Bologna, Italy





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Be a part of a revolutionary change! At Philip Morris International (PMI), we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re totally transforming our business, and building our future on smoke-free products. 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. 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. YOUR ‘DAY TO DAY’ As Manager, Strategy & Performance Delivery you will be part of Manufacturing Solutions department for Philip Morris International and will be reporting to the Head S&PD. The position can be based in Bologna (Italy). A key responsibility will be to take ownership within the large and sophisticated MS organization for the improvement opportunities identification, their development and implementation! This includes new ways of working, processes, tools and general infrastructure for MS (excluding project management ones which are the responsibility of Manager PMO). This will be achieved by running programs, projects or initiatives with cross-functional teams following the PBO principles and good practices. You will build positive relationships with MS and Ops departments in order to be ahead of the MS departments needs and be advised about the latest developments in Ops / S&PD communities. You will also be responsible to lead MS strategies / OGSM, objectives preparation and follow-up and KPI's definition and monitoring! Specific responsibilities include: • Own the establishment of MS & S&PD OGSM, strategies and objectives together with KPI's creation and follow-up. Recommend and implement actions for the MS continuous improvement. • Identify, collect and recommend new ways of working, processes, tools and infrastructure to improve MS departments’ efficiency and speed. Develop the solution(s), implement and supervise them. • Ensure visibility of resources allocation and its utilization across MS departments, portfolio and activities. • Have active communication with MS Management Team, Extended Management Team and other Ops/S&PD and external stakeholders to look out for MS needs, new tools, tendencies, methodologies, etc. Proactively share and support best practice sharing within MS and across Operations S&PD. • Collaborate with the S&PD community, define processes & procedures and guidelines to ensure efficiency, standardization and speed across the MS department programs & projects. • Be the solely source of information and reference for any new process, tool, software or infrastructure implemented to guide newcomers and to ensure its accurate lifecycle. • Be responsible for administrative tasks as Quality Management System maintenance and I-Train related activities Key Qualifications: • University degree in Engineering or Technical areas. Advanced studies are desired • Project / program management certifications • Validated experience in an Engineering / Project Management department within a factory or regional / global function. Additional experience within PMI manufacturing environment is a plus. Requirements & Skills: • Hands on in leading projects of all sizes and dimensions from factory floor to corporate functions. • Deep knowledge of MS office and PM tools, statistic tools and skills to develop KPI's and perform managerial analysis • Strong communication skills and huge negotiation, problem solving and analytical thinking abilities. A hardworking teammate able to encouraging others and commit to results • Knowledge of AutoCAD and SAP are plus • Proficient level of English in both oral and written 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 2021, Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna has been awarded as Top Employer for the eighth 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. For more information, see our PMI and PMI Science websites. * Reduced-risk products ("RRPs") is the term we use to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to these products versus continued smoking. We have a range of RRPs in various stages of development, scientific assessment and commercialization. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer!