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Product & Process Improvement Engineer/Senior Engineer – 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 Product & Process Improvement Engineer/Senior Engineer you will be part of our Product & Process Improvement Team for Philip Morris Manufacturing & Technology Bologna S.p.A. and will be reporting to the Manager Product & Process Improvement RRP. The position will be based in Bologna. A key responsibility will be to lead, Plan and execute the assigned RRP projects, utilizing and adhering to Project Management best practices to ensure successful completion of projects. You will also act as SME in the area of competence to improve product or process performance. You will be accountable to communicate with customers and stakeholders (internal and external) on an on-going basis to review project scope and provide status updates, coordinate resources (complex projects) and plan, schedule and coordinate project tasks and deliverables respecting timeline, quality, safety and cost in order to improve business performances and achieve return of investment. Your Responsibilities: • Manage/Lead assigned RRP projects and ensure successful implementation within budget and on schedule. As subject matter expert propose and implement change to improve product or process performance • Plan and contribute/lead the execution of the project phase, and ensure the delivery of expected functionalities within the agreed time, budget and quality. Ensure adherence to QMS and effective reporting • Coordinate multicultural and cross-functional project teams, as well as internal and external resources for the activities of each project. Establish professional working relationships with peers and associates within and outside the department and with contractors and consultants. • Apply rigorous scientific method and creative, pragmatic solutions during the project execution • Ensure that project information supplied to management is realistic with respect to cost and timing in order to avoid financing problems and delayed completion; provide accurate and properly scoped data to the successful completion of the project • Respect all job requirements concerning Quality and EHSS standards Management System. Assure adherence to PMI project management methodology, PM financial policies, the capital budgeting process, safety and labor relations policies. • (Senior) Motivate, coach, and provide timely feedback to the project team • (Senior) Develop and maintain plan for the next 12-36 months to estimate business demand and anticipate solution delivery, develop plans to maximize efficiency of solution delivery within the delivery center. Manage and build a flexible, agile and innovative IS organization that attracts, develops and retains the best global talent in order to deliver IS required by PMI, currently and in the future. Who we’re looking for: • University degree in Engineering, Sciences or equivalent. • Engineer: 2-5 Years of experience • Senior Engineer: 8-10 years of business/IS experience (preferably in multinational companies), of which at least 3 years of proven functional experience in assigned domain • Strong project management experience. Formal education in PMPM is a plus. • Knowledge in MS Office Package. • Strong communication, negotiation, Action orientation, analytical thinking, priority setting and strong drive for results. Consumer centric approach, Innovative and Forward Leaning mindset; People Activator • Fluent in English and Italian both written and spoken. 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.