather information on any new technical initiatives for existing technologies in CC and/or RRP laboratories and lead the risk assessment process with relevant Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and stakeholders to facilitate the introduction and consequent implementation of such initiatives in PMI testing laboratories. Ensure relevant plans for upgrades and retrofit of existing technologies exist in the different PMI testing laboratories • Facilitate the understanding of technologies and methods used by key PMI suppliers, coordinate with key stakeholders (Supplier Quality, PMI testing laboratories…) and provide recommendations on relevant action plan to mitigate any potential bias and/or risk of misalignement between supplier and PMI. Liaise with other SMEs within Laboratory Governance and Global Footprint to organize relevant cross-check and/or ring trials between suppliers and PMI testing laboratories • Coordinate with key stakeholders (Testing Technology Development, PMI testing laboratories, method development…) any initiative or development of new at-line technology and/or method in order to facilitate the subsequent implementation • Design, enhance and manage team / reporting dashboards belonging to Laboratory Governance and Global Footprint team for regular publications and updates to key stakeholders, including senior management • Carry out all of the activities ensuring that PMI Compliance Policies, standards, and laws relating to these activities are fully respected, integrated and understood by stakeholders, and implement adequate processes to ensure the protection of information of a confidential nature Who we’re looking for: • University degree in Life Sciences, Engineering, Quality or equivalent • Minimum 5 to 8 years’overall experience in laboratories and/or manufacturing areas • Experience in ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 working environment • Experience in project management in technical areas • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with emphasis on technical writing • Very Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook) • Excellent project management, negotiation and influencing skills • Complex Problem Solving and risk assessment processes • Effective communicator, action driven, results oriented and able to deal with ambiguity • Able to show managerial courage • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Recruiter: Gherardi Rita Employment Type: Permanent Relocation package offered What we offer: Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress. Join PMI and you too can: • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to take risks, experiment and explore. • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong. • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to improve the lives of a billion smokers. Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna (PM MTB): PM MTB is Philip Morris International’s Center of excellence, worldwide recognized for prototyping, mass-volume production and employees’ training on smoke-free products. PM MTB employs more than 1000 employees and its production site of Crespellano is one of the most advanced manufacturing venues in Italy for technology innovation, competencies development and talent recognition. In 2019, Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna has been awarded as Top Employer for the sixth year in a row. In the same year, was also granted the Equal Salary Certification certificate by the homonymous foundation to certify that men and women are paid equally for equivalent work. Bring us your curiosity and a desire to challenge the everyday and we’ll give you lots of responsibility. You’ll help us improve, inject innovation and create new ways of working. You’ll be solving supply chain problems that span the whole world: a smoke-free world.