Crespellano, Italy





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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 Scientist – Method development you will report to the Testing Solutions Manager and will be part of our Product Organization. The position will be based in Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna (Bologna – Italy). In your role, your main objective will be to lead projects related to develop testing methods for equipment design, manufacturing, and method development stages to assess and control the products’ quality. Your Responsibilities: ● Develop new technologies, solutions and methods for testing quality parameters of novel RRPs and its component ● Manage multiple projects from the stage of design until method development of testing equipment ● Supervision of cross functional teams and of third party development suppliers for complex modular equipment and testing methods ● Develop business justification, scope, resource & skills requirements for projects, technical specifications, qualification and testing methods and its validation ● Develop, plan, execute, validate test methods and qualify equipment ● Improve and transfer method to affiliate laboratories until successful deployment ● Initiate and build up collaborations with external centers of expertise (universities, suppliers, laboratories, etc.) Who we’re looking for: ● PhD or Master University degree in design/material/mechanical engineering or a related field ● Extensive Agile project management Experience. Certification (Product Owner, Scrum Master) is a plus. ● Hands on experience in method development, statistical analysis and method valdiation ● 5~10 years’ experience in a similar position ● Fluency in English, both oral and written Recruiter: Rita Gherardi 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.