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 Digital Manufacturing Global Product Owner, you will be part of Global Digital Manufacturing department for Philip Morris International and will be reporting to Global Digital Manufacturing Lead Product Owner. The position is based in Bologna (Italy). A key responsibility will be to lead and own strategy, vision and management of digital manufacturing products in order to support manufacturing loss elimination journey and to meet the technical and business needs and objectives including safety, quality, and efficiency goals by driving change management and adoption of new digital solutions! Specific responsibilities include: • Product roadmap & vision of digital manufacturing products! • Define products’ vision aligned with products’ family strategy • Anticipate and forecast business needs for the Digital Manufacturing products under his/her responsibilities • Handle customers and partners expectations for digital manufacturing products • Communicate effectively with partners (Global Process Owners, SME, …) to validate business requirements and define product acceptance criteria’s • Steer products’ teams to build, improve and lead digital manufacturing products, capabilities and services • Manage business case content and delivery • Map dependencies with other products and ensure alignment with other product owners • Request for product teams / resources / budget • Manage budget of digital products under his/her responsibilities • Owns End-to-End lifecycle of Digital Manufacturing Products • Build list of backlog items and prioritize them • Manage product backlog • Define priorities and remove barriers • Coordinate development stages • Act as business system owner for validated and regulated systems, according to QMS) Key Qualifications: • Master degree in Engineering /Computer science or equivalent experience • Agile certification • PBO/ Project/Program Management certification • OPEN+ DIGI Pillar OPEX knowledge / qualification • Lean Six Sigma Certification (preferred) • Big Data Analytics certification (preferred) Requirements & Skills: • Strong experience in Manufacturing environment and in leading agile projects and product teams in deploying IIOT solutions as product owner/manager, in particular in the area of manufacturing orchestration & supervision, operations workflow management and/or advance robotics! • Experience in Industry 4.0 solutions development as both a team member and mentor in the agile product owner roles in manufacturing environment (IIOT, Data Analytics, Microservices solution) • Proficient with drawing storyboards, crafting product backlogs, writing user stories and developing acceptance criteria • Good Manufacturing Processes Knowledge • Change management experience (Change Agent level) • Very good understanding of the manufacturing digital transformation trends • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills • Creative problem solver with a vision • Cyber security / information security knowledge (preferred) • Knowledge of JIRA and Confluence (preferred) 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.