Crespellano, Italy





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MANAGER BUSINESS UNIT (Tobacco Processing) 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 Manager Business Unit, you will be part of our Manufacturing department for Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna SpA and will be reporting to the Manager Primary. The position will be based in Crespellano, BO. A key responsibility will be to manage, plan, organize and control the production and/or maintenance processes and activities of the assigned BU in order to ensure the production plan is carried out in accordance with set objectives and measurements (cost, quality, productivity safety and compliance). In your role, you will be responsible to identify and implement mid/long term process and organizational improvements in the assigned area. Contributes to the development of department wide strategies and coordinates planning and implementation of activities required to achieve goals, whilst maintaining compliance with company and statutory/regulatory requirements. Finally, the Manager Business Unit will build effective networks relationships within own unit and with key stakeholders across the business in order to achieve optimal business outcomes. Specific responsibilities include: • Takes overall responsibility of developing and deployment of assigned Unit's strategy ensuring integrity and adherence to applicable QMS procedures and laws, innovation and business systems, processes and controls. • Ensure that all activities in the assigned BU are carried out in Compliance with the applicable QMS, policies and laws. Assure the due support in research, define and implement corrective/preventives actions in order to maintain and improve quality standards, gain customer satisfaction and to prevent non-conformities. Emphasize importance of quality and build awareness to achieve a culture of continuous quality improvement. • Ensure production schedules, objectives and KPI targets are met. Ensure that business unit activities are in a consistent manner correctly recorded across information systems and the required reports are available at hand for any type of analysis. Perform the production review/approval of filled Batch Records by ensuring the accuracy and completeness of data. Review/approve required procedures, work instructions and others Quality or Production supporting documents escalated to his level. • Manages Unit's budget and takes appropriate actions in order to optimize costs and to remain within agreed parameters. Prepares and submits manufacturing costs plans for the assigned unit (including budget) to senior management and Finance. Recruits, develops, motivates and manages the team/department performance, and ensures that team members have the competencies, capabilities and tools to consistently deliver on individual, team and strategic objectives. Ensures effective succession planning within the team. Support Open+ program deployment with Leadership and Lean Thinking. • Continuously seeks to develop and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the assigned BU and beyond. Leads the quality improvement programs within the area of expertise with a focus on quality excellence while ensuring best possible execution in term of cost, time and risks. Ensures that priorities are fostering improvements that fully support ongoing global initiatives. • Promote and apply all rules concerning PMI Quality, environment, health and safety. Report all situations requiring actions in order to minimize or eliminate risks exposure to personnel, company assets and societal impacts and be in line with or ahead of any applicable Law requirements and Company standards. Requirements & Skills: • University degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Management or equivalent education • 5-8 years’ experience in production area within FMCG, pharmaceutical or similar industry of which at least 3 years in a managerial role. • Well-developed IT skills and experience with MS Office Package. • Fluent in English written and spoken and Italian is an asset. Permanent Contract Employment Type: Local to local 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. 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.